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The Importance of Planning and Preventative Maintenance

The Importance of Planning and Preventative Maintenance

Image by Skica911 from Pixabay    Taking care of your vehicle’s health is an essential aspect of owning a reliable and dependable car. At Avid Autowerx, we care about you and your vehicle and want to be your trusted auto shop. Continue reading to learn more about the importance of planning and preventative maintenance and how Avid Autowerx can help you!   Planning is essential to help prevent accidents or possible damage to your car. Several routine maintenance practices can be done to avoid bills and dangers on the road. Here are some maintenance tips that we recommend you consider:   Tire rotation, balancing, and alignment ... read more

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All-Season Tires and Your Vehicle

All-Season Tires and Your Vehicle

 Photo by Enis Yavuz on Unsplash   It's time for our August blog! This month we will be focusing on all-season tires, their pros, and cons, as well as a few things to consider before heading out and purchasing your next new set of tires for your automobile.    As the year goes by, the seasons bring weather changes that affect the road conditions you drive on. As your tires are the contact point between the road and your vehicle, it is essential to know you can count on your tires to do their job. Here at Avid Autowerx, we want to give you peace of mind by offering professional recommendations for which tires you should mount on your vehicle. Follow us in learning more about all-season tires and what they can ... read more

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The Best Of Cincinnati

The Best Of Cincinnati

Photo by Prima Prottasha on Unsplash    Are you planning a trip for July 4th? It's likely going to be a very busy holiday this year! This month, we will share some of the best places to visit while in Cincinnati, OH.   On a sunny day of summer, all we want to do is get out of home, hop in our cars and drive away to enjoy our day; and the best way of doing it is by taking all our family and friends to explore the beautiful city of Cincinnati.    Pendleton Art Center: If you love art and culture, Cincinnati Pendleton Art Center is the perfect place for you to visit. It supports and encourages its public to be creative and love art, as it exhibits and provides programs to raise awareness and participation of the people in the arts.    Over the Rhine: One of the most vibrant and eclectic neighborhoods of Cincinnati is Over th ... read more

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An Ode to Tires: National Tire Month at Avid Autowerx

An Ode to Tires: National Tire Month at Avid Autowerx

Photo by Enis Yavuz on Unsplash   Have you ever worn flat-bottom sneakers on a hike or walk, and resulted in excruciating pain and regret? Wearing the right shoes for an activity is essential to better performance. When it comes to your vehicle, having the right shoes, or tires as it’s more commonly referred to, ensures peak performance and durability to tackle any challenges the road may offer. National tire month is rolling in, and commemorating this event, we would like to go over the key aspects of tires and why it’s essential to invest in the right tires for your vehicle.    Tires have come a long way in development and ingenuity to maximize efficiency and effectiveness on the road. Different aspects go into ch ... read more

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Emergency Protocols

Emergency Protocols

Photo by by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay   Welcome to our May blog! This month, we wanted to talk about Emergency Protocols on your drive. With summer coming and more people out on the road, we hope you are doing your best to make driving safe for you and others.    We all know that flashing lights means that emergency vehicles are in the area. Those vehicles try to keep us safe and help people in trouble or stop people who are a danger to us on the road. It’s crucial that we know this and that we teach our kids this as they begin to approach the age where they are driving, too.   But it helps to remember that there are steps we can take both, as someone in an emergency situat ... read more

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Keeping It Green: Why a Green Shop is Important to You

Keeping It Green: Why a Green Shop is Important to You

Welcome to the April blog! This month, we’re looking into why a Green Shop is vital to you as a consumer in Cincinnati and what it means to you and your children. Some of our older customers might not know what a Green Shop is, as it is a relatively new idea in an auto shop. We’re happy to explain what it means and how it affects your community as a whole! When working on cars that use fossil fuels, there’s no way to proceed without doing some damage to the environment. A Green Shop’s auto mechanics make essential strides to minimize its carbon footprint and protect the local environment.  Some of these actions include: Replaced aluminum or steel parts are appropriately recycled. Installing energy-efficient lighting Fluid recycling Our wintertime heaters recycle engine oil These kinds of measures help ensure that you can come to Avid Autowerx to get your car looked at, leave with a clear conscience, and know that care for the Cincinnati community wa ... read more

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Why a Ding Matters to Your Car

Why a Ding Matters to Your Car

When it comes to most things, the wise among us say, “you can’t judge a book by its cover.” It’s what’s on the inside that counts, not the superficial. What does it matter if your car has a dent, but the engine remains mercifully unharmed by an accident? But sometimes, it matters that things aren’t right. A scratch, a ding, or a dent all add up to a feeling that our faithful car is a little bit shabby. And that in turn has a surprising negative affect on how we treat our cars.  Ignoring body damage to your car can lead to apathy. If you don’t believe your car is worth the bodywork to buff out a scratch or clear up ding, those are feelings that will affect the way you drive the car.  This kind of apathy can lead to less-safe driving because the car is no longer 'protected' by you. You may take chances you would never take with your vehicle when it was new.  This very same apathy results in deferring the scheduled maint ... read more

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Romance and Car Life in Cincinnati

Romance and Car Life in Cincinnati

Do you remember your first love?  By first love, I don’t mean the boy or girl that first caught your eye. I mean the first automobile you fell in love with back in your youth. Not the one you saw in a showroom or on a poster, but the one you first could call your own, the one that gave you the freedom to get around.  We call this nostalgia ‘car life’ when you have a sense of yourself built into the car you own, and it makes its way into your relationship. You may have gained a partner along the way who understands how sentimental that first car is or was and perhaps shares a bit of nostalgia with you for the vehicle where you spend many date nights together. Although some may find it silly, car life in Cincinnati is alive and well. Last year, Fox 19 produced a beautiful account of a group of Pontiac Trans Am lovers at the Cavalcade of Customs Car Show who share their love of the Trans Am getting to meet and compare stories. It’s a heartwarming tale ... read more

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New Year, New Issues: planning ahead for 2021

 New Year, New Issues: planning ahead for 2021

So long, 2020! It’s normal to look back nostalgically at the year we’ve had, but with the civil unrest, western wildfires, threat of killer hornets, and of course, the pandemic, 2020 was not the kind of year that you stay tender to. So goodbye, 2020, and good riddance! 2021 will have plenty of challenges for us. There’s hope on the horizon now that a vaccine to COVID-19 has been approved, but with the economy in rough shape and so many out of work and/or homeless in the ensuing closedowns, the future is an undiscovered country that might be just as bad as the previous year. But the important thing now is to plan for 2021, and make the safe bets. Pay attention to what’s on the horizon… what to do about your kids if they are about to graduate into this situation… how to prepare for whatever bad shocks might come without living in fear. Your vehicle is one element that should not be giving you anxiety. You are likely driving it less than previous y ... read more

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New Year’s Resolutions Around Your Driving Habits

New Year’s Resolutions Around Your Driving Habits

Are you planning on making a New Years Resolution this year? At Avid Autowerx, we’re challenging ourselves, our families, and our customers to add these driving resolutions that center around driving habits to their list: Be the grown up. Somebody’s gotta. When people are rude, give back kindness and consideration. Be courteous,  Be in the right state of mind to drive. Never drive after imbibing alcohol or drugs, including prescription drugs if they don’t recommend you drive. Put away your cell phone. Don’t text, don’t talk, unless you can do it hands free. And even then, try to get in the habit of pulling over to discuss anything more contentious then the price of potatoes. Buckle up. Strap in, and make sure all your passengers are strapped in, and in the right kind of chair (don’t put an infant in a seat belt). Signal. If you are lax on this up until this ... read more

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