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How to Protect You and Your Vehicle Against Pollen

How to Protect You and Your Vehicle Against Pollen

With spring in the air, most Easton drivers will see this yellowish dust covering their car: pollen. All the trees and flowers are blooming once again, and it's essential to understand and fend against seasonal challenges. When it comes to your car, spraying it down with water may be a temporary fix, but it may not be enough. Pollen can sometimes have an acidic effect and eat away your car paint and more. To ensure you and your car are protected from pollen this season, please follow these tips: Wash and wax your car regularly - Pollen can get in every nook and cranny in your vehicle, which is why more frequent car washes are needed this time of year. Whether you take your car to the car wash or DIY it at home, please make sure you cover all of the areas. Furthermore, applying a layer of wax will make it more difficult for the pollen to cling onto your car. Check your engine filter - Over miles and miles of driving, your engine filter captures tons of dust, debris, and pollen so ... read more

Spring Vacation Ideas (And How To Prep Your Vehicle)

Spring Vacation Ideas (And How To Prep Your Vehicle)

Photo by Tron Le on Unsplash Spring is approaching fast, and most of us are eagerly awaiting the adventures that lie ahead. Now that most people are starting to plan ahead, it is important that we also consider our vehicles. When we prepare our vacation ideas with our family and friends, we sometimes forget that our cars need preparation, just like us.   Our cars are machines that need to be well-oiled to run their best. We can easily prepare our cars to run their best by following best practices in preventive maintenance! Below are some great tips we recommend for you to do so that your car is ready for the spring adventures that await.    Have your car battery checked: During the colder months of winter, it is easy for your car's battery to drain faster than usual. Getting your car's battery checked will help ensure that you are not left stranded, as it power ... read more

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Are You Ready For An Oil Change?

Are You Ready For An Oil Change?

Your automobile's oil change is a relatively straightforward service with extremely high importance. Oil change services are necessary to preserve the health and operation of your car. Motor oil helps keep your engine lubricated and its parts in good shape. Running on too little or dirty motor oil can lead to overheating, corrosion, and metal-to-metal clashing.   It doesn't take an expert to know that engine repairs can be pricey, so it is best to avoid significant engine troubles by having your oil changed on time. Not only does engine oil lubricate components and regulate heat, but it also helps prevent dirt and debris build-up. When the oil flows, the contaminants get trapped by the oil filter.   Every car, SUV, and truck model may have different oil types and intervals recommendations. We advise you to check your owner's manual for specifications before getting the job done.  Signs It's Time for An Oil Change If you happen to lose track of your ... read more

You and Your Car Need To Talk.

You and Your Car Need To Talk.

Photo by Averie Woodard on Unsplash   The new year has just begun, and with Valentine's Day around the corner, it is essential that you talk with your vehicle and see what kind of love it needs.    Check the Oil Your car runs on oil to keep it smooth. You will be doing your car an incredible disservice if you are not keeping up with it when it needs an oil change. How do you check the oil yourself? You pull out the dipstick and see where the oil level is. If the color is gold-ish, then you're golden! If it is black, that is an indication it is time for an oil change.   Listen to Your Breaks Hear anything when you slam on your breaks? Guess what? That screeching sound is a sign that your brakes might need replacing. Book an appointment with us at Jeff's Automotive for a great price you'll love!   The Tire Pressure Preventing a flat ... read more

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5 Fun Winter Activities To Do With Friends & Family

5 Fun Winter Activities To Do With Friends & Family

Now that it's winter, most people like to stay indoors to keep warm. However, there are many fun winter activities that you can do in Easton, PA, especially when it snows. Though you may need to take a little trip to do some of these activities, they can cure your winter boredom: Build a snowman This is a well-loved activity for families for a reason. All you'll need to do to prep for it is grab several household items (a hat, scarf, and carrot), and you've got what it takes to build a cool snowman! It's a fun way to get your kids out of the house and use their creative minds. Have a snowball fight This is also a fun, entertaining activity with large groups. It can be as simple as tossing snowballs at each other, or it can be as complex as you make it. You can make forts, create rules, and implement a strategy to win. Go tubing or sledding With snow on the ground, you should benefit from the hills and slopes around your town. This activity is also offered at select ... read more