Why You Need Winter Tires: A Guide to Snow and Ice Traction

Winter will be here before you know it, so now is the perfect time to prepare your vehicle for the often vigorous midwest winter. Driving in the snow can be nerve wracking, especially for those who are inexperienced with driving on snow or ice. It is easy for your vehicle to lose traction with summer […]

How to Prepare Your Car’s Heating System for Fall and Winter

Cold weather is on its way to Northwest Indiana! Whether you’re excited about winter wonderlands or dreading the snow, having a functioning heating system in your vehicle is crucial. A warm car keeps you safe in winter emergencies and makes your commute more enjoyable. A properly heated car is also essential to a functioning engine, […]

Fluids 101: The Proven Importance of 3 Essential Fluids

You know to get your vehicle’s oil changed every 3,000-5,000 miles. But did you know that other fluids in your car keep it running? Some of the essential elements in your vehicle are its coolant, brake and transmission fluids. The fluids keep your vehicle running longer and performing at its best. These fluids must be […]

The Importance of Brake System Maintenance

Your car’s brake system is a complex combination of parts that allows your car to stop safely. Making sure your car is able to stop when you need it to, especially in emergency situations, is vital to ensuring your safety on the road. When brake systems wear down or fail, it can lead to hazardous […]

Why It’s Important To Get An A/C Tune-Up This Summer

Summer is here, which means warmer weather and longer days. For many, it’s the perfect time to take a road trip and explore nearby wonders, like the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Lake Michigan, and beyond. Before setting off on your summer trip, it’s important to make sure you’ve got everything you need. On top of […]

The Cost of Potholes: Understanding the Damage to Your Car

As a driver, you’ve probably experienced the jarring impact of hitting a pothole on the road. Not only is it an uncomfortable experience, but it can also cause serious damage to your car. Pothole damage can be costly if left unaddressed. Ignoring issues caused by potholes can lead to more extensive and expensive repairs down […]

The Importance of an Inspection Before a Road Trip

Planning a road trip is an exciting endeavor, filled with the promise of adventure and new experiences. But before you hit the open road, it’s essential to ensure that your vehicle is in top condition to handle the journey ahead. One of the most critical steps in preparing for a road trip is to have […]