Note: This article is a little something different from our owner, Chris Dekker. Along with being a journeyman technician for 11 years, Chris has been a shop owner for 8 years as well. Very passionate about our industry, Chris spends much of his spare time reading about everything car-related or chatting with other automotive professionals. […]
It’s mind boggling how many drivers still think they need to service their newer vehicle at a dealership while it is under warranty, in order to maintain that warranty.
From the big blue sign at the front of our shop, to the logos on our business cards, lots of clients are starting to notice the NAPA Autopro branding going up around our business. Customers who already know the Autopro brand have been really pumped about this, which is great! But for people who don’t […]
This is a follow-up to a recent post where we discussed five automotive engines that require very religious maintenance in order to survive. This time, here’s our list of the five toughest engines that seem to keep on ticking, no matter what.
Do you know somebody who doesn’t do a great job giving their vehicle regular oil changes? Based on our experience, here are 5 engines that this type of car owner should avoid.
Welcome to our blog! My name is Chris Dekker, and I am the founder and owner of My Garage. Thanks for checking us out! Many of you already know me, because I’ve been involved in the Airdrie auto service community for over 15 years. First working as a technician in two local shops, I eventually […]
As part of our commitment to improving Canada’s environment, we donate $1 from every hour of labour billed through our shop to Nature Conservancy Canada; one of the nation’s top environmental nonprofits. This means that with every visit to My Garage, you are helping to protect Canadian plants, animals, and the natural areas that they […]
One of Airdrie’s most trusted and caring mechanics, Chris has been involved in the local automotive community for more than fifteen years.
We’ve started assembling a team of the best automotive professionals in the area. Check back soon as we’ll be excited to start announcing our highly skilled staff!
In the United States, there does not exist a government licensing program for automotive service professionals, as we have here in Canada. This has led to lower quality automotive service, and a more negative view of the industry than in Canada, where automotive service technicians are generally well respected. The National Institute for Automotive Service […]