Cars are very much prone to rust. They are exposed to all sorts of weather, be it sunny, humid, rainy, or snowy. And since moisture is an inevitable component in the atmosphere, your car is bound to develop rust as time goes by. Only when it is regularly cleaned and waxed is rust kept at bay. What hastens the corrosion of rust? The main factor would be scrapes, chips on the paint… any general breaks on the paint permit moisture to seep in and thus result to rust. How long you have had the car is also an issue; the older it is, the more vulnerable to rust it gets. Cars are not only carefully picked and bought out of necessity and need, they are also status symbols. So of what use are the pains that you take on your appearance if the car you drive is a running rusty heap of metal? Not only is that a severe dent on your image, more importantly, it will pose a hazard Industrial Paint not only to you but to those around you. Rust on cars eventually spread; before you know it, your car would be consumed by it. So it is always better to start when there’s only minimal rusting going on.
What are the areas of your car that are most likely to develop rust? The parts nearest to the ground are the most susceptible to scraping and chipping, so you better check them for breaks on the paint. If you spot any nicks, cover them with car paint or colorless nail polish. If they happen to have rust on them, you should sand down the rust until you get to the main metal. After making sure that you have gotten rid of all the rust, apply a coat of car paint over them. Mud splashes and all sorts of dirt are bound to cling to the undercarriage of your car, so it would be best to scrape off all that mud and thoroughly clean the whole area. Mud contains moisture, leaving much room for rust to develop. Car rugs should be cleaned and washed. You would be surprised at what you may find on the floor: food, drink stains, etc. Besides those, though, car rugs contain moisture and salts transferred from shoes and bare skin (there are those who like slipping off their shoes and driving with their bare feet, after all), and as you very well know, moisture and salts cause rusting to occur.
Cars are an integral part of our lifestyle. Besides helping us be productive, they are also reflections of what sort of people their owners are. And so it follows that driving a well-kept car is an indication of just how well you take care of yourself and your possessions.