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Winter’s Coming – Are Your Tires Ready?

Winter’s on its way, and in many parts of the country that will mean snow and ice. Are your tires ready for winter weather? Tires in Raleigh, NC

Winter conditions and cold weather are tough on all the systems in your car. The battery and starting system, fuel system, suspension and drivetrain are all affected by winter weather. You can up your odds of coming through winter OK, though, if you just observe some basics in regards to your tires. 
  • All four tires should be the same brand, or at least the same tread pattern, type and size. Mismatched tires can result in jittery, “squirrelly” handling that is hard to eradicate. 
  • Get in the habit of checking your tire inflation. Low tire pressure wears tires prematurely and costs you in terms of fuel consumption. It&rsqu ...
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Why You Should Never Drive Through Water

Well, it’s fall, and in many parts of the country that means that weather extremes are likely to start picking up. Storms, high winds, hail, heavy rain and flooding…and every time, there’s someone who tries to drive through high water only to get swept away. If they’re lucky, they can get out and be rescued by emergency crews. 

There are SO many reasons to not drive through high water: auto repair in Raleigh, NC
  • You can’t see the road, so you really don’t know what you’re getting into and can easily drive straight into a ditch
  • Especially around bridges, high water can wash away the ground underneath the pavement, meaning your vehicle can easily drop right through the road
  • Six inches of water ...
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Black's Tire Service named MTD 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year

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Tire Safety and Tips

raleigh nc tiresSustaining a vehicle at safe, road-ready conditions involves many components of maintenance and auto repair. Amidst the check-ups and scheduled servicing, vehicle owners easily forget one of the most important safety features of any vehicle- the tires. Consider these helpful tips coupled with the specialized advice and workmanship of Blacks Tire and Auto Service in Raleigh, NC to keeping your vehicle’s tires in optimal condition. Prepare any vehicle for the surprises of road wear and driving with proper tire maintenance and repairs.

Serving Raleigh, NC since 1929 with the highest quality in name brand tires, Black’s Tire and Auto Service knows the best way to maintain a healthy set of tires is through preventative maintenance and customer care. In order to provide top pe ...

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Warning Signs You Need New Tires

Much like your feet become sore after a long walk, tires are gradually worn down over time and with extensive use. `
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