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Six Things Every Glovebox Should Contain

Out of sight, out of mind – six words that explain why the average glovebox is a cluttered and chaotic affair. Its contents don’t affect the apparent orderliness of your car’s interior, so why bother keeping it tidy?

Truth is, whether or not you keep your glovebox clean and tidy is entirely up to you.  By […]

By |April 12th, 2022|0 Comments

Looking to Scrap a Motorbike?

On the surface, logic would tell you that scrapping and recycling a motorbike should be easier than disposing of an old car. In reality, this simply isn’t the case at all. 

End-of-life motorcycles need to be scrapped and recycled just as responsibly and efficiency as cars. Nevertheless, the actual process of scrapping a motorbike isn’t necessarily […]

By |April 5th, 2022|0 Comments

How To Prevent Problematic Battery Issues With Your Car

It’s a familiar yet deeply regrettable scenario most motorists endure on occasion. You sit down, you fasten your seatbelt and you turn the key…and nothing happens. 

Well, nothing more than the disturbing death-rattle of a battery that’s decided not to cooperate.

If your battery seems to be letting you down on a regular basis for no apparent […]

By |March 28th, 2022|0 Comments

What’s an Authorised Treatment Facility (and Why Does it Matter)?

Scrapping and recycling cars in the UK isn’t something just anyone can do. At least, not in a legal sense, anyway.

Believe it or not, it’s actually a criminal offence to scrap and recycle end-of-life vehicles without an Environment Agency-issued permit. Furthermore, it is the Environment Agency that determines which facilities can operate as an Authorised […]

By |March 22nd, 2022|0 Comments

My Car Has Been Written Off – Now What?

Most drivers assume that when a vehicle is written off, it has effectively been dealt its death certificate. Hence, to hear that your vehicle is a ‘write off’ in the wake oven accident or incident is to fear the worst. 

In reality, being written off doesn’t actually mean anything about the general condition or state of […]

By |March 14th, 2022|0 Comments

Car Scrapping and Recycling with TMSC: A Brief FAQ

Questions to ask about Take My Scrap Car? Wondering what it is that makes us different to most other car scrapping and recycling specialists in Norfolk?

Detailed below, you’ll find concise answers to some of the most common questions we encounter here at Take My Scrap Car:

Q. What Does Take My Scrap Car Actually Do?

As the […]

By |March 7th, 2022|0 Comments

What Influences Depreciation of a Car?

One day, you’re driving around in a shiny-new car that more than justified its £10,000 price tag. The next, you find yourself struggling to get more than £2,000 for the same vehicle. Even though it’s still in decent condition, nobody wants to give you even a quarter of its original value.

You could even find yourself […]

By |February 28th, 2022|0 Comments

How to Get the Most Money for Your Scrap Car

Understandably, every end-of-life vehicle owner wants to get the most money possible for their scrap car. If doing the right thing with your vehicle, it’s natural to expect the best price in return.

While there’s nothing any of us can do to influence scrap metal values, there are steps that can be taken to ensure you […]

By |February 21st, 2022|0 Comments

What Are the Benefits of Car Sharing Schemes?

Increasingly, drivers in busy urban centres in the UK are actively considering signing up for car sharing schemes. Understandable, given the fact that private car ownership tends to be horrendously inefficient.

A car is an asset that most people use less than 5% of the time, yet pump massive amounts of money into. It’s also true […]

By |February 15th, 2022|0 Comments

10 Things That Take a Toll on Used Car Values (Part 2)

As promised, here is the second half of our two-part rundown on the lesser-known things that can take a major toll on a car’s resale value:

Mismatched Tyres

Chances are, you’ll find that most prospective buyers are more interested in tyre-kicking than conducting close-up consistency checks. Nevertheless, mismatched tyres (by way of different brands or different condition) […]

By |February 7th, 2022|0 Comments