Car Care


What causes heavy steering?

Wednesday 21st July 2021

Does your steering wheel feel heavy and hard to turn? Learn why, and how to avoid heavy steering occurring from our dedicated guide. What is heavy steering? Heavy steering happens when the steering wheel of your vehicle feels stiff and difficult to turn – meaning it becomes harder to control your... Read More

7 easy tips to maintain a car’s value

Wednesday 19th May 2021

Looking for ways to preserve the value of your vehicle? Whether it’s simply cleaning your car regularly, having it frequently serviced or repairing the little scuffs and scrapes its encountered in its lifetime, the answer is simply to take care of it. Like selling your home, you want to show off yo... Read More

How to tell if you need new brake pads

Thursday 18th March 2021

Brakes are arguably one of the most important parts of your vehicle – knowing you can stop carefully, in a safe distance, at any time you require, leads to a better more relaxed driving experience. But often, our vehicles’ brakes can begin to experience natural wear and tear, which can mean they cou... Read More

Tips for driving at night

Monday 11th January 2021

Whether you’re a new driver, you’ve taken a break from driving for a while, or simply want to brush up on your skills of driving at night, our top tips on driving in the dark have you covered. With the additional challenges it can pose, late night driving can be more dangerous than daytime driving –... Read More

8 tips for driving after taking a break

Thursday 7th January 2021

Looking to get back behind the wheel after a short break away? This could be due to staying at home during lockdown, or if you had a change in circumstance, such as job or living situation, which meant you didn’t need to drive anymore. Whatever the reason, it’s likely you’ll want to take some steps... Read More

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  • Yes it was a really good experience. The only downside was that there was no seating for me. I had to sit outside on the boundary wall. Waiting for my vehicle. Otherwise it was a pleasant experience.

    - Michael, Bury St Edmunds - Oct 3, 2021
  • Excellent service, seemed eager to help and everything was just as you would want!

    - David, Mansfield - Sep 13, 2021
  • Great service!! Staff went over and beyond to sort out the problem with my vehicle.

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