Rust Removal in Bodmin

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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 Bodmin, so you can receive competitive Rust Repair quotes FAST.


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Top garages for Rust Removal in Bodmin (10 found)
PRG Ltd.
66 Jobs Completed
Wadebridge
3.9 / 5

Here at PRG Ltd. We have twenty five years experience repairing Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles and Lorries up to 18t. We can carry out a range of work at our fully equi

MID CORNWALL MOT CENTRE LTD
Member since 11 September 2019
Cornwall

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Eyres Garage
Member since 19 January 2012
Wadebridge

"Eyres Garage in Wadebridge has been servicing and repairing cars, vans and carriages for customers in North Cornwall since 1900! Our focus on customer care and providing

P & H Motor Repairs
Member since 19 January 2012
Wadebridge

"P & H Motor Repairs are a family run garage, running for more than 20 years. We specialise in accident repair and valeting, offering competitive rates and free estimates

Handy Autos South West
Member since 11 October 2011
St Austell

Specialising in British vehicles, particularly the marques of British Leyland, Austin,Morris, Land Rover and MG Rover vehicles. I can now offer emergency recovery and OBD

Mart the Mobile Mechanic
Member since 12 October 2011
St Austell

"I am a fully qualified and experianced mechanic operating from the St Austell area but covering Cornwall and Plymouth area, undertaking all kinds of servicing and repair

VRS Motor Bodyworks Ltd
Member since 21 December 2011
Bodmin

"VRS Motor Bodyworks pride ourselves on our quality work, service and value for money and you can always be sure that no matter the reason your vehicle is with us, it is

Beacon Garage (Bodmin)
Member since 14 June 2017
Bodmin

Reliable mechanic in Bodmin We are a local garage serving Bodmin and surrounding areas. We are a family run business offering over 25 years of experience in the mot

Derrys Garage
Member since 22 September 2015
Wadebridge

Derry's Garage is one of the oldest established garages in Wadebridge. Billy Ahern gave the garage a new lease of life in 1998 employing experienced mechanics who provi

ATS Euromaster - Wadebridge
Member since 07 June 2021
Wadebridge

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 Bodmin

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!

That is why you should enter your details in the form about and find the best garages in Bodmin to carry out the work for you.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we simplified the process.

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