Tag: Tips

Jun 16

Tips for Traveling with Your Dog

Tips for Traveling with Dogs

Summer trips in the car are fun for every member of the family. That includes your four-legged family members, as well! Dogs love to take a ride in the car. However, a road trip can become dangerous for your dog if you don’t take the necessary precautions. Ensure your family pet is healthy and happy …

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May 29

The Different Types of Sunscreen and Which Works Best for You

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Everyone knows that sunscreen protects you from the sun’s UV rays – and, by extension, protects you from sunburns, skin damage, and even possibly skin cancer. But do you know the different types of sunscreen? Chemical sunscreen is the best type of sunscreen for swimming, days in the ocean, and for activities that involve a …

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Mar 22

Fuel Efficiency Tips for Spring and Summer

Your fuel economy is actually best in warm weather because your engine warms up so much more quickly than when it’s cold, so you’ll probably notice you’re using less gas in the next couple of months. However, there are factors that can reduce fuel economy, so follow these fuel efficiency tips to get the best …

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Jan 16

Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Safe winter driving

The holiday season has passed, but winter is only beginning. January and February mark the dead of winter, when many drivers are subject to the whims of the weather. Blizzards, freezing rain, and shockingly low temperatures can all take their toll on a vehicle and potentially endanger the life of the vehicle’s driver. Safe winter …

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Sep 15

Car Seat Safety Tips

When people plan to have a baby, they often think about food, housing accommodations, money, and other things babies require to have a full, healthy life. But they rarely think about car seat safety, or rather think beyond simply installing one. Take a look at Pfeiffer Used’s top car seat safety tips to help make your children safer. 1 – Know the Car Seat’s History Don’t buy a car seat if you don’t know its full crash history. Any seat that is broken or has been in a crash should be replaced. 2 – Check the Label Check the label to see if the seat actually appropriate for your child’s age, weight, and height. Also check the expiration date to make sure it is still safe. Most safety seats expire after six years. 3 – Make Sure it is Installed Properly About 73% of car seats are not installed correctly. If you tug at the base, it should not move more than an inch. If you pinch the strap at your child’s shoulder, there should be no excess webbing. Carefully check the car seat manual twice to ensure the seat is installed properly. You can check online checklists as well.

When people plan to have a baby, they often think about food, housing accommodations, money, and other things babies require to have a full, healthy life. But they rarely think about car seat safety, or rather think beyond simply installing one. Take a look at Pfeiffer Used’s top car seat safety tips to help make …

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Jul 31

Car Cleaning Tips

car cleaning tips

Cleaning out your car is always a hassle. Many drivers put it off until they can’t any longer. While some may settle for the bare minimum, others enjoy a spotless vehicle. Whether you’re one of them or not, here are a few car cleaning tips for you to keep your vehicle squeaky clean! Shampoo the …

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Jul 25

Used Vehicles for Teens

Used Vehicles for Teens

When your family adds a new driver, there is a lot of speculation as to what kind of vehicle they should drive. Some parents offer them the oldest, most untrustworthy car in the driveway, but is that what you really want your 16-year-old son or daughter driving around in? Will it safely get them to …

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