How to Prevent Used Cars from Rusting

Rust on Car

If you were alive in the 1970s, you might remember cars rusting to the point where they looked terrible! People used to use the term “rust bucket” to refer to particularly rusted out cars. These days, however, vehicles have been made with different materials that don’t rust too much– that said, there are still models […]

Is Mileage the “End All Be All” When Buying a Used Vehicle?

Car Mileage

Is mileage the end all be all when buying a used vehicle? Typically, the number on a vehicle’s odometer is one of the first things a car buyer checks. Is a vehicle’s life determined by that number? Not necessarily. One of Many Variables  Mileage is one thing you should look at when considering a vehicle’s […]

4 Ways to Prevent a Rust Issue on Your Used Car

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Congratulations! You just made a big purchase and bought a used car that you’re so excited to drive. However, with a great purchase comes great responsibility, including maintaining your vehicle to keep its resale value up and to ensure it continues to look and drive seamlessly. One thing car owners in colder climates have to […]

5 Things to Look At When Buying a Used Car

Inspecting a Used Car

So you’ve made the decision to buy a used vehicle, but aren’t sure the things you need to evaluate to determine whether or not you’re buying a gem with a lot of life in it, or whether you’re buying a clunker you’ll regret purchasing in a month. As such, when you’re in the market for […]

Just Bought Your First Car? Here’s How You Can Extend Its Life

One of life’s big accomplishments is owning your first car. It’s the kind of thing that often takes time, energy and work to make happen– something you’ve saved for and ultimately want to take good care of, since it’s almost like having a baby in the family. What are some tips for taking care of […]

Common Car Care Myths

Car Myths

Although there is a great deal of information available to consumers about their vehicles, there is also a bunch of misinformation . What are some current car care myths? Oil Changes Prevalence For the longest time, people assumed you had to change the oil every 3,000 miles. And for a long time, that was true. […]

Here’s How You Can Keep Your Car Clean

What happens to the exterior of your car (staying clean versus getting dirty) is pretty much determined by the weather in your area, so it’s out of your control. But what happens to the interior is very much something you can have some control over, since it’s your domain. What do you think is the […]

Car Maintenance Tips to Keep It Running

Whether it is new or used, purchasing a car is a huge investment, making it vital that we do what we can to keep it running. Here are a few car maintenance tips that can help to make sure it keeps getting you where you need to go for the foreseeable future. Oil Change This […]

How to Prevent Rust on Your Car

If there is one thing that’s more unappealing and dainty than a dirty car, it’s a vehicle that is rusted all over. Rust is one of the worst situations that can happen to your car. Not only does it mean that the vehicle is wearing away, but it makes your prized possession look beaten, tattered […]

Don’t Wait Before It’s Too Late

Did you know there are over 250 million used cars on the road in the U.S. today? Many people choose to purchase used because they can’t afford a brand new car or perhaps they don’t want to get killed on depreciation values. Whatever the reason is for owning a used car doesn’t change the fact […]