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Why you Need a Car Cover

Why you Need a Car Cover

Whether you own a brand new or a second-hand car, you need to protect it from external, weather, and environmental elements. Your vehicle can get easily damaged by a lot of factors which is why you need to shield it with a car cover. If you want to maintain your vehicle’s look, get a high quality and durable car cover.

Here are some reasons why you need a car cover.

  1. Sun

Direct exposure to sunlight is never a good idea. The sun’s UV rays affect the paint finish of your vehicle making it fade over time. If you always park in the same position and spot, the area facing the sun will most likely fade faster than the other components of your vehicle.

At the same time, your interior parts are also affected. The heat from the sun can trap and dry out the plastic, rubber, vinyl, and leather parts of your interior. It can also speed up the deterioration of other components in your car.

A lot of car covers nowadays are designed with fabric that can withstand the harmful UV rays of the sun. To help protect the leather trims and covers in your car, use the KevianClean Leather Cleaner and Conditioner.

  1. Rain

If your vehicle is often exposed to water and moisture, it can gradually break down the internal compounds of your car’s paint. This also speeds up the build-up of corrosion.

In some locations, there is an occasional downpour of acid rain which produces nitrogen and sulfur compounds. These constituents are deemed harmful to the environment and definitely damage your car. Pick a fabric that can block heavy rain without trapping the moisture.

  1. Environmental Pollutants

This refers to fallen twigs, leaves, sap, droppings, pollen, and other contaminants. This is extremely annoying especially if you just had your car washed.

A twig can leave a scratch on your windshield or body while a small drop of sap can permanently ruin the paint in your car. Bird droppings contain toxic materials that can also damage your car’s finish. In this case, choose a car cover that is machine washable.

  1. Animals

You may or may not love animals but when it comes to your car, they can do more harm than good. Cats, dogs, and squirrels are likely to hang out in your car. Their paws can leave scratches on your glass and paint.

Animal hair can also clog up your vents. Pick a thick fabric to protect your car from animals.