Winter Tire Change in Rimbey, AB

Winter Tire Change in Rimbey, AB

Winter Tire Change in Rimbey, AB

Getting a winter tire change in Rimbey, AB, is easy. At Buist Motor Products LTD, we provide service in Rimbey, Lacombe, Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and the surrounding areas. We can help you keep your car running smoothly throughout the winter.

Winter Tire vs Seasonal Tire

Winter tires have a few key differences that separate them from seasonal tires. Seasonal tires are designed to perform well on both wet and dry roads. They have different treads that lead to improved stopping distance, handling and grip in the common conditions throughout most of the year. On the other hand, winter tires are created to deal with the winter months' specific challenges. They use a type of rubber that is designed to be more flexible. This feature, combined with deeper treads, offers increased stability and more confident handling on snowy roads. It is important to note that while winter tires are very effective in their given season, they are not meant for warmer temperatures.

Tire change vs Tire swap

When the seasons change, scheduling a tire change or a tire swap can help you maximize your car's performance. A tire change involves keeping the same wheels on your car while putting new rubber tires on to replace the old ones. A tire swap is when both the wheels and the tires are replaced. Many experts recommend purchasing a second set of wheels for switching between sets of tires. While this is more expensive on the front end, it can save money over time because tire swaps are cheaper to perform than tire changes.

Getting a winter tire change is a simple, effective way to prepare your vehicle for the snow and ice you encounter on the roads in winter. Experts suggest you switch to winter tires when temperatures are consistently below 4 or 5 degrees. It would be best if you had winter tires in time for snow, but it is not advised to switch too early in the fall. Remember, winter tires are not particularly well suited to other seasons; it is vital to ensure the winter season has officially started. In the spring, once temperatures stay above 7 degrees for a week or two, you should have no trouble if you switch to seasonal tires.

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If you want to schedule a service appointment or ask questions, we would love to help. Contact us today for more information about winter tires and the service we provide for your vehicle.

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Buist Motor Products LTD

4230 - 50th Avenue (Box 286)
Directions Rimbey, AB T0C 2J0

  • Sales: (403) 843-2244
  • Service: 800-874-1977
  • Parts: (403) 843-2244

Hours

  • Monday 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Tuesday 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Wednesday 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Thursday 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Saturday 9:00AM-2:30PM
  • Sunday Closed