How Do You Know When It Is Time To Get New Brake Pads?

Automotive Blog

Do you own a vehicle? If so, you will need to replace some of your car parts at some point. Some parts are expected to need replacing. Even though car owners know this, some individuals get confused about when they should replace certain parts. There are also drivers who wait until their vehicles show obvious signs that they need to get repairs or new parts. This can be dangerous. It can also cause damages to a vehicle.

1 July 2020

3 Things to Consider When Leasing a Semi-Trailer

Automotive Blog

A career in the transportation industry is appealing to those who enjoy spending time behind the wheel. Unfortunately, the cost of purchasing a semi-trailer can deter some people from starting this new career path. If you are unable to afford the purchase of a new semi outright or you don't have enough credit to qualify for a loan, leasing might be a better option. Many carriers offer the opportunity for independent drivers to lease semi-trailers.

14 May 2020

Tips For When Your Vehicle Suffers A Breakdown And Needs To Be Towed

Automotive Blog

A vehicle that has broken down and left you stranded can be a severe problem. When faced with this obstacle, you will likely need to have your vehicle towed so that you can get it repaired. While having a vehicle towed is something that most drivers will need at some point, there are many that will not have given this much consideration, which can leave them exposed when the need for these services arise.

24 April 2020

Choosing A Replacement Truck Mirror: Some Important Criteria

Automotive Blog

When you replace the mirrors on your truck, you must go about the selection process the right way. The wrong mirror will not be functional, nor will it work with the built-in features on your vehicle. Learn about some different factors you want to keep in mind while you make your decision. Make/Model/Year Always begin your search by knowing the make, model, and year of your truck. Online retailers typically allow you to browse their selection of truck parts by using this information as a filter.

25 February 2020

What Role Does Technology Play At Your Body Shop?

Automotive Blog

For many people, auto body repair may seem like an old-fashioned industry. Painting, pulling dents, replacing panels, filling in gaps — for the laymen, it can appear as if these techniques haven't changed much in the last few decades. The reality, of course, is far different. Technology has made its way into the auto body repair world just as it has in every other industry. While plenty of auto body shops are sticking to tried-and-true methods, they are supplementing those time-tested techniques with new technologies and methodologies.

5 February 2020

Things To Consider When Renting A Moving Truck

Automotive Blog

When it comes time to move your household, you have the option of hiring movers to do it all, using your or a friend's truck to get your belongings from one place to the other, or renting a moving truck. Of course, you may also use combinations of the different methods listed above. Regardless of who is doing the packing and loading, if you need to rent a truck to facilitate the move, there are a few important things you need to be sure you understand before signing the rental agreement.

27 January 2020

Behind The Panels: Auto Body SOPs

Automotive Blog

Have you ever wondered about how your collision repair shop operates? If you're like most people, then the answer might be a confused "no." Isn't it enough that your vehicle comes out looking good? Treating service centers as black boxes is appealing, but understanding how these businesses operate can help you to choose the best one to repair your vehicle. Since collision repair is so vital for the value and long-term reliability of your car, selecting a trustworthy and skilled shop is essential.

21 January 2020