Yearly Archives: 2020

Say Goodbye to Interior Microbes and Odors with Ozone Treatment

Say Goodbye to Interior Microbes and Odors with Ozone Treatment

If you’ve ever spilled food or drinks in your car (or left your lunch in there for a couple of days) you probably know that vehicles really have a way of trapping smells. That can be a good thing when it’s the fragrance of your favorite air freshener… not so much if it’s the odor of moldy food! Some smells just have a way of lingering, no matter how much you try to scrub or deodorize. That’s where you need something a little more powerful, like an ozone generator. What is an Ozone generator? Ozone generators (also called “ozone machines”) generate ozone (O3). This is sometimes referred to as activated oxygen. Ozone is a natural air cleansing agent. The most widely recognized occurrence of it in nature is the earth’s ozone layer, but ozone is also formed during thunderstorms and in waterfalls. Have you ever noticed the characteristically fresh scent lingering after a thunderstorm or while standing by a waterfall? This is caused by the f ... read more

Prepare your Car for Summer with Maintenance

Prepare your Car for Summer with Maintenance

Looking for ways to prepare your car for summer with maintenance? RPM Automotive Services is here to help. The maintenance necessary for summer all depends on your specific vehicle, as well as how often you bring your vehicle to a repair shop for its scheduled services, such as oil changes. Prior to summer, some important components to have inspected are your belts and hoses, and cooling system. Worn belts and hoses are even more likely to crack during the heat. The hotter it gets outdoors the more likely a belt failure is to occur. Another factor to consider, is the mileage of your vehicle. 80% of belt failures occur at 85,000+ miles. Nearly 15% if vehicles on the road today have a hose that needs replacement as well. Other important parts prone to failing in the summer heat are the radiator, radiator cap, and water pump. A water pump ty ... read more

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