How Many Cars Should You Own in Your Lifetime?

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There’s a debate over car ownership going on and the answer will depend on who you ask. Just how many cars does a person truly need to own during their life?

When it comes to owning cars, how many is too many? Have you ever had this thought? Before deciding on the answer to that question, it’s time to ask yourself why you want to own cars and what your purpose is for them. Many people love cars for different reasons. If you ask the automotive specialists in your area, they’ll have their own thoughts and opinions as well. The truth of the matter is, you should have as many cars in your life as you want to, within reason.
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Independent Garage vs Dealer: Where to Repair Your Vehicle (Part 2)

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In our last post on this topic, we addressed the hot topic of deciding whether to use an independent local maintenance garage versus an automobile dealership for routine service maintenance work, warranty work, or emergency repairs. Many people feel compelled to go with the dealership when purchasing a new car or a gently used car still under warranty. Others are conflicted because they want to stay with the tried and true neighborhood garage they have formed a relationship with over the years rather than adopting the service schedule established by the dealership/warranty guarantee. There are pros and cons to consider when making this decision. Hopefully by providing you with information, Cassels Garage can help you can make the decision right for you!

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Be Prepared

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Be Prepared

Part of being a good driver is being prepared. In our previous post, we talked about how important it is to keep your tires properly inflated. Failure to do so could lead to a blowout- a sudden rupture or malfunction due to pressure, in particular the bursting of an automobile tire. A blowout can be a dangerous situation. A flat tire can also lead to a stressful and hazardous roadside situation. Cassels Garage can handle tire servicing for you in the Melbourne area of Brevard County, Florida. We also strive to keep you safe and informed. So, here is some information on how to be prepared in case of a blowout or roadside emergency.

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Fall in Central Florida

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September 22 marked the first day of fall, which means we are officially in the season of pumpkin-flavored drinks, hayrides, and bonfires on cooler nights. At least, that’s how fall is portrayed. Soon it will be Halloween, and then Thanksgiving, and before we know it, it will be Christmas. We all know that here in Brevard County we do not fully experience all four seasons, with weather generally being warm year-round. At Cassel’s Garage, we don’t think the warm weather and lack of colorful leaves means we can’t experience fall like the rest of the country! We have complied some ideas below for fun fall activities and trips in the Melbourne, Florida area.

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Seatbelts Save Lives

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Innovators in the field of public health and safety often struggle to overcome stubbornness when they publish their findings. The Austrian surgeon who first discovered that unwashed surgeons were killing their patients with infection rather than healing them with their surgical skill was mostly ignored when he proposed hand-washing protocols for hospital staff. Likewise, the London researcher who discovered the connection between cholera outbreaks and sewage in the drinking water was also ignored at first.

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