Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Tips and Tricks for Getting Your Pups Comfortable Riding in Cars

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
Dog leaning head out of car window

How Can I Get My Dog More Comfortable in the Car? 

Summer is here and as many local families look to head out on road trips or camping trips, many hope to bring their dogs with. But there’s often a catch – a lot of dogs are fearful of the car. Whether it stems from one bad trip in the car, fear of going to the vet, motion sickness, or anything else, overcoming a dog’s fear of riding in cars can be stressful. 


How Can I Organize My Garage Better?

Thursday, May 28th, 2020
Interior view of home garage

Top 7 DIY Garage Improvement Projects 

Garages can be a lot of different things for different people. For some, it is a storage area and for others, it’s a workspace. Some use their garage as a place to keep odds and ends while for others their garage is a home away from home. No matter what it is you use your garage for, there are always ways to improve it and organize it better.  


What is the Best Way to Detail My Vehicle Myself?

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
Closeup of hand detailing vehicle

How to Properly Detail Your Kia Inside and Out at Home 

Many of us are getting back to our day-to-day lives and routines and for many of us, that means getting back to our daily commutes. After weeks of our vehicles sitting in the garage or in our driveways they may not be looking the best. Your Kia may have collected dust and debris or maybe it has weathered the elements outside over the last month.  


How Can My Family Stay Busy This Weekend?

Friday, April 17th, 2020
Family playing board game

Top 10 Board Games for the Family 

As the weekend approaches many parents are wondering how they will keep their family busy after a week at home. While normally weekends are a time of excitement for many after a long week of commuting to work or school, with social distancing in place many of us are spending every day at home. So how can we mix it up and bring excitement to the weekend? 


What Are the Best Movies From the 80s?

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
Closeup of remote pointing at TV

Top 15 Movies from the 80s 

Now more than ever people are turning to old movies and classic TV shows as a source of entertainment and a way to pass the time. What better way is there to get through this period of social distancing than by popping on a classic film from the 80s? Well, we think the only better thing to do than that is to pop in a movie while shopping our online inventory for a brand-new Kia, but that’s just us. 


Can I Tint My Kia Windows at Home?

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
Man applying tint to vehicle window

How to Tint Your Car’s Windows Yourself 

Social distancing and self-isolation are bringing out the DIY in everyone. From at-home haircuts to questionable home renovations, everyone seems to be looking for a way to pass the time. Instead of leaving yourself with a haircut that will make you want to hide from every mirror in sight, why not do something you’ve been wanting to do for a while now, like tinting your windows? Tinting your vehicle’s windows can completely transform the look and feel of your vehicle. 


How Can My Kids Stay Busy This Weekend?

Friday, April 3rd, 2020
Kid coloring with markers

Top Five Educational Websites for Kids 

With safer-at-home orders and social distancing measures in place, it can be hard to keep kids busy, especially when school lessons are done for the day. After being home all day, each and every day, facing the weekend can seem a bit intimidating and you may start to wonder how you can keep your kids busy this weekend.  


Can I Go Outside During the Hillsborough County Safer at Home Orders?

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Lineup of homes

What Does Safer at Home Mean in Tampa Florida? 

As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to escalate across the globe, many individuals have done their part in practicing social distancing to slow the spread. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that everyone practice social distancing by staying home whenever possible and when it is necessary to leave, keep a generous distance of six feet between yourself and those around you.  


Rid Your Vehicle’s Cabin of Germs and Illness

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
Hand cleaning interior of vehicle with cloth

How to Disinfect Your Kia Vehicle’s Cabin 

As the importance of keeping things as clean and disinfected as possible has reached a critical peak it is time to look at somewhere that may have slipped your mind – your vehicle. We spend just as much time in our vehicles each day as we do in our homes or at work, which means our cars can be breeding grounds for germs and illnesses. The time is now to deep clean and disinfect your Kia vehicle’s cabin and here are the top 10 things you should be disinfecting in your vehicle.  


How to Connect Your iPhone 11 to your Kia

Monday, February 17th, 2020
Infotainment screen in 2020 Kia Stinger

Kia Apple iPhone 11 Connection Instructions 

Getting your iPhone 11 hooked up to your Kia might be one of the first things on your to-do list when you get a new Kia vehicle. Thankfully, turning your vehicle’s infotainment screen into a mirror image of your iPhone 11 is easy thanks to Apple CarPlay®. Simply follow these Apple iPhone 11 connection instructions to get your phone hooked up to your new Kia.