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Clarksville, MD

12411 Clarksville Pike
(410) 531-6116

Columbia, MD

6810 Oak Hall Lane
(410) 381-1124

Gaithersburg, MD

19300 Woodfield Rd
(301) 963-0660

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Hillmuth Blog

Should I Use Synthetic Oil?

June 22, 2017

Wondering whether or not to use synthetic oil in your vehicle? Sadly, the answer isn’t a cut-and-dry yes or no. That said, synthetic is a much better motor oil, all things considered. In fact, 99% of the time you’re going to find that you should use synthetic oil over conventional. Here are some things to […]

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How Do I Get Good Gas Mileage?

May 12, 2017

One of the most common questions we get from our customers is how they can improve their vehicle’s fuel efficiency. While there are hundreds, if not thousands, of tips and tricks out there to get better gas mileage, here at Hillmuth we know some real, proven ways to get better gas mileage. Here are a […]

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How to Organize your Car for under $20

April 21, 2017

If you’re heading out on a road trip, or are simply tired of how dirty and disorganized your car is, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some organizational ideas, tips, and tricks that will help you get your vehicle organized and stay clean for little or not cost to you. Keep Grocery Bags […]

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Spring Travel Tips for Vehicle Safety

April 11, 2017

If you’re headed out on a road trip this spring, be sure to take some time to review these spring travel tips to ensure safe travels. Travel Around Your Kid’s Nap Time If you’re traveling with kids, you know how distracting it can be when they’re not having a good time. As opposed to just […]

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How to Survive a Road Trip with Kids

March 24, 2017

If you’ve ever taken a road trip with kids, you know just how frustrating it can be. Kids are restless and keeping them content and seated for a long period of time can be quite the challenge. Here are some tips on how to survive a road trip with kids. Snacks and Drinks A “quick” […]

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How to Find a Great Maryland Car Mechanic

March 15, 2017

If you’ve recently moved to a new area and you’re too far from your previous, trusted car mechanic, you’re going to need to find a new one. Here are some suggestions on how to find a great Maryland car mechanic that you can trust to care for your vehicle. Is the Mechanic Certified? Certifications are […]

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Common Flat Tire Causes and How to Avoid Them

January 6, 2017

Do you often get a flat tire and recently begun to wonder why this is always happening to you? There are some common flat tire causes which, once you’re aware of them, you can avoid. Driving on the Shoulder The main road will be mostly clean of sharp debris, but if you venture too far […]

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Fall Car Maintenance Checklist

October 18, 2016

With each season change it is important to go over a checklist to ensure your car is in good shape for the upcoming months. This is especially important during the spring and fall, when the environmental changes are the most extreme, transitioning from cold to hot, and hot to cold. In the fall there are […]

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How to Help My Car See 300,000 Miles, and More!

August 17, 2016

A car is a huge investment, and naturally you want to make that investment last as long as possible. Many cars make it to 300,000 miles and beyond with proper care and maintenance. Ideal maintenance and care means a lot more than regular oil changes, but also includes putting the time and effort into keeping […]

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How to Save Gas this Summer

July 15, 2016

Summertime means long weekends, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and days spent soaking in the sun. Unfortunately, it also means increased gas prices, and more miles on your car. Despite rising gas prices and increased travel during the summer, there are things you can do to lower the amount you are spending in […]

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