Winterization of Your Boat: How to Get Your Boat Ready for Winter

September 17, 2019

Putting your boat to sleep for the winter is one of the most joyless aspects of boat ownership. Along with the logistics of getting the job done, you’re also looking at several months’ abstinence from fun and games on the water.

Enjoyable it isn’t, but it’s by far one of the most important annual maintenance jobs. …

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5 Hacks to Keep Your Boat in Ship Shape

April 25, 2019

The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and the boating season is upon us. If your vessel has been locked away for the winter, it may well be time to give it a little spring-cleaning spruce up.

Keeping your boat clean in a vital part of maintenance, as keeping your hull smooth is …

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Eight Spring Cleaning Hacks for Your Car

March 15, 2019

Nobody truly enjoys spring cleaning. Particularly when it comes to sprucing up your ride, so it would be great if someone else took care of things on your behalf. But assuming you’ve chosen the DIY option…albeit reluctantly…you may as well make things as easy on yourself as possible.

On the plus side, get it right with …

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Your Insurance Company May Not Be Playing Straight With You About Your Auto Body Claim

February 6, 2019

First, let’s get one thing straight:

You always get to decide where your vehicle gets repaired. YOU. Not your insurance company!

This is established in law. It varies from state to state, so check the laws of your state (a quick Google search should do it), but most states are very clear that you, the vehicle owner, …

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7 Steps to take when you hit a deer or another large animal

January 7, 2019

All told, it is estimated that more than 40,000 deer will be killed in collisions with motor vehicles every year. Worse, nearly 1 in 100 of these incidents – more than 400 every year – result in injuries to the drivers or passengers of those vehicles.

It is always distressing when your car hits an animal, …

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10 Steps to take after you’re in an accident

January 5, 2019

What should you do if you’ve been involved in a car accident? Hopefully, this hasn’t just happened! It may be worth printing this list off and keeping it in your glove compartment. If the worst does happen, you’ll have bigger things on your mind than Googling answers.

Don’t leave the scene of the accident.
Whether you were …

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6 Steps to take before you hire a body shop

January 3, 2019

Looking for an honest body shop to get your automobile back to its original condition after an accident?  Here are a few tips to help you on your path to hiring an honest body shop.

1. Don’t automatically settle for your insurer’s ‘preferred’ shops or Direct Repair Program.

These might be perfectly good shops. But it’s best …

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