Monthly Archives: February 2019

What Can I Do to Lower My Auto Insurance Costs?

Car insurance can get pretty pricey-so, we completely understand why you'd like to cut costs. One of the easiest ways to keep your auto insurance costs low? Have an excellent driving record. Safe drivers-AKA those with little to no accidents and few traffic tickets-tend to reap the best benefits of low insurance rates. Not the safest driver on Seattle's highways? No worries. Whether you're shopping around for new auto insurance or you're looking to save on your current policy, there are a few ways every driver can cut auto insurance costs. 6 Ways Seattle Drivers Can Lower Their Insurance Rates Have a few accidents under your belt? Have a great driving record, but looking for additional ways to save? You'll be happy to know there are a few other things you can do to get better rates. Here's what we've found. Drive your car less Auto insurance agents will often ask preliminary questions to gauge your driving personality. Often, the question of h ... read more

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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 find yourself in an expensive heap of repairs. Want to avoid a breakdown or malfunction? Create good auto care and maintenance habits-and avoid these 6 ways you could be killing your car! Here Are 6 Ways You Could be Killing Your Subaru Wondering what's killing your Subaru? Here are 6 things you should stop doing right now if you want your Subaru to perform optimally. Ignoring the check engine light Ignoring your check engine light is good for no one. Get it checked out-even if it's a false alarm, you can have your mechanic turn off the light and assure you that nothing is wrong. And, if something has gone awry, having your car checked ASAP can save you from further damage (and more costly ... read more

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Seattle’s Drivers Rank High For Road Rage: How To Protect Yourself (And Your Subaru)

Seattle drivers know that navigating the city can be overwhelming at times. Traffic never seems to lighten up and driving cautiously isn't always an option. You must always, always, always pay attention to the other drivers on the road...which begs the question: why is road rage so bad in Seattle? Let's find out. Why Is Road Rage So Bad in Seattle? Seattle has a serious and growing traffic problem. Too many people. Too much construction. Not an ample amount of roads. With lots of traffic and similar issues, comes distracted driving. Distracted drivers are everywhere in our great city and we've all been guilty. Whether you've fiddled with your stereo at a stop light, checked your makeup in the mirror, or responded to a text during a slow down, you've been a culprit of distracted driving. How Does Distracted Driving Lead to Road Rage? Let's face it, it's impossible to drive 100% safely unless the task of driving has your full attention. All non-d ... read more

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The Best Windshield Washer Fluid Hack

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, we get endless calls about frozen windshield washer fluid as our customers head up to the slopes. Don't let this be you! The windshield washer fluid that we add to our customer Subaru's works well at around 34 degrees Fahrenheit. If you're heading up to colder temperatures, we've got a solution for you. Here is the #1 windshield washer fluid hack for cold temperatures from Suburb Service's very own Candy. (You can also watch her explain these hacks on Facebook here.)How to Unfreeze Windshield Washer Fluid: Our #1 Hacks ... read more

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