Liquid spills are common when you’re traveling, more so if you’re taking the whole family for the ride. Some spills – like tea, water, or sodas – are easier to clean but noxious spills, including leaky diapers and the after effects of carsickness takes more than a damp cloth to remove! And if your car seats do not have protective coating of any kind, a simple spill will leave a permanent mark on the material. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to remove liquid spills on your car upholstery: For Liquid Spills One of the most important things to…

Waxing helps boost the longevity of a vehicle’s finish by sealing microscopic pores that could corrode. A sign that your car needs waxing is when the water does not bead on the surface of the vehicle. Ideally, your car should be waxed at least twice per year to maintain its clean, shiny finish. There are different types of wax formulas available on the market but the most popular are liquid and paste waxes. Most manufacturers will offer the same formula in either texture to give car owners more option. Liquid waxes are much easier to apply when using machine application…

How to Remove Cigarette Odors in Your Car on the Cheap Nothing is more off-putting than the stench of cigarette smoke in the car. And for cigarette smoke, the longer you ignore it, the stinkier it becomes! The good news is, there are so many ways to rid your car of unwanted odors, some does not even require $$$ at all. But first, clean your car. Throw away cigarette butts and ash in the car because this is where the odor permeates. If lighting one up leaves your car smelly, here are ways to get rid of the smell effectively:…


Nothing is more frustrating than a dirt bike that refuses to start. This goes especially if you’re in a rush or you have no technical knowhow to fix the problem. While there could be hundreds of reasons why your dirt bike won’t start, here are some of the most common reasons why and quick tips to resolve the problem: Fuel Issues Regardless if you’re sure the tank is filled or not, the first thing you need to do is to check the tank anyway. Unscrew the fuel tank cap, and peek inside. If you can’t tell if there’s fuel in…

As long as you have all the tools you need, replacing old or broken ATV headlamps with LED bulbs is so easy, you don’t have to hire a professional to do it for you. If you’re upgrading your ATV’s headlamps, we recommend getting an electric drill and a set of Philips head screwdrivers along with the new LED assembly, which you can get from your local auto store or our favorite LED headlights supplier. This guide is designed for ATVs with typical lighting system: Step 1: Start the Disassembly With your set of tools, remove the vented filler that sits…


Oxidation is  quite common especially if you’re always heading to the open seas all the time but that’s okay because you can get rid of this minor annoyance without professional help. Of course, keep in mind that as far as oxidation goes, it will only go away after dutifully buffing the discoloration away. There’s just no short cut to that. Do note that once the gelcoat oxidizes, the hull is even more prone to water damage so do not wait until the oxidation spreads to various parts of the boat. If you’ve got major oxidation on your boat’s gel coat,…

An outing out the open seas is definitely a treat especially if you’re taking your friends or family with you. However, salt water can be incredibly destructive to your boat’s exterior and engine that’s why it’s important to prep your water vessel before and after each trip. To keep your boat in tiptop shape, consider these maintenance tips: Flush with Water Make a habit out of flushing your outboard with clean freshwater after each trip. Start by running your engine on idle for at least 15 minutes to flush out saltwater from the outboard and then hosing freshwater to remove…

How to Remove Minor Oxidation from Boat Gel Coat While you can’t expect your boat’s paint job to stay perfect forever, it’s still frustrating to see minor nicks and chalkiness from the finish every now and then. Thankfully, minor oxidation does not require professional repairs and DIY solutions are bound to save you $$$. Below is a quick guide to removing minor oxidation from your boat’s gel coat: Step 1: Prep the Area You want to make sure the area is clean so wash your boat with soap and water first before removing any stain or oxidation. Washing your boat’s…