Reasons To Sell Your Old Vehicle To A Wrecking Service

If you have an older junk car just sitting in the garage or driveway and you haven't done anything with it in a while, it might be time to sell it to a wrecking service company, otherwise known as a salvage yard. Sure, you might have had some plans for that vehicle, but if those plans are not being actively worked on, it might be time to sell it to the local salvage yard. Here are some reasons why:

It Could Be Harboring Rodents

Even if you have never noticed a rodent problem in the past, it could become a problem at any time when there are things sitting around your property that rats and mice can make their home. Since rodents reproduce extremely fast, you want to get a hold of the problem as soon as possible. The best thing to do is to get rid of any junk vehicles that are just sitting around on your property. Do this before the rodents move in.

The Eyesore Impacts The Curb Appeal Of Your Home

You want the curb appeal of your home to be as nice as possible, as this makes your neighbors happy and it can help keep the value of your property as high as possible. The curb appeal of your home is significantly lowered if there are one or more junk vehicles sitting around with weeds growing up around them. It could even become an issue for the town or city code enforcement department. You could soon receive notifications of neighbor complaints and end up with a fine that you will have to pay. Instead of paying that, sell the vehicle to a salvage yard and receive money.

If you are now ready to sell your old junk vehicle to a wrecking service, or salvage yard, you will want to start making some phone calls. It is important to note that you won't get a lot of money for the vehicle, since it is a junk vehicle and its real value is in the scrap metal, but you can call around to different places to see who can give you the best deal. If you have a tow package on the back of a truck, you may be able to take it to the salvage yard on your own and get a little more money that way. Otherwise, they can reduce the offer slightly and send one of their tow trucks to pick it up.  

For more info, contact a local company like ABC Towing.