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Tyre Puncture Repair Services Return to East Lancashire

Puncture Repairs in East Lancashire Good news! Our puncture repair service will return to East Lancashire later this month! Instead of paying for brand new tyres, which can be expensive, we offer a service where providing...
 

What Is Tpms, Does My Car Have It and How Do I Reset It?

As of 2012, the Government mandated that all new passenger vehicles must be equipped with a TPMS system. But what is TPMS? TPMS or, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System is...
 

Mobile Tyre Service Returns To East Lancashire

Good News - We're Back in East Lancashire! In February 2024, Hometyre will return to the roads of East Lancashire, offering services across the county in locations such as Blackburn, Preston, Chorley, Darwen, Leyland, Bamber Bridge,...
 

New Tyres for Renault Laguna and a Tyre Pressure Light Reset

We were called out to a customer to fit a full set of brand new 205/55R16 94W XL Nexen N Fera Tyres to a 2012 Renault Laguna. Upon breaking the bead of the tyre, we discovered the Renault was fitted with tyre pressure sensors. The...
 

Locking Wheel Nut Disaster in Burnley | Hometyre Mobile Locking Wheel Nut Removal

With temperatures rapidly dropping, we're already starting to see some gritters out on the road! With the gritters comes salt and we all know what that means; corrosion and rust. The wheels and wheel wells of a car are particularly...
 

Riot Van Tyron Band Tyre Change in Blackburn - Hometyre Tyron Band Installation and Maintenance

A returning customer at a local police depot in Blackburn recently called us to change all four tyres on one of the riot vans that would be heading out for service. These vehicles are often used in areas of violence so need the extra security...
 

EV Tyre Replacements, Are EV Tyres Needed? | Hometyre Blackburn Electric Tyre Replacements and Repairs at Home

Electric Vehicle (EV) tyres are generally much difference when compared to their Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) counterparts. Using increased reinforcement to cope with the weight, to different materials for a lower rolling...
 

What is a Tyron Band? | Hometyre Caravan and Motorhome Tyron Band Installation in Blackburn

Contrary to popular belief, although caravans are associated with the summer months, the Autumnal and Spring months are often the busiest for caravans and motorhomes as people modify and prepare them during the storage months...
 

My Tyre Pressure is Going Up! | Hometyre Mobile Tyre Pressure Checks in Blackburn

To say that tyre pressures are a vital part of a cars workings is a huge understatement! If your tyres are over-inflated, the tyres will wear unevenly and provide less grip to the road surface. If under-inflated, this will...
 

Replacement Perishing Tyres for a Lotus Esprit in Blackburn | Hometyre Classic Car Tyre Replacements

Despite torrential rain being with us not just last week, we are now hitting record temperatures as the UK braces itself for yet another heat wave with some places hitting the mid-thirties. With the sun out, we are also...
 

McLaren 570 Tyres in Longridge | Hometyre Mobile Performance Tyre Fitting

From Mini to McLaren, any day out in the East Lancashire area can yield any number of different type of vehicles. On this particular day, we had a customer call in during the morning hours as their McLaren had encountered a battle...
 

Benefits Of All Season Tyres - Fitted Mobile At YOUR Location in East Lancashire

Do you find your summer tyres are letting you down in the colder months? Perhaps you've tried winter tyres but don't want the hassle of swapping them over seasonally? All Season tyres could be just the...
 

Mobile Slow Puncture Repair in Blackburn | Hometyre Mobile Puncture Repair Service

During the winter months, having a slow puncture can be the worst as walking to work in the warm summer sun is out the door and hitching a ride nowadays is almost impossible. The car is the lifeblood of the household, and...
 

Driving in the Snow and Slushy Roads | Hometyre Winter Tyre Fitting

It’s that time of the year again when the Christmas lights come down, grey snow clouds linger in the air and the ground is crisp from a mornings frost. Although last week saw record highs for a new year, the coming weeks...
 

Mobile Wheel Alignments in Preston | Hometyre Mobile Wheel Alignment Service

Having a car out of a alignment is one of the biggest contributing factors to unusual wear patterns and premature tyre wear. From wearing on the edges to increased fuel economy, having a front axle that is too far toed out or...
 

Pot Hole Damage to Tyres | New Tyres Fitted Mobile in East Lancs

Winter Months and Pot Holes October crept up on us pretty quickly! With the temperatures dropping and winter weather showing signs of being well and truly on the way, we can't help but let our minds drift to the prospect of incoming snow and...
 

Part Worn Tyres in Blackburn | The Dangers of Part Worn Tyres

Part worn tyres are so cheap, surely they must be a bargain? THINK AGAIN. Would you take a perfectly good, healthy and safe tyre off your vehicle for absolutely no reason? Surely not! If someone is trying to sell you a second hand...
 

Out of Date Remould Tyres on a Caravan | Hometyre Mobile Caravan Tyre Service

During the construction of a tyre, the tread part is laid upon the tyre. Think of putting a Toupee on the head of someone bald! The tread then undergoes a vulcanisation process to bond itself to the shell of the tyre. Once...
 

Summer Equinox Swap Over | Hometyre Mobile Tyre Changing Service

June 21st marks the summer equinox and the slow decline through summer, autumn then into the depths of winter. Although the effects of Covid-19 seem to be subsiding with more and more people heading onto the roads, we are still finding those...
 

A Major Leap for Michelin Aiming for 100% Sustainable Tyres by 2050

On average, 1.6 billion car tyres are sold world wide each year resulting in circa 800,000 tonnes of PET fibres being used as structural components within the tyre. Michelins’ share of this tonnage is reported to be...
 

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