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All That You Need to Know About Kerb Rash and Addressing It

Have you ever parked your car in a tight spot and scraped the side of the curb? If so, then you’ve experienced a Kerb rash.

Kerb rash is a common problem that can happen to anyone, and it can be a real pain to deal with. Here’s what you need to know about Kerb rash damage and how to fix it.

What is Kerb rash?

Kerb rash is a term used to describe any damage to a vehicle’s wheels or hubcaps caused by rubbing against the kerb. In less common situations, it can be caused by hitting potholes or other obstructions in the road. Kerb rash can range from small scratches to deep gouges and can be very difficult to repair it can also cause dangerous structural damage to your wheels like bending or cracking them as well as causing damage to your tires sidewall, among other things.

Therefore, when dealing with any wheel damage, it is always advisable to have your vehicle checked by a professional to determine if the damage is cosmetic or structural. Understanding the degree of wheel damage is important to determine the type of repair.

Reasons You Should Get Your Damaged Wheels Repaired

Safety is always a primary concern when there is wheel damage. With children involved, the concerns are amplified. More often than not, damage and the

accompanying cost involved in repair are unexpected expenses and usually are challenging to cover—but the benefits typically outweigh the costs.

How To Fix Your Alloy Wheel Curb Rash Damage

It is well advised that you get an expert to check over the work being done as what may look like just a surface scuff to you it maybe more damaged than you think.

No matter how you choose to fix curb rash, the important thing is to do it as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the more difficult it will be to repair. So, if you see any damage to your car’s wheels, don’t hesitate to act as it could be your safety at risk.

Preventing Curb Rash

The best way to deal with curb rash is to prevent it in the first place. The best way to do this is to be careful when you’re driving and parking. Avoid driving over potholes and bumps in the road, and be careful when you’re parking in tight spots. If you do accidentally hit a curb, try to drive over it slowly to avoid damaging your wheels.

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