Adelaide Car Owners: Know the Best Way to Clean Car Windows

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Visibility when driving is essential; which, made us realise, all drivers should be aware of the best way to clean their car windows. EZY Car Wreckers Adelaide offers the following information on how to clean your car windows.

Cleaning Your Car Windows

Streak-free windows offer more than a comfortable ride; they provide car owners with visibility. Before you go out and invest in expensive cleaning solutions, open the cabinet and look for what you likely have and seldom use:

  • Vinegar 
  • Corn Starch 
  • Ammonia

There are also a few other materials you’ll need:

  • Warm Water
  • Clean Bucket
  • Lint Free Cloth
  • Spray Bottle

How to clean your windows without leaving streaks

  1. Start by creating your cleaning solution. Take your bucket and add two tablespoons of corn starch to the bucket with a ½ cup of ammonia and ½ cup of white vinegar and three to four litres of warm water. Mix the mixture and pour it into a spray bottle.
  2. Take your squirt bottle and spray the solution onto the car window that you are cleaning. Don’t be nervous if the mixture looks milky, it will.
  3. Take your warm water and wipe the window. Then rub it dry with a lint-free cloth or paper towel.

When washing your windows don’t wash them when the sun is directly shining on the window as the mixture will dry too quickly and that will leave you with streaks. Also, when cleaning the windows clean one side using an up and down motion to clean, and the other side of the window use a side to side motion to clean.

If when you are done cleaning the windows, and you notice there are some smells in the car, use some corn starch to deodorise the car. Sprinkle some on the upholstery of the car and allow it to sit for a few minutes before you vacuum it up.

Car owners that would like to get their cars sold can get them sold at EZY Car Wreckers. We are a top-rated Car Removal Company in Adelaide that pays cash for cars. Give us a call at the number below, or visit our homepage to obtain a cash quote for your car of any make and condition. We can provide same day car removals for car owners that feel they would like to accept our cash quote.

Call us at 0431 346 388.

This article was written by EZY CAR WRECKERS and firstly published here


How Long Will My Brakes Last

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You may have driven your car 50K miles and suddenly hear a squealing noise or something like metal scrapping, and you immediately think your brakes are bad. They may be. Typically, brakes last longer than 50K miles, but there are different factors that influence their length of life. Wreckers Brisbane offers the following information on car brakes.


Signs to Tell

Firstly, is the car being driven every day in urban areas that include constant stops and go’s? Constant pedal and brakes are much harder on the braking system than if you were travelling on an open highway each day.

There is also the factor of how the driver drives. If the driver is one that drives while riding the brake, the braking system will suffer, and the pads will wear out quicker. 



How to Benefit

If the car you own is an electric or hybrid car, you will likely benefit with longer lasting brakes. In these types of cars, brakes have a longer lifespan since the regenerative brake systems of the cars power the cars to stop, taking off some of the wear on the pads and rotors. It is also best for the brakes of these types of cars to apply the brakes early to stop slowly, which is not hard on the brakes, and, offers the benefit of recharging the batteries to power the electric motor.

Brakes receive a lot of wear; and, over the time, they will start to wear. Signs that your brakes are going bad include having to press the gas pedal down further, or applying it harder when you stop, as well as the car taking longer to come to a stop.

Typically, the car’s braking system will alert you that there is a problem. You may hear a noise like a scraping metal, or it may sound like a squeak. The sounds are a sign that the brakes are worn and starting to fail, and the attention of a mechanic is necessary.

Car owners that would like to sell their cars can get them sold at Wreckers Brisbane. We are a cash for Car Removal Company that pays top Cash For Cars in Perth of every make and condition. For more information on our services, contact us at the number below. Quotes are also provided through our homepage.

Get top cash for your car today by calling us at 0401 242 410

This article was written by WRECKERS BRISBANE and firstly published here



How to Check the Pad Life of Your Car’s Disc Brakes

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What is a Brake Pad?

When you step off the brake pedal to stop the car, the pads are the material that offers the friction that presses against the discs and spins with the wheels. Over time, the pads wear down and will need to be replaced. The length of time before they need to be replaced will vary, but will likely depend on the distance driven, and how the driver drives. Premier Car Removal of Perth offers the following information on how to check the pad life of your car’s disc brakes.


The Pads’ Location

The location of the pads is in the callipers that have a hole on top that allows drivers to check the pad’s thickness on both disc sides, which is also referred to or called the rotor. Some cars may have aluminium alloy wheels, allowing them to check the thickness of the outer pads when the wheels on, but typically the car will need to be jacked up and the wheels removed to check both sides of the pads.


Guidelines to Help You

There are different guides that are used to determine when pads need replacement. When pads are new, they range from about 3/8” to ½,” depending on the car. Some mechanics recommend replacing the pads when they are down to about a ¼ inch thickness; while others say 1/8” thickness, which is about 20 to 25% of the original thickness. The pads should not get too low as that once they are worn away, the metal backing plate will be squeezed against the rotor, which can damage the rotor causing the need for rotor replacement.


Brakes are essential for the safety of the car. The thickness needs to be adequate for proper braking.


Having your brakes check with every oil change or every six months is recommended. When checking for the thickness of the pads, the mechanic will also check for uneven wear.


Car owners that would like to sell their cars can get them sold at Premier Car Removal. We are professional Car Buyers in Perth of all makes and condition, paying cash on the spot. Car owners that would like to get further information on our cash for cars buying system, or to obtain a quick cash quote, can call us at the number below. Quotes are also obtainable by visiting our homepage to fill out our online form.


Call us for a quick cash quote at 0406 996 661.

The article was written by PREMIER CAR REMOVAL and firstly published here


Tips For Choosing the Right Car Removal Cash For Cars Company In Melbourne


Top Reasons to Use a Reliable Car Removal Service in Melbourne


It is very difficult and nearly impossible to get your desired price by selling your old car. There is a vast variety of listings for second-hand cars and it is quite difficult to compete. You might as well need some extensive and expensive repairs which, in a long while, might outweigh the value of your car. That is why it seems quite plausible to choose to scrap your car by contacting Car Removal Companies like Cash for Car Wreckers who can offer you instant cash up to $9,999. Here are the advantages of using a Top Car Removal company in Melbourne:


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