Rust Removal in Barnstaple

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Left untreated, rust will gradually eat away at your vehicle, so can't be ignored. We work with low-cost, professional body shops, mobile bodywork specialists and Alloy Wheel Refurbishers across Barnstaple, so you can receive competitive Rust Repair quotes FAST.


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Top garages for Rust Removal in Barnstaple (11 found)
Roundswell Hyundai
Member since 04 May 2016
BARNSTAPLE

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities. We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake

Clover Cars
Member since 30 August 2011
Barnstaple

"Here at Clover Cars we pride ourselves in offering a professional, first class, personal service and sensible advice for all your motoring needs. Established motor engi

County (Barnstaple)
Member since 17 November 2015
Barnstaple

We are a 3 Generation family business run by local people. Being part of the well established Parkside and County garage group you can be sure of a trustworthy and reliab

Roundswell Toyota
Member since 29 June 2015
Barnstaple

<Toyota Centre name> offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensu

Flying spanner mobile mechanic
Member since 05 October 2019
Barnstaple

Everything vehicle related

South West Nissan - Barnstaple
Member since 23 March 2021
Barnstaple

South West Nissan offers a fantastic range of servicing and MOT options in Wellington, Exeter, and Barnstaple, all designed to save you money and get your vehicle back on

Braunton Garage
Member since 30 August 2011
Braunton

"Braunton Garage (BG) is located in the heart of Braunton Village, just a short drive from the holiday resorts of Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe and Ilfracombe, BG was buil

GS Auto Tech Ltd
Member since 30 August 2011
Nr Braunton

"At GS Auto Tech we aim to maintain your vehicle economically and to the highest standards. Regular servicing is the best way to care for your vehicle. We undertake diagn

Green Lanes Garage
Member since 31 August 2011
Barnstaple

"The clean and tidy appearance of Green Lanes Garage may surprise new visitors. But, as proprietor Grant Sturkey explains: With modern equipment there is no need for a

Car Care Centre
Member since 13 June 2017
Barnstaple

The Car Care Centre was founded in Barnstaple in 1985 by two local mechanics who had many years of experience in the trade. They decided to utilise their skills and Car C

ATS Euromaster - Barnstaple
Member since 07 June 2021
Barnstaple

At ATS Euromaster you’ll find everything you need to keep your car in peak, roadworthy condition including servicing, tyres and checks. This is all backed by our team of

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Rust Removal in Barnstaple

How to Remove Rust from a Car

There are three ways of dealing with rust on a car with all methods having their own drawbacks and advantages.

If your car has a large build-up of rust, it is not the end of the world as it can be removed using specialist materials and equipment.

You can try to remove rust using chemicals bought in a shop, however you will need to follow the instructions properly and be careful when applying the substance as it can be dangerous to touch. We would recommend finding a professional to carry out the work as they will be able to understand which way of removing the rust from your car will be the most effective.

Mechanical Removal

Removing rust mechanically will can involve the use of grinders, wire brushers, sandpaper and sand blasters.

By using mechanical methods to remove rust means that the rust will be blasted away from the surface of the metal.

Depending on the extent of the rust, different methods of mechanical removal will be used.

Minor rust damage can be removed by using sandpaper that you will be able to buy from any DIY shop. The type of sandpaper is important as you do not want to damage the underlying metal so make sure to find out which is the appropriate grain.

If there is a heavy build-up of rust, a stronger approach is required.

Sandblasting involves shooting large amounts of sand against the rust which brakes it down into fine particles and off the metal surface.

It’s a highly effective method for removing rust from your car however only a trained professional with the right tools should carry out the work, this is because the sand could damage the underlying metal permanently.

Specialist Rust Paints

There are several paints on the market which claim to be able to stop the onset of rust completely. The effectiveness of these paints will vary depending on the extent of the rust damage and quality of the product.

Rust paints are extremely flammable and so should be handled with extreme care. The pot that the paint comes in will carry specific instructions so follow these exactly in order to remove the rust.

Acidic rust removal

Acidic rust removal products can also be easily bought and applied however we would once more like to recommend using a professional to carry out the work.

By applying the acid to the rusted area, the liquid attacks the rust itself and burns it away.

Once more, it is essential that you follow the instructions on the container as the acid is extremely strong and if it is left on the surface of your car, it will continue to burn into the metal of your car once the rust is gone.

You’ll also need specialist breathing equipment if you are going to be carrying out the work as the fumes that are emitted from the acid are dangerous to inhale.

These are the best methods for removing rust from your car and you would be surprised just how effective they can be if performed properly.

However, its vital that you understand what type of damage you actually have in order to apply the correct fix.

If there is any doubt in your mind, the last thing you should do is try to remove rust as you will inevitably cause more damage!

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