Posts Categorized: Caring for Your Vehicle

How Long Do Tires Tend to Last?

Replacing the tires on your vehicle can be very costly, which is why so many drivers seek out the answer to this question. Obviously, you want to be able to get the most life out of your tires as possible, but attempting to drive on a worn-down set of tires for as long as possible… Read more »

Tips for Increasing the Lifespan of your Vehicle

Everyone knows the basics, right? Keep up with your oil changes, rotate your tires and be mindful of any indicator lights on the dashboard that may require attention. However, it’s important to remember that not all potential issues have their own indicator light, and you may be unknowingly doing things to reduce the lifespan of… Read more »

Protecting Your Car from Pollen

If you live in an area where allergies are severe and pollen is frequently circulating throughout the air, your car is probably coated in a yellow dust when you go to get into it. This yellow-green dust typically comes from conifers, trees that bloom in the spring and release pollen into the air. Pollen can… Read more »

Americans are Doing Whatever They Can to Keep Their Cars

Car Upkeep

The average American cannot afford to replace their car frequently. In recent years, the majority of Americans are purchasing cars that they believe will last long-term. In fact, holding onto your car long-term has become a trend in the United States especially over the past year. The estimated lifespan of a car has reached about… Read more »

Protecting Your Vehicle During Hurricane Season

Weather is unpredictable, and although we take precautions to protect ourselves and our homes from severe weather threats, we should be protecting our car as well. Hurricane season has picked up in the United States and several parts of the world, bringing heavy rain and strong winds, but there are precautions you can take to… Read more »

When Should You Get Your Oil Changed?

Changing your oil as necessary is one of the easiest and least expensive maintenances that you can have performed to keep your vehicle running at peak performance throughout its lifetime. But how do you know when it is time to have your oil changed? It seems as though everyone has a different timeline for you… Read more »

Are You Making These Common Winter Vehicle Mistakes?

As drivers across the country face freezing temperatures and winter whiteouts, we are reminded of the fact that vehicles don’t always function well when facing cold weather conditions and that drivers sometimes play a role in the problems that can occur. PermaPlate has put together a list of driver mistakes that can cause extra harm… Read more »