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


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Top garages for Rust Removal in Hatfield (65 found)
Oakmere Service Centre.
89 Jobs Completed
Hertfordshire
3.4 / 5

Oakmere provide MOT testing 7 days a week until late, offering our services at a time that suits you. We have a comfortable waiting and viewing area with free Wi-Fi and r

AX Welwyn
8 Jobs Completed
Welwyn Garden City
5.0 / 5

A X Welwyn excel at repairing small to medium bodywork damage and giving you a fantastic paint finish. We give a lifetime guarantee on all our work so you can be confiden

Steven Eagell Toyota (St Albans)
1 Job Completed
St Albans
5.0 / 5

Steven Eagell Toyota St Albans offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on ha

Easy Auto Repairs
Member since 23 February 2018
Welwyn Garden City

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

Hatfield Auto Centre
Member since 19 May 2011
Hatfield

Hatfield Auto Centre has been established for over 25 years and caters for all your motoring requirements. We provide a personal and friendly service at a price you wa

Brayley (Harpenden)
Member since 17 November 2015
Harpenden

At Brayley Kia, it's our policy to treat every visitor as a welcomed guest in our home. Every day, every time, without fail, no exceptions. Our friendly and expert team l

Bengeo Service Centre
Member since 24 May 2011
Hertford

"Bengeo Service Centre has been established for over 25 years serving the community of Hertford and the surrounding area. Bengeo Service Centre offer servicing, diagnosti

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall St Albans
Member since 30 October 2013
St Albans

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall St Albans

Vroooom Automotive London Ltd
Member since 26 April 2013
Barnet

VROOOOM AUTOMOTIVE LONDON LTD. Based in North London provide a 24 Hour roadside assistance & breakdown recovery service with an average response call out time of under 40

Fix it
Member since 29 November 2020
London

Friendly garage located near potters bar, 5mins from the potters bar tube station. Dealing with all sorts of vehicle problems from bodywork to mechanical etc. Have many m

Old London Road Garage St Albans Ltd
Member since 30 January 2021
ST. ALBANS

We are Old London Road Garage, a Village Garage that has been operating in the St Albans area for over 30 years. We service and carry out mechanical repairs and Bodywork

Brake and Service World Ltd Herts
Member since 30 June 2011
St Albans

"As a family business with over 40 years experience in the trade, Brake and Service World Ltd Herts can provide you with the expertise you expect. Our branches in Luton,

Reynolds Autos
Member since 18 August 2017
High Street

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Welham Green Service Station
Member since 18 April 2011
Hatfield

"Welham Green Service Station are part of Scimitar Motor Services, the first and last stop for all your motoring needs.Our highly qualified service teams, all based in th

BRICKETWOOD AUTOSERVICES LTD
Member since 11 December 2014
ST ALBANS

BWA is a friendly family run business situated in Bricket Wood, Herts with over 20 years of experience. All our staff are fully qualified motor technicians and we sp

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Rust Removal in Hatfield

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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