The warm days of summer are fading fast, and pretty soon autumn will be gone as well. Before you know it, the coldest season of the year will be upon us, and you do not want you, or your car, to be taken unawares.
So, while the weather is still somewhat warm, why not take the time to give all your vehicles a pre-season checkup? The last thing you want is to find yourself stranded on a cold and snowy road, and ticking off the items on this handy checklist can help you stay safe no matter how bad the winter weather gets.
Whether your car is brand new or more than a decade old, now is the time to get ready for the worst of winter. Here are some essential parts of your pre-winter checkup:
Make sure the tires have plenty of tread. Winter is not the time to run around on bald tires. If you have been putting off getting new tires, now is the time to act:
Speaking of emergencies, make sure there is a fully-stocked emergency kit in the trunk. Your list of supplies should include a first-aid kit, a warm blanket, road flares and extra food and water.
Ask your mechanic to give your vehicle a once-over. Winter can be hard on even the most well-maintained vehicle, so make sure your car, truck or SW is ready for cold weather driving.
The coldest time of the year will be here before you know it, and now is the time to get ready. From making sure the tires are in good shape and properly inflated to ensuring the battery is ready for cold weather starts, the steps you take now can pay off big time later.
Hello and welcome to my blog. My name is Steve. After studying a lot of books on electrical codes and watching a great deal of videos online, I actually rewired my entire home. In this blog, I plan to give you tips on wiring, electrical safety and more. I also plan to write interesting facts about electricity, but don't expect this blog to be just about electricity--I love tech and other home improvements as well, so you may see posts related to that. Interested in learning? Then, take a look through these posts. I hope they ignite a spark of excitement in you.