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Monthly Archives: January 2023

5 Things You Should Do in Winter Months – Car Maintenance 101

5 Things You Should Do in Winter Months – Car Maintenance 101

5 Things You Should Do in Winter Months – Car Maintenance 101   As we are in the throws of Winter right now, I’m reminded to take good care of my own vehicle - a 2021 Subaru Crosstrek – so I thought I’d share these 5 important tips: We live in the rust belt, and one of our customers asked us just the other day – “How can we keep rust at bay?” The short answer is, you can’t. But you can slow it down with some simple steps. Don’t give up on exterior maintenance in the Winter. My excuse personally was that it will just be messy an hour later because it’s wet and sloppy. This year I’ve got a new car and want it staying nice for as long as possible so I’ve promised myself I will get car washes when it’s warm enough to do so. It removes the build-up of salt and mud, giving your car a fighting chance. I always look for a car wash that has an undercarriage wash! I also prefer a car wash where ... read more

The Adventure Continues in 2023 – A New Year!

The Adventure Continues in 2023 – A New Year!

The Adventure Continues in 2023 – A New Year! Most new businesses don’t make it to Year 5, and we‘re still here 18 years later. Wahoo!! While this was not our first business, the others were operated from our home. Purchase of an old yellow Dodge service truck started our repair service in March of 2005. Desiring brick and mortar for the first time, we purchased an old building that was in disrepair, but the location near I-86 and reduced price lured us to Falconer. Renovations began June 2005, and we opened for business under construction destruction. The old flat roof leaked horribly so we draped plastic over the office ceiling to channel rainwater into buckets. My husband Nate and our nephew Justin Benjamin did all the roof demo themselves using a front loader and a rented saw during that blazing hot Summer! At one point we had customer vehicles in the repair bays and there was no roof! Fall 2005 masonry work was completed, huge roof trusses were l ... read more