Improving Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a three-digit number that allows creditors to access your financial health. A higher credit score will lead to more financial opportunities. It will also help you get better interest rates. You don't just need to pay attention to the three-digit number, but you should also look at the report itself. Make sure that there are no errors on your credit report. You can dispute the errors and have them removed. This can cause your credit score to go up by several points.

You also need to get a handle on your bills. Try to avoid…

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What Is a Backup Camera?

Today, manufacturers always attach a rearview camera to every car to help the driver when reversing. The cameras are always on the rear trim pieces, and you might fail to see them. This is because the backup camera is meant to focus on the down spot to make it able to see the object at the immediate back of the car.

Different manufactures place the monitor at different places. In most cases, it is always on the driver's cockpit so that the driver does not strain to see the images created. If your car already has a screen for…

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Schedule Your Back-to-School Services!

It's that time of year again; kids and young adults across the nation are headed back to school, meaning that more than ever, these parents, caregivers, and students need dependable vehicles to get their child or themselves to school. So, to make sure that your vehicle is back-to-school ready, be sure to stay on top of your routine maintenance services!

From simple maintenance tasks such as oil and filter changes, windshield wiper blade changes, and fluid top-offs to brakes and rotors, tire rotations, and alignments, it's critical to make sure that you 

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Planning a Leaf-Peeping Road Trip

Autumn is arguably one of the best seasons in New England. It is a great time to catch the beautiful fall foliage, which often brings spectacular shades of yellow, red, and orange to the landscape. Before you start your trip, here are some suggestions for a successful outing.

Stop and Look Around

Most people who embark on a road trip want to spend as much time on the road as possible. After all, there are so many great places to see in New England, even if you don't have much time. When you get to a ridge or scenic…

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How do extreme temperatures affect car batteries?

It's a question we've all pondered at one point or another: what effect does heat and cold have on car batteries?

The answer is that it depends on the type of battery, how old it is, and other factors. In this article, we'll explore some of the effects extreme temperatures can have on car batteries. If yours is getting up there in years, and you're thinking of trading it in for a new one, this article should help you make an informed decision.

Extreme Temperatures Can Lead to Battery Failure

If you've been getting your…

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New Heights of Power & Comfort: Subaru Ascent

Our Earthycars team loves an SUV that accommodates our entire immediate family and then some, so we love the Subaru Ascent, Subaru's largest vehicle ever. It seats seven to eight comfortably, with tons of cubic space to boot for gear. However, Ascent's sleek good looks, superb handling and ahead-of-trend tech features make it one of the most popular three-row SUVs on the market.

Bench or Captain's Seats? Take Your Pick

With the seven-seat configuration, Ascent boasts second row captain's chairs that permit easy access to the third row. With the eight-seat configuration

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Tips for Installing Your Child’s Safety Seat

Many new parents think that saving for college or answering questions about the meaning of life are the most difficult challenges of parenting until they’re faced with installing a child-safety seat. While this task can be tough, it’s definitely surmountable with a little patience and perseverance.

In-depth reviews of your vehicle’s manual and the seat’s instruction booklet are the first steps to properly installing any seat. Your vehicle also likely has pre-attached tethers and other devices designed to simplify safety seat installation, so locate and familiarize yourself with 

 

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What Apple CarPlay Has to Offer

At Earthycars we know how important connectivity is for drivers in Williston. For this reason, we want to give you some information on how Apple CarPlay works.

Apple CarPlay allows you to use your iPhone on the go to access entertainment, apps, and news with your vehicle's infotainment system. The information you need commonly gets displayed on a touchscreen by connecting your phone using Bluetooth or USB. However, Bluetooth makes a safer option, 

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Choosing Your Teen's First Car

When your teen starts to learn how to drive, then it is time for you to start thinking about buying them a car. For most parents this is a mix of excitement and trepidation.

Identifying the right model is all about understanding how to get the most safety features that you can in a simple, straightforward vehicle. Complicated software interfaces and big, powerful engines are not a good idea for a new driver. Likewise, make sure that you don't get a vehicle with an inefficient engine, because that can quickly rack you up significant monthly expenses in terms of…

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The Difference Between Refinancing and Trading in Your Car

At Earthycars, we always want to make sure that our clients and the community are well-informed when it comes to financing or trading in a vehicle. Whether your loan is paid off or not, it is important to know the difference between refinancing and a trade-in.

If you want to refinance a car, it is usually because you still have a loan and you want lower payments. Refinancing will usually extend the length of the loan, but in the end, you will have a lower payment, and most times, a lower interest rate.

Trading in your vehicle while you have…

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