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New England Winter Driving Tips

November 12th, 2015
It’s the time of year that New Englanders accept the inevitable: winter is coming. To help keep you safe on the road this season we’ve rounded up some helpful tips from the folks at BestRide.com. The most obvious place to start is with the basics like being attentive to your surroundings and identifying conditions further down the road. The basics also include removing the snow from your car, ensuring your windshield wipers are ready for the season, and using your headlights to see and be seen. The next step in becoming a safer winter driver is understanding your vehicle.
  Tags: tires, automotive, car tips
  Posted in: Tires 101, Automotive

Get A Grip: Do Winter Tires Really Matter?

October 21st, 2015
Do winter tires really make a difference? The answer is yes.
  Tags: tires, automotive, car tips
  Posted in: Tires 101

A Simple Tip to Check Your Tire Tread

March 24th, 2015

Ever wondered, "Do I need new tires yet?" or "Are my tires wearing evenly on all sides?".

Well, the best way to determine that would be with a tread-depth gauge. But who has one of those just sitting around?  Most tires will not pass an inspection if your tread depth is less than 2/32 inch.  A quick and easy way to determine this is with a penny.

 

Just place the penny into a number of different tread grooves across the tire. As long as Lincoln's head is covered by the tread you have more than enough to last (more than 2/32").  

Then again, if you find yourself seeing more and more of Lincoln's head or you notice that it's different all around the vehicle, it's time to start looking at  new tires -- or at the least, a tire rotation. Feel free ...[more]

  Tags: tires nh
  Posted in: Tires 101

Tire testing from “A” to “C”

March 16th, 2015
Learn how tires are tested for performance and safety.
  Tags: tire testing
  Posted in: Tires 101

Keep Money in Your Pocket with More Fuel Efficient Tires

February 18th, 2015
Learn how to boost fuel efficiency with your tires
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The Case For Winter Tires: Keeping You Safe When the Weather is Far from Friendly

February 17th, 2015
Learn how winter tires can make a big difference for driving in New Hampshire and Maine.
  Tags: winter tires
  Posted in: Tires 101

Tire Alignments: An Affordable Cost Saver

February 17th, 2015
Learn how wheel alignments matter for drivers in nh and me.
  Tags: tires, alignment
  Posted in: Tires 101

The History in Your Tires

January 14th, 2015
At Stratham Tire, we know a lot about tires — and we try to keep up with the latest in tire technology. When you come into any of our stores, if you want to learn what makes your tires work, we can help. If you want to learn a bit about the history behind the technology in your tires, keep on reading!
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The Birth of the Modern Tire

January 8th, 2015
Learn how tires are manufactured to give you a safer ride
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  Posted in: Tires 101

Picking the Right Tires for Your Car

January 6th, 2014
New England can face some pretty harsh weather conditions, which is precisely why we’ve made it our job to be a resource for tires in New Hampshire and Maine. To learn more about picking the right tires for the seaon and your daily drive, read on. Or click here to see our selection of tires.
  Tags: winter tires
  Posted in: Tires 101
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