A Tree Almost Smashed Our House

The rains kept coming before spring even arrived. It was a really weird winter with too many freeze and thaw cycles. The heavy rains made the ground outside a mud pit anywhere you stepped. Our yard was like soup. The conditions caused a situation where we had to call a Nassau County tree service. I was outside going to my car in the driveway to go on my daily commute to work. I heard a noise and turned around. I watched as a huge oak tree in our yard slowly started to lean to the left toward our house. I ran into the house to get everyone away from the side the tree was on. We all ran outside in a panic away from the direction the tree was falling.

We watched the tree slowly keep leaning toward the house. Read More

Car Care Tips For Beginners

For someone new to the car, of course, a little confused how should care for the right car: what to note, the components of the car that must be checked and how to repair minor damage that occurred.

Routine car maintenance can minimize damage, extend the life of the car, prevent further damage and save car maintenance costs.

For example, the use of wind pressure on the right tires can make the life of the tires longer, the legs of the car more durable, handling/steering system more durable, better acceleration and better tire grip. Conversely, the tire pressure is less good can cause tires easily run out, the feet of the car quickly wear out, and the engine work harder.

The following are the components of the car that need to be treated routinely:

Car Battery Treatment

Caring for the car battery at least there are 3 things to note include:

  1. Battery water level: make sure the battery water is at the level that should be above the lowest line and below the highest line (line mark), do not let the water shortage and if the lack of added volume of battery water to the recommended level, use pure water (distilled water) battery
  2. Battery voltage: make sure the battery voltage is 12 volts, how to check is with voltmeter
  3. pole hygiene: both negative and positive poles on the battery are often dirty due to chemical reactions, always clean if it looks dirty so that the electric current supplied by the battery is not choked (good quality)

 

Oil Treatment

Automobile oil has a certain usage limit, how many miles of oil should be replaced. In general engine oil can last up to 5 thousand to 10 thousand kilometers depending on the route though, if the oil is too long not Read More