The holidays are almost here, and you know what that means – so is the busiest travel time of the year! We want to help make your trips go as smoothly as possible, so here are a few quick tips to help you survive traveling this holiday travel season.
Those who are born and raised right here in Brevard County may never have experienced driving in snow or icy conditions. But, if you’re planning a trip up north this winter, it may be your first time driving through any sort of winter weather. At Cassels Garage, our Melbourne, FL auto repair & service specialists have driving safety at the forefront of our minds. So, this week we put together a list of tips to help you make it to your northern destination safely!
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Do you have a teen driver in your house? One that is about ready to get behind the wheel? While they’re probably ready and raring to go, there are a few car safety tips that they need to keep in mind! Don’t let your teen learn bad car maintenance and driving habits when they’re just getting started driving. Instead, teach them the importance of being aware and cautious when they’re out driving on the road. And, while driving safely is of huge importance for them to know, they also need to be aware of how to handle car issues as they arise.
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It’s no secret that road trips are fun, but in order to make certain that your road trip is set and ready for success, there are certain things that you need to check on your car before you go!
No one wants the risk of a breakdown when on the road, so by simply taking the time to double check these simple items on your car can save you a ton of headaches in the future. An even better idea would be to check with the mechanics at Cassel’s Garage! We can get you set and road ready in no time at all!
Depending on how active your life is, the interior of your car may need a bit of a cleaning. Parents more than likely feel this way with kids climbing in and out, dropping snacks, etc. And, with the arrival of spring, a good deep cleaning of the interior of your car is always a good idea. While you can take it to a Melbourne, FL automotive specialist shop like Cassels Garage to have it detailed, you can always attempt to clean the interior of your car on your own as well. If you are in the need of something more serious than a deep clean, like a brake check, oil change, or transmission repair, out auto mechanics have you covered.
It seems like some people are very aware of the need to wash their car, while others…aren’t. But, have you ever wondered if there are certain times when you really should wash your car?
Depending on who you ask, the answer is going to vary. Sometimes, the answer is obvious if there is mud caked on the exterior of the car. Those type of vehicles obviously needs to be cleaned. But what about the other times throughout the year? And is there really a need to wash your car every single week? All are valid questions that need to be answered.
You know the drill…When it rains, that rain and dirt mixture turn to mud which means a big sloppy mess for the exterior of your car. The good news? Once that forecast shows a sunny day, you can easily get it into the car wash and bring back that shine.
If you’ve ever been in a situation where you’ve been driving down the road and suddenly you start to hear a little bit of a squeak coming from your brakes, you more than likely know that sounds means one thing, and one thing only. It’s time to have the best mechanics in Melbourne, FL give your brakes a check.
And honestly, the safety of your brakes are nothing to overlook. They are literally the mechanism that is helping to stop your vehicle at any given moment and allowing you the flexibility to speed up and slow down as you please. Brakes are one of the most important features of your car and the auto mechanics at Cassels Garage know that, believe that, and respect that! If you ever have a doubt in your mind about your brakes or notice these signs, have them checked out!
This one goes out to the pet parents out there. We love to see you out and about with your furry friends!
Let’s face it: we love our pets sometimes more than we like some people out there. We love our pets and they love us (or least we think they do) but we don’t love them messing up our car. Their hair goes EVERYWHERE, they can be a cute distraction while we drive, and they can sometimes be prone to accidents (the yellow kind if you know what we mean). We want to keep both our pets and our vehicle safe when transporting the furry cargo, so we at Cassels Garage have put together a list of ways to protect both your pet and your vehicle. Read on for furry friend fun!