I love online shopping, but buying winter tires online isn’t something I ever thought I would do.
Winter tires are a necessity in Atlantic Canada. There’s no way around it. From as early as the end of October until as late as May, winter conditions aren’t outside the norm. Snow, sleet, ice…it’s possible to see all three conditions and more in a single day (sometimes, even a single hour) during our eternal winter season.
It’s not fun. I mean, just look at our driveway, for crying out loud!
In case it’s hard to tell, the driveway comes up on a significant slope — and it does not take long for the ice to build up.
And that’s just our driveway. Fact of the matter is if you’re driving a little sedan like us, you need winter tires. And good winter tires, like most car-related things, can be expensive.
It was through my efforts to find reasonably priced tires in good condition that I was introduced to 4Tires.ca, where we went on to buy a new set of tires.
Here’s how it went down.
(Disclaimer: Not sponsored. This post is based on my personal experience buying from 4Tires.ca)Continue Reading