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  • Get Ready for Winter

    Wednesday 04 October 2017

    Winter Is Coming. Like House Stark, we do have to remain vigilant with this time of year and make sure our vehicles are prepared to keep us safe through until spring. First up, change your tires. Four matched tires that carry the mountain/snowflake symbol are best. Tires marked with an M+S, which means Mud and Snow, is acceptable, but do not give the same degree of performance as the mountain/snowflake in extreme conditions. Next, get us to do a winter maintenance check up. Preventative mainte... read more

  • Is Your Car Ready for Fall?

    Monday 18 September 2017

    Well, whether we like it or not, summer is almost over, and autumn is on it’s way. And while autumn here is different than elsewhere in Canada, it does present its own unique set of challenges. Here are some things to be aware of to make sure you’re ready for autumn. Your battery. Your car battery had it easy during the summer. The fall can be a wake-up call for the life of your battery. As the weather gets colder, a dying battery will display some signs that it&rsq... read more

  • Triaging Your Repairs: Keep Your Car on the Road

    Thursday 31 August 2017

    The downside with vehicles is that they don’t last forever. Things wear out, and break down. And while there’s no hard and fast rule about what pieces are more important than others, you can prioritize to keep yourself on the road without breaking the bank. The first thing you need to keep in mind is your and your family’s safety. If the item that needs to be repaired will cause a safety issue, it should be at the top of your list. Safety is number one. Next on the list... read more

  • Your Car's Safety: How much do you know?

    Tuesday 08 August 2017

    It used to be that safety systems in your car meant the brakes worked. Over the years, things have changed and now there is a whole host of safety systems in new vehicles that not only keep us safe, but have the potential to change the way we drive. As technology makes driving safer, our technicians are trained to keep your car in top shape - keeping you in the driver's seat and your passengers safe. How many of these features does your car have?  Automatic Emergency Braking... read more

  • How to Avoid a Car Payment in 3 Easy Steps

    Tuesday 18 July 2017

    Your car should last - in fact, the average car on Canadian roads is about 10 years old, which for most drivers means warranties have long ago disappeared in the rearview mirror. Before you think about taking on another car payment or lease payment, think about getting the most out of your current vehicle. We work with you to create plans to work with your vehicle and your budget to keep your car safe and functional - but that's only half the battle. Preventative maintenance will keep... read more