Posts Tagged: Appearance Protection Programs

Four Reasons to Love Compact Cars

Whether it is with a house or with a car, there has been a recent movement in the US to downsize. But why are we so drawn to these tiny homes and vehicles? Well, good things do come in small packages! Here at PermaPlate, we love the benefits that compact vehicles can provide their drivers;… Read more »

Haggling for a Car: Why Do We Still Do It?

A term that means, “To bargain in a petty, quibbling, and often contentious manner,” according to, haggling is a purchasing technique rarely used today. Besides during Sunday trips to your local flea market, when is this tactic practiced? Oftentimes, when purchasing a car. Priceonomics recently discussed some of the potential reasons that so many… Read more »

Mastering Family Road Trip Fun

We have discussed road trip safety, essential items to pack and maintenance checks to perform when you are going on a road trip with your family this summer. But we have yet to touch on the most important topic: Having fun together while you are on the road! Whether you are traveling across the state… Read more »

Advice for Off-Roading with Your 4×4 Vehicle

One of the best times of the year for off-road adventures, summer is when you get to spin your tires in the mud and test your vehicle’s rock crawling abilities. Whether you have years of off-road experience or are just getting into this exhilarating activity, there are few things PermaPlate recommends you keep in mind… 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 »

2016’s Fastest Selling Used Vehicles

With some incredible 2017 models hitting the market this summer, many drivers are beginning to think about selling their one to three-year-old vehicles for an upgrade. reviewed 2.2 million used cars sold between January and May of 2016 to find out what vehicles are selling fastest, and the results may surprise you. It turns… Read more »

Learn More About Our GAP Protection

For many of us, our cars are like our home away from home. We can’t imagine life without a vehicle. Although it is not a problem commonly discussed, if your vehicle is declared a total loss due to an accident or theft, how can you ensure that you aren’t left responsible for the remaining balance… Read more »

Learn More About Our Paintless Dent Repair

Little dings and dents are often unavoidable and are extremely frustrating to see on your vehicle – especially when it is new. To keep your investment looking its best without unnecessary worry, PermaPlate offers a Paintless Dent Repair Program for the repair of dents and dings where the paint surface has not been broken. How… Read more »

Four Tips for Purchasing a Used Vehicle

Whether you are looking for a car that will get your high school senior to and from school or are interested in finding a winter ride with four-wheel drive, purchasing a used vehicle is a bit different than buying new. From vehicle history reports to Kelley Blue Book value, there are some new things to… Read more »

Get Your Vehicle Summer Ready

Everyone talks about the importance of stocking your vehicle full of winter supplies, but keeping the summer essentials in your trunk is just as important! As the school season nears its close and you prepare for a summer of afternoon adventures with your family, we recommend taking a quick inventory of the supplies in your… Read more »