Archive for Emergencies

5 Must-Have Car Wash Items for Pet Owners

If you travel with a dog, cat, or other furry friend in the backseat of your car, chances are you’ve battled some pet hair in your lifetime. Nothing seems to catch on to upholstery and carpets quite like fur, and when you add things like dirt tracked in on paws or the occasional accident, things can quickly start to get messy.

That’s why we recommend … Read more...

Prepping for a Summer Road Trip

Nothing says summer sun and lifelong memories quite like a road trip. As soon as the weather turns mild and school lets out, thousands of families hit the road for a long-distance vacation that’s equal parts relaxation and adventure. And it doesn’t matter if you’re headed directly to a special destination like a theme park or if you plan on seeing where the road takes … Read more...

All-Weather Emergency Car Kits

Emergency car kit suppliesHere in Salt Lake City, we’re pretty good at prepping our cars for harsh winter weather. We know to top up our fluids, get regular car washes to keep chemicals and salt from harming the undercarriage, and put on snow tires. Many of us even have emergency kits stocked with specialty winter gear.

While none of these are a bad idea, there are also three … Read more...

How Extreme Heat and Extreme Cold Can Damage Your Car

Winter Car WashAnyone who lives somewhere with seasonal temperatures (hello, Utah!) can tell you how damaging climate extremes are on their vehicles. From the penetrating UV rays of summer that fade the upholstery to the icy roads that kick up chemicals in the winter, the weather can have an impact on your car’s overall value.

Fortunately, there are things you can do to help. With a little … Read more...