When you turn the key to your vehicle, you expect it to take you where you need to go. You drive your car to and from work, where you invest your energy in your future. You drive it to school where you drop off your children to learn the things they need to know to be successful. You drive to soccer practice, dance, and band, where you arrive just in time to turn around and head back to the soccer field. 

Most drivers are thinking about where their car needs to take them, not whether or not it will break down in the process. However, without routine vehicle maintenance, you can expect it to malfunction at some point.

There are many reasons to buy a car. Many are searching first for style, while others are looking for an affordable machine that will get them from "Point A" to "Point B" more often than not. Some want a four-wheel-drive machine that can go virtually anywhere, while others want the smallest vehicle that is easy to park and has good fuel mileage. Some want to take the top down and cruise on the Blue Ridge Parkway, while others want to ensure that their passengers are always safe. We want to be able to drive safely in the snow and ice without the performance suffering when it is sunny and dry.

People in Jonesville count on their vehicles to take them where they need to go. Driving is incredibly important to Surry County residents. Whether driving is our profession, we work in Winston-Salem, or we tour the foothills visiting family and helping our neighbors, we expect our cars to take us many miles each day. When we are not working, our vehicles bring us to local hiking trails, mountain biking areas, or to the river for fishing and kayaking. We need our automobiles to be well-maintained at all times, and we want to make sure we can find a trustworthy mechanic.

Jonesville, North Carolina gets approximately 42 inches of rain every year. The rain is spread out evenly across every season. That means, sometimes we get heavy downpours that fall fast and furiously, while other times we are dealing with steady rain or drizzle. When you are driving, you need to know if your windshield wipers up for the job? You do not want to find out that answer when the heavens have just opened.

It is vital for Jonesville drivers to make sure their wiper blades are equipped to handle whatever Mother Nature - and road conditions - bring their way.

Spring has arrived, and with everyone at home, for the time being, it is the perfect time to check off tasks from your spring cleaning list. In addition to deep cleaning your home and working in the yard, it’s also an ideal time to consider routine vehicle maintenance. Since vehicles are essential, most auto shops and supply stores are still open during this time in order to serve the needs of their customers.  Here are 7 tips to keep your vehicle running smoothly during the stay at home order and throughout the rest of the year.