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Looking After your Commercial Vehicle’s Body Work

Your commercial vehicle can take a battering during long journeys.  If you work in construction, landscaping, or any kind of delivery business, the miles will quickly add up and the wear and tear will eventually start to show on your truck or van.  Chances are, you probably take great care of your vehicle’s engine but it’s equally important to look after the body work too.

What’s more, your company vehicle is an extension of your business’ image, and you want your brand to be represented professionally. Other drivers are potential customers, and if your commercial vehicles look dilapidated, then there’s a good chance they’re going to assume the quality of your business offering is equally poor.

In addition to maintaining a professional appearance through your commercial vehicle, there are other reasons why you should look after its body work, as follows:

Long-term Investment

Commercial vehicles don’t come cheap, and whether you are buying it out right or if you’re taking out a lease, you want that huge investment to work for as long as possible. The longer you can keep your commercial vehicle in great operating condition, the more money you’ll save over the long haul.

If you employ drivers, you also need to ensure they understand the standards you expect them to maintain  both the engine and the  state of the body work.  Keeping your truck dent-free and with a fresh coat of paint will help to ensure that it is treated with the highest level of respect, and in turn be kept in the business for a long time.

Increasing Resale Value

Eventually, you will clock up enough mileage in your commercial vehicle to warrant you thinking about investing in new company vehicles. When that time comes, you’ll want to be able to get as much money back as possible. By maintaining your vehicle’s body work, you will have a better chance of attracting potential buyers.

It’s also important to remember that a lot of people who are shopping for a commercial vehicle will associate outward appearance with its mechanical performance, whether that association is justified or not.

Company Image

As mentioned previously, your commercial vehicle acts as a mobile advertisement with your company logo being displayed to everyone else on the road. By keeping your truck’s body in great shape, you’ll be sending the message that your company is one that works to the highest possible standards.

Independent Paint Supplies

Whether yours is a solid or metallic colour, we provide to our commercial customers across South Wales a highly durable protective coating and a superior finish for both the interior and exterior of all commercial vehicles.

Our products are suitable for high-build repair work and wet-on-wet applications, with a high filling and anti-corrosive properties, low VOC content and excellent adhesion. These products guarantee an outstanding finish in all applications.

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