Here's How to Keep Your Parked Car Cool This Summer

Here’s How to Keep Your Parked Car Cool This Summer

Few things are worse than sticky leather mixed with a hot summer day. Whether you’re driving to the pool or heading home from work, cruising around in a cool car (and not sweating!) is the ideal situation…but how? Parking your car in the shade isn’t always possible—so we’ve rounded...

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Our Philosophy on Brake Replacement

Our Philosophy on Brake Replacement

Do your brakes squeal, grind, or grab? Are you experiencing jerky stops? Is your warning light flashing? It might just be time for a brake system inspection. At Suburb Service, we our customer’s safety is a top priority—and, while not the most glamorous car part, brakes are an important...

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Here’s Why Quality Motor Oil Is Important

Here’s Why Quality Motor Oil Is Important (And Why You Should Change It Regularly)

Not changing your motor oil? That’s a non-starter. Motor oil needs to be changed at regular intervals, no matter how old or new your car. It’s a vital part of keeping your car’s engine running properly and you away from the shop. But, what kind of motor oil does...

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How to Maintain a Vehicle You Don’t Use Often

How to Maintain a Vehicle You Don’t Use Often

Do you have a vehicle just sitting in your garage that you don’t use often? Is it just the older “family vacation” car you only drive on road trips? Maybe its a truck just used for hauling large items, but not for everyday driving. Whatever the case, you’re probably...

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How to Clean Germs From Your Car

How to Clean Germs From Your Car

Are you a germaphobe? Have a germaphobe ride in your car quite often? You’re going to find yourself cleaning all the time. Cars are breeding grounds for all sorts of microorganisms. Beyond vacuuming the floorboards and cleaning our your trash, you might be wondering how to best clean your...

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How To Remove Salt Stains From Your Subaru’s Carpet

How To Remove Salt Stains From Your Car’s Carpet

In the Seattle winter, you get used to dealing with icy streets and all the safety measures that come along with colder temperatures. Road salt and ice melt can help make driving conditions safer….but they can also leave a mess in your car. Tracking road salt into your Subaru...

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Here's How to Do the Penny Tire Test & Quarter Tire Test

How to Do the Penny Tire Test & Quarter Tire Test

Most Subaru owners will agree: your tires are a pretty important part of your car. Having good tire tread is what keeps you and your family safe on the road. With good tire treads, your vehicle will be able to handle weather conditions like rain and snow much better....

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6 Ways You Could be Killing Your Subaru

6 Ways You Could be Killing Your Subaru

Auto care isn’t always a top priority for car owners…but it should be. Owning a Subaru (or any car, really!) can be a blessing or a curse. Depending on how often and how well you maintain your vehicle, you could run it for years with no issues—or you could...

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Windshield Washer Fluid Hack

The Best Windshield Washer Fluid Hack

Frozen Windshield Washer Fluid? Here’s How to Fix It ASAP Are you ready to go up to Whistler this winter? Is the car packed and ready to go? Before you take off, you’ll want to make sure this one thing is prepared: you windshield washer fluid. At Suburb Service,...

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