Tips on Keeping Your Car Clean While Keeping the Earth Green

With the warmer weather on the near horizon many turn their thoughts to spring cleaning. Out with the old and in with the new. Automobile enthusiasts and regular folks alike want their car to reflect this attitude as well. 

There are many new products on the market that will help you keep your car clean while maintaining your commitment to a green Earth. Eco-friendly products have been around for several years and continue to improve as new technologies are developed. Although washing your car yourself will save on water and product usage, there are waterless cleaning solutions available as well. Just a little web-surfing will net a plethora of alternatives to maintaining your vehicle with no regard to your environment.

  • The Driveway Dandy – self-washing is an overall tour de force as it is a win – win- win! Car washing is  fun, great on the body as you get to exercise, great on the environment as you get to choose the amount of water expended and cleaning product employed,     
  • The Driveway Dandy goes viral – With the spring and summer coming there is absolutely no reason not to get the entire family and community involved in washing their own vehicles. Make it a neighborhood event. Depending upon your proximity with your neighbors, you may be close enough to shoot the breeze while you wipe the grime off of your auto – the greater the participation; the greater the impact on the environment. 

As you consider bringing new things to bear with the spring consider reviewing your insurance policy for your car. Many get caught in the web of stale insurance that does not offer competitive values. Contacting the team of professionals at the Insurance Shop USA will be an awesome step in spring cleaning your outdated policy.

Tips for Getting Your Boat Ready for Summer

You have probably already noticed that it is getting warmer outside and if you have a boat, you are ready to get it out on the water for some summer fun. Before you get it out to enjoy the longer days of summer, there are a few things you should do in order to get it in tip-top shape for the coming months. Use our tips to make sure everything is in order for your boat.

  • De-winterize your boat. You likely took the time to winterize your boat before the cold weather and if you did, you need to make sure you de-winterize it before you use it this summer.
  • Get a tune up. One of the best things you can do for your boat before using it all summer is get a tune up done to make sure everything is in working order and fix any issues that may be there after not using it for a while. You may even want to make this a yearly thing you do before summer.
  • Check your battery. If you have not used your boat in some time, especially during the winter months, then you should check your battery to make sure it still has power. If it doesn’t, make sure you replace it so you don’t get stuck on the water with a dead battery.
  • Check your life jackets and fire extinguisher. Safety is very important so check these two things to make sure they are in good condition and working properly just in case you need them this summer. 

As always, you should also have a great boat policy on your boat to protect you from anything unexpected. If you do not have one or would like to explore a new option, please contact us at The Insurance Shop USA today.