Alberta’s temperature record was set in 1931, with thermometers in Bassano Dam giving readings of 43.3 Celcius– suffice it to say that our province can get quite toasty when the calendar shifts to summer, and our vehicles are often impacted the most. Getting into a hot car on a hot summer day is annoying, but it also poses great risks and hazards if you’re not careful. So, today our Sherwood Ford team wants to show you some helpful tips on how to keep your car cool during the summer months – be safe! Read the rest of this entry
The Celsius scale is finally beginning to climb back up, which can only mean one thing – it’s summer! With mountains, picturesque valleys, and plenty of camping available right in our backyard, Central Alberta is a hotbed for adventure. Before you head out, however, check out our summer road trip checklist for your Ford vehicle in 2019 – it’s always best to come prepared! Read the rest of this entry
It’s amazing how fast shiny new wheels get dirty. Returning them to showroom condition is easy. All you’ll need are the right cleaning products, a little time on a nice day and some elbow grease. Considering the cost of replacement wheels, cleaning them can save you money too and maintain the value of your Ford! Read the rest of this entry
An important part of owning a vehicle is making sure you wash it regularly and correctly. Unfortunately, many car owners are washing their vehicles incorrectly. Take a look at the following tips for washing your car to find out if you’re making any crucial costly mistakes. Read the rest of this entry
We want to pass along a few leather seat cleaning tips because something as simple as maintaining them can make a world of difference in terms of the value of your Ford as well as the comfort level and keep leather seats looking like new.
Warmer temperatures signal that time of year following a cold Alberta winter to get your car ready for spring. With winter almost behind us, there are a few easy steps you’ll want to keep in mind. Take care of these easy preventative maintenance items now and your ride won’t ding you for costly repairs down the road.
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Especially because automobiles are sold as collateral assets, keeping your financial health a priority is a must when you sign on the dotted line. For one reason or another, your overall credit profile might not be where you want it to be, but our Sherwood Ford team is here to help. Today we’ll show you how to fix your credit score for loan approval on a new Ford model, as well as how you can keep yourself above water all the time! Read the rest of this entry
Icy and snowy road conditions have a way of wreaking havoc on your daily drive, beyond the hazardous conditions that often lie ahead on the road. With frigid air comes an increased risk of your car battery dying or diminishing in performance, and when that happens, you need the right tools and knowledge at your disposal to get back up and running. So, today our Sherwood Ford team will show you some helpful tips for Ford car battery charging and replacement so that you can keep moving no matter the weather! Read the rest of this entry
While winter in Canada is certainly beautiful at times, it can be downright nasty during a Polar Vortex. Keeping an emergency kit is important at all times, not just during the cold months. What should be in a winter car kit? It’s important not to wait until an impending storm before you prepare for winter driving in Alberta. Here are a few ways to stay ahead of potential disaster.
Now that winter is upon us, driving in snowy and icy weather conditions is inevitable. The key is to be prepared and get advice for driving in a blizzard. It’s also important to know what you should do if your car gets stuck in the snow. Fortunately, we have some great tips and information to get you started. Read the rest of this entry