Monthly Archives: October 2020

A Clean Car Is A Happy Car

A Clean Car Is A Happy Car

Keeping Your Car Clean Protects Your Vehicle's Value One of the easiest ways to help maintain your vehicle's resale or trade-in value is to simply keep it clean, inside and out. The non-profit Car Care Council offers these simple steps to keep your vehicle clean and protect it from the elements. Declutter: We've all got some junk in our cars, be it trash, clothes, junk mail, or otherwise. Removing excess clutter from the inside of your vehicle can not only make it look (and smell) nice, but it removes distractions and potentially dangerous situations. Road accidents due to debris finding its way under the gas or brake pedal happen all the time. Obviously an accident isn't going to do much to maximize your vehicle's value. Remember to check your trunk for accumulated items as well. This can add extra weight and reduce fuel efficiency. Clean the Interior: Thoroughly cleaning the interior is important as well. Dirt can get ground in ... read more

It's Time For A Fall Check-Up

It's Time For A Fall Check-Up

Fall is upon us and winter is right around the corner. Before it really starts to get cold, think about some winterization for your vehicle. We're not just talking about your heating system, though that's really important too. Here's a list of things to keep in mind this time of year.   • Your radiator doesn't just keep your engine cool. It regulates the engine temperature, regardless of how hot or cold it is outside. No doubt you're familiar with the words coolant and antifreeze. They're interchangeable, the fluid is known as both things because it does both things. It can lose potency after a while, and this is a great time of the year to go ahead and get it refreshed by having a BG Coolant Service performed on your vehicle. • Extreme temperatures and batteries aren't the best of friends. Routinely check your battery for rust or corrosion on the terminals. Older batteries should be tested before it gets colder, and replaced ... read more