How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Tires

Is It Time to Replace Your Tires?

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Things to Think About

Are you contemplating replacing your tires? We understand that tires are a big decision and a major purchase for many drivers. Here are some things to think about. Will replacing your tires improve safety? Will the purchase improve the appearance or performance of your ride? Is there a good place nearby for tire sales? We can certainly help you answer that one. You can count on Pit Stop in Punta Gorda, Florida.

Is It Time for Replacement?

Most street-legal, general-use tires are quite durable. Even though they are, they can't last forever. If they're worn beyond safe use (minimum 2/32 inch tread depth), it's time to replace your tires. Similarly, certain damage can be repaired (i.e., a small puncture in the tread pattern that isn't more than 1/4 inch). Large inclusions, a cut, or damage to the sidewall is unsafe to repair. You should opt for a replacement instead. Also, repairing is not feasible if the injured tire has been run flat or is otherwise in a compromised condition. Sometimes you may choose a replacement for cosmetic or functional reasons. If you're working on a life package or desire a special use tire such as an off-road or mud model, you may desire tire replacement.

Your Personal Tire Shop

Regardless of the reason for replacement, make Pit Stop your personal shop for tire sales. Operating since 1997, our family-led team listens to your desired outcome and helps you sort through your options to make that a reality. Can't afford today the tires you needed yesterday? Pay tomorrow with our financing and credit options. Our experienced team of ASE-certified technicians can also assist you with the related services you might need along with or after the sale. Examples include a wheel alignment to correct any existing issues before the new tires are installed and periodic rotation, balancing, and tire care.

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