Tire Repairs – How To Fix A Flat Tire

Tire Repairs – How To Fix A Flat Tire

If you’ve ever had a flat tire, you know how inconvenient it can be to have to find somewhere to repair the rubber. Well, the good news is that with proper knowledge and the use of modern tools and materials, flat tire repair is no longer an impossible task. In...
Have you Heard About the Quarter Test?

Have you Heard About the Quarter Test?

You might question: What’s the difference between a penny and a quarter test? Let’s understand basic mathematics, first.  Penny is smaller than a quarter (in size). To be precise, the distance between the edge to the head on the penny is 2/3rd of an inch, whereas...
Have you looked at your tire’s wear bars?

Have you looked at your tire’s wear bars?

Before we delve into this particular method, here’s a piece of information for people who aren’t gearheads per se. Every tire has tread blocks. Between these blocks are small lines of rubber. These lines are ‘wear bars’.  These wear bars run perpendicular to the...
What are tire treads, you ask?

What are tire treads, you ask?

Do you see those cuts and grooves on your car tires? Those are tire treads. They help your car maintain traction under different weather conditions. To check the rubber of your tire with a penny, simply put the penny upside down (with Sir Lincon’s head) inside the...
Screeching Tires? Inspect them in under a minute!

WELCOME TO THE CASTLE TIRE BLOG

WELCOME TO THE CASTLE TIRE BLOG Hey there and welcome to the Castle Tire Shop blog page! First, let us say that we’re happy you found us. If you are familiar with our shop, you know there is always something exciting going on around here. For instance, our team is...