G&S Autocare has been providing wheel and tire repair services for nearly 20 years in the Marpole area of South Vancouver. Our services include wheel alignment, tire repair and balancing. We only use tire brands that have a proven running record of giving a comfortable ride with high performance and efficient wear times. Living in Vancouver where there are truly four seasons, having the right tire with the right traction makes all the difference in the world. At G&S our knowledgeable staff can help to determine what tires are the right fit for your driving needs no matter what time of the season we’re in..
Why The Right Tire is Important
Wear and tear of your vehicles tires is expected and falls under the list of things to check as a preventative maintenance as well. Choosing the right tire is important especially if you live in a climate with heavy rainfall or severe winters. There can sometimes be confusion about which tire is best suited for which vehicle, and which tire is best suited for which season. At G&S, our staff answers all your questions and will clearly outline your options as well as which we believe will be right for you. Below are a list of tire types to choose from depending on vehicle type and road condition:
- All-Season Tires – Dry, Wet, or Snow conditions
- All-Terrain Tires– Good for any tyoe of road surface
- Low Profile Tires –For handling and performance
- Mud Tires – Wet, uneven, rocky surfaces
- Performance Tires – Sport vehicles where traction and maneuverability is necessary
- Snow and Winter Tires – For snow and ice conditions
- SUV Tires – Design for SUV versatility
- Truck Tires – Built to handle work load
Tires Can Age Without the Miles
The typical mileage driven each can be anywhere from 15,000 to 30,000km per year. With that being said, you can expect to change your tires every three to four years. For those who drive less than the average annual mileage, aging tires can become an issue. Regardless of the tire tread life, aging tires can be dangerous and in some cases have lead to fatal car accidents. This was due to the unexpected tread separation from the tires compound deteriorating. It is important to bring your vehicle in to G&S Autocare for a complete tire inspection to assess the condition of your tires.