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Car Maintenance

Maintaining a Car Windscreen

The windscreen of the car is one of the most important parts to keep maintained. Damage to a car windscreen can be potentially very dangerous to anyone inside. Cracks can form, expand and eventually form a break, which should be avoided at all costs. Major scratches will not come out of a car’s windshield, but minor scratches can be fixed with a rubbing compound and an abrasive window cleaner. Use a polishing compound to remove scratches from a car windshield with help from an ASE-certified mechanic.... Read More »
Car Maintenance

Maintaining A Car Interior

In the last post we looked at some of the reasons why a car interior is important. As we’ve looked at why, its time to look at how. Here are some tips on keeping a car interior well maintained. Keeping the interior clean is one of the best ways to maintain it. A leather interior requires special cleaners and conditioners to keep the leather supple and soft. If the leather cracks or wears out then it may be time for new seat covers. Seat covers and... Read More »
Vehicle Advice

Do Car Interiors Really Matter?

A car is a machine designed to get you from point A to point B. A straight forward, mechanical concept, a car merely makes the journey possible. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. A car is a companion on an adventure, a humble servant making where you go a reality. It’s for this reason that car interiors are so important. The interior is where you spend all your time on this adventure. It is the seat which you experience the world from. You... Read More »
Car Maintenance

Car Colour Paint Codes

When painting a car, either as part of a repair or to improve an existing paint job, getting the right shade of paint right is important. When it comes to car paint, red is not always the exact same red as the one you may need. Different manufactures have different shades of paint, and they are mixed and matched by using paint codes. For example a Ferrari in Azzurro Hyperio (a light, sky blue colour) comes under the code, 512. A Honda in Regent Silver is NH612M.... Read More »
Vehicle Advice

Getting The Most Out Of Long Car Journeys

A long car journey doesn’t have to be an unwinnable staring contest versus the white lines on the road. It could be a useful time to get some things done. Audio books are a fantastic way to make the most out of your time spent in the car. With the soaring popularity of eBooks, audiobooks have risen alongside them and as a result many new books are released in audio format too. Parking up and enjoying the scenery can help to break the monotony if you... Read More »
Vehicle Advice

The Advantage Of Garage Heating

Heating a garage is a great way to make the room feel more comfortable. Not only will it be more comfortable for humans, but also for the vehicles living inside. Managing the temperature will protect the garage from dramatic changes in temperature which can occur naturally. Temperature changes that can have a big impact on what’s inside the garage. One of the best ways to heat the garage is to use an under floor heating system. There are many different methods for doing this. Heating mats, backer board... Read More »
Vehicle Advice

The Advantages Of A Motorcycle Over A Car

With summer here many commuters often consider the advantages of taking to the open road on two wheels instead of four. The warm weather is great for motorbike journeys and adds an extra incentive to getting a bike. There are many practical advantages to riding a motorcycle over a car also. Filtering Through Traffic Riding a motorcycle gives the ability to filter through traffic. This basically means you can overtake stationary vehicles that are caught in traffic. Never que in traffic again with a motorbike.... Read More »