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5 Benefits of Detailing Your Car

on April 13, 2021
Car Detailing

5 Benefits of Detailing Your Car

on April 13, 2021

Detailing your car has a stigma against it. Not for anything bad, but people hear the term “detailing” and think it is only for rich people. 

In reality, it is something that everyone should be investing in. Detailing your car isn’t just about cleaning it to be shown to other people. There are plenty of other reasons to get your vehicle detailed.

  • Enhancing Your Car’s Appearance
  • Gets Rid of Gunk
  • Improves Comfort and Safety
  • Provides Added Protection
  • Increases Vehicles Resale Value

Let’s take a deep dive into the top 5 benefits of detailing your vehicle.

Enhancing Your Car’s Appearance

When car detailing is brought up, it is generally thought to be mainly external. This is not true. Detailing a car is both external and internal. 

When doing this, yes, it helps to make the car look generally better. However, this is something that is important in this day and age. Your vehicle is the first thing that people see when it comes to first impressions.

A detailing will help to improve that first impression to the people who matter. While it can be a little pricey, it is worth having it done on your vehicle.

Gets Rid of Gunk

Auto detailing tends to include gunk removal from the engine, which is caused by oil, dirt, and all around alien substances built up. This gunk can trap heat in your engine and cause it to overheat.

An overheating engine shortens the lifespan of your vehicle. It can also make it so that you have to change out the parts in your vehicle’s engine more often. It is recommended to get your vehicle detailed to remove this grime before it causes a problem.

Improves Comfort and Safety

A clean car creates a clean environment. A clean environment creates for a comfortable and safe ride whenever you drive your car. A car detailing enhances some of the main functions of your vehicle.

When the car is detailed, they make sure to clean the mirrors and windows for increased visibility. The tires are cleaned for increased traction, and the headlights are cleaned and polished so that they shine brighter.

Provides Added Protection

Car detailing tends to add an added layer of protection on the exterior. This protects it from dirt and debris that could scratch, dent, or even remove the paint from your car. The extra layer of polish helps to also protect against the weather and elements.

Having that extra layer of protection is incredibly important, especially in the winter when the salt trucks are preparing the roads for a storm. 

Increases Vehicles Resale Value

If you are planning on selling your vehicle, it is the best option for you to invest in detailing while you still have the car. It protects it, makes it look nice, and keeps it in as best condition as possible.

This increases the resale value of your vehicle. Whether you sell it yourself, or using a third party seller, you will be able to sell your vehicle for more if you keep it protected and clean for as long as possible.

Bonus: A DriveSmart Warranty

As an added bonus, a DriveSmart Extended Auto Warranty is one of the best things you could invest in when it comes to your vehicle. DriveSmart takes care of all of the wear and tear damage on your car.

We deal with the mechanics directly so that you don’t have to worry about it. On top of all of that, they also offer trip interruption, as well as rental, tow, and roadside assistance. Make the right choice, choose to prepare with a DriveSmart Warranty today!

Blog By Brooke Lazar

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