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Getting Ready For Winter

Getting Ready For Winter

Photo by by kinkate from Pixabay    With the autumn winds blowing cool air again, we know that winter is on the way. There’s still a month and a half of lovely autumn weather to enjoy, but eventually, winter winds will arrive, and so will the snow and the ice.    Shops are starting to incorporate Halloween and Thanksgiving items, but we’ll be in the throes of the holiday season very soon. Life gets pretty complicated when Thanksgiving arrives, and we’re all planning our holiday breaks. If you want to prepare your car for winter, the month ahead (October) is the best time to start planning, as auto repair shops begin to see a significant increase in business ah ... read more

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The Monster Within: Dealing with Road Rage

The Monster Within: Dealing with Road Rage

Photo by Joshua Wordel on Unsplash As the summer ends, tensions begin to rise. With school back on, there’s more pressure. We have the expectations and demands of the holiday season inching closer. During September and October, some of our relaxed psyche, our ‘chill,’ goes away. And the roads start to get more competitive. Drivers begin to cheat each other on the road to get a few seconds’ progress. And that can let the monster out. People cut corners and cut each other off. This dangerous behavior creates feelings of being taken advantage of and resentment. When stuck in a situation from someone else’s bad choices, It’s easy to let the stress of life make you snap at people on the road and lead you to ma ... read more

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National Park Weekends for Campers and Tenderfoots

National Park Weekends for Campers and Tenderfoots

Photo by Siggy Nowak from Pixabay   Weekend getaways are the best. It’s that quick break to give your family time to collect themselves and see something new. And there’s plenty of ‘great outdoors’ around us to select for a trip.    If you and your family would benefit from a short break on the weekend, here are some perfect short trips you can make around Bremerton:   Manchester State Park - An excellent park for the outdoor experience is Manchester State Park, with hiking, boating, fishing, and kayaking. The park has 35 standard campsites, 15 partial-hookup sites, and two restrooms and shower ... read more

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Play It Cool: the Importance of your A/C when traveling

Play It Cool: the Importance of your A/C when traveling

Image by Mikes-Photography from Pixabay   Welcome to July! For this month’s blog issue, we invite you to learn more about the functions and the importance of your air conditioning (A/C) system!    July is known as a time for vacations, traveling, and of course, the summer heat. Your vehicle can act as an oven by heating up to the temperature outside on hot days. Fortunately, your A/C system works to avoid just that! Here are our points on why it is vital to keep your air conditioning system in good working order:   Comfort The A/C system has a similar concept as the heating system. The heating system works to warm up your vehicle’s interior while the A ... read more

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Going Back To Basics After An Accident

Going Back To Basics After An Accident

Photo by by Tumisu from Pixabay   Welcome to the June blog for LK’s Auto repair! We hope you are enjoying the first beats of summer, as the world begins to recover from the pandemic. After The Summer That Wasn’t in 2020, it’s nice to see the world opening up again.   Traditionally, the number of automobile accidents climbs as the summer hits. As many people take to the roads for vacations, some neglect to do the proper checks on their tires and engines, and wind up putting themselves and others at great risk. Accidents can be very traumatic to a driver, especially a young driver. Even if you are unharmed in a car that is totally destroyed, there may be lingering psychologic ... read more

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