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Vehicle Maintenance

Fri 4th October 2019
Is it Worth Repairing my Car?

There has been a consistent fall in the level of car manufacturing in the UK, especially in light of the Brexit vote. Whether this is down to the vote itself, or a reduction in the demand for a new car (although it may be a combination of these), more motorists are considering whether repairing their car is the better option than buying a new one. Here, we will explore this topic alongside the... Read More

Fri 15th February 2019
How to prepare your car for an MOT

Taking your car to get its MOT is an infamous process for any motorist, with many fearing that the test will result in a hefty bill. All cars over three years old by law must have a valid MOT certificate which has to be renewed annually. The test takes about 45 minutes and your garage will check a wide range of things to ensure your car is road worthy, from brakes and steering to airbags and... Read More

Thu 23rd August 2018
Is Your Used Car Roadworthy?

With a new batch of number plates ready to come out in September, old cars are set to become cheaper, encouraging many motorists to consider swapping out their current vehicle. Buying a used car can be a difficult prospect for those who are not confident in their motoring knowledge, and there are a variety of checks you should make before you shake hands with your dealer and take the keys. If... Read More

Fri 15th June 2018
How to Extend the Life of Your Car

Cars are not just cars. For many they are a necessary evil – required for the school run or the daily commute. For others they represent freedom, especially if you’ve recently turned 17 and just passed your driving test (congratulations!). For others they’re an old friend – reliable, always there, and with whom they share plenty of memories of driving down winding country lanes, or driving along... Read More

Fri 22nd September 2017
Car Rust

Not just unsightly, rust can cause a lot of damage to your bodywork and can cause you problems if it’s left untreated – it can even lead to MOT failure, and it can be expensive to repair. What Causes Rust? Rust occurs when oxidised metal reacts with iron, oxygen or water, and this leads to the metal becoming corroded. Rust might occur due to poor weather conditions such as long periods of rain,... Read More

Fri 7th April 2017
How To Look After Your Caravan or Motorhome This Spring

Spring is finally here, and even if it may not feel like it now, summer won’t be too far behind. That means it’s time to dust off your caravan or motorhome and think about where you’re going to take it over the next few months. However, before you hit the road you’ll want to make sure your vehicle is in good condition. Even the most looked-after caravan can suffer from wear and tear, whether the... Read More

Tue 6th December 2016

Your classic car is your pride and joy, and you want to keep it looking and running at its best for as long as possible. The older your car gets, the harder it can be to source the right parts for it, so keeping its current parts in top condition is essential. Here are five tips for looking after your classic car and ensuring you can continue to enjoy it for the foreseeable future: Keep Your... Read More

Fri 18th November 2016
5 Car Maintenance

Whether you’re a car hobbyist or a mechanic, everyone has a different skill level and we all know what we are capable with when it comes to DIY car repairs. If we’ve never tried something before there are a lot of resources available to find out how to do it, and the more adept of us can turn their hand to almost anything car-related. But for the rest of us, if we’re not too sure whether we can... Read More

Fri 4th November 2016
Clean Car

If you’re feeling less than in love with your car and it’s looking a little tired, old or uncared for, it’s never too late to turn things around. There are lots of things you can do to make your car safer, newer-looking, and more fun to drive. Here are our top five ways to give your car a new lease of life: 1. Travel light – and clean The first thing you may think of to improve the look and feel... Read More

Fri 29th April 2016

It’s officially spring, and the bikers among us will be excited to take advantage of the mild weather and hit the road. But before you dust off your helmet, you should carry out some basic checks to make sure your motorbike is roadworthy. As there are lots of components in a motorcycle, there are lots of things you can do to keep your bike maintained. Here are our top tips for keeping your... Read More

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