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Times When You May Have To Trade in Your Vehicle Instead of Refinancing

You have two choices with your vehicle at some point. You may have to refinance your vehicle or trade it in. If you are not sure about which way to go, then we at Rick Roush Honda can give you some tips on whether to refinance your vehicle or trade it in.

If your vehicle is on its last leg according to your mechanic, then it might be a better idea for you to trade in your vehicle because it is likely not going to last. It may break down completely before you are done paying for your vehicle.

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A Quick Look at the Newest Segment in the Automotive Industry

In the automotive industry today, consumers have a lot of options. The days of choosing between a car or truck are gone, and now you could also buy an SUV, minivan, or crossover. They all have their advantages, but the crossover is the new kid on the block, and you might not know very much about it. Many people are choosing the crossover, and at Rick Roush Honda, we want you to know about this relatively new option, so here's why some people prefer the crossover.

First of all, the crossover is built like a car and is often…
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Consider Putting Summer Tires on Your Vehicle

When the weather starts to warm up, there are a few things you'll have to take care of. You can brush off the outdoor furniture, clean up the home, and get your vehicle ready for the summer.

Consider putting in summer tires, also known as performance tires, which provide great condition given certain conditions. If you need assistance with this, Rick Roush Honda would be happy to help. Summer tires perform well in the rain because their tread compounds have some sticky additives that can better grip the road in slippery conditions.

 

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Choosing Between All-Weather and Carpet Floor Mats

We know that you care about the vehicle that you drive. We want to make sure that you know how to take care of that vehicle and keep it in good condition. It is important for you to know the right kind of floor mats to put to use in that vehicle.

When you use all-weather floor mats, you are using a type of mat that can be wiped clean. If you step into your vehicle with mud on the bottom of your shoes, that is not a big issue as you will be able to wipe the mud right…
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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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