Wilderness Survival Preparation Tips
Make sure your tires are in good condition. If you’re not sure how to take a look at them, make sure you have an accountant do it for you. You want to make sure there is no uneven wearing, no cuts or punctures, and ensure that the remaining tread is deep enough. Take a look at your car’s manual so that you know when your tires need rotated.
2014 chevy cruze window regulator When you start your car, the engine builds heat caused from friction of the pistons moving up and down and the combustion of fuel. Your engine block has passage ways that contain the coolant. The coolant absorbs the heat and then is pumped away from the cylinders to the radiator through the “water pump”. I guess now it should be called the coolant pump. The coolant will flow through the top of the radiator work its way to the bottom, and the fan on your engine, or an electric fan will pull air through the radiator and cool the coolant. The water pump then pushes the coolant back into the engine and the whole process starts over again.
What is more appealing than a long, steamy, hot bath after a cold miserable winters day. This will make you feel warmer, but over-exposure to hot water can dry skin out your skin even more. Add a few drops of bath oil to the water and try not to stay soaking in the bath for hours.
prepare for winter Antifreeze Mixture. Because we live in a colder climate this is important. Your antifreeze should have a 50-50 mix of coolant and water. Talk to your mechanic at your next oil change about what’s right for your car.
cars in winter It is also not a bad idea to find ways to warm their food up. You can do this by buying healthy organic soups or stews and adding a warm spoonful to Derek and Lila’s kibble. Try a canned pumpkin pie filling; it improves digestion. Another option is to use a spoonful of warmed olive oil. This will not only warm them from the inside out, but also promote a healthy winter coat. Treats like shredded skinless boneless chicken breast or homemade doggie cookies make an excellent addition to Derek and Lila’s mealtime. Think about how wonderful a treat, like a cup of hot cocoa, tastes to you in the winter. Why should your pups be deprived of a similar pleasure?
Spray on a de-icer. There are a number of sprays on the market that are designed to melt away ice on contact. In some cases, you may not even need a scraper.
4-Wheel Drive? Driving in CO calls for AWD or 4WD vehicles-we all know this. As the weather turns colder it is a good time to have your mechanic check the working condition of this. Also to note-everybody in your household should know how to put your car into 4WD if needed.
You may also want to invest in a can of de-icer. This is sprayed on iced over windshields and almost immediately clears them. Pick a can that comes with a built in scraper.