Tires and Wheels for Country Living: Jesse’s Blog of TIps

Tyre Trouble | 4 Perceptive Signs Indicating Wearing Out Tyres

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tyre Trouble | 4 Perceptive Signs Indicating Wearing Out Tyres

Your car tyres are the only parts of your car encountering the road directly, so they are bound to go through wear and tear over time, especially if you drive over rough or uneven roads regularly. For your safety, you should monitor your tyres regularly to ensure that they remain roadworthy. This guide offers you some insights to identify signs of worn out tyres. Tread Wear Indicator Bars Become Visibly Flushed Against Tyre Tread   Your tyre contains tread wear indicator bars that become visibly flush against the rest of the tread when...

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3 Tips to Help You Select the Right Caster Wheel for Your Application

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips to Help You Select the Right Caster Wheel for Your Application

Selecting the right caster wheel for any application is about considering the environment and purpose for which you need to have it. By taking time to understand the application and how caster wheels factor into it, you can ensure that your wheels make your life easier, not harder. These are some of the important points to remember in the planning process. 1. Load capacity The first step is to know the weight that the caster will support. Consider the cart/machine’s weight at its heaviest, and then add an allowance of about 25-30...

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How To Keep Your Tyres Black And Shiny

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Keep Your Tyres Black And Shiny

Tyres undergo a phenomenal amount of pressure. But that doesn’t stop them from getting dull, dirty and downright disgusting. Your tyres can literally make or break your car’s look. If you want to “dress to impress” and leave them looking black and shiny, these tips will help. Check Your Tyres Before you start cleaning your tyres and buffing them to a shine, make sure they’re in good working order. According to Michelin, tyres over 5 years old should be checked on a yearly basis. In addition, the law states that...

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What Are Performance Tyres and Who Needs Them for Their Vehicle?

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Are Performance Tyres and Who Needs Them for Their Vehicle?

When shopping for new tyres for a car or truck, you may need to choose between performance tyres and passenger tyres. Passenger tyres may be most commonly used on everyday family vehicles, minivans, and light trucks; whereas, performance tires may be chosen for sports cars, heavy-duty trucks, and for those who drive in extreme weather conditions. Note a few facts about performance tires so you can know if you would need them on your vehicle and if they’re worth the extra cost overall. 1. Enhanced traction Performance...

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Transform Your Yard With These 3 Repurposed Industrial Furnishings

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Transform Your Yard With These 3 Repurposed Industrial Furnishings

The use of industrial home decor started off as a way for low-income workers to furnish their houses affordably. Since then, the stripped-back style has spiraled into a trend for design enthusiasts from all walks of life. Nowadays, fans of the loft-inspired style are taking the trend beyond the home, into the backyard. Ironically, many of these garden furnishings are now only found at upscale retailers. The good news they’re simple to make at home yourself. All you’ll need is some old or cheap industrial items, some...

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How to Extend the Life of Your Truck Tyres

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Extend the Life of Your Truck Tyres

In order to make sure that your truck is reliable, it is important that you care for your truck tyres. Maintaining the tyres on your truck can go a long way in increasing their lifespan. Tyres can be a large investment, but you can protect your investment in truck tyres by following a few simple steps throughout the year that allow you to get the most use out or your tyres and ensure that they wear evenly. There are a few helpful tips that you need to follow that are designed to make it easier for you to extend the lifespan of your truck...

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Why you should use the log book to your car

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why you should use the log book to your car

Most people know that the key to keeping their car in peak condition is to perform preventative maintenance. Keeping things in order will largely decrease the risk of anything unexpectedly breaking while you’re driving, putting you in a possibly dangerous situation that can also cost you quite a lot of money, as you will have to pay for substantial repairs instead of just paying for the preventative measures. The best way of making sure you are doing everything you can to keep your car in the best condition possible is to use your log...

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Maintaining Your Car Tyres

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Maintaining Your Car Tyres

Cars are one of the conveniences we rely upon the most. However, to keep your car in good working order, it is important to practice proper maintenance. Different parts of your vehicle need attention from time to time in order to keep them in good condition. One part of your vehicle you should pay particular attention to is the wheels and tyres. If you take the servicing steps to keep your tyres in good shape, you will be sure to get the most use out of them. Tyre Pressure Tyre pressure is a crucial aspect of maintenance. Since tyres function...

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How To Keep Your Car Serviced To Legal Standards

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Keep Your Car Serviced To Legal Standards

Driving a car that has not been properly serviced is a hazard to everyone on the road. You put your safety and the safety of others at risk when you drive a car that has gone too long between services. There are certain legal standards that cars driven on Australian roads need to meet. These standards are governed by the department of transport in some states and independent bodies in some states such as Victoria. But, no matter where you live in Australia, there are certain standards your car has to meet. To keep your car safe enough to be...

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How To Tell If You Need To Change Your Car Tyres

Posted by on Oct 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Tell If You Need To Change Your Car Tyres

Worn out car tyres are among the top causes of road accidents. Worn out tyres are susceptible to puncture, heat build-up, and air leakage. All these tyre problems can cause road accidents. A tyre puncture, for example, may result in an accident by causing a blowout. Tyre treads protect tyre casings from puncture, but when they wear out, it becomes easy for objects such as glass to penetrate through the tyre. The end result is obviously a sudden blowout that may force you to lose control of your car, and perish in an accident. To protect...

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