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Reasons to Scrap Your Car

January 16th, 2017 Salvage Hunter Auto Parts

If you take a look at the word “scrap” you could conclude that it’s a combination of the words “it’s crap.” Ok, that might not be the actual derivation of the word, but in a funny way, it makes sense. When you scrap something you get rid of it because it’s no longer useful to you.


Interestingly, as the cliché goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, right? So when you scrap something, there’s a good chance you’re helping out your fellow man who has been searching for the very thing you discarded. So you’re doing a good deed in a roundabout way.


What are some main reasons you should scrap your car, bringing it to Salvage Hunter Auto Parts in Georgia?


Well, for starters, if you’ve been trying to sell your car to no avail, and it has been weeks, if not months, chances are nobody wants the vehicle, so you might as well scrap it. Oftentimes, vehicles get so old and rusted out, with parts missing, ugly damage, and/or engines that won’t run, that it simply makes sense to scrap them.


Do you like money? Of course you do. When you scrap your car, you get paid for it. It might not be a ton of money, but something is better than nothing, right?


Furthermore, it’s better to scrap your junker than to just let it sit on your front lawn, making neighbors and passersby think “what a dump!” The lawn around your house shouldn’t look like a car dealership or a junkyard– that’s not fair to the neighbors who try and keep their yards looking nice.


Finally, scrapping your vehicle is a smart way to recycle it. Certain parts from it will see new life in other people’s vehicles, while other parts might end up being melted down and reused in a new way to make new cars and other consumer goods.


Got any questions about scrapping your car? Email or call 770-943-9979.



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