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Regular Car Maintenance Tips that you Might Not Think About

There is a lot of responsibility that comes with owning a vehicle. From taking care to drive safely and obey traffic laws to properly maintaining it to ensure its longevity, vehicle owners should be doing everything that they can to keep their cars in good working condition. However, while some of the more notable types of maintenance, such as car washing and oil changes might be front of mind, there are several other kinds of maintenance that can often be overlooked.   Headlight Care Over time, a vehicle’s headlights can begin to become foggy and dull. Maintaining the clarity of … Continued

Getting Your Car Ready for the Fall

With August coming to the end, we are now down to the last few days of Summer. And while the sun and the heat recede, your vehicle must be prepared to tackle a whole new set of challenges. Check out these amazing tips about how to make sure that your car is ready to face the Fall!   Keep Your Car Clean from Debris  Having a clean car is always important, for both aesthetic purposes and for the longevity of the vehicle’s life. However, with Autumn comes a whole great deal of fallen leaves. These leaves can sit on your … Continued

Warning Signs that Your Car is in Need of a Tune-Up

Even though our cars aren’t able to talk to us, they can still communicate if you know how to listen. However, being able to drive a car does not make somebody an expert on how they work, and this can lead to people missing some of the signs that their car may be in need of some help. Check out these awesome tips on what car owners should look out for to know if their car is in need of a tune-up!   Difficulty in Starting If your car is giving you a hard time when you go to start … Continued

Car Maintenance Tips to Help You Beat the Heat

Summer has officially arrived, and it’s brought with it’s blazing sun and high temperatures. However, while we have the option to hit the pool or the beach in order to cool off, our cars don’t have the same option. Therefore, we need to do everything we can to take care of our vehicles and to help them beat the heat! Check out these amazing tips on ways you can look out for your car (and yourself) during these hot Summer months:   Make Sure Your AC is Running There is nothing worse than getting into your car on a hot, … Continued

Finding the Right Tires

For those who are not super familiar with cars or automotive repairs, the idea of choosing the right kind of tire can seem like a daunting task. What are the differences between the different types of wheels, or for what purpose might you need to get them? Questions like these can seem overwhelming if you don’t know what to keep an eye out for. Luckily, here at Barry’s Auto Body, we want to make sure all our customers and clients get the very best help we can give them to get them back out on the road safely. So, check … Continued

Benefits to Washing Your Car Regularly

One of the most basic forms of maintenance that somebody can do for their vehicle would be to wash it regularly. However, for those of us who live in areas that receive harsh Winter weather conditions, washing our cars during that time of year can be pointless. Combinations of slow, sleet, dirt, and salt will effectively undo any maintenance that we attempt to do in regards to car washing. However, now that Spring has sprung and the weather has started to get nicer, car washing should be towards the top of the list of priorities for all vehicle owners, for … Continued

Signs it’s Time to Change Your Tires

Keeping a close eye on the overall health of your vehicle is a very important aspect of maintaining its longevity. We all know the essential steps for keeping your car running smoothly: change your oil, keep an eye out for fluid levels, and watch out for lights on the dashboard. However, there is one part of a vehicle that can often get ignored until real issues start to arise: tires. Now, most drivers have been in a situation where they’ve had to pump some air into a tire or to change a flat, but do you know what to look … Continued

Tips for Regular Vehicle Maintenance

If you’re not an expert on cars, knowing how to maintain your vehicle can seem tricky and overwhelming. Luckily, once you understand the basics, knowing what to look out for and check up on regularly can become a natural part of your routine. Check out these super helpful tips on things to look out for to keep your vehicle running smoothly and to save you money on car repairs.   Tires Tires are one of the most important parts of vehicle maintenance and should not be ignored. Tire pressure should be checked on a regular basis. Monthly check ups should … Continued

Driving in Different Weather Conditions

Paying attention to the environment around you is essential when driving. While you may be a good driver, you never know what can happen on the road as a result of certain weather conditions. Bad weather can make the road a tricky place to navigate and increase your chances of being an accident. There are many different types of weather conditions that you should be prepared to drive in. For example:  Rain Rain is one of the most common types of weather that can make driving more dangerous than it usually is. The rain makes the surface of the road … Continued

Barry’s Auto Body Names Andrew Lanza as the Community Member of the Month

We here at Barry’s Auto Body are happy to announce that our Community Member of the month for January 2020 is Andrew Lanza! Andrew Lanza has been a member of the New York State Senate since he was first elected to the position in 2006, and took office in 2007. He is also a lawyer and a former member of the New York City Council. During his time in government, Andrew Lanza has used his platform in order to stand up for and advocate on behalf of small businesses and small business owners. Very recently, during demonstrations outside of a … Continued