Essential Car Maintenance Checklist With How-To

In order to keep your car in optimal condition, make it last longer and keep you and your passengers safe, it is important to routinely do essential car maintenance. It’ll minimize car breakdowns, keep down maintenance costs and maximize your car’s resale value. We’ve listed all the things you don’t want to overlook and the things you want to check in order to enhance your overall driving experience and boost your confidence. We’ve also included short and easy how-to’s to guide you in that process.

How To Fix a Smelly AC

After a few years, a car AC can start to smell musty if it hasn’t been disinfected regularly. That smell is not only unpleasant, it’s harmful too because it comes from mold and bacteria that grow in the moist AC system. These mold spores and bacteria can cause all kinds of nasty lung and allergy problems. In this post we’ll show you how to get rid of that awful smell in just a few minutes on a shoestring budget, no special skills or tools required. Anyone can do it!

Top 5 Best Air Compressors for Home Garage 2023

An air compressor is one of the most versatile tools for DIYers as well as professionals. They can power an array of air tools from staplers to large capacity paint guns. They come in handy too when you want to inflate pool stuff, a soccer ball or your vehicle’s tires. However, you want to get the right air compressor that is able to run all the air tools you’re going to use it for, and then some. If you buy an underpowered one, then you won’t be able to run all your tools, or not continuously. On the other hand, if you choose a huge beast that can run all your tools simultaneously all day long without breaking a sweat, it might take up too much space, be impossible to move around and you’ll end up spending way more than you need to. You’ll also want to…

How To Tell the Difference Between Chrome, Stainless Steel and Aluminum

If your car has shiny metal parts, you want them in pristine condition to make your car pop. However, before you start cleaning or polishing any type of shiny “silver metal” trim like bumpers, grilles, strips, wheels, hubcaps,…, it’s essential to first determine which is which so you can use the right products and techniques to…

Top 4 Best Automotive Multimeters 2023

No matter if you’re a passionate weekend mechanic or a professional, if you’re working on cars or other vehicles, you’ll need an automotive multimeter. This handy little tool will enable you to diagnose and troubleshoot any electrical issues that may arise by measuring voltage (AC/DC Volts), current (A), electrical resistance (Ω), … It’s the Swiss knife of the electrical testers. However, there are so many multimeters on the market that it can be a real challenge to find the best one for your needs. No worries, we already did the work for you!

Top 5 Best Car Cleaning Kits 2023

We always look forward to bringing out our car cleaning kit to get all of that dust and grime off our cars and make them shine like a diamond. Passionate car people will relate to that. There’s nothing more satisfying than that first drive in a freshly washed and detailed car. However, there’s more to cleaning a car than wiping it clean with an old sponge, some dish soap and a random towel. You want to use the right products and techniques so you don’t scratch your car paint. The aggressive degreasing action of that multipurpose product won’t bring out that deep shine you crave either. With this random stuff, you’re likely to achieve the opposite effect and make your car…

How To Disconnect a Car Battery

You may need to disconnect your car battery when your old battery needs replacing or when you’re working on your car’s electric wiring or simply to clean the battery terminals and connectors,… It’s very important to do this in a safe way. Many people are reluctant to disconnect their car battery themselves as they don’t know exactly how and have heard horror stories of…