Archive for the ‘Seasonal’ Category

Should I Get Snow Tires?

Friday, December 15th, 2017
single tire rolling by itself through snow

It’s December and, in case you haven’t noticed, that means we’re in the middle of winter here in Wisconsin. Temperatures are dropping and snow is falling and likely will until at least March and probably April if we know Wisconsin winters like we think we do. With that in mind, is it worth getting snow tires now?  (more…)

How Do I Avoid Getting Caught in Road Construction?

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
How do I avoid getting caught in road construction

Sometimes it feels like there are only two seasons in Wisconsin: winter and road construction.  Driving on Wisconsin’s wintery roads is challenging enough, and some days it feels like winter is never going to end but eventually the sun returns.  Although it seems as soon as the snow melts the orange construction cones replace the snow banks along the roadside.  If you are like me I would do anything to avoid construction back-ups, I would prefer to take a longer route than sit stopped or going obnoxiously slow on the highway.  If you are looking to avoid getting caught in road construction this summer, follow these simple tips. (more…)

Where are the Best July 4th Fireworks near Janesville, WI 2017?

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Where are the Best Fireworks near Janesville WI

July Fourth is only a couple weeks away and you might already be starting to ask “Where are the best fireworks displays near Janesville, WI”?  If you are like me and try to see as many fireworks displays as possible then I have the perfect list for you.  With three nights of fantastic Fourth of July fireworks displays right in your backyard. (more…)

2017 Summerfest Lineup of Best Bands Before 8 PM

Monday, June 12th, 2017
2017 Summerfest Lineup of Best bands

2017 Summerfest Lineup of Best Bands

The 50th anniversary of Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI marks the unofficial start of summer and for 11 days Henry Maier Festival grounds is the epicenter of the music world.  Drawing throngs of people for headliners like the Red Hot Chili Pepers, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Willie Nelson, Summerfest 2017 is set to break attendance records.  For someone looking to avoid the sea of humanity associated with the major headliners, Summerfest 2017 offers many great artists to check out before 8 PM. (more…)

When and Why Should I Wash My Car?

Friday, May 19th, 2017
Wash me

Some people like to keep their cars showroom-shiny, some aren’t bothered by a coating of pollen and dust. Regularly washing your car has lots of benefits, and knowing when and why to do it will help you maintain a higher resale value and a tidier appearance. (more…)

5 Tips for Taking Your Car Out of Winter Storage

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Tips for Taking Car Out of Storage

We’re getting to the point in the year when we can safely pull our vehicles out of winter storage, particularly the sports cars that we leave under a tarp when it gets cold out. There are right and wrong ways to go about removing your vehicle from storage, and this all relates to the care you take before winter arrives. Here are 5 tips for taking your car out of winter storage, from your friends at Hesser Toyota. (more…)

How to Get Your Car Ready For Spring

Monday, February 20th, 2017
Spring Car Cleaning Tips Janesville WI

Hasn’t the weather this week been something else? It feels downright summery at this moment, with some wintery stuff slated to spoil the party this coming weekend. Such is life in southern Wisconsin in February. This means, of course, that we’ll soon be giving our cars the spring cleanings that they deserve, and hopefully allow us to put this winter behind us. But what are the best ways to do this? Here are five tips for getting your car ready for spring. (more…)

New Toyota all-wheel drive models that handle well in snow

Sunday, December 11th, 2016
Toyota Sienna driving down a snowy road

Which Toyota Vehicles are Best in Winter Weather?

Now that fall has taken a bow and winter has arrived, it’s important that drivers gear up for the weather ahead. If you’re from an area where snowfall is a sure thing, then it’s important to find a model that handles well in snowy conditions. For decades, Toyota has kept up with the needs of its consumers, so there are plenty of options available for those who need to brave the cold. Whether you’re someone who likes a car, small SUV, larger SUV or a minivan, there’s a Toyota vehicle that will best suit your winter weather needs. Read on for more information. (more…)