How to Keep Your Kia Bumper Cover Always Looking New
For some unavoidable reasons, Kia bumper cover will lose its luster just like any other car part. Age and nature, in particular, will rob your car's bumper cover of that look whether you like it or not. Unwanted incidents can also ruin your bumper cover without any warning. Yes, time, harsh weather conditions, and accidents will render your car looking old and dreary, but you surely would want it to look the opposite. You need not worry much about any of those problems with these simple and practical maintenance tips:
- Clean on a daily routine.
Dusty and muddy roads won't care about your car. They'll stay once they get caught to it, hiding the shiny look of your car's bumper cover until you clean them off. So, say no to dirty and dusty bumper cover. Make wiping with dry and clean micro fiber towel part of your daily routine. If you came from an off-road trip or long travel during the rainy or winter season, wash the car as soon as possible.
Tip: Allow mud to soften with the aid of water before trying to wipe off with a cloth in order to avoid grits that came with the mud from scratching the cover.
- Treat with wax or polish.
Treat your Kia bumper cover with some wax or polish to achieve that shiny look. But more than the shiny look that is offered, wax and polish also add a layer of protection by preventing the paint finish from early cracking and peeling. This is made possible because of their ability to keep moisture away from the cover's primary material. Furthermore, wax and polish can deflect some of the sun's harmful UV rays by creating that reflection effect. Wax or polish your bumper cover every time you clean your car, and expect the cover to look new and shiny for years.
Tip: Use only the type of wax or polish that is recommended by the bumper cover's manufacturer, because some products may have substances that can damage the finish.
Wax or polish will not be enough if you want real protection for your Kia bumper cover. For that, a quality car cover will be a good investment. This is particularly important for vehicles that are simply parked at roadside. It will keep bird poop, falling twigs, and mischievous children at bay. Even sun and rain will not become problems.
Tip: Use the car cover even when your Kia is parked in a safe garage so as to save it and its bumper cover from accumulating dust.
If you often leave or take your car in high-risk situations, you might find yourself pained by costly unnecessary repair. Driving at dusk, when bugs usually come out, is a sure fire way to expose your bumper cover and the rest of your car's fascia to hard-to-remove bug remnants. Why not let that time pass first before driving off? Also avoid parking areas where your car is too exposed to sunlight in order to prevent the paint from early fading.
Tip: Plan ahead.