Rust Removal in Shepshed

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


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Top garages for Rust Removal in Shepshed (10 found)
Duke Street Motors
180 Jobs Completed
Loughborough
4.1 / 5

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

Archie Moss Limited - Loughborough
3 Jobs Completed
LOUGHBOROUGH
5.0 / 5

We are a Renault and Dacia main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Dacia vehicles. Co

Loughborough Refurb Fast Fit Centre
Member since 28 March 2014
LOUGHBOROUGH

Here at Tyres Loughborough we specialise in new and part-worn tyres, at unbeatable prices. We provide a first class service to all our customers, and pride ourselves o

Farmer & Carlisle (Loughborough)
Member since 29 June 2015
Loughborough

offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly factory trained staff are on hand to ensure you and y

Auto Service Centre
Member since 11 May 2017
EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORT

We are a local garage you can trust for great quality and good value service and repair work. Our team of experienced, trained technicians abide by the Motorcodes code of

Parkers the Parts People Loughborough
Member since 25 November 2011
Loughborough,

"Parkers the Parts People Loughborough are part of the parts people are one of the UK's leading distributors of replacement car parts Parkers were founded in 1924 and the

R M Services
Member since 13 December 2018
Hathern

R M Services

a&h autos
Member since 28 November 2014
Loughborough

A family -run, friendly service We are proud to have been servicing leicestershire for over 30 years . If you are looking for mechanics that have a wealth of experience

Charnwood Car Company
Member since 28 March 2014
Loughborough

"We have been established for 30 years and the directors, father and daughter Tony Scottorn and Melanie Davie, like to think of it as very much a family concern. Have you

MotoTechnics (Coalville) Ltd
Member since 29 September 2011
Coalville

"Mototechnics was born in Leicester in May 1992, believe it or not, our first job was to paint a Centurion tank for Marconi Radar and Control Systems! Six other tanks and

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Rust Removal in Shepshed

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 Shepshed to carry out the work for you.

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