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Taking Care of Your Car After Rust Removal

Once you've gotten your vehicle repaired, the last thing you want is to experience issues with rust again. Removing your rust requires the rust be taken out of the vehicle's frame itself, by physically abrading the surface. After that, your vehicle is going to have to be repainted or re-coated to prevent rust exposure again. Here's how to protect your car just after it's been repaired:

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Are There Limits to How Much Rust Can Be Removed From a Vehicle?

It is important to remove any rust that develops on the body of a car, truck or SUV as soon as you spot the rust. This is because rust will continue to spread quickly if it is not removed. And unfortunately, rust can weaken the metal. This can be dangerous as the metal panels on your car are designed to sustain an impact if you are involved in a car accident. If you have a car that is substantially rusted, you may wonder if there are limits to how much rust should and can be removed from a vehicle. Here is some information you will want to know if you are in this position.

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The Importance of Removing Cosmetic Scratches and Dents From Your Car

If you have a minor scratch or dent on your car, you may debate whether to have it repaired or removed. Many people do, as auto body repairs can be pricey and these smaller dents and scratches are viewed as cosmetic issues. However, these minor issues may not be as minor as they appear. Here are a few of the reasons why it is important to remove cosmetic scratches and dents from your car.

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The Benefits of Getting Car Rust Removed Before Winter and How Suburban Auto Body Can Help

The end of summer and early fall is the perfect time to have your car inspected for rust. If any rust is noticed, it should be removed immediately. Rust can eat away at metal, causing it to weaken. This can make it more susceptible to damage in an accident, and less likely to properly protect you and your family. When you hear that now is the perfect time to have your car inspected and rust removed, you may be wondering why. Here are three reasons why you will want to have rust removed before winter hits and how Suburban Auto Body can help.

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4 Affordable Auto Body Repair Tips That Add Value to Your Car

We all love our cars, but everyone knows that cars are depreciating assets. From the moment we first drive them off the dealership lot, they decline in value. Even if we pamper and baby our beloved automobiles, there is not much we can do stop that devaluation. However, we can slow it down.

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The Importance of Removing Rust Before Snow Hits Your Car

The body and parts on a car are made from various types of metal including steel and aluminum. They are often coated with clear coats and paint to prevent them from rusting. But as the car is exposed to real life elements, this paint and coating can become scratched, scraped and damaged. A rock, shopping cart, key or even driving over a speed bump can scrape away paint and coating on the car. This leaves the metal exposed to outdoor elements such as water, and rust can form. Rust can eat away at the metal, causing significant damage. If you notice rust on your car, you will want to have it removed before snow hits the car. Here are two reasons why.

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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

The winter months take a toll on your car. And unfortunately, the freezing temperatures and weather elements can cause damage on your car. Taking the time to properly prepare your car is the best way to prevent major damage, keeping your car functioning and looking great. Here are a few of the things you will want to do to prepare your car for winter.

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How Snow Build Up Can Affect Your Car

If you don't drive your car often in the winter months, it is highly recommended that you at least shovel the snow from your car before it piles on. This is because heavy amounts of snow can strain your car and cause damage. Here are three different ways that snow build up can harm your car.

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What is the Difference between a Ding and a Dent ?

What is the difference between a Ding and a Dent ? We have all experienced that "Oh No" feeling when we come back from a shopping trip and see a blemish on the side of our car. This type of damage is almost inevitable but there is some good news! There are varying degrees of body damage, and there is a big difference between a " Ding" and a "Dent" when repair costs are considered.

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How Can Auto Body Repair Restore Car Values?

Scratched paint, dented fenders and broken windshields not only diminish the curb appeal of your vehicle, but they also reduce its resale value. Fortunately, auto body shops can fix these imperfections to your benefit. In particular, there are specific procedures that tend to have the most impact.

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