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Custom Fit vs. Universal Car Cover: Pros & Cons

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Protecting your car requires a comprehensive approach to prevention and maintenance. Even if you usually park indoors, a car cover can help protect your paint job from scratches and other damage. Your car’s resale value drops if it incurs even minor cosmetic damage, so taking all possible precautions is critical.

April 15, 2021

Rusty Wheels for Dummies: How to Stop Rust on a Car

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Rust on a car is a serious problem. Starting as a small bubble under your vehicle’s exterior paint, rust can progress and develop into irreversible issues, leading to premature scrappage. Despite the advanced chemical processing that goes into modern paints, no material is entirely resistant to rusting. One of the most frustrating aspects of rust damage is that it’s often too late by the time you notice it. While a rusty wheel or car door can be spotted easily, undercarriage or engine rust is much more difficult to find. What’s more, a rusted chassis or engine is dangerous and can contribute to very costly repairs. Although no car is immune to rust, it doesn’t mean that rust is inevitable. Understanding why your car is rusting and its causes can help you prevent unnecessary corrosive damage to your vehicle. Preserve one of your most valuable assets by learning how to stop rust on a car.

April 14, 2021

Can Bird Poop Damage Car Paint?

Bird poop on cars is a common automotive issue. Whether you park outside regularly or are stuck in traffic on your way to work, your vehicle could get hit with splatter. Many people also try to beat the heat on hot summer days by parking underneath trees, but that puts their car at risk from nesting birds. While you might think it’s just a minor annoyance, bird poop can cause damage to your car’s paint job, meaning you need to shell out money to repaint sooner than expected. With a car cover, you can protect your car’s paint job from bird poop, sun damage, hail, and scratches.

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April 13, 2021

ATV Maintenance Advice: 5 Reasons to Use an ATV Cover

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Your ATV is your key to hundreds of hours of outdoor adventures, but it needs the best care possible to prolong its lifespan. Tune-ups and maintenance seem straightforward if you’re mechanically handy, but ATVs deserve as much protection from the elements as possible. Just because your ATV gets covered in mud on outdoor expeditions doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be covered up properly when not in use. Cleaning and covering your ATV helps prevent a range of problems, from rust to pest infestation. Here are five reasons to use an ATV cover for both indoor and outdoor storage.

April 8, 2021

4 of the Most Damaging Climates for Your Car’s Exterior

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When the weather changes, people adjust their clothing accordingly to match the climate. When it’s cold, you’d expect to see people wear extra layers to cover their skin. To prevent harm when it’s sunny, people apply sunscreen and sit in the shade. However, many people do not provide their cars with the same level of care. When our vehicles experience different climates or extreme fluctuations in weather conditions, it can cause severe damage. Over time, damage such as corrosion and mold becomes apparent, and you may need to pay for costly repairs. Let’s have a detailed look at the most damaging climates for your car’s exterior and how a car cover can help keep your vehicle safe.

April 7, 2021

4 Ways a Car Cover Can Help Protect Your Tires

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Whether it’s a classic car or simply your go-to vehicle for getting around town, your car is a valuable part of your assets. You need to keep it in the best condition possible for safety, resale value, and overall aesthetics and comfort. Your tires are especially important because they’re the only point of contact between your vehicle and the road. Although tires are incredibly durable, they can still wear out faster if they aren’t well taken care of. Whether you’re parking indoors or outdoors, a car cover is vital for protecting your car’s exterior and tires from the elements. Here are four ways car covers can protect your tires from unnecessary wear and tear while it’s parked.

April 6, 2021

Tips on Maintaining Your Vehicle for Professional Drivers

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Being a professional driver for one or more clients is a significant responsibility, especially if you’re using and maintaining a luxury vehicle. Since you’re the one who knows the car best, it’s essential to invest in its upkeep as much as possible and take action at the slightest sign of trouble.

March 26, 2021

The Pros & Cons of Owning More Than One Car

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Owning multiple vehicles has its advantages and disadvantages. It can be a lifelong dream for car fanatics to have several of their favorite vehicles parked in the garage. Car collectors often view car ownership as a business venture or a passion-fueled hobby. However, for families, sometimes owning a second or third vehicle is a necessity.

March 24, 2021

Tips for Measuring Van Car Covers

Whether you store your van in a garage or outside in the street, protecting your van with a car cover is a smart choice. Using a car cover can help defend your van from both outdoor and indoor threats, such as inclement weather, dings, and dust. Over time, exposure to the elements or hazards in your storage area can negatively affect your van’s paint, leading to fading and corrosion. When choosing your van’s car cover, having the right fit is paramount. Without a well-fitted cover, you won’t enjoy a high level of protection for your vehicle. To get the best fit and contour for your van, here are some tips for measuring van car covers.

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March 22, 2021

Product Spotlight: Why We Love the Ultimate Shield Car Cover

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Car covers are a valuable asset for any car owner. Although most think of them as specialty accessories for luxury and vintage vehicles, they can help protect any car’s value. Since they provide substantial protection from UV rays and inclement weather, they’re useful anywhere in the world.

March 18, 2021
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