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Porsche Pirelli Tyre Replacement in Edinburgh | Hometyre Mobile Performance Car Tyre Changing

With every new generation of Porsche, power, grip and comfort are at the forefront of the engineers’ minds. Whilst adapting the suspension, Porsche worked with several tyre manufacturers to ensure that their tyres can...
 

Winter Tyres - What is the Law and What are the Benefits?

Some European countries, such as Austria, have a legal requirement to swap out your summer and winter tyres during certain times of the year. Some motorists in the UK don't give this a second thought, since we don't have a law in place to...
 

Wheel Alignment for a Smart FourTwo in East Lothian

With the rain battering the north, lightening brightening our skies and floods to give Noah a scare, working in this weather can be quite challenging. But, we never shy away from helping people as we have protective gear in the van for most...
 

Puncture Repair for a Mitsubishi Outlander in Edinburgh

The Mitsubishi Outlander, one of the brands most popular vehicles. Although being a heavy beast, the PHEV version can still achieve a 74MPGe on the motorway. This customer had recently called us to book in for a puncture repair or tyre...
 

Winter to Summer Swap Over for a Ford Kuga in Bathgate

This year, summer seems to have only lasted for a week with clouds and rain being the norm. A little depressing. Normally we would post a blog like this during the winter months but, it’s time to start thinking about swapping your...
 

Late Winter to Summer Tyre Swap Over in Edinburgh!

Attention all Winter Tyre owners in Edinburgh! As the calendar turns to June and the weather begins to considerably warm up (it took its time!), if you haven't already - now is the...
 

Classic Porsche & Vintage Caravan Tyres at Home in Edinburgh

It's that time of the year again when spring is just around the corner and people are looking forward to adventuring around the UK in either their classic cars, motorhomes or caravans. But, if you...
 

What Causes Slow Punctures? | Hometyre Edinburgh Mobile Slow Puncture Repairs at Home or Work

With the recent weather, we’ve had more and more people call in regarding their TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System) light illuminating on the dashboard. Whether it be a change in the air temperature causing the...
 

Tyre Pressure Light On – Light Reset on Nissan Juke 2019/2020

Tyre Pressure Light On – Light Reset on Nissan Juke 2019/2020 Nissan Juke's from 2019 and 2020 have the potential to be both direct and indirect TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system). Indirect TPMS uses the ABS (Anti-lock...
 

The Mercury's Dropped and Road Conditions Have Changed, It's Time for Winter Tyres in Edinburgh | Hometyre Seasonal Tyre Swap Overs

Forward, reverse, left, right and most importantly...STOP! The final execution of all those manoeuvres in your car rests entirely on your tyres. The hard facts are that if your tyres aren't up to the job, your ability to complete any of the...
 

Street & Race Tyres for a BMW M2 in Midlothian | Hometyre Performance Tyre Installations at Home

Being one of the most aggressive street legal but race orientate tyres out there, the Pilot Sport Cup2 is one of the go-to products for those who are looking to participate in a track event whilst being able to drive back...
 

What Is TPMS and Why Is There an Error on My Dashboard? | Hometyre Mobile TPMS Repair, Service or Replacement Service

TPMS or Tyre Pressure Monitoring System in full, is a system that continually monitors the pressure of your tyres. First used on the Porsche 959, TPMS first hit the mainstream on the 1991 Chevrolet Corvette. Using Run-Flat tyres, the driver of...
 


Frequently Asked Questions with Hometyre | Mobile Tyre Fitting in Edinburgh

Some of the most frequently asked questions our technicians experience with our mobile tyre fitting service.
 

Winter Tyre Swapping in Edinburgh | Hometyre Mobile Tyre Swapping Service

The festive period has finally arrived with many already starting their celebrations. Although most were hoping for snow this year, it looks as though the weather is hovering above the 0° mark with gusts of...
 

How to Reset Tyre Pressure Light on VW Golf

Volkswagen have been fitting their Golf's with Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) since 2009, although these systems only became a legal requirement in cars in 2014. There are two types of...
 

Michelin CrossClimate 2 Release in Europe

Leading on from the grand success of the first generation CrossClimate and the second generation’s success in the north American market, the CrossClimate 2 is now heading to stores in Europe. However, compared to...
 

Sidewall Punctures and Tyres Sizes Through the Years | Hometyre Mobile Tyre Fitting

As we progress through time, the average size of tyres is steadily increasing. In the late 90s the average size was 185/60R15. Through the 2000s, the size grew from 205/55R16 to 225/45R17. In this modern era with SUVs becoming more and more...
 

Tyres for a Range Rover in Edinburgh | New Tyres and TPMS Valves Fitted Mobile

We've had a great week out on the roads of Edinburgh this week! With the weather taking a turn for the better and a reduction in sheltering in the van from the rain! These Range Rovers both had some new shoes, the Range Rover Evoque...
 

New Yokohama Tyres for a MINI in Central Edinburgh | Hometyre Mobile Tyre Fitting

As though someone has flipped a switch, the weather has been turned on its head with the sun beaming down and flocks of people heading to the parks. Traffic is steadily increasing as more and more people take to the streets to enjoy the warmer...
 

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