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Why Spring is the Perfect Time for Buying Used Tires in Kelowna

Why Spring is the Perfect Time for Buying Used Tires in Kelowna

Winter is almost done and that means spring weather and spring driving to prepare for. Not only is it a great time to do some cleaning of your vehicle (inside and out) it’s also a good idea to check the condition of both your winter tires and spring ones before you buy used tires in Kelowna.

Below, we break down some of the main factors to consider as the season changes.

Advantages of Swapping Out Old Tires for Used Tires

Firstly, if you notice your existing summer tires are too worn for the new season, you may want to consider getting used tires instead. Used tires are safe to drive on as long as they’re in good condition. We pride ourselves on making sure that any used tires that come through our business are thoroughly checked for quality before they are marked as ready to be sold.

When Is the Right Time to Swap Out Winter Tires

There’s no “perfect” time to swap out winter tires as the weather can still be fairly cold into the end of April and the beginning of May. However, winter tires are required by law until April 30 on all BC highways. Once that period has passed, you can decide when it makes sense to put on summer tires.

Generally speaking, right around the time it’s hitting around 5℃ regularly outside is a good time to change over after April 30 (if it hasn’t already by that point). This is because winter tires don’t perform well if temperatures are over 7℃.

Car with used spring tires

How to Tell if a Used Tire Is Good

Used tires that are in good condition should have tread that’s worn out evenly, with no slick or smooth surfaces. The sidewalls should also be in good condition with no cracks, chips, or cuts.

Going to a Used Tire Dealer in Kelowna and the Best Place to Get Tire Installation Service

If you’re looking for used tires we offer top-quality used tires that are all inspected to make sure they’re safe to drive on. However, we don’t offer installation (as much as we’d like to) but we do have a recommendation for a place to check out.

OK Tire Rutland in Kelowna is one of the best locations to get tires installed for summer or winter. Their team is quick and efficient with affordable prices for tire servicing and many other mechanical services.

By getting your vehicle ready for the spring season you can ensure that you stay safe on the roads as the weather and conditions change.



Looking for used tires you can depend on? Contact us today to find out what ones we have available for your vehicle!