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Is your car or SUV getting old? Shopping for a new vehicle can be a tough decision. Brush up on your preparation and negotiation skills, to help save you some money. Luckily, the best time to buy a new vehicle is now. The days are counting down for dealers to release their new models and slash prices on old stock. Dealers are typically pressed to make quotas more aggressively near the end of each month and may use incentives to draw in customers on long weekends. All these factors make Labor Day the opportune time to step into that new…

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Storms are dangerous to any boat, sea vessel, or even sailor. Leaving a boat out during a storm without taking the necessary proper precautions is a sure way to incur expensive, even lasting, damages. Storm surges and rising water can affect the boat in a number of ways. Whether you are docking your vessel or removing it from the water entirely, take these steps to ensure that the boat and all of its contents are safe. Remove Any and All Personal Items from the Deck Any small items that can be tossed around easily should be taken below deck; ideally,…

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Winter may be long and brutal, but it won’t last forever. Before you know it, spring will be here and you’ll be able to spend some quality time on your boat in the water. You’ve probably been dreaming of this since you put your boat away. To make the most out of your time and ensure that you are ready as soon as the weather warms up, it’s a good idea to get your boat ready in the spring. Below are the steps you’ll need to take to accomplish that goal. 1. Inspect and Wash Your Boat The first thing…

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A huge storm that’s targeting your area will probably have some snowy conditions with it. Winter weather poses many challenges to drivers as they go about their daily lives. An issue that arises during this season is dealing with road salt. It may be a saving grace for safe roadways, but it can create extensive damage to your vehicle. Learn how you can protect your car from road salt with these tips. Wash it Regularly It’s difficult to prioritize car washes in the winter. Rain and snow are perpetual companions. However, take advantage of any clear day to wash away…

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Winter is coming and everyone needs to know how to make sure they are able to keep their car running in tip-top shape. Here are some ways to keep it in good shape this winter. 1) Clean the inside of your windows with shaving cream. Yes, this one sounds a little weird but pops up on several lists. So, it must work pretty well. All you do is spread shaving cream on the inside of your car windows and wipe it off. That’s it. To be sure, you will have to re-apply every so often. But, it seems like a…

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The end of the year is near, and with it comes colder temperatures, snow and ice, and hazardous driving conditions. While it would be ideal if everyone could stay in their homes until winter has passed, this doesn’t happen. Thus, if you have to get out to go to work, get the kids to school or for any other reason, then you need to make winterizing your car a priority. Getting your car ready for winter isn’t difficult, but it does take some time. However, spending the time to take care of this now could save you heartache in the…

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Buying a new automobile can be stressful for anyone. It takes time and research to find a vehicle that meets your standards. When car salesmen see you set foot on their car lot, they will not hesitate to pounce on you. However, the car buying experience all becomes worth it once you know you have secured a great deal. If you are interested in saving money, it’s important for you to shop for a vehicle at the right time. When it comes to saving hundreds or even thousands of dollars, your timing must be perfect. If you keep this in…

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If you’re like most drivers, then you probably have a 3 step process for washing your car. You simply spray it with water, wipe it down with a soapy rag, and then rinse away all of the suds. If you want to go the extra mile, you may even decide to wax the car afterwards. While this routine may work during the winter months, if you’re using this approach during the summer months, you could be doing more harm than good. You see, whenever you wash your car in direct sunlight, there’s always a chance that you could be ruining…

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Planning to go fishing this summer? Before you cast a line, check out our beginning fisherman’s essentials below. Tight Lines! Safety is Key Being safe is the first step to becoming a fishing pro! A life vest is the number one requirement when it comes to fishing, whether you’re in a boat, canoe, or kayak. In the event that anything goes wrong, it will save your life. It is also important to keep a first aid kit on hand in case of any accidents while casting your rod. Other tools that can prove useful include a flashlight and a decent…

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Many people spring clean their house, yard and garage but your car also needs a thorough clean. Here are some clever car cleaning tips for spring. Clean Out the Big Stuff and Organize the Rest The more people you have riding in your car on a regular basis, the more dirt, trash and miscellaneous items you are likely to collect. Clear away winter items you might keep in your car, like a snow scraper, snow boots or an extra winter coat. Invest in car organizers including storage cubes or seat covers with storage pockets on the back. Give the Exterior…

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