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Winter Tires

What Makes A Tire A Winter Tire?

Winter tires are designed with highly specialized rubber compounds that stay flexible in cold weather and have tread patterns designed to grip and bite into snow and ice. All-season tires are made out of a harder compound, and begin to lose their traction at 7º C and below. All-weather tires are designed for wet, slush and snow, but are not the best for hot summer weather.

How Many Winter Tires Do I Need?

Tire manufacturers and vehicle manufacturers recommend you install four winter tires on your vehicle. In the past, winter tires only differed from other tires in tread design. Today, winter tires have different rubber compounds and treads so having two types of tires on the same vehicle can cause a "split personality". One pair of tires on the vehicle may react differently to conditions than the other pair. This can impair acceleration, braking, handling and control. To maintain consistent vehicle handling, install four matching winter tires.

What Does The Snowflake On A Mountain Symbol Mean?

This symbol distinguishes winter tires or all-weather tires from all-season tires. It helps consumers identify tires that meet The Rubber Association of Canada Winter Traction Performance requirements, by providing a higher level of traction in harsh winter conditions. This symbol is located on the sidewall, and it designates the tire as being a legal winter tire.

What Is An All Season Tire?

All-season tires are a compromise: they work fine in a wide variety of conditions but they aren’t a master of any one. Specific winter tires deliver much better snow and ice performance than all-season tires because of their tread designs and rubber compounds. If you will be driving on cold, wet, or frosty roads, or in snowy or icy conditions, winter tires will provide as much as 50% better traction over “all seasons”. This could make the difference between safe acceleration and braking, or a collision.

Tire Storage

Off-Season Tire/Wheel Storage

Do you have winter and summer tires? Do you need a spot to store them when not in use, or would you rather not lug them back and forth to the shop?

Your tires are bulky, heavy, and dirty. Why not let us take care of them for the season? You’ll have no space concerns. There will be no lugging them back and forth to the shop.

We can store your off-season wheels and/or tires for a nominal fee. They will be kept safe and insured, under lock and key until you need them again!

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  • Mickey Thompson
  • Nexen
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  • Toyo
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