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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.


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...


Winter Tyres VS The UK's Climate

Recent news suggests that this year's winter weather will be the worst in living memory. But what does this mean for you? Well, the average Joe doesn't swap their summer tyres to winters during well... the winter. Braking on icy roads with summer...


When the World's Fastest Tyres Aren't Enough

The Need for Speed

Do you own a Bugatti Chiron, Hennesey Venom or a Koenigsegg Agera RS? And are you looking at maxing out the top speed? Well, unfortunately for you, you're stuck with good ol' Michelin Pilot Sport 4S's which (supposedly) can...


Making Sense of Tyre Sensors

So a strange looking light has appeared on your dash, or your car is giving you a 'LOW PRESSURE' alert. What does it all mean and how does it work?

Well, a few years ago it was made mandatory for all passenger vehicles sold in the EU to...


Hometyre Mobile Tyre Services in Bristol

Hometyre Bristol, now online and fitting tyres in your area!

Just released into the wild, our new Hometyre technician in Bristol, Sergio, is now ready to come to your place of work, home address or wherever you may be to change your tyres!...


Air-less Tyres, the Future?

Are air-less tyres the future...


Auto Motor Sport Tyre Tests

Nokian, the Volvo equivalent of the tyre world, known for their reliability, quality and performance in the wet. But unlike Volvo, Nokian are known for inventing the winter tyre!

In this year's Auto Motor Sport tyre test, the Nokian...


The Rise of the All Season Tyres!

The UK's climate can be varied and obtuse. One moment, glaring sun with 20-degree heat and the next day it could be -1 degrees with a chance of snow. If you're in Shropshire, this happened a couple of months back.

As our climate changes...


Goodyear Launch Ultimate Tyre Challenger

Goodyear's all new Eagle F1™ SuperSport R & RS goes head to head with the highly acclaimed Michelin Pilot SuperSport

With the rise in popularity of ultra-high performance vehicles and the ever-increasing requirements for more grip...


Release of the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5

Goodyear have officially launched the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, their next generation UHP (ultra high performance) road tyre, a follow up from the previous Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3.

The Asym 3 provided...


What is the difference between Wheel Alignment and Wheel Balancing?

What is Wheel Alignment?

Wheel alignment, also known as tracking, is a part of general upkeep of a vehicle, in simple terms it is an adjustment of the angles of the wheels back to the original manufacturer's specifications. Static sites carry...


Can I put Car Tyres on my Caravan?

A question we get frequently asked… "Can I put car tyres on my Caravan?"

The answer is, maybe!

Caravans are typically supplied new with commercial tyres, although these may be the same size as car tyres they have...



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