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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

Top 5 Getaways In The Poconos

Top 5 Getaways In The Poconos

Photo by Benjamin Voros on Unsplash   The Poconos is one of the highlights both for tourists and native Pennsylvanians. It's arguably one of the most beautiful mountain regions in the USA and, dare we say, the continent of North America itself. In this article, we'll share with you our top 5 picks regarding the best places around and in the Poconos so that you, too, can feel the magic of this area!   Asa Packer Mansion The Asa Packer Mansion is an authentic relic of the past. Served once as the home of the legendary railroad magnate, Asa Packer, now the area is considered a treasure of both the Victorian and Gilded Age. Everything from the walls to the furniture is well-preserved, and you'll feel as if you are n ... read more

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What Is the Difference Between Brake Pads and Brake Shoes

What Is the Difference Between Brake Pads and Brake Shoes

Brake pads and brake shoes are two parts of a braking system that ensure a vehicle's wheels stop rotating when a person presses a brake pedal. When the brake pads wear down, you will need to replace them, so your car can be safe to drive. Explore the differences between brake pads and brake shoes so you can better understand how they work together to stop your car.   Brake Pads vs Brake Shoes Brake pads are thin pieces of material that are attached to the brake rotor of a car. Brake shoes are metal pieces, usually made from steel. They are attached to the brake drums. Brake pads and shoes do similar jobs, but there is a difference between the two. Brake pads stop the rotation of the brake rotor, which in turn slows down or stops the wheels. Brake shoes do not stop the rotation of the brake drum. They just slow down or stop the wheel.   How Does Brake Shoes Work? Most car owners know that when they need to stop their car, there is ... read more

What’s The Difference Between Winter Tires and All-Season Tires?

What’s The Difference Between Winter Tires and All-Season Tires?

Photo by Imthaz Ahamed on Unsplash   With winter months closing in, maybe it’s time to consider the winter tires. But, besides their name, what implies that they are the right tire package in their name? After all, All-season tires can handle some winter driving conditions. In this article, we’ll cover and explain the main differences between the two so that you can comfortably choose whether you should switch to winters or not afterward!   What exactly are all-season tires? Many vehicles are equipped with all-season tires straight out of the factory because they can provide a comfortable and satisfying year-round driving experience. The all-season tires can perform well in various conditions ranging from wet roads to ev ... read more

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