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5 Picturesquely Snowy Drives In New England

December 28th, 2020 by

With social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 precautions still in place, getting outside for some fresh air is more important than ever—but finding safe activities can be a challenge as winter weather hits. A great way to shake up your usual routine and get outside when it’s cold is driving! Snowy drives in New England

Why are my brakes grinding?

December 23rd, 2020 by

If you hear a noise from your brakes, you should make an appointment to come in right away—instead of turning up the radio to drown out the noise. Here’s why: What causes brakes to make a “grinding” sound? There are 2 major causes of brake grinding. If the grinding sound occurs when you press on

Drive Belt Maintenance: Signs It’s Time For Repair

December 14th, 2020 by

Serpentine belts are one of the most important parts of the engine. Because they’re so durable it can be hard to notice signs of wear and misalignment, but even minor flaws can compound over time to create massive problems for your engine. Here are a few signs that it’s time for drive belt maintenance or

Pro Tips for De-Icing your Windshield

December 7th, 2020 by

As the morning temps begin to dip below freezing, most of us have noticed a little frost on our windshields… and it’s only going to get worse from here. As we prepare for the inevitable winter weather, here are a few pro tips for de-icing your windshield. 1) Plan ahead (wake up early) This is

Are bald tires really that bad in the winter?

December 2nd, 2020 by

We get it—replacing bald tires can be an expensive and time-consuming process. But it’s important to make sure your tires are safe for whatever this New England winter holds. Here’s our best advice for evaluating your tires. When should I replace a bald tire? You can easily tell if your tires’ tread is too worn