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Protect Your Ride With a Car Cover

Just about everyone owns a car these days. I don’t think I know a single person who does not. Owning a car is an expense as well as a responsibility. If you take care of it, it will last. If you neglect it, it will not. Oil changes, tune ups, tire rotations. All of these things are important. One thing many fail to think about is the paint job. I think many take for granted that it will last forever. This is not the case.

If you take pride in your car, truck, SUV, motorcycle or other vehicle then you should consider protecting it with a quality car cover. Caring for the motor is great and will ensure longevity but the finish and interior also need protection. No one wants to buy a car that looks bad and for that matter most don’t want to drive the one they already own if it looks bad. It’s really a no brainer. If you use a car cover, whether you park indoors or out, the protection it will provide is well worth it in the end. A small price to pay to ensure your vehicle keeps it’s value.

Why does a car cover make sense ? The suns UV rays can fade the finish and chrome, rubber trimming tends to dry out and break down. Your interior dash and seats can also fade and crack. Summer storms can also hurt your vehicles finish, hail and blowing debris can dent and scratch. Winter snow and ice can also wear down the finish and trimming, not to mention get you out of bed earlier. Bird droppings and tree sap can be a real pain to remove and if left on the finish can cause spotting. Then there is all the hard work spent washing and waxing, all it takes is a little blowing dust or tree pollen to defeat the purpose of all that hard work. If covered, two minutes to remove the cover and it still looks shiny and clean. If you park in a garage, there is dust and other car doors to be wary of. Taking out the trash can be a challenge, be sure not to hit the car with that trash can. This can be tough in a tight space. If covered, no worries.

There are many vehicle covers on the market today and not just for our day to day transportation. They are also available for motorcycles,RV’s, ATV’s, boats, jet ski’s and even tractors. Finding the cover you need is easy. Just do a search on the internet. You will find what you need relatively easy. Take your time though, be sure to shop around. Some companies offer free shipping, some do not. Some manufacturers have better warranty’s than others. Also, be sure you know the return policies before buying and another important step is to ensure you order the correct size.

Today’s economy is tough and we need to protect our investments more than ever. Preserving your cars finish with a quality cover is an easy relatively inexpensive step you can take to ensure your vehicle does not lose too much value, a step that will bring you more money should you decide to sell or simply make your driving experience a happier one with a great looking finish and interior.

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Elin Ray