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When my car died for the fifth time this year, I knew that I needed to do something to improve things. I decided to start looking around for little upgrades that I could do on my own, and I ended up completely replacing the oil and changing out the air filter. The difference was astounding. My car seemed to have more power, and so I decided to keep going with my little tune-ups. This blog is all about improving your car one thing at a time and knowing what to do if you encounter car problems when you are on the road.

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The Top Tips for Diesel Engine Maintenance
17 November 2016

Though a diesel vehicle may look and act in many r

Why Window Film Is A Good Idea In A Home
4 August 2016

Windows serve a necessary function in a home—they

Got A Heat Wave On The Way? How To Tell When It's Time To Work On Your Car's Air Conditioning
1 August 2016

As summer slowly slides toward fall, you might thi

Getting Your Windshield Repaired When You Have Limited Time
22 July 2016

When you get a rock chip in your windshield, you s

3 Common Reasons For An Overheating Engine
20 July 2016

Your engine is the most important part of your veh

The Top Tips for Diesel Engine Maintenance

Though a diesel vehicle may look and act in many respects like a traditional vehicle, diesel engines require additional maintenance. When properly serviced and maintained, diesel engines are often considered to be far more reliable and cost-effective, but there are some intricacies and quirks in their operation. Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaning Particulates are in everything. Over time, a diesel engine can collect quite a few in its particulate filter. The particulate filter has to be cleaned out in order to both improve its effectiveness and maintain the efficiency of the engine itself. Read More 

Why Window Film Is A Good Idea In A Home

Windows serve a necessary function in a home—they allow natural light into a home and provide a view of the outside world. On the other hand, windows can cause problems for the furniture and furnishings in your home, for your AC unit, and for your skin. In order to make your home a refuge from harsh sunlight, you may need to install low-e window film on your windows.  Skin Concerns Read More 

Got A Heat Wave On The Way? How To Tell When It’s Time To Work On Your Car’s Air Conditioning

As summer slowly slides toward fall, you might think that the need for air conditioning would begin to drop off, especially as many areas of the United States have already passed their average hottest day of the year. But, of course, just because the peak of summer may have passed in your area doesn't mean it's no longer hot. You still need air conditioning in that metal-covered transportation, also known as your car. Read More 

Getting Your Windshield Repaired When You Have Limited Time

When you get a rock chip in your windshield, you should get it fixed before a crack develops. Rock chip repairs are quick and easy and prevent you from replacing a cracked windshield in the future. If your work or home schedule prevents you from taking your car into an auto shop and leaving it for repair, you have a number of options that take little time at all. You'll be back on the road in a few minutes with a repaired windshield. Read More 

3 Common Reasons For An Overheating Engine

Your engine is the most important part of your vehicle, providing all the power that allows for motion to occur. However, since it is an integral piece of your car, it is attached to a wide variety of different systems which support its proper operation. When your engine begins to overheat, it is usually because of an issue with one of the other systems within your car. Understanding what can cause an overheating engine can help you identify the problem much quicker. Read More