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Snow, Winter & All Season Tire Replacement

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Winter & All Season Tire Locations







Auto Mechanics | Services | Winter & All Season Tires

Get A Quote For Winter Tires Or All Season Tires Today

When it comes to choosing the best winter or all season tires for your car, truck or SUV, get in touch for the various tire options to choose from. We can also help determine whether an all season tire replacement is preferable over a winter tire set. We have multiple options and a complete line of tire manufacturers to choose from. Our team is happy to help and provide options for the best all season or winter tires for your vehicle drive type. Give us a call for tire service price today.

Wide Selection Of Winter Tire & All Season Tire Brands To Choose From

Our tire shop has an extensive list of brands to fit your car, truck or SUV tires. For a dependable tire brand, ask us about test results, tire ratings and reviews. Check different ratings for all types of weather including wet, dry and snow conditions and then decide.

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Snow Tires For Your Car Truck & SUV

Fit a set of snow tires to get you through those late-season snowfalls that can occur between early fall and late spring. Of course, it's not as simple as just buying a set of winter tires and throwing them on your wheels. To ensure the safety and performance of your vehicle there are a few things to consider. One of them being winter tires vs all weather tires vs all season tires... what's better?

If you live somewhere where temperatures can drop to less than 7°C and fair share of snow, winter tires are for you. Otherwise, an all-season tire could be the perfect choice for year round driving because it offers great performance in both winter and summer conditions. If your passenger car is front-wheel drive and budget is your main concern, the best solution is to use a winter tire on just the front axle; this ensures that you get the most out of your tires.

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Do You Need Winter Tires?

Our winter tires sale gives you a wide selection to suit your needs and budget. We'll address whether you should change your winter tires and when or whether you just require a routine tire service. We'll also give a few prices for winter tires for what we believe are the most reliable and affordable snow tires on offer. Schedule a winter tire change or read on to select the right tires for your vehicle this winter.

Considering a set of tires to drive on for the entire year? Find out some options for all season and all weather tires.

Find out more about summer tire sets and performance tires here.

All Season Tires

All season tires and all weather tires are not the same. All weather tires are preferred to all season tires if you drive in any form of winter weather, or even slightly below freezing temperatures. All weather tires have passed the Transport Canada “snow/winter” tire test. Rather than all season tires, they can be left on your vehicle all year long (yup, even winter). All season tires for cars trucks and SUV were designed to handle mild winter conditions, and are not "certified" for winter driving. When temperatures drop, so does their grip.

All Weather Tires

All weather tires for cars trucks and SUV are appropriate for mild winter conditions and light snowfall. All weather tires have also passed snow traction tests for winter performance in extreme situations. Apart from all season tires, all weather tires stay soft and provide traction at temperatures above and below 7 degrees Celsius. This makes all weather tires popular year-round and through Canadian winters. All weather tires don't perform as well as winter tires in hard-packed snow and ice, but they outperform all season tires in winter conditions and are a suitable option to keep installed year-round.

Winter Tires (Snow Tires)

Winter tires for ice, snow, slush, and cold provide greater braking, cornering and traction. Winter tires stays soft and pliable in temperatures below 7 degrees Celsius, as well as aggressive tread to "bite" snow and ice. Winter tires give the most reliable performance and safety while dealing with freezing temperatures and heavy, hard-packed snow. You get improved traction, braking and cornering on snow and ice throughout the life of your winter tire.


Winter Tires Or All Season Tires For Your Vehicle - What's Better?

When it comes to ensuring your vehicle is ready for winter weather conditions, choosing the right tires is crucial. Winter and all-season tires are two common options, each offering distinct benefits depending on your driving needs.


Winter tires are designed with special rubber compounds and tread patterns to provide better traction on snow and ice, enhancing safety and control in cold weather conditions. They are particularly effective in regions with harsh winters, where snow and ice are frequent occurrences.

  • Superior Traction: Winter tires are specifically designed to excel in cold temperatures, snow, and ice. Their unique tread patterns and rubber compounds provide enhanced traction and grip on slippery surfaces, improving braking and handling performance.

