The team at South Park Tire & Auto are all about tires, as we are the tire experts in the region. We want to educate you about your tires, so you can be confident and secure about the condition of your tires. Before you embark on your busy day or perhaps you have a road trip scheduled, here is how to make sure your tires are road-worthy:
- Tire pressure affects the performance and safety of your tires. At least once a week, you can check your tire pressure using a tire gauge. It may be smart to inspect your tires every time you fill up your gas tank. Routine wear and tear can reduce your tire pressure, which is why it is important to examine your tires before and after any long drives. Our team at South Park Tire & Auto can show you how to safely examine your tire pressure.
- Take a look at that tire tread. While tires can last up to ten years, your tread usually diminishes much quicker than that. If your tires have no tread, your vehicle will have no traction for wet roads or sudden stops. To check the tread of your tire, you can perform the quarter trick -- insert an upside down quarter between the tread lines to check the tire tread. If you can see most or all of the top of George Washington’s head, your tread is too low.
- It is important to find the right tires for you, your vehicle and your driving habits. Depending on the make and model of your car, along with your driving habits, including how much and what time of terrain you might drive your car on, the tires suitable for your car may change. The team at South Park Tire & Auto are experts at selecting the right tires for your car.
At South Park Tire & Auto, we will perform a thorough inspection, ensuring your tires are road-worthy and ready to go. Schedule an appointment for an inspection. We are conveniently located at 8081 South Broadway, Littleton, CO 80122. We’re open Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM through 6:00 PM.