Car Care Tips

Deer vs. Your Vehicle: Down but Not Out

March 6, 2017
Deer vs. Your Vehicle: Down but Not Out
Feel like the deer are targeting you? Maybe they are... fight back with Osgar's Autobody.

How to Protect Your Car from Road Salt this Winter

February 24, 2017
How to Protect Your Car from Road Salt this Winter
Even with mild winter weather in North Central Ohio, the roads are still coated with salt and ash to protect you from slippery conditions. But what is all of that salt doing to the body of your car? Protect your vehicle from the unseen damage of Ohio's winters with rustproofing.

How to Stay Safe Behind the Wheel when the Snow Starts Flying

December 8, 2016
How to Stay Safe Behind the Wheel when the Snow Starts Flying
Regardless of whether you are in Mansfield, Ohio, or anywhere else that sees ice and snow in the winter, you will more than likely want to know which set up is the best for driving in winter weather. Would it be rear wheel drive? Four wheel drive?

Which County in Ohio Has the Most Deer-Related Accidents?

October 10, 2016
Which County in Ohio Has the Most Deer-Related Accidents?
It's getting to be that time of year. The air is crisp, the leaves are falling. Football is starting, baseball is wrapping up. People are wearing flannel again, and drinking ridiculous pumpkin flavored concoctions. Oh yes! It means only one thing: Deer Mating Season!

Safety Tips for Driving on Wet Roads

June 2, 2015
When roads are wet, you need to know how to navigate reduced visibility and pavement friction, and erratic driving from other vehicles. Here are some car safety tips to help you safely drive on wet roads.

Detailing Your Car the DIY Way

May 29, 2015
Detailing Your Car the DIY Way
Keeping the car’s interior in great shape not only makes your ride more enjoyable, it will increase its value, too. Here are some of our top DIY tips for detailing your car.

Before a Winter Car Accident Happens, Know How to Respond

December 10, 2014
What to do if you wind up in a collision this winter.

Winter Collisions: Know How to Prepare for the Worst

December 4, 2014
The weather's cold outside - but you can rest at ease knowing you've got this Winter Collision Survival Kit ready when you hit the road...

What Autobody Shops are Covered by Your Insurance Company?

December 20, 2013
We're debunking insurance myths today here on the Osgar's Autobody blog. Question: After an accident, do you get to choose the auto body shop, or does your insurance company?

Win the Fight This Winter: 7 Tricks to Keep Your Car From Rusting

December 16, 2013
Don’t be a victim to the inevitable conditions each winter that spur the deterioration of your car. Gain control over the fight against rust with these tricks:

Clear Coat or Waxing? Learn Which Is the Better Option for Your Car

November 27, 2013
Protecting your car's finish is car care 101. But the question is, which option does a better job of protecting your car: a clean coat finish or waxing?

Stuck in the "Rut"? Here’s How to Avoid an Unceremonious Encounter Between Your Car and a Deer

November 27, 2013
During rut season, hunters and non-hunters alike face a very real possibility: encountering a deer while driving on the roads around Richland County.
Car Care Tips Archive

Car Care Tips

  • Deer vs. Your Vehicle: Down but Not Out Deer vs. Your Vehicle: Down but Not Out Feel like the deer are targeting you? Maybe they are... fight back with Osgar's Autobody.
  • How to Protect Your Car from Road Salt this Winter How to Protect Your Car from Road Salt this Winter Even with mild winter weather in North Central Ohio, the roads are still coated with salt and ash to protect you from slippery conditions. But what is all of that salt doing to the body of your car? Protect your vehicle from the unseen damage of Ohio's winters with rustproofing.
  • How to Stay Safe Behind the Wheel when the Snow Starts Flying How to Stay Safe Behind the Wheel when the Snow Starts Flying Regardless of whether you are in Mansfield, Ohio, or anywhere else that sees ice and snow in the winter, you will more than likely want to know which set up is the best for driving in winter weather. Would it be rear wheel drive? Four wheel drive?