Archive for the ‘Car Repair’ Category
Guide to How to Detail My Car at Home
One of the easiest ways to keep your used SUV looking like new is to regularly wash and detail it. Visiting local shops and car washes to get your vehicle detailed can start to get pricey, which is why our team at Big Shoe Auto Sales has put together this guide to how to detail your car at home. Our tips and tricks for at-home car detailing can be found below, so keep reading to see what supplies you will need to detail your car, what easy at-home car detailing steps you can follow, as well as some common auto detailing mistakes.(more…)
Basic Tire Maintenance
Tires are the part of the car that constantly stay in contact with the road and support the weight of the vehicle and its occupants. Therefore, checking them on a regular basis is an important step to guarantee your overall safety. Tires also affect the vehicle’s handling and braking, so it’s essential to examine them to ensure an optimum performance and avoid a potential accident. Keep reading this blog to learn the basic tire maintenance you can do in your vehicle to keep your tires in the best possible shape.
Is it worth having towing insurance?
One of our associates was recently approached with the following question: “is it worth having towing insurance?” We thought this was a great question and we wanted to share our answer with you. Our short answer is yes, we do believe that it is worth having towing insurance. Keep reading for the reason why.(more…)
How do I rotate the tires on my vehicle?
Tires are an essential part of our lives, even though we rarely think about them. We get into our vehicles and they get us from point a to point b, but it was really the tires that did most of the work. In order to keep your tires in good shape and long-lasting, they should be regularly rotated. Are you now wondering, “How do I rotate the tires on my vehicle?” You have come to the right place. Keep reading the guide we have put together on how to rotate your tires. (more…)
Why it is important and how to change the oil in your vehicle
Vehicles are an essential part of life. We need them to get to and from work, across town, and when you’re really brave, across the country. You want to keep your vehicle in tip-top shape, but you are not sure how changing the oil helps with that. Keep reading to learn why it is important and how to change the oil in your vehicle. (more…)
How to Replace Windshield Wipers at Home
Windshield wipers are a crucial part of every vehicle’s safety system and are key to keeping your line of sight clear while behind the wheel. Malfunctioning wipers can hinder your ability to see the road ahead by smearing the windshield or failing to remove hazards like rain, snow, and debris. Proper windshield wiper maintenance can help to keep you and those around you safe on the road. Continue reading this guide from Big Show Auto Sales to learn how to replace your vehicle’s windshield wipers at home. (more…)
How to Fix a Car’s Flat Tire
Vehicle emergencies come when we least expect them. Knowing how to properly fix a car’s flat tire can come in handy if your tire suddenly goes flat on the road. This guide from Big Shoe Auto Simple is going to break down the steps so you can learn how to fix your flat tire on your own. To get started you’ll need a wrench, an inflated spare tire, wheel wedge or large rock, and a car jack.
Owning a car is probably one of the most expensive things people do, but for most of us, a car is a necessity. So we put up with all the costs; insurance, gas, maintenance, etc. It does all add up after a while though and for some money is tight.
Money is tight, but you want to make sure your car is in good running condition. It doesn’t make sense to make monthly payments if it won’t keep running right, but repairs can seem so costly.