If you’ve been one of the unlucky many to damage your tire, it’s likely the first thought in your mind is “dang, I’ll need to get this tire replaced.” And if you’ve thought that, then that’s great! More often than not, the safest option when it comes to a damaged tire is to replace it. But before you start giving your local tire shop (or us!) a call, know that tire replacement isn’t your only option. In fact, there’s a chance your tire could be repaired, and that could save you significant time and money.
But there is a catch: your tire must have specific characteristics to qualify for repair. Many shops, including ours, don’t repair tires unless they have these TWO requirements. Why? Well, these requirements let tire repair experts know that the tire is structurally sound. Without them, a tire repair will only place a band-aid over the problem instead of providing a permanent fix. So before you opt for tire repair, here’s what you should look for:
If your tire can be repaired, or if you’re aren’t sure, reach out to the Auto Pros in Yorktown, Virginia. Our knowledgeable tire professionals can quickly determine if your tires can be repaired or replaced. And if they need to be replaced, we’ll help you find the right set of tires for your vehicle and driving style.