Is there a best Time to Undercoat-Rustproof Your Vehicle?


Rust — as any Neil Young fan knows — never sleeps. There are a lot of things you can do to keep it at bay, though, and get your car through the coming winter unscathed

Purchasing a vehicle is a huge investment. Whether a passenger car or a heavy-duty commercial truck, you want to get the most out of your purchase. Many cars & trucks have noted rust spots, places where corrosion is a bugaboo. It is essential that if your vehicle has any of these known vulnerabilities that you address it before, not after, the rust sets in

Another thing to consider if you want the maximum life expectancy for your vehicle is the maintenance of parts and materials. As the length of time, people keep their cars increases, the market for aftermarket parts grows, too. The older your car, the more likely components are to break.

If you’re beating yourself up a little because you never got around to rustproofing last fall, fear not. Spring is a great time to rustproof your vehicle. This time of year, we see temperature spikes, and it’s those freeze-thaw cycles that pushes moisture and humidity into places corrosion starts.”

Muir concurs. “It’s like condensation on a bathroom mirror. You’ve got cold steel that gets hit with a rush of heat and humidity from the ground, and it creeps into crannies and between panels really well.”The warm weather conditions also allow for the undercoating products to seep easily into seams and provide thorough coverage.

Prevention is cheaper than a cure.

When thinking about corrosion prevention, being proactive about corrosion control is the best way to protect your investments.Catastrophic truck rust damage

Once rust forms, it never really stops. That’s why when it comes to your precious vehicle, the best “cure” is preventative treatment. It is easy to forget that every road without ice this winter is likely covered in salts and chemicals that can be harmful to your vehicle. By being proactive in preventing rust damage in the winter, you can not only avoid unwelcome surprises in the spring but also help maintain your car or truck’s value for years to come.

You may be thinking, well, that’s easier said than done. The best solution is to use a preventative NH Oil Undercoating® to protect your vehicle from rust in the first place. But if you’re experiencing rust already, don’t fret—NH Oil Undercoating® will prevent further spread.


How does NH Oil Undercoating® Work?

NH Oil Undercoating® is a unique blend of highly refined petroleum, rust inhibitors that guard against rust and corrosion on all metals. It eliminates moisture containing salt, dirt and other pollutants from the metal providing long-lasting protection for your vehicle.

Penetrate & Lubricate

After NH Oil Undercoating® is applied, you can expect it to lift and remove dirt, moisture, other contaminants and even some surface rust. It is designed to penetrate to the good metal and form its protection there. It will continue to penetrate to the good metal, pushing out existing moisture and oxygen thus eliminating oxidation-corrosion.

Stop Electrolysis

NH Oil Undercoating® stops electrolysis by disallowing the external circuit to be completed. NH Oil Undercoating is designed as a non-conductive material that also has a voltage drop of only 1/100th of a volt. After securing the connections, it can be used on electrical connections to prevent the “greening” of wires.

Active Molecular Protective Film

Once NH Oil Undercoating® has reached the good metal, it sets up a bond. This bond is at a molecular level and the film that is created is ultra-thin providing long-term protection. The inhibitors, meshed together in a chain link, are then used by the environment – contaminants, salts, etc… – before the metal is rusted.

Creeps and Self Healing

NH Oil Undercoating® is designed to creep deep into cracks, crevices, spot welds, seams, folds and provide protection there as these areas up prone to hold moisture and are unprotected. So even if the initial application cannot reach one of these areas, this creeping process makes sure the maximum protection is provided!

Can we improve the appearance if there’s existing rust?

Yes. NH oil undercoating® Back N Black not only protects but it improves the appearance of any metal surface!

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