When someone talks about technology being damaged, what are some of the first things you imagine in your head? Maybe a smartphone being dropped screen first onto asphalt. A car crash, maybe. How about those videos of people throwing laptops off of stairs.
But there are other types of damage that you don’t always notice, as they’re not as visible and seem to fly right under people’s radar. Things like dust, the weather, even the Sun can cause serious harm to machinery without anyone even realizing it. So then, what is this damage, and how to avoid it?
It’s really funny that the simplest solutions seem to always be the most effective ones. Car covers are pretty easy to come by, are very cheap and simple to set up. They are specially designed to protect vehicles from external damage while parked indoors and outdoors. And you’ll be surprised to hear just how much potential harm can be avoided with a simple car protective cover.
The Bad Kind of Showers
If you live in a rainy area, you probably have already come across Murphy’s law, that the day you wash your car it’ll start raining. While this is definitely unpleasant and very annoying, rain can cause a lot more than just dirt and grime on the surface of your vehicle. A car consists of different moving parts, all of which are made of a variety of materials, including metal.
Keeping your car wet for long periods of time and leaving it under the rain could leave it vulnerable to water damage, including rust, paint chipping, and many others. And if you leave your vehicle submerged in water, even if the level may not be very high, then you can get ready to face a wide variety of more extensive harm.
A waterproof car cover greatly limits the harm caused by showers and protects the surface from excessive rain. The surface is very sensitive to water vaporizing and damaging the paint, which may not seem like a big deal at first, but over time, the chipping becomes much more apparent. With waterproof car covers, drivers are able to mitigate this water damage which could have cost them time and money at the mechanic’s
And if you live in an area with excess showers, then hail is also to be expected. Hail is by far the worst, as not only does it come with all the other nuisances of rain, but a set of its own awful destructive capabilities.
You’ve already heard about cities having to pay for thousands of dollars in hailstorm damage and how vehicles get absolutely perforated with hail pellets if parked outside. Luckily, there are hail proof car covers which can prevent harm from the storm and protect the vehicle even in the heaviest of showers.
If your vehicle has sustained a lot of damage from hail and you really have no choice of parking indoors, then a hail proof car cover should be a great investment.
The Tiny Nuisance
Dust is usually just really annoying. You wipe it off different parts of your car when cleaning it and there isn’t a spot inside that isn’t affected by it. And at first, you might not think dust is all that serious. But if left unattended, it can build up and cause a lot of harm to the inner workings of your vehicle.
A lot of money is spent on dust maintenance, as drivers seem to believe that if their car is parked indoors, then it’s safe. But as with any other kinds of machinery, dust should not be underestimated.
In fact, you should cover pretty much any piece of machinery you keep indoors, as by leaving it susceptible to dust, you’re decreasing its lifetime and longevity.
A simple dust cover should be enough to keep it safe from this invisible indoor threat and can help keep your machinery and vehicle tidy and clean, so you don’t have to spend extra time and money on maintenance in the future.
It’s just the little thing that can make a major difference.