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Brake Services: When to Schedule at Our Boonsboro Center

Brake Services: When to Schedule at Our Boonsboro Center

Brake services shouldn’t be confusing — but they can be. Some manufacturers say to schedule a brake pad replacement every 20,000 miles, while others say 60,000 miles. Even if you follow your owner’s manual’s instructions, you still might find yourself calling Alta Mere® Milex® of Boonsboro for a brake services appointment earlier than expected. Wondering how often you need brake work done on your car? Here’s an easy tip from the brake services team at Alta Mere Milex of Boonsboro to help you know when to schedule an appointment at our service center. Mileage Won’t Tell You When You Need Brake Services Like other parts of your vehicle, your brakes need routine maintenance. This includes fluid changes, rotor-machine polishing, and — most crucially — brake pad replacements. But mileage can be an unreliable indicator for when your brakes need to get their pads replaced. The biggest reason for this? Brake pads wear down faster in some driving conditions compared to othe ... read more

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CAR CARE

Why We’re Boonsboro’s Choice for Window Tinting?

Why We’re Boonsboro’s Choice for Window Tinting?

At Alta Mere® Milex® of Boonsboro, our window tinting technicians are trusted by drivers throughout the Boonsboro area. Drivers come to us from Hagerstown, Middletown, Fairplay, and Mapleville for our window tinting expertise, our range of high-quality tinting options, and the assurance of quality that comes with our tinting installations. Over the years, we’ve completed countless successful installations for northwest Maryland drivers, offering a range of benefits found at few other window tinting centers. If you’re thinking of installing window tinting in your vehicle, we hope you’ll come to visit us at Alta Mere Milex of Boonsboro. If you do, here are some of the advantages you’ll discover… Boonsboro’s Window Tinting Experts When you come to Alta Mere Milex of Boonsboro, you’ll be able to speak with some of Maryland’s top experts in automotive window tinting. We’ll be able to walk ... read more

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AUTO SERVICES

Alta Mere® Milex®: Your Trusted Source for Auto Service in Boonsboro

Alta Mere® Milex®: Your Trusted Source for Auto Service in Boonsboro

For all automobile-related issues, Alta Mere Milex is your trusted resource in the greater Boonsboro area. If your vehicle is experiencing troubles, it can be tough to decide where to take it and who to trust to handle any necessary repairs. Selecting the wrong auto service provider can lead to issues, from work done incorrectly to being grossly overcharged for a simple fix. At Alta Mere Milex, we remove the stress and fear of choosing the right auto service center by offering a comprehensive array of options designed to maximize your savings and prepare your car for the future with long term fixes and solutions. Trusted Auto Services for Boonsboro The professionals at Alta Mere Milex of Boonsboro handle auto repairs for vehicle owners throughout the area including Hagerstown, Mapleville, Middletown, and Fairplay. We understand the stress and fear that comes with automobile issues and aim to ... read more

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AUTO SERVICES

Franchisee Spotlight: Albert Daniel, Owner of Milex/Alta Mere, Boonsboro

Franchisee Spotlight: Albert Daniel, Owner of Milex/Alta Mere, Boonsboro

“Like father, like son” suits Albert Daniel. Growing up, Daniel’s father was the neighborhood mechanic, often accepting a helping hand from the younger Daniel. From there, Daniel spent five years in the Navy, where he repaired and maintained equipment that supported jets on the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. Eventually, after spending a few years as a technician for General Motors, Daniel decided to become his own boss and start a franchise. That’s when he opened his first Milex Complete Auto Care store in Frederick, Maryland, in 2007. With the help of his wife, the store’s co-owner who handles accounting and HR, Daniel turned his business into a neighborhood success. After eight years in Fredericksburg, Daniel decided it was time to expand his business and open a second location. This past fall, in 2015, he opened a Milex/Alta M ... read more

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Importance of Routine Maintenance

Importance of Routine Maintenance

You get regular checkups with your doctor. It keeps you healthy and helps you and your doctor catch any changes in your health before they become big problems. It’s a vital part of keeping yourself healthy. Well, your car is no different. It requires regular checkups to keep it running strong and to catch any potential problems before it can accrue large repair bills. That’s why routine maintenance will make a big difference in the life of your vehicle, whether your car is brand new or it has a few miles on it already. Performing regular maintenance is a preventative measure against common repairs that cars need over the course of their useful life. When you stick to an appropriate schedule of maintenance for your vehicle you can improve the life of your vehicle and catch any issues when they are less serious and won’t require as much time or expense to fix. What is the best schedule for a ... read more

