Category Archives: Car Tips

Back-to-School Car Organization Tips for Busy Parents

Uh-oh—it’s almost time for the kiddos to head back to school in Dayton, OH. If you’re like many parents, one of your biggest challenges heading into the school season is keeping your car organized. Doesn’t it seem like you’re cramming more materials into the back of your car every school year? Other than visiting our local Honda dealership near Dayton to find a spacious new Honda or used car, what can you do to get your family into back-to-school shape? Follow these great organization tips to ensure that your vehicle is packed with everything you and the kids need before the morning school bell rings.

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5 Summer Maintenance & Car Care Tips for Your Honda Civic

The summer can be tough on a vehicle. With the Ohio humidity, blistering sun, and extra mileage you’ll undoubtedly be tacking on the odometer, it’s important to give your vehicle some extra TLC this season. And if you’re a Honda Civic owner, you can reduce wear on your beloved sedan or coupe by performing proper maintenance and installing some nifty Honda accessories. Follow these tips to keep your Civic going strong all summer long!

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14 Surefire Spring Cleaning Tips from Honda of Beavercreek

It’s time once again for that annual rite of passage called “Spring Cleaning” now the weather is starting to put a spring back in our step here in Beavercreek. So it’s time to get out your trusty mop, broom, vacuum cleaner, and cleaning supplies, roll up your sleeves, and put some good old-fashioned elbow grease to work on making your home spic ‘n span for the spring and summer months.

As a motivation to get you started, your friends here at your hometown Dayton, Ohio Honda dealer, Germain Honda of Beavercreek, have put together this handy list of 14 top spring cleaning tips for your home and your garage. We know that tackling spring cleaning is a daunting task for anyone. So now is the time to enlist family members to join in. Entice them with a pizza party or take them to dinner as an incentive. You can even find some simple tasks for kids to do, like cleaning their rooms (good luck with that).


Cleaning Your Home

  1. Say “You’re Welcome” – Let’s start by cleaning your welcome mat. After all, you’ll need a clean welcome mat so people won’t track dirt into your house while you’re cleaning it. Pull it up, give it a few good shakes, swat it, or hose it down. You should clean your welcome mat regularly as the first line of defense. Encourage people to take their shoes off when entering your home.
  2. Clean Carpets & Upholstery – Carpets and upholstery are magnets for dirt and grime. The first thing you need to do is move furniture out of the way so you can get to those hard to reach places. But you only have to move furniture slightly to uncover areas where the dirt hides. Vacuum the carpets first and then follow up with a steam cleaner that you can rent from the supermarket or home improvement store.

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