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5 Tips to Keep Your Car Happy During Winter

Wintertime, it's here and your car could be screaming for some much needed attention to keep it going through the winter season. Save a headache and some dollars with these tips to keep your car happy this season:
 
Tire Check
Depending upon where you live, not only could temperatures be dropping but also white fluffy snowflakes. Keep an eye on your tire pressure and thread. Low tire pressure can be dangerous and no one wants that.
 
If you live in an area that gets a lot of winter weather, a set of snow tires can help you stay sane this season. Goodyear and Bridgestone are currently running rebates through Discount Tire. 
 
Must-Have Kit
This is important, mainly for snacks because you never know when hunger will strike. We kid.
It is important to have an emergency kit in your car, especially in the winter, in case you find yourself stuck in winter weather. Grab this one from AAA for less than $35. 
 
Insurance Check
Before bad weather hits, review your car insurance policy and coverage. It doesn't hurt to do a little price shopping to make sure you're getting the best price for your car insurance. Metromile is car insurance that is pay-per-mile for those that drives less than 200 miles a week. 
 
Squeaky Clean Windshield
Now would be a good time to check your wiper blades and replace if necessary. You can purchase a new pair and install them pretty quickly. A nice and clean windshield will be a good defense against snow and ice. 
 
Power Up
Cold weather can do a number on your battery. We've been there with that terrible sound the car makes when it won't start is NO FUN. Have an automotive specialist check your battery for any signs of a needed replacement. Prices to replace your battery can vary so be sure to shop around.
 
See a collection of winter products for your car here and here so you can enjoy the winter weather better. 
 
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