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What Makes All-Season Tires So Great?

June 30th, 2015

So your closet has a pair of flip-flops for the summer, a pair of heavy boots for the winter, and a comfortable pair of sneakers for most of the rest of the year. If you live in a climate that doesn’t have harsh winters, you might just be able to wear those sneakers year-round...and all-season tires are the equivalent of your comfortable sneakers.

So what makes all-season tires so special?

Winter tires are excellent for severe conditions like heavy snow and even ice. They feature specially-designed tread patterns and “sipes”, hundreds of tiny slits which offer biting edges for traction in snow. This means shorter stopping distances, better handling and better control in winter weather. Winter tires are not d

esigned for temperatures above 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The do ...[more]

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Six Hot Tips on Cool Air Conditioning

June 24th, 2015

Summer is here, and it’s time to start thinking about your car’s AC system! Nobody likes driving around in a hot, stuffy car, and a car with an AC system which only works marginally is somehow almost even worse than one which doesn’t work at all. Let’s go through a few tips which can help you keep your ride a little more comfortable this summer…

Remember a cars AC system is really a heat exchanger which moves hot air out of your vehicle, then replaces it with cold air. One thing you can do to help improve its efficiency is to leave your windows down an inch or two (if possible) when you park the car, helping to prevent excess heat buildup. When you start the car and begin to drive off, lower all the windows for the first minute or two to help move hot air out of the car more quickly, giving the AC system a chan ...[more]

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12 Things You Didn't Know About Independence Day

June 18th, 2015
Boyd's Tire and Service CenterHot dogs, parades, fireworks, BBQ and the kickoff of summer…that’s what most people think of when it comes to July 4. However, even if you’re an aficionado of American history, there might be some facts about Independence Day that you didn’t know! At Boyd’s Tire & Service Center, we’d like to list off some July 4 factoids that you may or may not have been aware of: 
 
  1. The Declaration of Independence was actually signed on July 2, 1776; it was revised somewhat, and the edited version was not ratified by Congress until two days later. 
  2. The longest-running Independence Day celebration in the United States is Bristol, Rhode Island’s 4th of July Parade ...[more]

Wet Roads Can Be Trouble - How Are Your Tires?

June 11th, 2015

Tires in Westerville, OHIf you’ve ever been on a wet highway and suddenly felt somewhat disconnected from the road, chances are your vehicle was beginning to hydroplane. You’ve probably heard the term before, but what exactly does it mean?

Your tires’ treads are designed to clear water away from the contact patch, the section of the tire that actually stays in contact with the road at any given time. The grooves that run around the tire’s circumference, the sipes cut into the tread and other tread elements are designed to evacuate the wedge of water that builds up at the leading edge of the contact patch, channeling it safely behind the tire as you move down the road. Some tires can do this more effectively than others, but…no worn tires can evacuate water very well.

In the moment that a car hydroplanes, ...[more]

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Get Ready for Summer Road Trips with New Tires

May 28th, 2015

Summer’s going to be here before you know it, and that means time for family road trips! 
 
We know there’s a lot to think about when you’re planning a vacation...money, accommodations, scheduling, keeping the kids occupied in the car...but one thing you definitely should not neglect in those plans is your tires. 
 
Summer road trips are hard on tires. You have to figure you’re in a car that’s likely loaded to the gills, driving for hours and hours to get to your destination in 90-plus-degree weather. That’s a good way to end up with overheated tires, and heat is the enemy of even the best tires. Here are a few things to consider before you load up the car and get going: 
 
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4 Budget Friendly Ways to Improve Mom’s Ride

May 14th, 2015

So we all know that May is devoted to Mother’s Day. In honor of mothers everywhere, here are a few helpful suggestions for you to show mom just how much you care.  
 
1. Oil Change - Getting Mom’s car an oil change would be a nice way to help her get the most miles out of her car. Regular oil changes keep moving parts lubricated, reducing friction and heat buildup, and prevent deposits of sludge and gunk from building up on internal engine assemblies. 
 
2. Wiper Replacement - Even the best windshield wipers need to be replaced every 12 months or so. We’ll get a look at the w ...[more]
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9 Tips for your Spring Vehicle Checkup

March 31st, 2015

The temperatures are inching upward, the days are getting longer and the first buds are starting to appear on the trees. Spring is on its way, and  soon it’s going to be time to do a little preventive maintenance on your ride. No need to dread it -- it’s all pretty routine stuff!

  1. Air filter - If you haven’t changed your air filter since last year (or can’t remember when you changed it at all), it might be time. It’s an easy and cheap fix, and it pays off in your vehicle’s performance and fuel economy.
  2. Cabin filter - Older vehicles often don’t have a cabin filter, but it can make a lot of difference in how pleasant your vehicle is to drive. Stale, smelly air? Change it!
  3. Wipers -- Get a good look at them. Are they showing sign ...[more]
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Promote Vehicle Dependability with Oil Changes

March 16th, 2015

oil changes in Hilliard, OHUnderstanding specific importance of each routine auto repair that contributes to overall vehicle maintenance, Boyd's Tire and Service Center encourages drivers of Hilliard, OH to service vehicles with oil changes and other preventative vehicle maintenance. Never intimidating customers with high pressure sales tactics or confusing mechanical lingo, drivers of Hilliard, OH can find confidence in Boyd's Tire and Service Center support and auto repair services. Working diligently to ensure customers receive outstanding auto repair and tire services with unbeatable prices for any budget, take advantage of Boyd's Tire and Service Center’s online promotions including $20.95 oil change coupons including: oil, lube and filter change.

Servicing vehicles with oil changes not only protects engine functions ...[more]

Why Schedule Regular Oil Changes For Your Vehicle?

March 5th, 2015
Many vehicle owners do not take the time to schedule regular oil changes. Regular oil changes are vital to the life of your engine and can extend its performance for years. This is one of the most important and inexpensive things you can do to keep engine protected. Most manufacturers recommend changing your oil every 3,000-6,000 miles, depending on your vehicle use and the type of oil you are using. 
 
Oil Changes are essential to:
  • Lubricate engine to reduce wear and friction
  • Reduce engine temperatures
  • Maintaining proper engine function
With regular oil changes your engine will be protected against much of the harm normal wear and tear will cause. Parts will stay cleaner with less corrosion, which means with regular upkeep there will ...[more]
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Don’t Let Tire Problems Put the Brakes on Your Valentine’s Date

February 6th, 2015
Don’t let tire problems get in the way this Valentine’s day. How is your tire pressure? Do my tires need to be rotated? Is it time for an alignment? Do I need new tires? While these questions can seem daunting, with the help of tire professionals and various routine self-checks, any driver can maintain proper tire care and not miss that big date this Valentine’s Day. From tire rotations to air pressure, learning what signals might indicate tire replacement or repair is important for every vehicle owner. 
 
Let’s begin with tire air pressure. Perhaps one of the most obvious tire maintenance steps most drivers neglect until it’s too late is checking your tire’s air pressure. Even careful drivers with perfect tire upkeep lose around 1 psi (pound per square inch) per month, culm ...[more]
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