Salt has been the preferred de-icing agent for many municipalities since the 1930s. This is due in large part to its affordable cost, its ease of application, and its ease of storage. Sadly, however, although salt is incredibly effective at creating safe, passable roads during times of cold and inclement weather, it can also be very detrimental to vehicles. At O.C. Welch Lincoln, we want to help locals avoid the ravages of salt corrosion.

Know Which Areas Of Your Car Are Most Vulnerable To Salt Damage

Certain areas of your car are more vulnerable to salt corrosion than others. These include the fenders, the tailgate, the hood, and the doors. That's because all of these features are prone to retaining water. With cars, excess moisture and excess salt invariably lead to rust. As such, these are spaces that you'll want to regularly clean and thoroughly dry.

Wash Your Vehicle Often

?During times when road salt is being regularly used, you'll need to wash your car approximately once every ten days. This is something that should ideally be done in the middle of the day. Washing your auto when the weather is at its warmest will give the vehicle ample time to dry before the temperatures plummet. For more info on salt corrosion or to take one of our cars out for a test drive, visit us at O.C. Welch Lincoln today.

 

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