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5 Scrap car tips you need

Don’t believe anyone who tells you that your scrap car is not worth anything and here we will give you five car scrapping tips that you need to scrap your vehicle and get paid the best price.

Tip 1

Call The Scrappers

If you want the best price for your scrap car, regardless of where you are in the country, then you need to speak with the experts at The Scrappers who will offer the best price.

The scrap car experts can arrange a pickup at the time to suit you and pay instantly into your bank account when they do so.

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If you want to ‘scrap my car for cash’ and get the best scrap price, then call The Scrappers on 01204 388488.

Tip 2

Do not remove parts

You may be told that to earn the most money from your scrap vehicle that you should remove parts and sell them separately. Do not do this because it will affect the overall price for the vehicle.

You should be honest when contacting a scrapping firm and tell them about the condition of your unwanted vehicle and whether you’ve removed any parts. The scrap value of your vehicle will be adjusted accordingly.

Tip 3

Deal with professionals

Not everyone who wants to scrap their car appreciates that the law is very strict and you will need confirmation that your car has been scrapped properly.

You need a Certificate of Destruction which will prove that you haven’t sold your car to rogue scrap firms or dumped it on the roadside. (Another tip: you will be held responsible for removing your car should it be found dumped and this can be costly).

Tip 4

Road tax

When your scrap vehicle has been collected, you should contact DVLA to see whether you can get a refund on your road tax.

Tip 5

Shop around

While it can be a time-consuming undertaking, it might be a good idea to call several scrapyards to see how much your vehicle is worth and when it can be picked up.

Remember to include The Scrappers in this calling list to find out just how generous their offer might be for scrapping your vehicle.

Process to scrap your car or van

The process to scrap your car or van is straightforward when you use professionals and it’s important that the scrapyard is an authorised treatment facility (ATF), which means it is recognised and monitored by the Environment Agency to ensure that it complies with the law and that your vehicle is scrapped without damaging the environment. The Scrappers is an ATF.

Also, as much of your unwanted vehicle will be recycled as possible, for example spare parts might be sold on, while other items will be recycled for use in other industries.

If you would like more advice and scrap car tips and to scrap your car and earn the best price, then you need to speak with the experts at The Scrappers on 01204 388488.