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Here's What Happens When You Organize Your Car

Here's What Happens When You Organize Your Car

Photo by Richard Goff on Unsplash   Welcome to our May blog, “Here’s What Happens When You Organize Your Car”!   Do you ever approach your car with a sense of dread, like walking into a mess you didn’t make? Over time, and especially with kids, your car can become a jungle of the things you need but only situationally. It takes reflection and a serious cleaning effort to notice how we clutter our vehicles with things and items we rarely use. One helpful way of breaking through the clutter: organization.   The web is full of great ideas for getting some order back in your car. One of our favorites is a couch remote control holder from IKEA re-purposed as an item holder for your passenger se ... read more

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Five Weekend Getaways Near Kansas City

Five Weekend Getaways Near Kansas City

Photo by Natalie Rhea Riggs on Unsplash Summer can be a drag when you’re stuck indoors all day, but there are plenty of sights to see and enjoy while still staying close to home. Keep reading for five great weekend getaways near Kansas City, MO, to wrap up Summer 2020!        Boonville, Missouri A short two-hour drive east of Kansas City, and you’ll find Boonville, MO. With 450 historic sites and structures on the National Registry of Historic Places. You can tour some local mansions, enjoy a self-guided walking tour, or even bike the nationally acclaimed 237-mile Katy Trail State Park! Cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts alike will love historic Boonville, MO. Indian Cave State Park in Shubert, Nebraska: Another quick t ... read more

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Oh Say, Can You See? How Visibility In Your Car Can Make A Difference

Oh Say, Can You See? How Visibility In Your Car Can Make A Difference

Photo by Realgraphy.org on Unsplash We all know that being able to see the road ahead of you is necessary for any good drive. Still, depending on the time of day and certain weather conditions, visibility can make a difference in your driving abilities. Keep reading to learn more about how visibility in your car can make all the difference!  Even new drivers know that visibility while driving is the key to making informed traffic decisions and keeping yourself and others safe while on the road. That’s why it’s essential to make sure you take care of your car’s various visibility-related components. The most noticeable parts of your vehicle that you should look after are your windshield and windshield wipers. Keeping your windshield ... read more

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Best Driving Safety Tips For Tornado Weather

Best Driving Safety Tips For Tornado Weather

Photo by Romain Paget on Unsplash Kansas City is renowned for how often we receive tornadoes, and it can be scary when you’re caught on the road when the tornado warning goes out. At Brookside “66” Service, we want you to feel confident driving under any conditions, so read on for the best driving safety tips for Missouri’s tornado weather.    Believe it or not, Missouri is ranked 10th in the United States for the state with the most tornadoes, with tornadoes occurring every month of the year. Most likely to happen in the afternoon from April through June. Remember, during a tornado, there is no completely safe option, only slightly less-dangerous ones. While being in your car during a tornado is extremely risky, these tips ... read more

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Schedule your Auto Repair Before Temperatures Rise!

Warmer temps are on the way and to make sure your A/C is ready to keep you cool, schedule your vehicle air conditioning service today with Brookside “66” Service auto repair. Regular maintenance extends the life of your vehicle and keeps you safe on the road, and this includes air conditioning service. Not only is Brookside “66” Service a local, family-owned business, it is a NAPA Auto Care Center specializing in national and foreign auto repair, meaning you can rest assured your make and model of vehicle is well known to Brookside’s technicians. They are ASE-certified to inspect your vehicle A/C system, as well as repair or replace broken parts, including inspections for loose, broken belts, leaks, A/C operation, and system recharge. Air conditioning service can prevent costly repairs down the road. Don’t let that loud squealing noise when you turn on the A/C continue, as it could mean a loose ... read more

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