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All You Need to Know About Retreading Tires

Written by Car Talk. Posted in Tire shops in grand rapids mi, Used tire, Used tires grand rapids michigan

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The American love affair with the automobile has gone on almost a century. A big part of that is taking good care of both our cars and trucks but also the tires. When people are looking to save money on used tires, many look to tire companies that are experts at retreading. These tires are often sold at a deep discount.

What is “retreading?”

Retreading is exactly what it sounds like. A tire company will take old, worn tires, inspect them and redo the treads on the tires. Not every old, used tire is an appropriate candidate for this process. Changing up the casings or treads cannot be done on every tire.

Companies began retreading tires as early as the beginning of the 1900s. The practice has only increased in usage over the years. There are currently at least 850 companies th