What are some Easter events happening in Grand Junction, CO?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 9:20 PM
easter eggs in the grass

Easter events in Grand Junction, CO 

 Easter is the spring time holiday everyone gets to look forward to. It falls in the time of year where the sun starts shining longer and flowers are blossoming. Whether you have kids who want to run outside looking for eggs or you’re more into some good food, there’s events all over Grand Junction.  Read more to find out which event is right for you.

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How do air bags and seat belts protect people?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 9:15 PM
woman putting on seat belt

How air bags and seat belts combined can save your life 

Sometimes there’s a debate on whether or not seat belts are worth wearing. In today’s blog, Carville’s Auto Mart is going to talk about why, when pair together, wearing a seat belt and air bags can save your life.  Read the rest of this entry »

Why I should have a 90,000 mile maintenance check?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 2:15 PM
man working under the hood

Why you should have your vehicle’s 90,000 mile service check 

No matter how new or old your vehicle is, you should always keep an eye on your maintenance to ensure the health and longevity of the machine. Although it could be put off a little bit, it is best not to risk potential damages, especially if it could have been easily avoided. Read more to learn why and what the cost could be if you don’t get your 90,000 mile check.

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Most commonly stolen used vehicles in the United States

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Used Cars on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 3:18 PM
Vehicle robber taking backpack out of front seat of used vehicle

Because of well-documented advancements in vehicle technology and safety, auto theft numbers have decreased from 1.7 million units in 1991 to just over 765,000 in 2016; that’s a decrease of over one million incidents, but the threat still remains. Today, we want to show you the most commonly stolen used vehicles in the United States so that you can be made aware, and know how to avoid this potentially happening to you. Read the rest of this entry »

How to get a smoke smell out of your car

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Tips & Tricks on Friday, March 1st, 2019 at 5:22 PM
Bearded man smoking inside vehicle

Though the rate of smoking has decreased significantly recently in America, it still remains as one of our favorite vices. Head down the road today and you’ll probably see at least a handful of people ripping heaters as they drive, almost without thinking about it. That’s all well and good, but if your current vehicle was previously owned by a smoker, it can be an annoying and lingering odor to deal with. So, today we’ll show you how to get a smoke smell with some quick and easy steps; soon enough, your model will smell fresh and inviting again! Read the rest of this entry »

Join us at the Wingate Elementary Sock Hop on March 1!

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at 2:58 PM
Carville's Auto Mart Sock Hop decorations in front of Wingate Elementary School

Carville’s Auto Mart to sponsor Wingate Elementary Sock Hop Event in Grand Junction CO

Growing up, one of our favorite times in grade school was going to the annual Sock Hop, dressing with our coolest socks on and dancing the night away with serious 50s vibes to boot. That’s why we’re so proud to be the title sponsor for the Wingate Elementary Sock Hop, happening on March 1st – it’s sure to be a perfect family event, so keep reading below to see what’s going on and why you and the kids should swing by! Read the rest of this entry »

Come see the beauty of the West all year long!

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 4:24 PM
Panoramic view of Arches National Park in Utah

Best National Parks near Grand Junction CO 

Coloradans are a unique breed of people, comprised of some of the friendliest and most adventurous that you’ll ever meet. And let’s face it, if your state consisted of the type of natural beauty surrounding you that ours does, you’d be all for going out and exploring as well. So, whether you’re a visitor to the Centennial State or a local of the Western Slope, there’s always an excursion for you to undertake – join Carville’s Auto Mart all year long at the best national parks near Grand Junction CO; most importantly, have fun!  Read the rest of this entry »

What temperature will salt stop melting icy roads at?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 2:33 PM
Truck spraying salt and sand on icy road

Even with the multitude of advancements in modern technology that the 21st century has seen, the tried and true method for breaking up an icy road is still to dump a healthy amount of salt over it. Salt is used to lower the freezing point of water, which in effect prevents any falling snow or freezing rain to solidify on asphalt or concrete. It’s not immune to extreme temperatures or conditions, however, so today our Carville’s Auto Mart team wants to answer the question “What temperature will salt stop melting icy roads at?” It might surprise you! Read the rest of this entry »

Where can I get flowers for Valentine’s Day in Grand Junction?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 2:46 PM
Woman standing next to bouquets at flower shop

Best flower shops in Grand Junction CO for 2019 

February is a month that’s all about love; love that winter is coming to an end soon, yes, but most of all, love of that special someone that you get to spend so much time with. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re looking for the perfect present to get your loved one, we’ve got just what you need. Come with Carville’s Auto Mart as we show you the best flower shops in Grand Junction CO for 2019 – each of them offers stunning bouquets and arrangements that she’s sure to adore!   Read the rest of this entry »

How to properly store a car for winter

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at 10:36 PM
Rear shot of SUV in garage

If you’re anything like us, you’re looking for long life and great times from your vehicle no matter the condition. Still, however, when the temperature gets colder and the climate gets harsher, it’s always a good idea to keep your unused model stored so that it can perform at its best during spring, summer and fall. So, today our Carville’s Auto Mart team wants to show you some tips on how to properly store a car for winter – once the thaw comes, you’ll be back on the road with fun ahead yet again!  Read the rest of this entry »