  • Increased Safety: By providing better traction in winter conditions, winter tires can significantly reduce the risk of accidents and collisions, especially in regions with harsh winters.

  • Dedicated Winter Performance: Winter tires are optimized for cold weather conditions, making them the ideal choice for drivers who frequently encounter snow and ice during the winter months.


On the other hand, all-season tires are designed to provide adequate performance in a variety of conditions, including dry, wet, and light snow. While they may not offer the same level of traction as dedicated winter tires in severe winter conditions, they provide convenience and versatility for drivers who encounter a mix of weather throughout the year.

  • Versatility: All-season tires are designed to perform reasonably well in a variety of weather conditions, including dry, wet, and light snow. They offer convenience and versatility for drivers who don't want to switch tires seasonally.

  • Cost-Effectiveness: Since all-season tires can be used year-round, they eliminate the need for seasonal tire changes and storage, potentially saving money in the long run.

  • Moderate Winter Performance: While not as effective as winter tires in severe winter conditions, all-season tires provide adequate traction in milder winter weather, making them suitable for regions with less extreme winters.


Ultimately, the "better" option between winter tires and all season tires depends on your specific needs and priorities. If you live in an area with harsh winters and frequently encounter snow and ice, winter tires are likely the safer choice. However, if you live in a region with milder winters (or do less driving in the winter season) or prefer the convenience of year-round tires, all-season tires may be more suitable. It's essential to consider factors like climate, driving habits, and safety when making your decision. Contact us for valuable insight into choosing the right winter tires or all season tires for your vehicle and driving conditions.


Why Install Snow Tires?

As with every cold season approaching, a decision for most drivers is to install winter tires. According to stats, roughly 30 - 40% of drivers don't install winter tires and that could create problems driving in the snow. If you've ever driven with snow tires versus all-season or even summer tires, you can actually feel the difference and benefits of having winter tires. Some drivers believe all-season tires are equipped for winter and snow driving. Others feel winter tires are too expensive.

When it comes to "all-season" or “all-weather” tires, they are simply not adequate for harsh winters, perhaps all season tires will be enough if you live in Florida, but not for winters we experience in Canada. So how much do winter tires cost? Depending on brand and size the typical cost for a winter tire ranges between $85 to $320 per tire. If your plan is to keep your vehicle for years to come, it’s a good idea to install winter rims and tires ready for each winter season. This will actually save you in the long run.

If you live or anywhere across Ontario, we suggest installing winter tires. If you live in Quebec and parts of British Columbia, winter tires are mandatory between the winter months. Studded tires, where permitted are another option for Ontarians. Perfect for icy and hard-packed snow conditions, especially if you live or travel truly north in winter.


Benefits of Winter Tire Installation

If you're thinking about purchasing winter tires, here's a few benefits of installing snow tires on your vehicle:

  • Collision prevention

  • Lower insurance premiums

  • Traction in the snow you can actually notice

  • Saves you on replacement tires over the long-term

  • Winter tire traction in the cold gets you an improvement of 60 feet in stopping distance @ 50 km per hour

  • Winter tires are also for the cold roads not just the snow

  • Winter tires cost less than collision repair

The best time to install winter tires is when the temperature hits 7 degrees Celsius or below - and ideally before the first snow hits the ground. Give us a call or send us your questions about the selection of winter and snow tires equipped on your vehicle. After consulting with our mechanics, you will be better inclined on selecting the right winter tire for your vehicle.


Winter & All Season Tires For Cars, Minivans, Trucks & SUV's

 Our winter and all season tire options offer a wide selection of tires to suit your car or mini-van. Let us help define a set of car tires for comfort and handling in a variety of sizes. Our car tires, also known as sedan or minivan tires, offer all weather traction and long lasting treadwear.

From high performance to heavy duty tires, ask about our selection of truck and SUV tires. SUV and truck tires for a sporty look or off road with great ride quality and noise reduction. Ask our tire shop for the look and purpose of your truck or SUV tires.



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