Warm Weather Car Emergency Kit

Emergencies aren’t designated to a specific season. Winter car emergency kits are critical, and we recommend warm weather car emergency kits for the Spring and Summer months.

High temperatures can cause problems when it comes to vehicle performance and the Summer heat can be brutal if you’re stuck waiting for a tow or roadside service. Here …

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How to Drive Safely in Rainy Conditions

In the Northwoods, we are accustomed to driving in snow. As the seasons change, we need to prepare for rainy conditions. Driving in rain, whether a sprinkle or a heavy downpour, can be difficult. Rainy conditions are directly associated with higher accident rates, so we thought knowing how wet roads and reduced visibility affect the …

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What to do After a Car Accident

When you get into a car accident, there are certain steps you may want to take in order to help make sure everyone is safe, to follow the law and to get the insurance claim process started.

According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), the following steps may help guide you through important decisions …

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Dealing with Salt Damage

We know the damage salt can do to your vehicle’s paint, and our state-of-the-art paint matching digital camera helps us to make quality repairs.

Why does salt damage cars?

Road salts damage cars mostly because they react chemically with water and air to speed up the oxidation process that causes rust. If left unchecked, rust can slowly …

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How to Transport a Christmas Tree

It’s beginning to look like Christmas! With that comes decorations, tasty desserts and Christmas Trees!


Now you may be wondering how you get that beautiful pine tree from the tree lot to your living room. has some helpful advice on how to transport your Christmas Tree safely and with your tree still …

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What to Do if You Hit Black Ice

Winter is here! Between slippery, snowy roads and low visibility in storms you also must be weary of black ice.


Black ice can be difficult to spot and equally difficult to navigate. Thankfully Western Slope Driving Institute has some helpful advice on how to drive on black ice.


Resist the Urge to Hit the …

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Winter Storage for Your Car

As the cold nights roll in, those long summer drives are coming to an end.  For those of us with classic or summer only vehicles, it’s time for prepping your car for its long winter’s nap. You want to make sure to not only protect your baby from the elements but also have it parked …

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How to Avoid Hitting a Deer

The Autumn months are a gorgeous time in the Northwoods. Most of us will find ourselves on a beautiful fall drive, and on that drive, we’ll probably see many woodland creatures, especially deer.

The rut, or whitetail mating season, moves into high gear from late October through mid-November, and this can be a dangerous time for …

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

Summer is here and it’s time to hit the open road! There’s nothing like it, but accidents can happen so being prepared is a must. Stevenson-Klotz Injury Lawyers have put together some helpful tips to keep you safe on the road.

How Do I Inspect My Motorcycle?

If your bike has been sitting for a while, …

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Dealing with Hail Damage

Hail Damage is sometimes unavoidable.  With street parking, and too many projects in the garage, it happens. Carwise has put together some helpful information for dealing with hail damage.

Here are helpful steps to take if hail damage occurs to your car:

Take photos of the hail damage with your smartphone. Pictures of hail damage can …

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