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Wash Your Car, But When?

We here at Rick Roush Honda encourage you to get your car washed at least once per week or twice per month at most. It can be hard to make time to do so, but here are the reasons why you should.

The Case for Weekly Washes

Weekly washes clear away the debris your car picks up daily. If you commute daily and park your car in the open, your car picks up dust, pollen, bug guts, airborne pollutants and salt. It also occasionally collects tree sap and bird droppings.

All of these things can corrode your car's paint…
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Don't Let the Salty Roads Affect Your Vehicle This Winter

Road salt is very harsh, and this salt can quickly erode the surface and underside of your vehicle. Luckily, some simple tips can help you get through the winter without permanent damage to your vehicle. Let's take a closer look:
  • Make sure that you are washing your vehicle even in the winter. You just need to complete this process a bit differently. Your best bet is to head to a car wash where you can use more powerful equipment to clean your vehicle on your own. If you notice your vehicle is getting dirty and salty, that's the…
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Should You Trade In Your Car Or Try To Refinance It?

Our team here at Rick Roush Honda want our customers to be as informed as possible. This is why we want to explain the scenarios in which trading in or refinancing your car might make sense.

First, if you are on the hunt for a new vehicle and have already paid your existing car loan in full, trading in your existing car for a new one might make the most sense. This way, the full trade in value can be deducted from the cost of a brand-new car. If, on the other hand, you plan on driving your car for…
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Finding the Best Winter Tires for Your Car

Winter has officially reached Medina and if you're like most people, you probably haven't properly kitted out your vehicle with winter tires yet. Shopping for winter tires can be confusing. With every manufacturer claiming to be the best and so many different types of technology available, it's tempting to forget about specs and just decide by price.

Before you throw in the towel on shopping, here are a couple things you should definitely be looking for in a set of snow tires. You need to choose a tire designed for your winter conditions. 

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How to Keep Rodents from Damaging Your Car

When you park your car somewhere, you want to know that it will stay in good condition while parked. You do not want to have to deal with the damage that rodents can bring when they get inside of a vehicle. You need to learn how to keep rodents from damaging your vehicle.

There is tape that you can purchase for use in your car that is something that can help keep rodents away. This tape is made with a spicy substance that is known for being something that rodents do not like and that will scare them away.

 

 

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Why and When to Use a Car Cover on Your Vehicle

Good car maintenance is more than oil changes and checking tire pressure. It also means protecting the exterior of your car. At Rick Roush Honda, we want you to have all the information you need to keep your vehicle in top shape. Car covers are of the easiest ways to keep your car good as new.

Car covers have a number of uses. First, they keep environmental pollutants from damaging the exterior and interior of vehicles. The paint used to coat cars is surprisingly susceptible to damage, easily scratched by the dirt, grit, or salt found on roads. Covers also…
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Simple Yet Effective Tips to Reduce Glare

Our crew here at Rick Roush Honda are always looking for ways to help our customers stay safe behind the wheel. Here are some safety tips for driving when sun glare is an issue.

Be sure that you have a pair of polarized sunglasses in your vehicle. These glasses will cut down the glare from the sun and make it easier to be able to navigate with limited visibility.

Adjust the sun visor frequently so that it cuts the glare and gives you the ability to see the road with less trouble.


 

 

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So Many Reasons to Buy an SUV

When you’re ready to buy your new SUV, we at Rick Roush Honda want you to be able to make an informed decision based on all the facts. We’re here to answer questions you may have and to show you the many models and makes available and what they have to offer.

Gone are the days where SUVs were considered as gas guzzlers; many get 30 mpg or more. If you have a family, the SUV is ideal because it gives you plenty of cargo and passenger space. SUVs also making traveling with a pet very easy and…
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The Advantages of a Hatchback

One of the many reasons why some people prefer hatchbacks involves convenience. The rear seats typically fold down to provide more interior cargo space. Some models offer 43 cubic feet or more of cargo room. The rear tailgate quickly opens to provide access to whatever you haul.

Hatchbacks are also generally more stylish than sedans without having the look of a station wagon. The overall body style is not box-like. The curves and lines of the vehicle might convey elegance or a more sporty design. As the vehicles are typically smaller, they offer heightened maneuverability...

 

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The Compact and the Full-Size Spare

When you are out driving the streets of Medina, one of the worst driving experiences that you can have is to have a flat tire. You will need a good spare tire to get back on the road again. There are two kinds of spare tires for cars. There are compact spare tires and full-sized spare tires.

Compact spare tires are sometimes called "donuts". This is because they are much smaller than a regular tire. These tires are only designed to be used for a very short period of time. They should not be used for highway driving. A full-sized…
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