• Wishy-Washy in Colorado Springs

    Sunday 26 August 2018

    Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do? The best thing is to make sure your windshield washer fluid is always topped off and ready for these situations. You probably figure you'll grab a bottle of that blue stuff you see in the store. But is that really the right choice... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Lighthouse Automotive: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

    Monday 15 January 2018

    There are several important factors that go into how often Colorado Springs drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Colorado freeway driving or lots of wet weather – your blades get a work out and start to wear. But your wiper blades break down even when they aren’t used frequently. They... read more

  • Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Colorado Springs Drivers

    Sunday 21 May 2017

    When people in Colorado Springs talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Colorado? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our wiper blades fail.It's estimated that around 46 million people are driving with wipers that won't keep their windshields clear during a storm — that's 46 million people with impaired vision... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Lighthouse Automotive: Wiper Blades ? Signs of Wear

    Monday 20 March 2017

    90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Colorado Springs drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them. Then they find themselves in a driving situation around Colorado when they really need forward visibility only to discover that their wipers are worn or maybe even torn and ca... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Lighthouse Automotive: Wiper Blade Options

    Sunday 12 June 2016

    Wiper blades are critically important to Colorado Springs drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Colorado Springs drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. If you live in Colorado where there is a lot of wet weather, flying insects, or you do a lot of highway driving, you may want to upgrade to a more advanced design or premiu... read more

  • What to Do In Case of an Accident

    Thursday 25 April 2013

    If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Colorado Springs, Colorado, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Colorado Springs, Colorado:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident is considered a crime in Colorado, even if it's not your fault. And hit-and-run penalties are fairly severe, possibly result... read more

  • Wiper Blades in Colorado

    Wednesday 08 August 2012

    If you're gonna drive around the Colorado Springs area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your wiper blades are always at their worst when you need them the most. But windshield wipers are like most other vehicle parts– they&nb... read more

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