Rust Removal in Shrewsbury

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


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Top garages for Rust Removal in Shrewsbury (20 found)
French Cars ( Shrewsbury ) Ltd
3 Job Completed
Shrewsbury
5.0 / 5

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PAUL MCMULLEN MOTOR SERVICES
4 Jobs Completed
Shrewsbury
5.0 / 5

WE ARE AN INDEPENDENT LOCAL GARAGE THAT OFFER FULL RANGE OF SERVICES TO CUSTOMERS AND OFFER THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF WORK AND CUSTOMER CARE

DMS Autocentre
2 Job Completed
Shrewsbury
4.0 / 5

Family business established 30 years with a reputation for unbeatable price and service

CarColour Ltd
Member since 18 July 2019
Shrewsbury

Based in Battlefield Enterprise Park, Shrewsbury, CarColour are experts in SMART repairs across Manchester, Shropshire and Staffordshire offering a high quality service f

J T Hughes - Shrewsbury
Member since 04 May 2016
Shrewsbury

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

T-R-B MOBILE AUTO
Member since 28 February 2013
Shrewsbury

I am a mobile car mechanic covering Shrewsbury and surrounding areas home or a place of work i come to you for all your servicing and repairs all makes and models no job

testing ltd
Member since 22 October 2017
shrewsbury

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Greenhous Vauxhall
Member since 18 July 2018
Shrewsbury

Body Shop Manager for Shrewsbury, & surrounding towns, we cater for accident repair, servicing and smart repair. We are also part of the Greenhous Group, one of th

Furrows (Shrewsbury)
Member since 17 November 2015
Shrewsbury

Furrows Kia is part of Furrows Group, a privately-owned, family-run firm serving motorists in the Shrewsbury and Telford regions. We provide award-winning levels of servi

Car Master
Member since 10 November 2011
Shrewsbury

"Salop Saab and Jeep is a Saab and Chrysler Jeep independent service centre based in Shrewsbury. We undertake all types of car service and car repair work including MOT S

E A Downes & Sons Ltd
Member since 20 December 2011
Shrewsbury

"E A Downes & Sons Ltd are based in Shrewsbury and Church Stretton, Shropshire. We are one of the country's leading recovery, transportation, MOT, repairs and maintenanc

IT Culliss Motors Ltd
Member since 23 October 2014
Shrewsbury

Independent workshop offering quality repairs at competitive prices

Vauxhall Service - Four Crosses Garage
Member since 20 December 2011
Shrewsbury

"Four Crosses Garage is Shropshire's premier Vauxhall service specialist. If you are still paying main dealer prices you may be interested to know that at Four Crosses Ga

MBP Auto Services
Member since 20 December 2011
Shrewsbury

"MBP Auto Services is conveniently located at Battlefield Business Park an ideal location close to town. Established in 1992, our highly skilled technicians offer compreh

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Rust Removal in Shrewsbury

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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