Category: Automotive Advice

How to Winterize Your Hybrid Vehicle for a Winter in Maryland?

November 18th, 2018 by

Attention hybrid drivers in Baltimore, Columbia, Clarksburg, Ellicott City and Woodstock! Is your car ready for winter? When temperatures drop, inevitably so will your gas mileage. It’s an unfortunate part of owning a hybrid vehicle in Maryland. For the gas-conscious driver, we have some tips to prepare your heat-loving hybrid for chilly temperatures. Follow these

How to Keep Your Car Running in a Baltimore, MD Winter

October 15th, 2018 by

Winters in Baltimore, MD can be hard on your vehicle! That’s why good drivers take steps to ensure their vehicle stays healthy and reliable through the cold. Here are some tips to keep your car running through any conditions winter may bring. Check Your Car’s Battery The battery in your car works extra hard to

4 Reasons to Service Your Vehicle Regularly

January 9th, 2018 by

It’s not often we find ourselves wondering how our oil is doing, what all of our fluid levels are and how our brake pads are looking. There are even more things we easily forget about, like tire alignment and tread, because if our car is going, why worry? We are here to tell you that

Keep Cool This Summer!

July 20th, 2017 by

With temperatures creeping up (and maybe over) the triple digit mark, it’s important to stay cool and hydrated. This goes for both you and your vehicle. In the summertime, your engine works harder to both keep you comfortable and keep you moving. The last place you want end up on a hot summer day is

12 Ways to Show Your Car Some Love

February 20th, 2017 by

February is the month we celebrate the love we have for those closest to us. Don’t forget about the one thing that has always been there when you needed it the most: your car! Your car is more than an object, it’s an extension of yourself. That’s why you need to show it love not

5 Ways to Stay Safe During Holiday Travel

December 21st, 2016 by

According to AAA, 103 million people are traveling this holiday season, and over 90% of those traveling will be driving. With all of us on the roads, the last thing you want to do is end up on the side of the road in harsh winter conditions. Here are 5 tips for staying safe on

Maintaining Your Car Battery

July 14th, 2016 by

Have you ever gone to start your car and heard a slight delay or unfamiliar noise while turning your key in the ignition? This is one of several exterior signs that pertain directly to the condition of your car battery. You might also see your check engine light come on, smell a scent of rotten

4 Steps to Follow After an Airbag Deploys

June 23rd, 2015 by

Airbags are lifesavers. They protect you from being even more injured during violent car accidents. There are occasions, however, when an airbag is deployed during softer impacts, potentially causing drivers more injury from the airbag itself than the collision. While this is rare, it is a possability. If your vehicle’s airbag deploys, make sure you

3 Important Reasons to Keep a Map in Your Car

April 14th, 2015 by

It sounds funny, right? You probably have to think about when’s the last time you’ve actually seen a road map. For many of you, you’re wondering if you’ve ever really used a good ‘ol fashion road map. Nowadays we have a variety of GPS devices to help us get where we need to go! What

9 Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

May 31st, 2014 by

Well we’ve made it through the April showers and have been enjoying some lovely May flowers here in Baltimore, Columbia and Ellicott City, MD! But just because April is over, doesn’t mean the summertime rainstorms are too. Summer showers are common, so it’s important that you are prepared to handle the slippery road conditions. Next