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Yearly Archives: 2014

Boyds Tire and Auto Service Wins Best of The Okanagan!

Okanagan Life is a popular magazine in our corner of BC, and each year they hold a promotion called the Best of the Okanagan to allow their readers to vote for people, businesses, and things that they love. This year, for the Best of Kelowna 2014, the team at Boyds Tire and Auto Service is excited to announce that we have been honoured as the Best Auto Maintenance in Kelowna and the Central Okanagan! When it comes right down to it, Chad and the team here at Boyds really believe in offering excellent customer service. We pride ourselves on being a team that you can trust, whether you are getting winter tires, getting your oil changed, or bringing your vehicle in for engine or transmission work. Boyds Tire and Auto Service offers fair pricing and we will never do work that isn’t necessary or that you haven’t approved. These are just some of the values that we believe in. Values that make us a good business, and even better people. Thank you to everyone who vot ... read more

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Time to Take a Brake!

In Kelowna, our winter roads and driving conditions tend to be much better than those of our Albertan neighbours, but that doesn’t mean that we should let our guards down and ignore the need for winter tires and good brakes. When it comes to winter in Kelowna, an abundance of wet snow and rain can turn to ice as the overnight temperatures drop. Throw in the occasional road trip to Vancouver or Alberta, and it’s easy to see why winter tires and braking systems are so important in our region. When it comes to winter driving in Kelowna, one can never be too sure about what may happen on the roads. From black ice to careless drivers, you need to be prepared for anything. That’s why it’s important that your brakes be in great condition; so that you can rely on them when you need them most. How Car Brakes Work Here are some signs that you may need to get your brakes checked: Brake Warning Lights People sometimes have a tendency to ignore ... read more

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Save Money on Gas With These 6 Simple Tips

We all like to save money on gas, and while there’s not much we can do about the prices at the pump in Kelowna, there are some little things that can be done to help reduce your car’s fuel consumption. Here are 6 simple tips to help you save money on gas. Get Rid of Excess Weight Don’t worry, we’re not talking about dieting and hitting the gym! However, you should remove unnecessary items from your vehicle to make sure it is as light as possible. Obviously, if your vehicle is lighter, it will take less fuel to get you to your destination, whether that's Vancouver, or your kid's game at the Capital News Centre. Avoid Idling Idling is the enemy! Not only is it bad for the environment, but after about a minute of idle time, you will probably have used more gas than it would have taken to restart your car (the time varies based on the specific vehicle, but you get the point). To this end, avoid drive-thrus too! They’re terrible for idling and ... read more

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Winter Tires in Kelowna - Everything You Need to Know!

Live downtown? Work downtown? Looking for a great, local tire and auto shop to help you with your winter tires before the snow starts to fly? Contact us and book your appointment today: Phone: (866) 268-7008
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Text: (866) 268-7008 If you're looking for some more information on winter tires in Kelowna, read our full blog post below! Winter Tires 101 It’s that time of year again… Time to get the winter tires put on your vehicle! Here at Boyd’s Tire and Auto Service in downtown Kelowna, we know that many folks have questions about winter tires, and Chad Abougoush, the owner, sat down to answer some of the most common questions out there. How do I know which tire is right for me? One of the best things you ca

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How to Choose a Great Mechanic

Finding a great mechanic is an important part of looking after your car. You want to be certain that you’re taking your vehicle to someone who you can trust and who does top quality work at a reasonable price. At Boyds Tire & Auto Service, we’d love the chance to be your new auto shop of choice in Kelowna, BC. But no matter where you are, or who you decide to take your vehicle to, we have some tips for finding a great mechanic. Don’t Wait Until You Need a Mechanic Don’t put yourself in a difficult situation by waiting until a problem occurs before looking for a mechanic. Get your search started now, so you’ll be able to make a considered decision and pick the best option. Check Reviews Use the web to search for reviews on the shops in your area - look at Yelp,  ... read more

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