Problematic Pollen & Its Effects On Your Car

It’s that time of year again! The dreaded pollen will be back in full force very soon and it’s important that while you’re gearing up for it’s effects, that you prepare your car too! Not only is pollen a nuisance, but if left untreated, pollen can actually corrode the body of your car. Here’s how to go about the task…

How Often Does Your Oil Need Changed?

How many different answers have you heard to this question? Estimates vary as to when you need to change the motor oil in your car. Which numbers are right?  The simple answer is that oil changes rely on a number of mitigating factors to determine when a refresh is due. Knowing what factors affect the cleanliness of your oil can…

Driving In Snow In The South

Don’t let our particularly warm weather fool you! It’s still winter and it’s usually around this time of year that we receive our brief annual snow dusting along the Grand Strand. In a perfect (North) world, all roads are usually prepped, cleared and well maintained. But down here in the real (South) world, we don’t have the same wintery resources…

Decorate Your Car For Christmas

When it comes to decorating for any holiday, there are various levels of commitment. Chances are, you likely put up a Christmas tree or at least some lights. Those with extra holiday spirit, may set out various festive decorations, wreaths and garland. If you really want to go all out this year, we suggest decorating your car! Even the smallest…

Wise Ideas For Winterizing Your Vehicle

October is dedicated as national fall car care month. We rely on our cars a great deal and the harsh, cold winter months can be especially hard on our vehicles. Why not take a little time now to avoid the potential headache and costs associated with an emergency breakdown? After all, preventative vehicle maintenance helps take away the fear of…

Important Car Care Tips After A Flood

Hurricane Florence has come and gone, but brought with her a massive dumping of 8 trillion gallons of water. While our business here at C&G was fortunate to have minimal damage from the storm, our hearts go out to all of our neighbors still facing extreme damage and flooding. It could take days or even weeks for the water levels…

End of Summer Car Care

The start of a new season means that it’s time to give your car a little bit of extra TLC. The fall and winter months have different effects and demands on your car, not to mention our extreme South Carolina heat can have detrimental effects on your vehicle and if maintenance is neglected, you could see even further damage (and…

Ready To Roll Tires

Tire inspections should be routinely conducted throughout the year, but are particularly essential after the summer season. Often times people overlook or forget about the severe conditions tires face from season to season or in changing weather conditions. In the winter months, you’re worried about losing tire pressure while in the summer, concern revolves around the side effects of hot…

Summer Car Maintenance Tips

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but car care doesn’t take a vacation between Memorial Day and Labor Day. These hot summer months present some challenges to personal transportation and maintenance, but we have some tips to help us all have a summer we can enjoy. While car inspections are not mandatory in the state of South…

Motorcycle Safety In Myrtle Beach

The annual Myrtle Beach Bike Week and Atlantic Beach Bikefest brought thousands of bikers through our Myrtle Beach area and provided a great opportunity to raise awareness about safe motorcycle riding practices. As the summer season gets back into full swing again and with nicer weather here to stay, more motorcycles will be out on the road. While we don’t…