Car Winterization


Winter is coming — not just the words of a character in a famous TV show, but also a meaningful statement of fact. Whatever car you’re driving, there are steps you can take to make it more ready for the harsh winter months. In this article, we’ll share some of the best ones with you from Fullerton.

1. Winter tires

This one is a bit controversial for some because it does mean an extra big expense, plus the need for a storage solution on your other tires. Hear us out. If you live in a place where the winters are both long and harsh, with snowfall and regular ice on the roads, then you really do need winter tires to maximize safety. All-season tires are good for temperate zones, but are not designed for any extreme, including winter. Consider winter tires and keep you and your family safe. Continue reading →

How to Avoid Expensive Winter Repairs


A lot of people dread driving in the winter, not just because the conditions are more dangerous, but also because of the potentially huge cost of any repairs needed due to winter-inspired damage or accidents. There are several things you can do to minimize the risks to your budget and dodge the exorbitant costs of repairs. Here are a few ideas from Claremont Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Let’s look closer:

1. Preventative maintenance throughout the year

Yes, smaller regular maintenance jobs like oil and filter changes, tire rotation and proper inflation, brake checks and fluid checks will save you from more expensive repairs later on. A regular check means you spot small problems before they turn into big ones, and fix minor damage before it grows into insurance-inducing damage. Continue reading →

Reasons to Carpool this Winter



You might be enjoying the fall colors right now, speeding along letting your thoughts drown in that romantic autumn foliage. Winter, however, is right around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about how best to deal with this most difficult of driving seasons. Have you ever considered doing a carpool? If not, then you should, and it just so happens that winter is the best time to start. Here are the best reasons why from Victorville Motors:

It cuts out the morning warm up

On a dark and cold winter’s morning, there’s nothing worse than also getting into a freezing car. If you’re carpooling, the driver will have the car warmed up and ready by the time they pick you up at home. You get into a toasty and comfortable car to escape the nippy winter air. Perfect. Continue reading →

13 Common Sense Items for your Winter Emergency Kit



It’s always a good idea to keep an emergency kit in the car in case you break down in the middle of nowhere and are stranded waiting for help to come. It’s also good for doing a basic clean up and needed first-aid after any accident. Winter brings the most treacherous driving conditions, and the risks of break downs, getting stuck in the snow, or having an accident major or minor are all increased. Here are 13 great ideas of common-sense items for your winter emergency kit from Gulf Chrysler Dodge Jeep:

1. Water 

You don’t know how long you’ll be there, and you need to stay hydrated.

2. Blankets

If your car’s heater is not working, then you and your passengers will need these to stay warm.

3. First-aid kit Continue reading →

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xzcWhen designing my kitchen during my remodel, I have looked at all the top model refrigerators on the market.Looking for not only appliance high tech but also looking fora  premium brand,design, engineering and reliability. Who wants to be buying a new refrigerator every year? Not me. That is why when I found out a bout the new Bosch Counter-Depth Refrigerator I was excited.  Not only is this a brand I know it is one that is reliable and designed well. Continue reading →

Getting Your Car Ready for the Cooler Weather


Don’t get too complacent looking at the foliage and enjoying the mild fall weather. Winter is just around the corner and that means you need to do some importance maintenance and preparation for your car. The cold season has a marked impact on your vehicle, just as the summer does. We need to do everything we can to protect it from the extremes. Here are some must-do items from Fullerton Ford: Continue reading →

Cleaning Your Upholstery the Right Way


Some parts of cleaning car seem simple enough – soap and rinse the exterior, vacuum up the dust from inside, wipe the dash, clean out the cupholders — easy. When it comes to the upholstery, however, there’s a lot more to think about. In this article from Browning Dodge, we’ll explore the right ways to go about restoring the glory of your car’s interior. Let’s take a closer look. Continue reading →