How to Measure Tire Tread
The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to measure tire tread on your vehicle so you'll know when you need to…
Learn About Tires
Ever heard of tire pressure sensors? Or directional tires? Learn what they are and why they're important, along with other facts, tips and…
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Snow Tires vs. All Season Tires
Snow tires outperform “all-season” tires under snowy and icy conditions. They’ll give you better traction, more stability in…
How to Buy Tires
When buying tires do your homework. Consider your priorities like traction in snow and rain, tread wear rating, noise, handling and other key…
Car Maintenance: Make Your Tires Last
One of the most critical maintenance chores for cars is checking the tires regularly. You'll save money and extend the life of your tires.
How to Change a Bicycle Tire
Follow these simple steps for replacing a punctured bicycle tube. You can even fix the flat on the go if you have a spare tube, tire levers and…
Fix a Leaking Tire Valve Stem
Fix a leaky tire valve in five minutes using an inexpensive valve core tool and replacement cores.
Change a Tire: Two Jacks Make it Easy
Lift your trailer wheel by pulling it onto these jacks. It's quick and easy. No moving parts.
Service Your Spare Tire Carrier
Loosen and lubricate a corroded spare tire lift so you can get to your spare tire when you need it.
When to Replace Trailer Tires
Don’t let that happen to you. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat will show you how to prevent tire failure on your trailer, unless you…
Fix a Flat Survival Guide
Even if you know how to change a flat tire, chances are pretty good you'll run into problems you're not prepared for. Flat tire repair is never…