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Car Care 101: 4 Tricks to Keeping Your Ride Nice

You are going to buy a car. This is probably one of the biggest investments you will make, so it is important that you take the right steps to keep your vehicle looking good. The following are four tricks you can use to do just that.

Car Cover

The simplest thing you can do to keep your car in good condition is get a car cover. You might not think this is all that important, but debris can degrade your car’s paint, and bird waste contains damaging chemicals. A cover can keep your car looking great for a while. Those with a garage could skip this step, but it’s still a good idea to keep a car cover in your trunk should you ever need it.

Wash It

Some people think car washes are needed to remove dirt but it is more than that. A good car wash can also ensure that things like road salt are removed because this can cause rust. Of course, you also need to remove any other particle that could make your vehicle look a little dull. This is something you can have a professional do, or you can learn how to do this on your own.

Powder Coating

Another trick to consider is a powder coating by a company like Double R Manufacturing, Inc. or someone similar. This will help keep that new car beauty intact, and keep your wheels rust free. Your wheels and rims are one of the most important parts of your car to care for since they go through a lot when you are driving. Powder coating will help keep your rims in good shape throughout all the wear and tear of driving.

Sun Screen

You protect your skin from direct sunlight, and you should do the same for your new car. The surfaces within your car are susceptible to excessive sunlight and may end up becoming dull or discolored. Just get a few sun screens or shades. These vary in prices but can help keep your vehicle in good condition. Be sure to consider the color if you are worried about the way your car is going to look with these shades.

Most of these are pretty simple steps and do not cost much. Be sure to get insurance to make sure your car can be restored should anything happen. Talk to your mechanic for additional tips, just in case there are other things you can do.

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