5 Questions to Ask before Buying a New or Used Car

 

Once you decide to replace your current car, the next question to ask yourself is: Should I buy new or used? Here are a few questions from Alfa Romeo USA of Larchmont  that can clear the confusion and make the decision slightly easier:

Do you have a down payment or a trade-in with equity?

If your credit is good, you may have fewer problems buying a new car with little or no down payment than buying a used vehicle. That is because many manufacturers offer incentives for new cars that simply aren’t available in the used-car market. These are typically in the form of rebates, cash incentives and discounted financing. Financing a used car will almost always require money down, whether in cash or a trade-in with equity.  Continue reading →

Tips for Car Care

A car is a solid investment, so it needs quite a bit of time and effort to maintain it for good performance, mileage and also a good resale value. As the car engine ages, its performance level decreases and the oil starts to break down at an increasing rate. Over time, the seals break down, gaskets become very brittle, and oil consumption increases. This is just one example of a vehicle problem, but with a few pointers, you can expect great performance from your car for a long time.

Here are some general tips for automobile maintenance from Roberts Chrysler Dodge:

Make it a point to change your car’s engine oil every 3 months or 3,000 Kilometers, whichever comes first. This is an important procedure, as the engine is the heart of your car and motor oil is the lifeblood. One isn’t able to function without the other, so be very diligent with your oil-change schedule. Continue reading →

Tips for Auto Detailing

 

Professional detailing can cost quite a lot, but doing it yourself can be surprisingly inexpensive and straightforward. Keeping your car well-maintained can increase its resale value by hundreds, or even thousands of dollars.

Here are a few useful car detailing tips from Winner Subaru:

Dry glass surfaces in two directions

When cleaning and drying your car’s windows, you are bound to almost certainly come across an annoying streak on either the outside or the inside of the glass. To make the process easier, get in the habit of drying the exterior glass in one direction and the interior in another (horizontal and vertical for instance).

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How to Utilize Space in a Nissan Rogue

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SUVs are pretty ideal for family life, as they are flexible and efficient with plenty of fun features and space. Some are made for off-road adventures while others are just a family-friendly vehicle, others like the 2019 Nissan Rogue is a little bit of both. The suave vehicle is paddling as fast as it can to keep up in the red-hot compact SUV race. Feature updates and new driver-assistance tech have helped it keep pace, and it remains a leader in roominess and comfort. Here are a few pointers from Reedman Toll Nissan of Drexel Hill.

How much cargo space does it offer?

The 2019 Nissan Rogue has a lot of space and options to use that space. It can fit up to five people and has flexible seating options to try and maximize the interior as much as you need to. The Rogue has 39.3 cu-ft of space with all the seats in place (leaving the 2nd row upright) and 70 cu-ft of cargo space. Fold the front and 2nd-row passenger-side seats flat to create a long, open space perfect for items up to 8 feet in length Continue reading →

Don’t Drive around with a Damaged Windshield

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Regardless of how careful you are, the windshield of your car is bound to suffer unsightly cracks and chips, which generally occur when an object hits the glass.  There are several types of damage, so you should know them properly to assess if they can be repaired or a complete replacement is required.

Types of windshield cracks from Columbiana Chrysler Jeep Dodge

Chip or Ding

A common type of break, it is usually caused by rock or debris hitting the windshield as you drive.  A small piece of glass comes away from the screen, but it is easily repairable provided you do it immediately, or it can crack and shatter the entire frame.

Bulls Eye

A rock or debris of large scale causes this damage. It is circular and a bit larger than a chip or ding.

Combination Break

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X-Shot Fast Fill #Zuru

IMG_0697The summer is my favorite time of year. I love beaches and the ocean. But we can’t always be at the ocean unless you live close by. I have a pool at my house. We finally put it up. But, that is sometimes not enough for the kids. They want to be running around. So what better way to cool them off on a hot day with a Fast Fill X Shot water Blaster. The blaster is designed for ages 5 and up.  Continue reading →

Bunch O Balloons Self-Sealing Party Balloons™ (BOB Party) @ZURUtoys #bunchoballoonsparty #bunchoballoons #zuru

My sons birthday just had passed. I usually have to go out and buy balloons for his birthday. It becomes a pain as I have so many other things to do to get ready for his party Like picking up food, drinks and even the cake. Who wants to worry about going to the store and getting balloons. Now with (BoB Party)  Bunch O Balloons Self-Sealing Party Balloons™ (BOB Party) and Electric Party Pump Starter Packs from ZURU. With this pump you can say goodbye to sore fingers trying to tie all the balloons in knots, as well as that powdery, yucky aftertaste you get from blowing up balloons from mouth.

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Digital Marketing Trends in 2019

seoDo you remember when magazines and commercials used to be the best ways to promote your business? Well, that has all changed now thanks to digital marketing. In order to keep your business relevant, you now need to connect one-on-one with your consumers, and the best way to do this is by taking advantage of the digital marketing trends in 2019. It is extremely important to be in the right place, at the right time, so now might be the time to start your YouTube channel, or Instagram account. Here are a few digital marketing trends that are essential for your business in 2019 and beyond:  Continue reading →

Getting Your Car Checked Regularly is as necessary as Hiring a Petsitter

 

Getting your car checked by a professional as is important as hiring a pet sitter to watch over your furry friends in your absence. Vehicle inspections consist of a thorough and timely process of step by step diagnostics to ensure your car is performing optimally and that it conforms to every single safety regulation. Here is some information from Winner Hyundai.

Guaranteeing Safety

The safety of both parents and children can never be left to chance. Why would you risk an accident? Sure, cars are manufactured to be safe, high performing and comfortable. But you have to understand that it is a mechanical contraption that can quickly wear out if you aren’t careful. This is why it is so utterly important to ensure your vehicle is in top-notch condition before turning the key and starting the car. Continue reading →

How to Pack the Perfect Road Trip Kit

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Ready to go on the much awaited road trip? It is certainly a fun time to look forward to, but you should also focus a bit on planning the trip systematically. Packing a road trip kit is a crucial aspect to remember.

Here are some tips from Bedford Jeep to pack the ideal road trip kit – take a peek:

Portable Chargers

This is probably the most important thing you can bring on a road trip, because without your phone, you won’t be able to make emergency calls, have your copilot book the AirBnb for the night, listen to music, or navigate your route.

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