Here we are! 2022 seemed like it took a long time to arrive, but now we are in the New Year, many people are thinking about getting a new car. Starting out a new year with a new car is a great way to do something positive for yourself and set the tone for a great year ahead. And if you stop to think about it, getting rid of an old car can help you achieve many New Year’s resolutions that you might have set for yourself as we start off 2022.
If you need to sell a car for scrap or parts, unfortunately, there are some dishonest and plain dodgy operators out there. If this is the first time you’ve had to search for ‘auto wreckers near me’, then you are likely to be unfamiliar with some of the tricks that certain wreckers can play. Here we outline some of the things you should watch out for, and explain how we work to ensure you get top cash for cars in Adelaide.
The good thing to know is that most car wreckers in Adelaide to operate with integrity. Many of the wreckers in our city have been around for a while- including us. If you’re trying to work out which wrecker to use, the first thing to check is that they are a licensed car buyers in Adelaide. You could also check their website for any license and business numbers, and read any reviews you can find.
Reviews are a helpful way you can get an idea about the kind of service Adelaide wreckers provide- but don’t forget that some sneaky operators might create false reviews about their business. Watch out for this dodgy selling behavior and avoid any sellers who try these unethical acts!
We have had a warm but wet start to spring, with plenty of decent rainfall during August and September. Some of our customers have been asking us about leaving their cars out in the rain for a wash before placing a request for selling a car in SA. Sounds like a good idea and a cheap way to get the car clean, right? Well, sure, a heavy rain can remove some dirt and dust from your car’s surface. But did you know that extensive exposure to rain can also damage the finish on your car?
Many newer cars are coated with a rain resistant surface, however if polish and conditioning treatment are not regularly applied, the surface of your car can become dull and damaged by constant exposure to the elements. The more rain that falls on the car, the more likely it is that the surface will degrade and become stressed, warped, rusted or damaged over time. Rainfall can also have a pollutant and contaminates that are acidic and will cause wear to the surface of your car.