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5 Reasons to Bring Your Vehicle to a Car Wash Regularly October 9, 2017

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5 Reasons to Bring Your Vehicle to a Car Wash Regularly, Bourbon, Missouri

Some car owners don’t realize the benefits a regular car wash can offer. Even a simple cleaning goes beyond just improving your vehicle’s appearance; it also promotes a better driving experience and helps keep your car in top condition.

Here are a few essential reasons you should bring your vehicle to a car wash on a regular basis:

  • Protects Paint: Every day, your car is exposed to various contaminants that can cause the paint to deteriorate. These include splattered bugs, bird droppings, sand, road salt, rainwater, and dirt. Going to the car wash can get rid of the acidic compounds and other abrasives that have been deposited onto the paint.  

  • Improves Road Safety: Regular washes will prevent the accumulation of dirt on your windshields and windows, which will give you a better view of the road. With a clean body, your vehicle will be more visible to other motorists, especially at night. Washing your car also removes grime from your headlights and signals, ensuring a safe drive.

  • car washPrevents Corrosion: Your vehicle is primarily made of steel components, making it prone to corrosion and rust damage. Road salt and the dirt your car collects while driving can speed up the oxidation process, but routine washing gets rid of these corrosives.  

  • Improves Fuel Economy: When dirt and dust particles build up on the body and undercarriage, they can create drag, making your car work harder. This can cut your fuel economy, meaning you’ll need to spend more on gas. A top-to-bottom grime removal will help you avoid this.

  • Cleans Cabin Air: Most car wash services also cover the interior of your vehicle, vacuuming the seats and mats. Removing pollutants inside the cabin ensures you and your passengers breathe in clean, dust-free air. It also creates a more comfortable interior atmosphere.


Bourbon Family Center - TrueValue Hardware can supply you with high-quality products so you can routinely wash your car at home. The staff includes DIY enthusiasts who enjoy giving their customers advice and tips. They also offer a wide range of power tools and home improvement products. Call (573) 732-5517, or visit their website for more information.

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