NAPA AutoCare Centers of Dekalb County

NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES

Yesterday marked an important day in American history, commemorated with hot dogs, watermelon, pool parties and, let’s not forget, fireworks! Every year on July 4th we celebrate our country’s independence, but we can’t forget those who give their lives to serve our country and allow us to live with those privileged freedoms. To help support […]

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Oil Changes: Does the Oil Type Matter?

Shared from NAPA Blog Oil changes are something that cannot be escaped or overlooked. The quickest way to ruining a perfectly good engine is neglecting to swap out your old filthy oil after the appropriate amount of mileage. That said, there are many types of oils to choose from, so here are 3 things to […]

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NAPA KNOW HOW: From Sand to Shine

Back to the Beach Bag We try our best to avoid bringing sand back into our vehicles as much as possible, but this is much more difficult than it may sound. Most of us carry beach bags to hold our phone, keys, sunscreen and other beach supplies we want with us. We drop our bag […]

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Give yourself a BRAKE check

Summer vacation calls for rest and relaxation, but before heading to the beach or wherever your travels take you this summer, make sure your car is capable of getting you there safe and sound. If your vehicle is showing any of the following warning signs, have no fear, your vacation plans are not ruined yet! […]

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THE PROS AND CONS OF SUMMER TIRES

You may have heard of summer tires by a different name: performance tires. For people who hit the track, performance tires are a must. The fact that the two terms are interchangeable may seem confusing, especially because their use isn’t restricted to just one season. Here’s a look at what exactly summer tires — and […]

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Important Overlooked Maintenance Items

  Overlooked car maintenance can put your vehicle on borrowed time. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in covering the basics — tires, engine oil, wiper fluid — that you can forget to take care of other equally crucial, but less obvious areas of automotive care. Sometimes, you may not even know you’ve been […]

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Summertime Travel with Kids: KNOW HOW

Everyone knows that summer is the most popular time to travel with the family. The kids are out of school, work may have slowed down for many, and, best of all, it’s finally warm enough to go to the beach! Here are a few helpful KNOW HOW tips to help make your family travels a […]

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Warm Weather Prep – Know How

Is something on fire? Nope! That’s just the hot, summer sun. We protect our skin, we protect our yard, and we protect our pets from the summertime heat, but we can’t forget to protect our vehicles. Summertime means rising temperatures paired with lots of fun, family travel. Before hitting the road there are a few […]

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PSI KNOW HOW

The temperature of the air around us effects more than just how many layers of clothes we need to put on that morning. It affects our vehicle’s tire pressure as well. It’s that time of year again when temperatures will begin to fluctuate as we grow closer to summer. While you may be smiling about […]

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Leave It to the Pros

Having a car’s like having a house. Chances are your home’s going to need some work from time to time. Maybe the wood panels in the den just need a fresh coat of paint. Or maybe the electrical wiring’s worn down and needs replacing – that’s not something you’ll want to do yourself. Your car’s […]

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