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Alta Mere Franchisee of the Year Randy Durham

 Alta Mere Franchisee of the Year Randy Durham

People can learn a lot from Randy Durham. After all, winning the annual Franchisee of the Year award, which is voted on by fellow franchise owners throughout the system, which he did last year, is a sign that your business is on a good path. But securing it two years in a row? Randy is clearly doing something right. So, what’s the secret to all his success? We recently caught up with Randy came away with a few takeaways that other franchisees may want to emulate. First, there are no secrets. Randy that he talks on the phone to a lot of fellow Alta Mere franchisees and often shares tips about his business – mostly on topics like handling the window tinting of certain high-end cars. He learns a lot from other owners, and other owners likely learn from him. It’s never a bad idea to get to know your fellow franchisees and ... read more

The Benefits of Blind Spot Indicators in Cars

The Benefits of Blind Spot Indicators in Cars

What you don’t know can’t hurt you. It’s a ridiculous statement, of course. If you don’t know you have an illness, you won’t go to the doctor, and so that can hurt you. If you don’t know – to go with a comical, nonsensical example – that an Acme safe is falling from the sky and about to fall on you, that, too, can hurt you. What you don’t know can hurt you when taking a test. And, of course, when driving, we’re taught immediately that what we don’t know can hurt everyone. In other words, beware of the blind spot, the areas around your car that you can’t see despite looking out of all your side view and rear-view mirrors. For most of automotive history, the blind spot has been something drivers have had to contend and co-exist with. Drivers have always been able to try to do what they can to help their vision, but the options have never been great – like glancing over their shoulder before a lane change, wh ... read more

Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Alta Mere

Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Alta Mere

Father’s Day is coming up! For fathers—and father figures—the world over, the day is a way to celebrate the bond they have with their families and to reflect on all the memories they’ve made. If thinking about what your dad means to you brings a warm smile to your face, then why not return the favor this year by getting him a gift worthy of being such a great dad? This year, we at Alta Mere challenge you to go the extra mile for your dad, and get him a gift he’ll fall in love with. Here are some gift ideas of things dad might appreciate more than a necktie! 1. Paint protection film. Your dad put a lot of money into his car, so something that preserves its cosmetic appeal might be just what he wants! A paint protection film clings to the car, and it takes all of the damage his paint job would suffer if it were unprotected. Nothing hurts worse than the first scratch on a ne ... read more

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Alta Mere/SmartView Franchise Expands into Houston Market

Franchise to Offer Complete Range of High Tech Accessories and Installation Midlothian, IL (November 30, 2015) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and auto accessories, announced the addition of an Alta Mere Automotive Outfitters/SmartView Window Solutions franchise into the Houston, TX market. The Alta Mere/SmartView co-branded franchise will open during the first week of December, with a grand opening to be held several months later. The store will operate out of a 4,000-square foot, state-of-the-art, fully climate-controlled facility located at 7135 Louetta Rd. in Spring, TX. Alta Mere offers a complete selection of aftermarket high-tech retail accessories and installation. It provides premium automotive features such as security and radar detection systems, remote starters and keyless entry, GPS tracking, and hands-free phone systems. They also offer exterior services such as ... read more

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Milex/Alta Mere Franchise to Offer Complete Range of Auto Care Services

Moran Family of Brands Opens Newest Location in Boonsboro, MD Milex/Alta Mere Franchise to Offer Complete Range of Auto Care Services Midlothian, 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 products through the Alta ... read more

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Waxing versus paint protection seals

Waxing versus paint protection seals

A new car depreciates by as much as 11 percent once it leaves the dealership lot, according to Edmunds.com, a car buying website. Unfortunately, that percentage will only grow as the years go by. But what can you do as a car owner to combat the value of your vehicle dropping any further? You can try to keep it running well and looking just as good as the day you bought it. But that’s not always easy. In fact, some solutions can be time consuming, like waxing the car regularly. Luckily, Alta Mere Automotive Outfitters are experts at installing vehicle paint protection that can shield your beloved ride from gravel, scratches and snow salt while also adding to its resale value. “Seals are more cost-effective than car wax since many come with a warranty.” Layer of protection The days of spending weekends applying coat after coat of carnauba wax to a car are ove ... read more

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