Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Situations Where We Can Help

A lot of people want to know more information about what exactly we do and in what situations with their car we can help them out.  Because we have received so many questions about this, we thought we would put together some example situations where we have helped people out in the past.

Flat Tire

This is a very common situation.  A lot of people don’t ever check their tire pressure on any sort of consistent basis.  As a result, flat tires are just inevitable for many different drivers.  Some people also just accidentally drive over something that causes them to have a flat tire.  Whatever the case may be, we can help people fix their flat tires for them if they don’t know how.  If you aren’t 100% sure how to fix the situation yourself, then you should definitely just give us a call so you don’t make the matter much worse than it already is.

Jump Start

People have their car battery die all the time.  There was one particular winter where this one person’s car battery died on three separate situations.  That is not entirely uncommon, believe it or not.  What we don’t want to see happen is someone try to jump start their car battery themselves only to see them put the wrong end on the wrong place.  That blows up the engine and makes a small matter a big issue.  If you ever need a jump start, give us a call.  We can come out to where you are very quickly and we’ll get you back out on the road in no time.

Car Break Down

If your car breaks down totally, then there’s not much you can do about it.  When a dire circumstance strikes you like that, give us a call.  We’ll send a truck out to get you and tow you away right away.

You Just Need A Tow

Sometimes you’ll find someone parked in front of a fire hydrant or blocking someone’s driveway.  If that is the case, then you can give us a call and we’d be happy to tow the vehicle away.

There are many situations that we can help out with as you can see.  If you are ever unclear, just give us a call anyways!

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Friday, May 13, 2016

When Towing Goes Terribly Wrong

We like to think that we do everything by the book here at our company.  We are in fact professionals who aim for perfection with everything that we do.  Having said that, we do like to look at funny videos where something goes terribly wrong with a tow truck.  Maybe the tow truck driver doesn’t latch the car on properly.  Maybe the person being towed gets a little ridiculous and tries to drive off the car and takes the tow truck with them.

Whatever the case, if we are ever feeling down, we like to take a look at videos like the video embedded below.  It’s a compilation of a bunch of towing epic failures.  While they are funny, they are also instructional for us and we try to learn the tough lessons these drivers learn the hard way.  We take what we see here, and we put in procedures to make sure that will never happen to us in any situation.  Take a look at the video below if you want some good laughs.  Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Do You Watch South Beach Tow?

Do you watch South Beach Tow?  As a group of people running a towing company, we find it quite interesting when they come out with a television show about running a towing business.  This show is available on Tru TV.  You can check out a ridiculous clip from it below.

What does it show exactly?  Well, as you can imagine, it follows a towing service company that provides its services throughout Miami, Florida.  You might think that would be pretty boring.  In reality, there are many boring aspects to running a towing service company.  You get calls, and then you send someone out who completes the tow.

In this show, everything is taken to the extreme.  Basically, anytime someone is getting towed, they have an extremely adverse reaction.  Sometimes they start fighting the people, and other times they commit different crimes.  This isn’t exactly how it works in real life, but it is pretty funny to watch.  When we are sent out to tow a vehicle that needs to be repossessed, people definitely aren’t too happy about it, but we have never really faced a situation that is as bad as the things that tend to happen every episode on this crazy television show.

Give the show a watch for its pure entertainment value.  Other than that, just know that it isn’t really the most accurate depiction of how running a towing company actually works.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

When Your Car Breaks Down

We’ve all been there before.  For some people, during the winter their car refuses to start.  For others, they are in the middle of the road driving when everything breaks down all of a sudden.  For yet others, the car just slowly breaks down over time.  Whatever the case, we know that cars can have trouble in some pretty unfortunate and awkward situations.  If that is the case, we have a little bit of advice for you.

See The Warnings Signs / Prevention

The best thing to do to make sure trouble doesn’t arise from a car breaking down is to prevent it from happening in the first place.  Make sure you do regular maintenance on your car.  Create a system where you can never forget to turn your car lights off.  Always monitor your gas level.  Check your tire pressure each month to make sure that you aren’t at risk for getting a flat tire.  Get an oil change when the manufacturer of your car tells you to do so.  Do whatever it takes to prevent a tough situation from happening.

Don’t Try To Do Too Much Yourself

You wouldn’t believe how many people think they know how to jump start a car who actually have it the other way around and blow the engine.  If you aren’t sure about what you are doing, we definitely recommend not trying to fix the situation yourself.  Things can get much worse if you try to do too much yourself.

Don’t Panic

Even if you find yourself in a really weird position, don’t panic.  There will always be help that’s not too far away.  Keep your calm because everything will be alright.

Give Us A Call

We recommend that you give professionals a call.  If you give us a call, we’ll be able to fix you up very quickly and get you back out on the road and onto your final destination.

That’s about it.  It’s never the end of the world if your car breaks down!

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

How To Build A Towing Service

A lot of people ask me what it takes to build a towing service.  It takes a lot of things, and it’s not the easiest business to put together if you don’t have experience.  We thought we would put together some thoughts on how to do it for those people who might be interested in […]

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Why We Love Albany, GA

Being a tow truck company, we could have chosen anywhere in the country to work.  We chose Albany, GA for a reason.  We absolutely love this city and the state of Georgia is really amazing as well.  In fact, we love the city so much that we decided to write a whole blog post about […]

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Monday, March 28, 2016

What Separates Us From The Rest

When it comes to towing services in Albany, Georgia, We think we stand out from the rest.  Why do we think that?  Well, we thought we would spend the time to explain our thought process through this blog post.  It’s one thing to say you are the best, but it’s another to provide real proof […]

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