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There may be a certain point in your life when you have a car or some other vehicle that you no longer want. The reason could be that it does not run well, or that it is so old that it is falling into pieces. You have not sold it because you have not got the requisite price or since the car met with an accident,it was written off by the insurance company. This is when you may think of calling up a car removal service to junk your car for you.

When you are ready to get rid of your car all you need to do is to look for a reputed company that will be ready to take the vehicle off your hands. But when you are searching for a service to take your car there are some points to consider. There are quite a few services that carry out car removal in Perth and they will only be happy to remove your car for you too. But there are some things you need to do before your car is taken away. This is a requisite of the car removal companies as well as the Road Traffic Authority.

The primary point is to ensure that there is enough space in your area for the towing truck to be able to get near your car. Request neighbors move their cars or other modes of transport so that the truck can get to your car. In case your car is in a place where the tow truck cannot reach it, then you will have to arrange to move the car.

You have to see that you take away the number plates of the car. Also make quite certain that you have not left any personal belonging behind in your car, they could be personal papers, a radio, or other extra trimmings that you had fixed in your vehicle.

Any good company that takes away cars either to the junk yard or to get rid of it as scrap will necessarily ask to see your identity to prove that you are the legal owner of the car. This is because they would not want to get into trouble for taking away someone else’s car.

It is extremely important to select the appropriate service to take your car. For this you can either ask friends for the names of reputed companies that they have dealt with or browse the internet for well known companies. Once you have short listed a couple of companies, talk to them and get client referrals, so that you can inquire about them. You must also ascertain that they will take away your particular car, as there are certain services that do not take away certain modes of transport.

In general the better of the companies will not take any fees for towing away your car and will see that they take away the vehicle within a matter of two or three days at the latest. Depending on the condition of your car the junk car removal company will take the car to pieces and sell the various parts at scrap value or they may have tie-ups with other dealers who will take various parts of the car for other uses.

Typically companies that take away vehicles should also be aware of environmental hazards, as there are toxic elements in a vehicle that should be disposed of in the right way so as not to pollute the atmosphere and the surroundings.

Remember that whatever condition your car is in, it is worth some money and some of the really good services will ensure that you get a decent value for your car.


Source by Reshma Rangaswamy