Get your vehicle ready for summer!

It’s almost July 5th! (If you’ve lived around Seattle long enough, you know that that’s when we usually start seeing the sun.) I know I’m ready for summer; are you? Better yet, is your car? Here are a few tips for a fun, hassle-free summer! Check the pressure in your tires. Gases expand when heated: […]

Upcoming events in the Snohomish area

Summer is here! And, so are fun summer activities. You don’t have to go far to enjoy yourself around here. You may be familiar with most of the summertime events in the area, but here’s a run-down in case you aren’t: The annual Kla-Ha-Ya Days, held the week of July 17th this year. Did you […]

Tips For Improving Gas Mileage

Happy unofficial beginning of summer! With warmer weather on tap, a road trip might be on your mind! I know I’m always up for a good drive: I’ll bring some good tunes, some good snacks, and – hopefully – some sunny weather! Another thing you might be considering is optimizing your fuel economy. Whether you’re […]

Aaahhhh! Check engine light! What does it mean?

So, you’re driving along, carefree, and it happens: that scary “check engine” light pops up on your dash. Should you pull over? Should you run for cover? What’s going on? Aaahhhh!!! What does this mean? Truth be told, just the light popping on doesn’t really say a whole lot. However, you don’t immediately have to […]

All Wheel Drive vs. Four Wheel Drive: What’s The Difference?

After our recent storms here in the Northwest, you may be interested in investing in a vehicle better-equipped to handle wintry conditions. But is that an all-wheel drive (AWD) or a four-wheel drive (4WD)? No, the two are not interchangeable!  Here’s a little guidance to assist your selection. First, either one can provide you extra […]