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MECHANICS

New Milex/Alta Mere Cobrand Opens in Boonsboro, MD

Moran Family of Brands Opens Newest Location in Boonsboro, MDMilex/Alta Mere Franchise to Offer Complete Range of Auto Care ServicesMidlothian, IL (November 10, 2015) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and auto accessories, announced the opening of their newest franchise location in Boonsboro, MD. The Milex Complete Auto Care /Alta Mere Automotive Outfitters franchise opened in October at 801 N. Main Street in Boonsboro. The Milex/Alta Mere co-branded operation provides area customers a full range of automotive repair and auto accessory solutions. Milex offers preventative maintenance services such as oil changes, brake repair, and radiator and cooling system to fuel system and engine repair along with a full range of diagnostic services. Beginning in January, they will also offer automotive accessory options such as window tinting, car alarms and vehicle safety produ ... read more

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CAR CARE

MR. TRANSMISSION RANKED AMONG FRANCHISE ELITE IN ENTREPRENEUR’S PRESTIGIOUS ANNUAL FRANCHISE 500®

MR. TRANSMISSION RANKED AMONG FRANCHISE ELITE IN ENTREPRENEUR’S PRESTIGIOUS ANNUAL FRANCHISE 500®

Mr. Transmission Ranked among Franchise Elite in Entrepreneur’s Prestigious Annual Franchise 500®
Moran Family of Brands’, Mr. Transmission, recognized as leader in the
automotive aftermarket and franchise industries Midlothian, Ill. – Mr. Transmission was recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise 500® ranks Mr. Transmission at 478 out of 500 for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate, and system size. “In 2013, we gained strength and momentum as the automotive industry continued to improve and gain traction,” said Barbara Moran, CEO of Moran Family of Brands, parent company of Mr. Transmission and several other automotive aftermarket brands such as Milex Complete Auto Care and Alta Mere. “Being recognized among our peers in

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CAR CARE

The differences between hybrid and regular cars.

The differences between hybrid and regular cars.

When choosing a vehicle, it can sometimes be difficult to understand why one car is different from any other, even after you test drive and purchase them. There are a lot of small features that go into a car that you may miss. These little details often only become apparent when something goes wrong with your vehicle. That’s when you find out about a part or something that needs to be replaced, costing you a lot of money. Understanding at least some of the differences between the various types of cars is important when thinking about your future and whether you’ll need auto repair. This is especially the case with newer hybrid vehicles, which have unique functions designed to save you fuel and thus money. Knowing what makes hybrids special can save you a lot in the long run. The experts at Mr. Transmission would like to offer you some important points on what makes these relatively new cars stand out, so that repairs are more affordable. A little more sophistication The ... read more

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CAR CARE

Tips on surviving a blizzard while on the road.

Tips on surviving a blizzard while on the road.

We’re in the middle of winter, and so snow storms are a common sight. Sometimes, it’s just flurries slowly drifting onto the roads. Other times, it’s a whiteout that covers the roads in snow and makes it impossible to drive any faster that 5 mph In some cases, you may even get stuck on the roads if you drive out there. You want to do as much as possible to avoid getting caught off guard, and prevent yourself from getting hypothermia or frostbite among other conditions. The professionals at Mr. Transmission would like to offer some advice if you have to drive out on the roads during a blizzard. However, the first piece of advice they would like to share is this: Do not drive out there unless it’s absolutely necessary. What to do before In the event that your travels will cause you to be in the midst of a snowstorm, planning ahead is essential. If you can, plan your work day and driving time ... read more

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CAR CARE

Franchisee of the Year 2014 – Albert Daniel Milex Complete Auto Care, Frederick, MD.

Albert Daniel, Milex Complete Auto Care franchisee in Frederick, MD was recently honored for his contributions to franchising and recognized by the International Franchise Association (IFA) with its annual Franchisee of the Year Award. Albert, who has been Milex franchisee for the past 7 years, is also a 2-time Franchisee of the year award winner; recognized by his peers for his outstanding performance and contributions as a franchisee to help develop and grow the Milex brand and franchising The Franchisee of the Year Award is a major portion of the IFA’s Public Affairs Conference. This annual conference brings hundreds of franchise business leaders together in Washington, D.C. to discuss important topics regarding franchising with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Albert is a positive role model and mentor for the entire Milex system. Albert has been the recipient of the Award of Excellence for the past 6 years which is a reflection of outstanding customer service while cons ... read more

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CAR CARE
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