Make Sure Your Garage Door Is Secure

Your automatic garage door opener can make life a lot easier. You don't even have to get out of your car to get the door open. However, your automatic garage door opener can also lead to a hole in your home's security. Luckily, there are several things that you can do.  Get A Keychain Remote The garage door remote is a really vulnerable part of your garage door's system. If anyone gets ahold of it, they can get into your garage with no problems.

Performance Aftermarket Auto Parts Can Rev Up A Ride

Aftermarket auto parts often suffer the stigma of being substandard to OEM, factory direct-parts. But does that reputation stand up to scrutiny under real-world conditions? Not always. When it comes to parts that modify and increase performance, aftermarket parts usually take the checkered flag. The OEM (or "Original Equipment Manufacturer") label comprises any part that is produced by a vehicle's manufacturer. OEM parts are exact duplicates of components that originally came with a car or truck, which is why they are generally regarded as parts that fit well, last for years, and are worthy of the higher prices they command.

Using Social Media to Drive Your Aftermarket Car Parts Business on a Budget

The aftermarket parts industry made approximately 33 billion in 2013. A 3.4 percent increase in 2014 saw profits of almost $42 billion. With a reported almost 253 million cars and light trucks on US roads in 2013, the aftermarket industry is poised to increase even more, especially with the average age of vehicles going to about 11. 7 years by 2019. Also, considering that every age group from 19 to over 65 years lists the Internet as a prime source for vehicle-related information, using social media can be a valuable tool for driving sales and services.

Need Auto Repairs But Low On Cash? Try These 2 Things

Do you need auto repairs that you really can't afford? There are a few things you'll want to do so you can save money when you buy the parts you need for your vehicle, and so you can maybe get some money back. A lot of people drive their vehicle or have it towed to the mechanic, get it fixed and drive away, taking the brand new part and leaving the old components.

Salvage Yard Etiquette: 3 Things You Need To Know

If you have an older car that's in need of a new part, then you might want to start by looking at a salvage yard. Often times, salvage yards carry parts from older models of vehicles; sure, the parts may be used, but you can often get them at a heavily discounted price. Before you head to your local salvage yard and start looking around, however, there are some basic etiquette tips you need to keep in mind and follow.