One sure way to tell if you need new tires is to look at the tread wear. After driving 50,000 miles, or so, there’s no surprise if you need new tires. Of course, that also depends on how you drive. A heavy foot, either accelerating or braking can lead to faster tire wear, not to mention higher fuel usage and brake wear. But, there are other reasons you’ll want to pay attention to your tires … (read more).
What if you couldn’t get your car out of the driveway or if your customers and employees couldn’t get their vehicles in the parking lot at your store or office? What if the short walk from the car to the front door was hazardous? This isn’t a hypothetical scenario or a plot for movie. It’s real. It happens every year. And, around here, in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin, we call it winter … (read more).
What’s Halloween without pumpkins? You can carve a scary face, a funny face or any face at all – but a pumpkin still means Halloween. However you carve it, once you put a candle inside and share your creativity, that orange glow will shine like a beacon as your contribution to the night’s festivities.
There are pumpkins at the grocery store. Sometimes, you may even see a road-side stand selling pumpkins. But, if that’s all you do when you choose your pumpkins, you’ve passed a wonderful adventure that thrives in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin … (read more).
The enemy lurking, waiting for a chance to contaminate your water is known as bacteria. It assaults your water supply and moves through your house in the pipes that carry this vital resource … (read more).
For some folks, it’s easy finding an auto repair shop, right? Not for you though. You drive that Volkswagen. Or, maybe, you drive a Subaru or a Daewoo. Whatever your car, it’s not one of those ‘run-of-the-mill’ vehicles that everyone else drives. And that poses a problem when you bring the car to an auto repair shop … (read more).
There are many beautiful homes in Lake Geneva – beautiful homes with beautifully manicured yards, landscapes that roll luxuriously from the road, around the house and back to the rear property line. There are estates in Lake Geneva deserving of placement on the front cover of magazines … (read more).
Tires are designed to provide your vehicle with traction so that when you apply the gas, or hit the brakes, the tires grab the road. That’s why they make tires out of rubber. That’s also why design engineers have spent decades developing tread patterns that will channel the water, dig through mud and snow and maintain a degree of grip even on ice … (read more).