Selling Your Older Car: Why a New Paint Job Matters
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Selling Your Older Car: Why a New Paint Job Matters

Last year, I bought a new car. Rather than trade in my old one, I decided to sell it myself. Before I put it in the market, I took the car to a local shop and got my old baby a new paint job. The new paint made all the difference with the car. While operationally it was sound, the outside was not all that great. After the fresh coat of paint, the car generated a lot of attention from prospective buyers. I even had a bidding war going on between two parties who really wanted it. If you have an older vehicle to sell, it pays to invest in a new paint job. Let me tell you more about why this strategy works. Follow my tips for selecting the color and the paint type, and you'll get a great price for the old jalopy.

Selling Your Older Car: Why a New Paint Job Matters

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    28 August 2020

    After a severe thunderstorm rolled through your area, you may have gone outside only to discover that your car has suffered a bit of hail damage. Since the dents created by the hail seem shallow, you may have decided to research ways you can get rid of them yourself. However, there are a couple of do-it-yourself methods of removing hail dents from your car's body that you should avoid. 1.  Using a Hairdryer to Remove the Dents

  • Benefits Of Paintless Dent Repairs

    22 May 2020

    No matter how careful you are with your car, it can end up with dents. You can choose a parking spot with no other cars around in a parking lot only to find out someone ended up parking next to you anyway and dented your car, or someone can ding the car with a shopping cart. You can come outside to find that someone has thrown stones at your car or a ball can hit your car and leave a dent.

  • How To Keep Your Car Clean With Kids

    23 January 2020

    Kids can make huge messes, especially in the car. If you are a parent who is always on the go, you know how hard it can be to keep your car clean. Here are a few tips to help keep the car clean when you're on the go with kids: Designated Garbage Bag Having a designated space for the garbage can be crucial to keeping trash off the floor and out of all the little compartments.