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How to prevent rust eating your car. Rust is every car owners nightmare. Once it starts, it hard to stop. If not treated early enough, it will spread rapidly and before you know it, you’ll have to fill holes in your car or buy new panels to keep your car watertight.

Rust is oxidised iron. I’ll skip the chemistry lesson, but essentially when you have a mix of air, moisture and iron, you will have rust. So, am I saying the humble car doesn’t stand a chance against rust, i.e metal surrounded by air and, when it rains...moisture.? Well, not exactly. Most car manufacturers these days sell cars with at least a three and sometimes a seven year warranty against rust. They’ve invested in research and development of some really tough paints and enamels to give their cars a super lasting finish.

   There are several steps that you too can take to ensure that your car does not end up like a rust bucket.

  • This is obvious but hard to to...Try not to drive your car in the rain (or snow or ice)
  • Drive more slowly over loose surfaces. The faster you drive on this type of surface, the more force dirt particles will have when thrown up as you go over them and hence the more liklihood that your paintwork will get chipped.
  • Put more distance between you and the driver in front. Oftentimes, the car in front will rake up some dirt particles that can chip your paintwork.
  • Inspect you car body regularly. Just walk around your car and look out for the tell-tale signs for rust.
  • If there are any chips in the paintwork, attend to them immediately.
  • Look out for blistering in the paintwork, a sure sign that rust is eating your car underneath.

We've just listed some of the ways you can prevent rust from occurring and now we need to talk about protection against rust.

A great way (and probably the best way) to protect your car and minimise the effects of rust is to get yourself a waterproof car cover. What this does is, it takes away one of the key elements that creates rust, namely moisture. If you haven’t got moisture you can’t have rust. It prevents rust from occurring. It also can protect your car from accidental chipping, dents and scratches which could lead to the onset of rust. It can be used indoors in a garage or outdoors on the drive or in the street. As well as protecting against rust a waterproof car cover will also preserve your paintwork and protect it from other natural elements like UV rays, rain. hail snow and ice.


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