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Preparing Your Vehicle to Return to Normal Usage Post Lock-Down

Once the lock-down was announced, many motorists and possibly yourself included, would have placed vehicles into a temporary storage situation - whether it be on the road, in a garage or on the drive. But, did you check the tyres beforehand? If...
 

Mobile Tyre Fitting during the UK Lockdown

Here at Hometyre we're doing our best to keep our high levels of service running, we are going above and beyond to prioritise front-line staff during these times and are taking extra precautions to follow social distancing guidelines whilst still...

 

COVID-19 Update

Well these are interesting times, aren't they? Following hot on the heels of the Brexit calamity, we're all now faced with a viral pandemic! 

It is of course a serious matter though and we're...

 

Back in Time with Yokohama Tyres

Reinventing the wheel is hard, although Michelin is currently trying with their Tweel. But, reinventing the tyre isn't as hard as it seems. The people over at Yokohama are starting to revive...

 

Why does my tyre keeping losing pressure?

If you're putting air in your tyres and keep finding they are gradually losing air but at a faster pace than you would expect, you could have an issue with your tyres. The first of which could be a slow puncture, this could be caused by something...

 

Goodbye Winter... Hello Caravan Season!

Are you a Caravan owner in Brighton, Blackpool, Borrowdale or any other desirable areas within the UK? If so, your caravan season preparations are about to become a lot easier! Here at Hometyre we offer a...

 

Obtuse Tyre Sizes

Tyres can come in all shapes and sizes. From your normal 205/55 R16 to the mahoosive 285/40 R22 and all the numbers in between. But, there are a few select vehicles out there that don't follow the standard...
 

New 4x4 Brands available from Hometyre!

We are happy to announce we are now supplying and fitting an even bigger range of 4x4 Tyres. As well as existing web brands such as Nexen, Maxxis and Goodyear we are now stocking the well-known 4x4 brands General, GT Radial and BF Goodrich!

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Does TPMS need to be replaced when I replace my tyres?

TPMS systems remain a bit of a mystery to many of our customers, so we thought we would try and explain it a little better for you! In short, any vehicle from 2014 onwards supplied into Europe, by law, must be fitted with some sort of TPMS...

 

Frequently Asked Questions at Hometyre

Can my puncture be repaired?

We take phone calls from around the country every day at Hometyre and we don't think there has been a single day in the history of the company when we haven't been asked this...

 

Can I change the size of my tyres?

Cars and light commercial vehicles are designed with a specific wheel and tyre size. And this is for good reason! The specification covers performance, comfort, load capability, handling and most importantly...

 

A Fleet of Cars Equipped with Nokian Winter Tyres for Witherbys' Employees in Edinburgh

Witherbys, the oldest maritime publishing company in the world, recently chose Hometyre in Edinburgh as preferred supplier to replace their employee's summer tyres to winter fitments! Coupling...

 

Road Safety Week 2019 – be safe on the roads this winter!

Road Safety Week 2019 is running from 18th November to 24th November, this is an annual event organised by the road safety charity, 'Brake'.

This is a great way to raise awareness for the...

 

Why can I feel vibration through my steering wheel?

It's not uncommon for us to receive a phone call from a customer in one of our covered areas explaining they are experiencing vibration through their steering wheel. There can be many reasons for this, a few of which are explained below.

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Don’t ‘FAWKE’ about this Bonfire Night!

Remember, remember… the 5th of November… Whilst you're at it...

The nights may be getting darker and the desire to be outside your house after work crouched down on the driveway may be...

 

Don’t be scary on the road this Halloween – check your tyres!

October has almost come to an end which means today is HALLOWEEN! As well as getting out there to do your trick or treating this evening, why don't you spend a couple of minutes outside checking your tyres! We know the weather isn't the warmest...

 

OE Marked Tyres, Why are they More Expensive?

Most of us know that tyres come in all shapes and sizes. From a 195/40 R17 tyre to fit a Ford Fiesta through to a N0 through to N4, then you have Porsche tyres!

But why the pedantics?

Well, vehicle manufactures always strive to...

 

Tyre Safety Month is almost over...

To celebrate the end of Tyre Safety Month, this week is a great chance to get outside and check those tyre tread depths!

It only takes a matter of minutes to check your tread depths, click here for an easy guide on how to check your...

 

Winter Tyres – Tyre Safety Month 2019

So… here we are… winter is upon us again! With the start of winter comes colder temperatures, darker nights and more importantly… TYRE SAFETY MONTH!

We recently posted about the benefits of having All Season tyres fitted to your...

 

Tyre Safety Month 2019 - All Season Tyres

One of our main jobs here at Hometyre, as you may have guessed, is to sell you tyres! But the most important part of that job is to make sure we do it correctly and SAFELY!

Therefore, this is the...

 


 


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