Imagine hopping into the car on a hot summer morning when you suddenly realize your car’s air conditioner is blowing hot air. Or worse… the kids are buckled into the backseat on a summer road trip when the car A/C stops working. It’s happened to all of us. Fortunately, these worst-case scenarios can be avoided by being proactive and getting your car professionally serviced before you end up stuck on the side of the road in the summer heat.
Are you planning a trip with the family? Is it going to be a road trip? There are so many places to explore in this beautiful country. Whether you’re headed on vacation or to a family function, we all want to avoid the most dreaded words on a family car trip – “Are we there yet?” It’s hard for kids to sit still. And sitting still while buckled inside a vehicle can be an even bigger challenge. Distraction can help... View Article
Celebrate Family Day right here in Oakville on Monday, February 15th Lots of great local destinations and activities to keep the family busy all day Whether you want an exciting, energetic activity like family boot camp or Zumba, or a quiet story time, there are many great things to do right here in Oakville. Why not try something new? Explore a new part of town by going for a trail walk, try an instrument, or what about a different sport... View Article
Have you ever wanted to record video while on the go? Well here’s your chance! All you have to do is answer a question on our Facebook page for your chance to win this amazing dash cam! What’s your favourite Family Day destination in Oakville? Prefer to show us? Simply share a photo of your favourite Oakville location! Don’t forget to ‘Like’ our Facebook page to find out about more exciting contests and promotions we’re offering throughout the year! CONTEST... View Article
Having the right tires installed on your vehicle is a must for safe driving. In Southern Ontario, snow tires are highly recommended. Winter tires are proven to perform better than all-season tires in the cold. They can help reduce braking distances by up to 25% in a variety of winter conditions, not just on snow. In 2008 it became mandatory to have them installed on vehicles in Quebec from December 15 to March 15. That’s how important they are. Many... View Article
The year is 1969. On July 20th Astronaut Neil Armstrong just became the first human to set foot on the Moon and uttered the immortal words “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Over 400 thousand music fans came together on a farm in New York State to participate in what will become the most famous music festival in modern times. Woodstock reflected the signs of the times, with peace symbols, long hair and headbands showing... View Article
When the weather outside is frightful, a little advance preparation will take the scare out of winter driving. At Eastside Auto Service we recommend taking a few preventive vehicle maintenance steps to help keep you from being stranded in severe winter weather. A breakdown, an engine not starting or any issue that leaves you stranded is scary. When it happens in freezing winter weather it can be downright dangerous. An investment of an hour or so to have your vehicle... View Article