Yearly Archives: 2018

Gearing Up Your Vehicle For Spring

Ah, springtime in the Rockies. Living in Boulder, we have a unique perspective that almost nobody else in the world gets to enjoy. We see an amazing amount of sunshine, live in close proximity to the mountains, and have countless hiking trails and sights to see all year round. Between the spring showers (and occasional spring snow storms), the turning of the season presents a great opportunity to get out and explore our great city — and our great state. But without a reliable means of transportation, you could soon find yourself stuck in the mud going nowhere fast. Don't let this happen to you! In this blog, we'll go over a few auto maintenance tips in order to help you gear up your vehicle for all of those fun-filled spring adventures. Keep reading to learn more and visit our Boulder auto maintenance specialists at The Shop Automotive today to make an appointment. Oil Check The first, and possibly most important, tip for spring vehicle maintenance is to check and ... read more

What To Look For In An Auto Shop

What To Look For In An Auto Shop

Your car is an investment. And just like any investment, you want to give it the proper nurturing so that it will last for a long while and yield many great returns. Chances are, whether your car is brand new or it's been in the family for years (or even decades), you have an emotional bond with your vehicle. It's only natural. And that's why it's important to care for it properly at every turn. Part of being a responsible car owner these days is finding an auto shop that you can trust. What you don't want to do is choose an auto shop solely based upon the coupons they hand out. That can lead to jumping around from shop to shop every few months, and never giving the technicians a chance to get to know your car — which is a fundamentally important aspect of being able to care for it. So what should you look for in an auto shop? There are a few things. You want one that is trustworthy and has good reviews. You want one that is going to treat you with respect ... read more