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Great service from etyres Leicester. Came to my office and fitted two new Michelin tyres while I carried on working. I am more than happy to recommend you.”
D Grainger, Leicester – September 2014

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Tips to prepare your car for winter from etyres Leicester
September 17, 2014

Autumn has arrived and etyres Leicester have compiled a list of things you can do to prepare your vehicle for the winter months:

• Consider investing in a collapsible shovel and a blanket, just in case you get stranded
• Give locks and hinges a quick spray of WD40
• Have a phone charger in the car, it could be a life saver
• Check your screen wash and wipers
• Get car serviced, as the more internal gunk build up, the more work the car battery does to turn the engine over
• Make sure the car battery is in good order
• Change to winter tyres, if not check tread depth (experts recommend at least 3mm for winter driving)
• Clear leaves and gunk from the drain holes by the windscreen
• Lubricate doors to prevent sticking in the cold
• If vehicle has a tow bar, considering buying a tow rope
• Make sure you have enough fuel, especially if snow is forecasted

If you discover you need new tyres or are interested in investing in a set of winter tyres, etyres Leicester supply and fit a wide range to suit all budgets, including economy, mid-range and premium brands. You can order online now using the search box on the left or call us on 0800 028 9000 for expert and impartial advice.

We also offer a winter to summer tyre swap over service in the spring to make sure you have the best tyres for the conditions.

Check your tyre tread depths to stay safe on the roads this autumn
September 15, 2014

Temperatures are dropping, leaves are falling and autumn is starting to settle in, so now is a good time to make sure your tyres are up to the job of handling the changing weather and road conditions this will lead to.

Wet leaves on rain drench roads can be a real hazard for motorists, because they make the surface extremely slippery, which is why it is important to ensure your tyres have got plenty of tread depth so they can offer better grip.

The legal minimum tread depth limit is 1.6mm, however many motoring and safety groups recommend you consider replacing your tyres once they wear below 3mm, especially during the winter months, because all the evidence supports the fact that in the wet, the deeper the tread you have, the more grip you have.

If you are not sure how to check your tyre tread depth click here and watch Vicki Butler Henderson show you how to examine your tyres in a matter of minutes.

In the event that you need new tyres remember that etyres Leicester operates a mobile tyre fitting service, which means we come to you, so you don’t have to brave the elements or go outside in the rain and drive to a garage or fast fit depot to get your new tyres fitted. We come to your home or work, saving you time and hassle and our highly competitive prices also save you money. We are offering our etyres Leicester £25 off if you buy four new tyres or £10 off if you order two or three new tyres throughout the month of September.

You can order online now using the search box on the left or call our national sales team on 0800 028 9000 or 0333 323 9000 for a local rate from a mobile, to place your order or seek expert and impartial advice.