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Published: 18 March 2017
Category | Car Body Repair
Give Your Ride A Spring Makeover With Car Body Repair photo
Between long nights, cold temperatures, icy roads, and salt, winter is without a doubt a prime season for causing the kind of damage that you will want to get fixed at a car body repair shop. Now that the winter snow has finally melted, if your vehicle has been in an accident or has received some unsightly scratches, scrapes, or dents over the past few months, this spring is the perfect time to look into car body repair services. Doing so will help to ensure that your vehicle stays not only looking great but running great season after season.

It goes without saying that if you have been in an accident and need a single panel or multiple panels on your vehicle repaired, you don’t want to wait long to get the work done before the damage becomes worse. However, even those minor scratches and dents that you think are just a cosmetic eyesore can also cause a lot of damage and grief over time. Here are a few reasons why.

Rust and Corrosion
While you might try to put off dent, scuff, and car scratch repair, doing so could promote the spread of rust and corrosion over time, especially in the winter. This is because if some of the paint has been scraped off your vehicle and the metal underneath becomes exposed, it can become rusted and begin pitting and corroding away. If left unchecked, the rust and corrosion can spread turning a small problem into a much larger and more expensive one to fix.

Wheel Issues
While you might think that car body repair issues extend only across the main body of your vehicle, your wheels are just as susceptible to problems that can spiral out of control. If your wheels get dirty, rusty, or damaged from salt, dirt, rocks, or being hit, they can become cracked, warped, or get film built up around the edges that prevents your tires from sealing properly. This can lead to poor gas mileage, tire blowouts, or further damage to your wheels. Having them properly detailed and repaired is the best maintenance to prevent this from happening.

Problems with Resale Value
If you are thinking of selling your vehicle this spring, whether privately or to a dealer, you will get a lot less for it if you don’t fix any issues with the body first. While you would have to invest a little more upfront, you will sell your vehicle faster if you do. More importantly, you will recoup your investment and likely make more money on top of that.

Now is the Right Time
You deserve to have a vehicle that you can be proud of. Fortunately, there is no better time than right now to make your vehicle look its best again and no better professionals to get the job done right than the team at Best Car Garage. For more information, get in touch for friendly service and great quality work by calling 0207 041 9680.