Repairing key damage
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Repairing key damage

I work at a pretty rough school and getting my car keyed is, unfortunately, one of the hazards of the job. It can be a little pricey to get it repaired, but it doesn't tend to be worth it to claim it back from insurance, particularly if it happens a few times a year. Luckily there is a great auto body and paint shop near me which does a really quick and good quality job of fixing the damaged. This blog is all about repairing key damage to a car, and might be handy for someone who needs to get auto damaged repaired quickly.

Repairing key damage

5 Ways To Boost The Appeal Of Your Old Car Before Selling

Jeremy Fox

Selling a car can be very challenging in this market. Even worse is trying to sell an old car that cannot compete with the newer, shinier alternatives. The biggest challenge when selling an old car is getting prospective buyers to feel its appeal. Find out how you can change that in 5 different ways.

1.    Spray painting

A fresh coat of paint will do wonders for your car. It will give it a new look and the finishing will give it some lustre. When you seek car spray painting, be sure to have the body worked on as well. This refers to any dents or dings your car may have. Also, have the engine bay painted as well, which is very important for old cars. A new paint job gives your car instant appeal and makes people yearn to see more.

2.    Interior upholstery

With the outside taken care of by the paintwork, do the same for the car's interior via upholstery. You can either have the seats reupholstered or fitted with custom seat covers. The former is more expensive but offers a better fit and look. Still on upholstery, you can have other parts of the interior redone. This includes the roof lining, the dash, the door panels and even the flooring carpet. A new interior will improve your car's interior appeal and add to its comfort and style.

3.    Detailing

A detailing service seeks to attend to detailed cosmetic changes on your car. Through this service, you can have your car's exterior buffed and polished for a smooth shiny finish. The tyres and wheels can also be cleaned and stains removed. Through detailing, you can also have foggy lights cleaned and made clear again. Inside the car, a detailing service will clean your car seats and dash to remove dirt, stains, pet hairs, etc.

4.    Full service

One challenge that older cars face in the market is performance. The last thing you want is your car to overheat, to make noises when driven or to have a failed AC, among others issues. To avoid all this, seek a full car service. This will tend to everything from the engine and transmission to the exhaust, cooling, AC, battery, brakes, suspension, etc. After this service, there is no reason why your old car should not drive like a new one.

5.    Add some fancy extras

Last but not least, how about some more high end accessories to give your car an edge? Some of the things you could add include an alarm system, a standard music system, a rear camera, front LED lights, GPS device, a ute cover (for utes), etc. These are all fairly inexpensive additions that will give your car great value and hopefully make prospective buyers forget about other modern touches your car may be lacking.