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...
News - We're Back in East Lancashire!
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,...
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
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...
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...
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,
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
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...
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 are so cheap, surely they must be a bargain?
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...
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.
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...
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...