How To Prep Your Car For A Road Trip (Updated)

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Car Care Tips, Driving Fun | No Comments
How To Prep Your Car For A Road Trip (Updated)

Can you feel it? Spring is in the air. Summer is around the corner, and we’re beginning to dream of warm weather adventures. If a cross-state or cross-county road trip is on your agenda this year, you’ll need to make sure your vehicle is in excellent condition (what’s worse than getting stranded on an isolated highway, […]

How to Protect Your Car from Fall Leaves

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
How to Protect Your Car from Fall Leaves

There’s nothing like the crisp air and vibrant colors of fall – until all those leaves start falling on your car. Along with cooler temperatures, turkey trots and Thanksgiving, autumn brings the risk of leaves damaging the paint and finish on your car. So how do you protect your car from fall leaves?   3 Easy […]

How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2016 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

How diligent are you when it comes to washing your car? Do you take it in for a proper clean and wax every week without fail, or wait until the dirt becomes too dire to ignore? The truth is, the amount of time your car can go without a wash depends on a number of […]

How to Protect Your Car’s Paint Job

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
How to Protect Your Car’s Paint Job

Remember when your car was brand new and the paint was so glossy you could see your reflection in it? Maintaining that ultra shiny top coat isn’t just essential for aesthetic purposes (although that is a huge bonus if you decide to sell it down the line), it also helps prevent oxidative damage which could […]

How Important is Car Wax?

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
How Important is Car Wax?

Because of its ability to make your vehicle ultra shiny it’s easy to dismiss wax as a purely aesthetic / non-essential component of your car care routine. But you’d be wrong. Wax has many important benefits that go beyond the gloss… Wax provides protection from environmental damage Manufacturers apply a clear top coat over the […]

National Car Care Month: Your Downloadable Guide

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
National Car Care Month: Your Downloadable Guide

April is National Car Care Month — the ideal time to give your vehicle a little TLC. “Neglected vehicle care almost always means much higher costs down the line in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value,” said Rich White, executive director of the Car Care Council. “Chances are if you own […]

Clean Your Car in Time For Spring

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
Clean Your Car in Time For Spring

Thanks to the wet, salted roads of winter and long car journeys over the holidays your car can end up looking a little bit unloved around this time of year. As spring approaches, now it the perfect time to give it a proper clean. 1. Tidy up the interior Grab a plastic bag and collect the […]

Get Your Car Winter Ready

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
Get Your Car Winter Ready

It’s still very mild here in Charleston, but it never hurts to be prepared in case a big freeze is still to come. Read our easy six-point checklist and get your car winter-ready.   1. Check your cables, terminals, fluid and battery (you’ll be using your heater and lights much more) 2. Asses your tires and make […]

What To Do If Your Car Gets Flooded

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
What To Do If Your Car Gets Flooded

When we published our last blog post, National Preparedness Month Vehicle Checks: Are You Ready?, we had no idea how useful it might actually become. The flooding that hit South Carolina was even more devastating than any of us could have predicated. Our thoughts are with those who lost so much in the wake of […]

National Preparedness Month Vehicle Checks: Are You Ready?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Car Care Tips | No Comments
National Preparedness Month Vehicle Checks: Are You Ready?

September is National Preparedness Month and the government wants you to take a moment to imagine the worst case scenario. OK, catastrophizing isn’t much fun, but making a contingency plan should disaster strike could save you a lot of stress at the very least. A good place to start? Prepping your vehicle for an emergency escape… The Car Care Council […]

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