Everything You Need for Routine Car Maintenance January 17, 2018 – Posted in: News

Every single day, millions of people all around the world take to the roads to get to wherever they need to be, whether it be work, to see a loved one or simply to get home. With so many people on the roads at any given time, there are always going to be accidents, crashes and bumps. You can reduce your chances of being involved in one of these accidents, however. In their latest blog post, Altis industries Ltd compile a list of everything you need for routine car maintenance to ensure you are as safe as can be on the roads.

Screenwash & Antifreeze

There is a reason as to why driving with a frosted windscreen is illegal, so make sure your car has been completely cleared of any ice before you hit the roads. To ensure your car is fit for the roads in the winter, and to save you time scraping frost off your car in the bitter mornings, invest in some de-icing spray to quickly rid your windscreen of any ice. Although the likelihood of having your visibility restricted is heightened in the winter, you must ensure your car has enough screenwash to clear your view if needed.

Pressure Gauges

Not only do healthy tyres reduce the likelihood of being involved in an accident, but they can also save you money on fuel, as well as preserving the health of your tyres. With that in mind, it is worth investing in a tyre pressure gauge to be able routinely check your tyres, and it is especially important to check them before setting off on a long journey. Checking your tyres is an essential part of routine car maintenance, so keep on eye on the health of your tyres and monitor the pressure of each tyre regularly.

Battery Chargers & Jump Leads

As previously mentioned, with so many cars on the roads at any given time, there is always the chance of being involved in an accident, so it is important to prepare for every eventuality. If you are in a situation where you and your car are in need of a helping hand, be sure to keep a set of jump leads in your car at all times, along with a battery charger. Prepare for the worst-case scenarios, too. If you are travelling overnight, make sure you have essentials such as blankets, water, torch and phone with you to make sure you are safe and well prepared for a lengthy stay.

Routine car maintenance is an important process to ensure you are completely safe on the road. If you wish to find out more information on any of the products mentioned in this blog post, contact Altis Industries Ltd today by calling us on 01420 472692 or by leaving us a message via our online contact form.