(Last Modified on: September 5, 2017)
If you are on the hunt for the perfect place to sell their rapidly deteriorating vehicle, or you simply require the purchase of any used parts, you need to go to a salvaging yard. They are also known by a few other different names. Auto wreckers, scrap yards, the list can go on.
Whatever you decide to call them, they are a great asset to any community. In this blog post, we will do our best to explain exactly why this is.
What is it that the auto wreckers do exactly?
An auto wrecking company is a company that buys junk cars from people. They also remove said junk cars from the owner’s property after they have made the purchase at no extra cost. Once they get the junk car back to their premises they go about salvaging all the re-usable parts and materials for later sale, disposing of the non-usable materials and parts in an environmentally friendly fashion.
Tips for folk who want to sell to auto wrecking companies
So, you made the decision to sell your old vehicle to the afore-mentioned auto wrecking company. Good decision. You will not regret this in a million years. Well done, and pat yourself on the back. But you might like to receive some tips on how to make the process as easy on you as is humanly possible.
- First, you would be very well advised to make sure that you don’t have any valuable items hiding somewhere in the car. If you can think of anything small that you have lost recently or while you owned the vehicle, give the whole thing once-over just to be sure. You never know.
- There may be a few different companies in your area to choose from. It is always a great idea to do some comparison shopping before choosing one. Check whether they do free removals and quotes, and get a few different offers.
- Don’t forget to cancel the insurance of the vehicle once you have sold it.
- Make sure that the company you sell your car to pay cash on the spot instead of making you sign the car over first.
Used auto part buying hints
No doubts that there are numerous benefits of buying car parts from auto dismantlers, if you are instead looking to buy a part for your car, you are making the right decision to buy used as it is so much more affordable. Here are some great hints for making this experience easy for you.
There are two kinds of auto wrecking yard that sells used parts. One of them goes by the definition of full service, and the other is known widely as a “you-pick” yard. The “you-pick” yard will require you to do all the hard work, such as removing the part with tools. On the other hand, the full service yard will do it all for you. They will find the part, and they will remove it. Then there are the companies that have already removed all the usable parts and have made an inventory of these parts for sale.