Category: Tips and Tricks

DIY Christmas Gifts

  Finding the perfect Christmas gift can be difficult and sometimes expensive. Fortunately, some of the greatest, most memorable gifts come from the hearts and minds of loved ones. Consider creating your own gifts this holiday season. Here are a few creative DIY Christmas gifts suggested by us here at Lincoln of Troy. Enjoy the holidays!   Creative Mug – One of the most cost-effective, memorable gifts one can give is a creative mug. Simply buy a plain white (or color of your choice) mug and a porcelain painter pen. Draw on the cup with custom designs, let it dry, then wrap it in a box and bow. Your loved…




Defogging Your Windshield: What’s the Best Method?

Defogging your windshield can be tricky, especially in colder temperatures. That’s why we’ve put together a post on the most effective methods, helping you to get on the road as quick as possible. Plus, proper defogging ensures you have the best visibility possible. Don’t drive with your head sticking outside of your window—follow these tips. Windows fog up because of the process of condensation. This is the same process that causes dew to be found on grass in the morning or the moisture on the outside of a can. Condensation is caused by humidity—the amount of moisture in the air—and it can be eliminated by following some simple steps. The…




How to Keep Your Car Cool When Parked

Keeping a car cool is a problem for many drivers, especially when it’s sitting in a parking lot or driveway under the hot summer sun. Unfortunately, there isn’t a sure fire way to keep your car comfortably cool in hot weather but there are ways to cool it off. Here are a few ways to help keep your car cool when parked.   Shade – One of the more obvious solutions to keep your car cool, shaded parking isn’t hard to find but finding an open spot can be. Many shaded parking areas are located at the edge of the lot, a good distance from buildings. If you plan on…