Easy Tips for Controlling Pet Hair in Your Vehicle!

At Basic Auto Sales, we have a few tips for pet owners that love including them in car rides! If you find that you have a pet that sheds a lot in your vehicle, there are several things you can do to clean the hair and keep it under control.

When you start to clean the pet hair in your car, try different brushes and a squeegee. You can also try rubber gloves or tape for those hard to reach places. Once you have a system down, keep your cleaning tools in your vehicle for quick cleaning jobs.

 

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Accessorize Your New Nissan Rogue Sport

The compact Rogue Sport is just the right size for individuals, couples and small families. Despite being small, the Rogue Sport accommodates up to five passengers in spacious comfort. The SUV is sporty and stylish inside and out. But, new owners have the option to mix and match accessories to bolster the vehicles appearance, comfort and convenience. Personalize your Rogue Sport by choosing from the many accessory options.

Automatic headlights and LED fog lights increase the visibility factor during nighttime driving. Perhaps add exterior ground lighting for increased safety. 

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Why You Should Consider Buying a Used Car

While many people turn up their noses at buying a used car, there are a wealth of good reasons that point to why you should explore this option. The pre-owned vehicle experts at Basic Auto Sales are here to explain to you why this may be the best choice for you.

The most obvious reason to buy a used vehicle versus a new car is that you will pay significantly less money for this purchase. You also will not deal with the massive depreciation that happens the minute you drive a new vehicle off of the lot.

 

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This is Why You Should Buy a Hatchback

Hatchbacks have many advantages. If you are currently in the market for a new car, this is a type that you will want to consider. It has many practical uses for both families and individuals alike. You will also find the modern design of many hatchbacks to be rather appealing.

The first thing that can be said about hatchbacks is that they are flexible. There are a variety of ways that you can use them. Because the cargo area and the rear of the interior are connected, you ended up with more space than you probably imagined. This is great…

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Safely Share the Road With Bicyclists

Here in Ashland drivers are expected to share the road with bicyclists. Basic Auto Sales wants to share a few tips that each driver should know for safely driving around bicycles.

You should always be aware of your blind spots when driving. This is especially true if you are driving in an area where bicycles are present. Bicycles are small, and they can easily disappear in those tricky areas you can't see. A vehicle with blind spot monitoring will help with this.

You should also always pass on the left when going around a bicyclist. Patience is a must…

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Are There Better Ways to Detail a Car?

Car detailing provides a way for owners to make their cars look as good as new. Even a 20-year-old model could benefit from routine detailing. Washing the car every week helps the cause. Keeping dirt and grime off the body, windows, wheels, and other areas helps enhance looks.

Invest in high-quality car wax. Wax the vehicle on a recommended schedule with proper technique. You don't want to add wax and smear it. Read up on the right way to apply wax so there are no streaks and the wax looks even.

Clean the glass thoroughly. Don't miss any…

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Driving 101: How to Jump Start A Car

One of the simplest procedures you can perform on your car in Ashland is to use a pair of jumper cables to recharge someone's battery. Here at Basic Auto Sales, we have a few tips that will make the process simple and safe for all parties involved.

The first thing you need to ensure is that both cars are turned off completely. One of the two red clips attaches first to the positive post on your battery, while the second is secured to the opposite battery's positive position. Now that both red clips are in place clip one…

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What Is Car Wax?

The purpose of car wax is to prevent the car paint from discoloring or fading. It is a good idea for you to apply wax to your car on a regular basis. There are several reasons that you will need to apply wax to your car. The car wax will protect your vehicle from the sun. The wax will form a barrier that will prevent the rays from the sun from harming it.

A wax will also give your vehicle a nice finish, It will bring out your cars natural color and shine. You may have noticed that it has…

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The Updated Chevy Silverado Offers Optimal Performance

The Chevy Silverado 1500 offers up to five powertrain choices to specifically fit your needs. The base engine is a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 that offers a modicum of horsepower and towing capacity. The 5.3L V8 gasoline engine offers up to 355 horsepower (keep in mind its the smaller of the two), and the larger 6.2L v* offers up to 420 horsepower. The Silverado also offers a turbocharged 2.7 L four-cylinder gasoline engine that offers a surprising 

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Understand when a mechanic says there are gasket issues

People may not understand what mechanics are saying when over vehicle issues. One of the parts that people may not understand is when someone says they blew a gasket. It is not saying that people in Ashland do not know their vehicles. Sometimes people need help with remembering such facts.

A gasket is a sealing device that goes between parts so no leaking occurs while the vehicle is running. The materials that are useful for these have to be able to work on rough surfaces. That is why some gaskets work better. People need to know what their mechanics install…

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