Just like you wouldn’t stand out in the rain or snow without an umbrella and warm clothing, so you also shouldn’t leave your car in these weather conditions without proper protection. But even if the weather is warm and sunny, there are still other external factors which can cause damage to your car. Bird droppings, leaves falling from trees, direct heat and sunlight or an accidental tap from a neighbor can all do damage to the appearance of your car over time.
You want to be prepared for anything that may go near your car when it’s outside, so having a proper outdoor car cover is essential. The fabric is stronger and is specifically designed not only to protect the outside, but it also keeps out moisture and protects the inside of your car as well.
Whether you have a regular sized car, an SUV, truck, motorcycle, station wagon or ATV, there are covers available for every type of vehicle. Many people make sure to own several different kinds, like thinner ones in the summer and thicker, more durable ones in the winter. But many people make the mistake of thinking they can use their indoor car cover when their car is outdoors. They may not see any signs of damage at first, but over time, even over the course of one season, signs of deterioration will definitely start to become obvious. Paint will start to chip, hub caps will become rusty, and other parts of the car will not look fresh anymore.
Of course, some deterioration to the exterior is inevitable and will happen to all cars over time, but you can definitely delay the aging process of your vehicle by only using an outdoor cover when your car is outdoors.
First of all, a car cover that is designed for the outdoors is made with more layers than an indoor one. You can still use your outdoor cover every day, even when the weather is mild. But if the weather suddenly changes you can feel confident that your car is protected.
Another benefit of an outdoor car cover is that your car will be subjected to less outdoor debris. Wind, leaves and dust that fall on a car through the course of a day takes a toll on the appearance of your car. But you can throw an outdoor car cover on your car, and even when it’s hailing outside, you won’t even be able to tell when you take it off.