November 18th, 2015
When it comes to winter motoring there are a number of essentials that as motorists we should all think about keeping in our vehicles as a winter car kit. Here we look at the 5 most popular and essential items for you to consider as part of your winter car kit.
When looking to ensure you have the essentials for winter driving to minimise the risk of getting stuck in snow, being able to quickly get going in the morning or just ensuring if the worst did happen and you got stuck you have what is needed to keep you safe there are a number of key items it is recommended you or your loved ones keep as part of your own winter car kits.
Such items can be purchased either as part of a ready-made kit or you can put together your own collection of winter driving essentials.
Starting from just a few ££’s it does not need to cost a fortune to ensure when you journey out in winter you have the essential items with you to keep you safe, warm and moving.
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November 17th, 2015
Let’s face it; none of us like cleaning our cars in the cold, dark winter months. However there are some steps you can take before the real harshness of winter sets in to make life a lot easier in the coming months. Theses practical winter car care steps also help to prepare and protect your motor over the cold and wet winter period.
Winter Car Care – Protect Against The Harsh Winter Weather
Keeping your car waxed/sealed and the rubber and vinyl treated is the best way to maintain a healthy exterior finish.
Traditional carnauba based waxes may not hold up in harsh winter conditions, so if you have not already done so, you may wish to change over to a synthetic wax or sealant for winter car care protection. Read the rest of this entry »
November 15th, 2015
Leather seats and interiors have long been the hallmark of luxury for vehicles. It’s not just about their classy appearance but the superior comfort they provide us whilst travelling. Leather has a distinctive texture and even smell that can never be surpassed by synthetic materials.
They do however require a little more looking after to keep them looking clean and feeling pliable throughout the years. Leather is an organic material and it has a tough life when used on our seats.
Without realising it we are quite demanding with daily stresses and occasional accidents. Before we know it we have left an unsightly scuff across the seat. Our cosmetics products also like marking our leather too. Or even more horrifying, when new jeans transfer ink marks onto pale cream seats!
Fortunately with careful treatment their problems can be easily rectified. With the proper care we can slow (or even reverse) the aging progress and provide more protection. Yet considering how to clean leather car seats often fills heads with conflict and confusion, plus there are so many products available.
With our sensitive leather seats on the line we don’t want to risk causing more harm than good. We want answers to a few simple questions without burying ourselves in opinion and misinformation. Read the rest of this entry »