Which Type of Tire Tread Do You Need?

August 25th, 2016
There are so many tire designs on the road -- all-season, high performance, touring, light truck -- and even within a specific tire design, there may be several Different types of tire treadchoices of tread patterns. What differentiates them, and what are the pros and cons of each tread design? 
 
-- Directional tread has a pattern of grooves and chevron shapes, all pointed in one direction. This design makes it easy to direct water away from the tire's contact patch and prevent hydroplaning in wet weather, and also offers low noise and great road manners. The directional design means tires can only be rotated front-to-rear and not side-to-side or diagonally. 
 
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The Importance Tire Inspections at Today's Car Care in Boutte, LA

August 24th, 2016
How long should tires last? How often should they be inspected? Do you know the thickness of your tire treads? Did you know there is a production date stamped on the tire sidewall?
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The Importance of Time Based Oil Changes at Today's Car Care in Boutte, LA

August 24th, 2016
Why does an engine need regular oil changes? It’s not simply that oil’s ability to lubricate breaks down after a predetermined amount of time or mileage. It is the condition in which the engine is operating. Oils become contaminated primarily with fuel, moisture, and dirt. How do we know how much of each contaminant is in our oil? Do we operate under more extreme conditions at times? This is the reason we should have regular, TIME-BASED oil changes. I recommend changing your oil at least 3 times a year.
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Tips On How To Keep Your Car Organized!

August 11th, 2016
For some, the idea of an "organized car" is almost blasphemous, but having your vehicle set up so you can actually find things can be pretty nice. The bigger the vehicle -- minivans, SUVs -- and the more people they haul, the more disorganized they can get. Don't let your minivan turn into a rolling dumpster -- here are some great ideas for keeping it organized. 
 
-- While newer vehicles have come a long way in terms of driver and passenger ergonomics and an abundance of cubbies and cupholders, you can use a simple shower caddy across the back of a seat and make it easier for back seat passengers to keep toys, snacks, and other stuff within easy reach. 
 
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  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Website Launch Announcement: Today's Car Care, Inc. Launches New Site

August 11th, 2016

We are excited to announce the launch of our new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and more focus on what the customer needs.

The new site offers inventory listings with pictures and specs. You can search a variety of ways including by vehicle and size.

With the addition of our blog, we are able to help inform and educate our customers on important tire and service information.

We invite you to visit our new website today.

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