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YOUR GUIDE TO A SUCCESSFUL SUMMER ROAD TRIP

Summertime in Southern Ontario is a magical time, where we collectively understand the window for warm weather is limited, and there are only so many weekends of blue bird skies to take advantage of. So before you can hit the open road, crank the radio and toss the left arm out the window – there are four important steps to take to ensure you don’t have to make an unscheduled – and costly stop along the way. Make a plan... View Article

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PUSH THE LIMITS THIS SUMMER – NOT THE MAINTENANCE OF YOUR VEHICLE

Summer is a time to pile the family into the car and hit the open road to venture into the unknown; the only problem is if your reliable car isn’t so reliable anymore – it can turn a vacation into a disaster. That’s where Eastside comes in! We can give your vehicle a proper top to bottom inspection – to give you peace of mind on the road. Plus when you book your appointment before August 31st – you have... View Article

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: CHANGES TO ONTARIO’S DRIVE CLEAN PROGRAM

We’ve all seen it. In the thick of summer clouds of hazy smog form in big cities—like Toronto. Not only is smog gross but it affects the health of people who inhale it. Cars let out emissions, which mix with particles in the air and the heat of sunlight, which create the haze. So if you own a car, what’s a way to help fix the problem? Ontario’s Drive Clean Program. The Drive Clean Program tests 2.3 million vehicles annually... View Article

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OUR TRIP TO EL SALVADOR: HOW YOU HELPED US CHANGE THE LIVES OF OTHERS

Seeing the pure joy that came from the people we interacted with in El Salvador was so profound – we couldn’t thank you enough for all your generous support in making our trip to help change lives a reality. There’s an estimated 842,000 people that die each year from diseases caused by unclean water, inadequate sanitation, and poor hygiene habits – the majority of whom are children. Our goal from the start was to be able to distribute and provide... View Article

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HELP US REACH OUR GOAL TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER IN EL SALVADOR

With over 780 million people around the world who do not have access to clean water, our goal is to change the lives of those in El Salvador by distributing and providing clean water – but we can’t do it without your support. There is an estimated 842,000 people dying each year from diseases caused by unclean water, inadequate sanitation, and poor hygiene habits, the majority of which are children in developing countries. In March of 2017, we will be... View Article

CRUSHED WALNUTS AND AUTO REPAIR! HUH?

  I love walnuts in many forms. Cracking them open and eating them right from the shell. Savouring the awesome maple glazed walnut crusted salmon my wife makes. Enjoying a tasty banana honey-walnut muffin. Yum Yum!! Let’s not forget the many health benefits of walnuts as well. It is said that they help weight loss, induce sleep, are great for your hair, make your skin glow, and prevent heart disease to name just a few! At Eastside Auto Service, we... View Article

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GETTING INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT AT EASTSIDE AUTO

Supporting children in our local community Eastside Auto Service is proud to continue its support of the Toys for Tots program. Together with a group of local independent auto repair facilities, they are donating $3,000 in support of the 2016 Toys for Tots campaign! The group of local businesses include: Eastside Auto Service, Mark’s Auto Service, ShopPros, Sil’s Complete Auto Service, and Stop N’ Go Automotive. In 2011 they began a partnership with Toys for Tots to help families in... View Article

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WINTER IS ON ITS WAY

We can feel it in the air and the frosty mornings: winter is on its way. Time to start thinking about getting your vehicle ready for winter, and that may mean new tires. We have a great promotion on now: All tires are at cost! Plus take advantage of manufacturer rebates for additional savings. And, winter tire storage is only $60! Be ready before winter arrives. This offer is valid between October 15 to November 25. Ask your Eastside Auto... View Article

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BACK TO SCHOOL

Safety Tips for Drivers It’s finally here. Little ones with their over-sized backpacks and shiny new running shoes, laughter, stories of summer vacation and rushing to get to school before the bell rings. As summer comes to an end the focus switches from carefree fun to learning and playing with friends. Kids will be travelling on buses, riding their bikes, and walking to and from school. Let’s help keep the kids safe by following a few safety tips: Watch for... View Article

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Stay Cool With Our A/C and Summer Maintainence Specials

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.