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Car Care and Garage Safety Tips

  • July 9, 2012

    Car Care and Garage Safety By following the car care and garage safety tips, you can not only save the brand-new quality of your car but can also save yourself from unwanted injuries and bruises.

    Safety Tip #1

    Compressed Air Safety
    You must always perform thorough inspection on the compressed air hoses before using. When you see a cracked or frayed hose, you must replace them immediately. The frequency of cleaning your car depends on you but when you are ready to clean the dirt and dust from the car parts and from the work area, you must decrease the compressed air to at least 30 psi.

    Safety Tip #2

    Drain Pan Safety
    When you are draining off the engine coolant, make sure you take care of the stuff with some respect. Coolants are quite dangerous to our health and must be disposed off in a sensible manner.

    Safety Tip #3

    Axle Stand Safety
    If for some reason you have to keep your car on axle stands on soft ground or even on hot asphalt, then you will notice that the stands will sink in no time and this will put the car in an unstable condition. So, for your own safety as well as the safety of your car, you must try to cut out a four 3×3 foot sections of a half-inch plywood and make use of them under the axle stands.

    Safety Tip #4

    Fire Hazard Safety
    When you are thinking about painting your garage or your automobile, you must ensure to put off all the flames and this includes the pilot lights as well. You must do this even before you start off with the spray job. If you do not do this, you will be surprised and shocked to learn how easily the atomized paint explodes when exposed to an open flame.

    Safety Tip #5

    Jack Stand Safety
    Always remember to give the car a few number of up and down shakes on the fender or on the bumper, when the car is jacked up on the axle stands. With the help of the shake tests, you can ensure that the axle stand is completely engaged.

    In all, the above tips are bound to help you not only in car care automotive but will also help you to practice considerable safety measures when you are in the garage. If you do not have time to care for you car in terms of mobile detailing or if you are not comfortable doing it on your own, then you can just schedule an appointment with us and our professional detailers will be happy to help you.

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