Car covers – their importance as an accessory

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A car is a mere vehicle to some. For some, it is a symbol of luxury and to some others it is a mark of their social status. When you drive in a posh hotel to have dinner in your brand new car, you find eyes turning your way and it gives a sense of pride and possession to you. When it comes to accessories, they are small things which change the face of your car and give it a trendy and classy look and feel. When one sees your car from a distance, they should get envied at its look and appearance.

These days, many people prefer buying old cars and re-modeling them to newer ones. In that case, your old car which has been recently re-modeled requires further care, regular maintenance and periodic overhauling especially, if you are putting it to rough use.

The basic use of the car covers is to protect your car against natural elements like heat, sun and dust. If your car is owned by a travel agency and it is more likely that the car is exposed to all wear and tear, it is important that you cover your car using quality car covers when your car is parked out. It is not often that you find good shelters for car parking on roads. It is imperative that at least a good cover is in place as the first degree of protection.

Car covers are available in a variety of materials and designs. It depends on the degree of exposure that your car has to the outer conditions. If the purpose of the car covers is to just protect from dust and it is being parked indoors mostly, you can just cover it using car covers of normal rexin material. You need not worry about the toughness of the material as the exposure to heat and sun is going to be minimal.

On the contrary, if your car is going to be totally exposed to the sun, you should first look at heat resistant materials and ones that can shed away the heat and protect the outer surface of the car. In that case, you should also look at the color of the car covers as light colors get faded very quickly and might give a shabby look to your car. However, lighter colors repel heat better than the dark colors which absorb the heat and transfer it to the surface of the car.

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This article was published on 2011/07/13