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Summer Road Trip ChecklistDriving Fun

Ultimate Summer Road Trip Checklist

It's finally starting to feel like summer, and with that comes the epic adventures of summertime road tripping. It's time to get the family all together, pack up the car and set off making those memories that will last a lifetime!  Of course, before you head out, there are a…
Mony Hanna
June 17, 2020
Where to Store Tires in Ottawa?Tires

Where to Store Tires in Ottawa?

In Ottawa, we never have the luxury of using one set of tires throughout the year. All-seasons here are, at best, three seasons. So that means you are always going to have one set of tires on your car, and one set in storage somewhere.  Of course, how you store…
Mony Hanna
May 14, 2020
Tires

The Ultimate Guide to Tire Patterns

Tires are the most critical piece of equipment on your vehicle. Not only will they determine the ultimate performance you get, but they are also the most fundamental piece of safety gear you have. Your tires are quite literally the point where the rubber hits the road. And, yet, so…
Mony Hanna
March 31, 2020
Getting Your Car Ready for Summer in OttawaCar Maintenance

Getting Your Car Ready for Spring & Summer in Ottawa

In Ottawa, we have four very distinct seasons. And, while winter tends to get most of the attention, the other three are actually pretty incredible. Of course, if you own a vehicle in the National Capital Region, these well-defined seasons mean there is always something you need to be doing.…
Mony Hanna
March 19, 2020
Car Window Tinting in OttawaCar Upgrades

A Guide to Getting Car Windows Tinted in Ottawa

Window tinting has been around for quite a while, but it was the high-rolling movies of the 1980s and early 90s that made it something everyone wanted on their car.  Starting first as a way for the limousine-set to keep the outside world from looking in, it wasn't long before…
Mony Hanna
February 27, 2020
The Importance of Proper Tire PressureTires

The Importance of Proper Tire Pressure

When it comes to discussing car maintenance, tire pressure is one subject that too often gets overlooked. However, the fact of the matter is, keeping the right amount of air in your tires affects so many aspects of your vehicle's performance, safety, and cost to operate that it should be…
Mony Hanna
February 18, 2020
New Year's Car ResolutionsCar Maintenance

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Car

Well, it seems another year is coming to an end. And of course, that makes it the perfect time to think of all things we might do a little differently next year. Whether we admit to it or not, we all make resolutions of a kind. So why should your…
Mony Hanna
December 16, 2019
Best Winter Drives in OttawaDriving Fun

Best Winter Drives During Ottawa’s Winter

Winter in Ottawa is a long season. The ice and snow blanket our city several months of the year and they provide us with some of the best snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice skating anywhere in the world. We are a place thrives in the winter. When it gets cold,…
Mony Hanna
November 29, 2019
Potholes in OttawaDriving Fun

Pothole Hell, How to Avoid Them in Ottawa

The first step in solving a problem is admitting that you have a problem.  Ottawa has a pothole problem. We can tell you that just from seeing what it's doing to vehicles all over the Capital Region. The number of cars we see with damage sustained by potholes in the…
Mony Hanna
November 20, 2019
Driving Tips in Ottawa's WinterDriving Tips

Driving Tips and Techniques for an Ottawa Winter

Winter driving in Ottawa is a very particular skill set. If you can safely operate a vehicle here, you're pretty much ready to drive anywhere.  And, for all the ice and snow we get, the numbers collected by the City of Ottawa show that vehicle collisions don't actually spike much during the…
Mony Hanna
October 31, 2019
Getting Your Car Ready for Ottawa's WinterCar Maintenance

Getting Your Car Ready for Ottawa’s Winters

Ottawa is a city that does winter in all its extremes. Much as we have incredible summers, you can be sure, a good dose of chilly weather is going to follow every one of them.  Of course, Ottawa truly comes alive in the winter months. The Rideau Canal fills up…
Mony Hanna
September 30, 2019