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A family friend recommended etyres to me, so I gave them a call one lunchtime, the next day my tyres were fitted by 11am! What a pleasant experience from start to finish. Hassle free. Thank you etyres Chester.
Mr Finch, Heswell – 16/4/2104

Would like to thank etyres for a great service today. Have never tried mobile fitting before, it was so easy and reassuring from when I picked the phone up.
Fitter was first class, I shall never change tyres any other way now thank you.
M Roman, Chester – 6 February, 2014

Good service from etyres today, phone call yesterday afternoon, tyres fitted this morning. Thank you.
Mr G Sheperd, Neston – 28 January 2014

Four new tyres fitted while I carried on with the decorating at home, how useful is that and I saved money in the etyres sale. Thank you Shaun.
Mr Hammersley, Pensby – January 2014

Having picked up a puncture on my way to work, rang etyres that morning, new tyre fitted by 1 o’clock. Great service.
Mr Todd, Chester University – January 2014



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What is the legal tyre tread depth?
March 19, 2014

Many of our etyres Chester customers are not sure how to tell when their car tyres are bald and need to be replaced and so we always show them a simple test they can use in future.

The legal tyre tread depth minimum is 1.6mm for all car, 4×4, van, caravan, motorhome and trailer tyres and all you need to find out if yours are still safe and legal is a 20p coin.

Simply place the upright 20p coin into the tread and if the outer part of the coin cannot be seen the tyre is within the legal limits. If you can’t see the outer edge it is a good indicator that your tyres need replacing as soon as possible.

You can also make sure your tyre tread depth is within the legal limits by looking for the wear bar indicators in the tread pattern. These are small bars which appear between the tread blocks and have been set at 2mm to allow you to clearly see when the tyre is getting close to renewal.

Although the legal limit is 1.6mm, the leading safety and motoring groups recommend you change your tyres when they wear down below 3mm in order to maintain safe handling and braking distances on wet roads.

If you want to find out more about why making sure your tyres have plenty of tread depth take a look at this short video on As temperatures drop, so do prices for winter tyres from etyres Chester
January 13, 2014

If you are thinking about ordering a set of winter tyres for your car now is a great time to buy from etyres Chester. The temperature is continuing to drop and so are the prices of our extensive winter tyres range.

We are currently offering customers £25 off a full set of four winters or regular tyres, a special offer which runs alongside a £10 discount on two or three tyres in our Big Sale.

Winter tyres are common in Europe and in many countries they are compulsory, but they are not just more effective than regular tyres when our roads are blanketed with snow and ice, winter tyres also offer superior performance when temperatures drop below 7C, which is very common in the UK between October and March.

Winter tyres can significantly reduce the risk of accidents, because they offer better performance in terms of traction control and handling. When the temperature goes below 7C, regular ‘all season’ tyres rapidly become less flexible losing their ability to grip the road and dramatically increasing your stopping distance. However, winter tyres contain a higher silicone content which prevents hardening and allows them to remain flexible and offer better grip in colder weather conditions.

Winter tyres also have large numbers of tiny lateral grooves called sipes that grip to the road by biting into snow and ice. For example Michelin’s winter tyres have about 1,500 sipes, compared with 200 on a summer tyre.

You can order new winter tyres online now or call etyres Chester on 01244 439742 for more information. Alternatively you can phone our national sales team on 0800 028 9000 or 0333 323 9000 from a mobile for advice about winter tyres or any of the regular tyres etyres Chester supply and fit at your home or work at time that is convenient to you.

Shaun, etyres Chester