Winter in St. Louis can mean serious damage on your car’s finish. Our predictably unpredictable weather patterns leave MODOT with the challenging task of planning to keep our roadways safe, which unfortunately includes lots of salt.  The way in which salt damages your car is particularly nefarious. It corrodes metal surfaces leaving them open to oxidation, and over time that oxidation will lead to rust. That’s one kind of auto body damage you definitely want to avoid if possible.  So how do…

Winter in St. Louis can mean serious damage on your car’s finish. Our predictably unpredictable weather patterns leave MODOT with the challenging task of planning to keep our roadways safe, which unfortunately includes lots of salt. The way in which salt damages your car is particularly nefarious. It corrodes metal surfaces leaving them open to oxidation, and over time that oxidation will lead to rust. That’s one kind of auto body damage you definitely want to avoid if possible. So how do…

Short answer is yes. Long answer is, time will tell if it will also be the year of the self-driving car related accident. As car manufacturers and their new self-driving tech take center stage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show currently happening in Las Vegas, people are flocking to get a glimpse of what the technology can do and what that might mean for drivers in the future. There’s heavy skepticism over the safety of self-driving cars and how well they could possibly integrate into…

Short answer is yes. Long answer is, time will tell if it will also be the year of the self-driving car related accident. As car manufacturers and their new self-driving tech take center stage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show currently happening in Las Vegas, people are flocking to get a glimpse of what the technology can do and what that might mean for drivers in the future. There’s heavy skepticism over the safety of self-driving cars and how well they could possibly integrate into…

Hopefully you’ve been fortunate enough to have little experience with automobile accidents so far. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared.

Hopefully you’ve been fortunate enough to have little experience with automobile accidents so far. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared.

Auto body repairs are expensive and if you’ve been in an accident we don’t blame you for wanting to save some money when it comes to your car’s auto body repairs.  Saving a couple hundred dollars could mean a lot to someone’s monthly budget. As far as saving money on your auto body repair goes, there are a few really easy steps you can take to be sure you’re getting the best return on your investment and to help keep your costs down. Luckily, they don’t require too much extra effort on your…

Auto body repairs are expensive and if you’ve been in an accident we don’t blame you for wanting to save some money when it comes to your car’s auto body repairs. Saving a couple hundred dollars could mean a lot to someone’s monthly budget. As far as saving money on your auto body repair goes, there are a few really easy steps you can take to be sure you’re getting the best return on your investment and to help keep your costs down. Luckily, they don’t require too much extra effort on your…

German Shepherd Adoption From SPCA  or Animal Shelter Adopting a German shepherd from an animal shelter can be a bit like buying a used car, there is no way of telling what you are going to get. First we need to understand that just because a shepherd is in a shelter, doesn’t necessarily mean he is a bad dog. Quite the contrary a lot of dogs end up in animal shelters purely because the family’s circumstances changed and...Read the rest of this entry

German Shepherd Adoption From SPCA or Animal Shelter Adopting a German shepherd from an animal shelter can be a bit like buying a used car, there is no way of telling what you are going to get. First we need to understand that just because a shepherd is in a shelter, doesn’t necessarily mean he is a bad dog. Quite the contrary a lot of dogs end up in animal shelters purely because the family’s circumstances changed and...Read the rest of this entry

The new yard will have a curved gravel path leading from the center up to the front door. We're also cutting out the first three feet of the sloped yard and installing a gravel "landing pad" and curb level to facilitate getting in and out of the car. There will be a very short railroad tie retaining wall on the yard side, keeping everything in.  :-)

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The new yard will have a curved gravel path leading from the center up to the front door. We're also cutting out the first three feet of the sloped yard and installing a gravel "landing pad" and curb level to facilitate getting in and out of the car. There will be a very short railroad tie retaining wall on the yard side, keeping everything in. :-)

You’ve learned a little bit about the dangers of deer damage in our previous blog, Deer Damage 101. We gave you some advice about ways to avoid or reduce your risk of having a deer related collision including safely using high beams, traveling in the center lanes, and braking safely. Since it’s officially fall again and that means deer are going to be on the move soon, we thought it would be a good time to delve into this topic a little further to give you more detailed information about…

You’ve learned a little bit about the dangers of deer damage in our previous blog, Deer Damage 101. We gave you some advice about ways to avoid or reduce your risk of having a deer related collision including safely using high beams, traveling in the center lanes, and braking safely. Since it’s officially fall again and that means deer are going to be on the move soon, we thought it would be a good time to delve into this topic a little further to give you more detailed information about…

I wouldn’t mess with this kids or his toy car if I were you! Eteo, the Belgian Malinois is a personal protection dog trained by Protection Dogs Plus. The “Plus” means that when the trained German Shepherds and Belgian Malinois aren’t busy taking out bad guys, they’re ready to be kid-friendly companions! In this video, filmed in Newburyport, MA, you can see Eteo bonding with 3 year old Aden.

I wouldn’t mess with this kids or his toy car if I were you! Eteo, the Belgian Malinois is a personal protection dog trained by Protection Dogs Plus. The “Plus” means that when the trained German Shepherds and Belgian Malinois aren’t busy taking out bad guys, they’re ready to be kid-friendly companions! In this video, filmed in Newburyport, MA, you can see Eteo bonding with 3 year old Aden.

The benefits of choosing a certified auto body repair shop don’t just extend to the driver. They also directly benefit the insurance companies representing drivers across the country. When auto body shops obtain relevant certifications they are more prepared to properly care for a wider variety of vehicles made from multiple body materials. This means higher quality repairs that help the vehicle retain its value, and decreased risk of further repairs in the future. That’s a win-win for the…

The benefits of choosing a certified auto body repair shop don’t just extend to the driver. They also directly benefit the insurance companies representing drivers across the country. When auto body shops obtain relevant certifications they are more prepared to properly care for a wider variety of vehicles made from multiple body materials. This means higher quality repairs that help the vehicle retain its value, and decreased risk of further repairs in the future. That’s a win-win for the…

What if you were given $1,000 and told to buy any prepper/survival gear you wanted with it. What would you get? See what this reader chose...

What if you were given $1,000 and told to buy any prepper/survival gear you wanted with it. What would you get? See what this reader chose...

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