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Yearly Archives: 2019

It’s National Car Care Month!

It’s National Car Care Month! Woo-hoo! Winter is finally over, and Spring is here with Summer just around the corner. April is your vehicles favorite month because it’s all about getting pampered for upcoming adventures and trips.  National Car Car Month is to remind and encourage you to bring your vehicle in and fix any issues that you have been putting off since winter. Yes, that means it’s time to take care of that rattle sound when accelerating or that screeching noise you hear when you break. If you put off a problem for too long it could worsen and cause other issues; you don’t want that to happen as the weather finally gets nice.  Winter hazards are over, and Spring ones are coming. You should get your tires and brakes check and changed if needed. Spring showers can cause the roads to get very wet and slick; you want to be able to stop without sliding or hydroplaning. You should also replace your windshield wipers and put a layer of synthetic ... read more

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10 Great Ways to Organize Your Car

10 Great Ways to Organize Your Car

If this looks like your front seat, you can probably benefit from this post! Organizing your car can be a daunting task. You need to start somewhere and, the hardest part is simply getting started. Begin with cleaning out your car. Get rid of all the trash and put everything where it truly belongs, whether that's inside the house, the garage, or the garbage (maybe Goodwill too). Once you have accomplished this sometimes-overwhelming task, you are ready to begin organizing your car in a way that will keep it from every feeling so overwhelming again. Well, we can dream, can’t we? Here's a list of some handy ideas to get you started: Shower caddies attached to the backseat windows to hold things like crayons and small toys. Make it easy for your kiddos to reach items that will keep them occupied on the road.  A shoe caddy. You can hang it over the car seat so that it hangs behind you. Great for putting sunscreen, pens, diapers, juice cups not far out of reach but sti ... read more

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How to Protect Your Car if You Have No Garage

How to Protect Your Car if You Have No Garage

All right, it’s time to confess. How many of you have no garage where you live and wish you had one? Alternatively, how many of you park your car outside in the driveway or street because your garage is too full? Whether you live in an apartment or condo complex with no garage parking, or if your home’s garage is too packed with stuff to house your vehicle, we understand your dilemma. How do you protect your car if you have no garage? For those of us who have to park their cars outside, and that’s a lot of us, here are some ideas on how to protect your vehicle from the elements if you have no garage. Car covers. Purchasing a good car cover will help protect your vehicle, keep it dry, and reduce dust deposits. There are several high-quality car covers you can buy online that are made specifically for your car model. Extra wax coating or paint protection. If you want to protect your paint from chips, dings, whorls, and scratches, you may consider waxing it more fre ... read more

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Get Your Trunk Organized

Get Your Trunk Organized

It’s January, and most people have some version of “Get Organized!” on their list of resolutions for the new year if that sounds like you, how about starting someplace manageable, like your trunk, before moving on to organizing your entire garage. After all, that project could take years for some people! First Steps Make sure you have enough time before taking you everything take everything out of your trunk. Unless your trunk is in terrible disarray and hasn’t been cleaned out in years, an hour or two should do the trick. Now decide where you’ll put all the stuff you’ll take out. You’ll also need a folding table or two, a garbage can or bag, paper towels, spray cleaner, and vacuum cleaner. Remove Everything If you have a folding table or two, that could help with this part of the chore. Take everything out of your trunk so you can see what’s in there. You could also put everything on an old blanket or newspapers. Spread it out so you ... read more

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