The Benefits of Recycling Scrap Metal

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The Benefits of Recycling Scrap Metal

You’re most likely aware of the large-scale scrap metal recycling industry, however you may be surprised by its size of it. A significant amount of the metal that ends up in finished products like appliances and structural steel is recycled or “recovered.” This brave new world has some obvious and not-so-obvious benefits for the economy, the environment and the average consumer. (more…)

What you need to know when buying a salvaged auto

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What you need to know when buying a salvaged auto

Many people don’t like the term salvage simply because that means the price of a salvaged car might, in fact, drop below what it’s really worth. However, that is not always the case. Think of it as equity you are creating as you put in the work and worry of finding, troubleshooting, insuring and, likely, fixing a salvage auto. You are rewarded for your effort in the form of savings on the sticker price of a regular car. The truth is, finding cars and parts at a salvage yard can be somewhat of a teeter-totter as far as your time, money and effort are concerned. So, which way does the teeter-totter tip?  Here are five tips that may help tilt the teeter-totter in favor of a purchase. (more…)

First time at a junk yard, here is what to expect

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First time at a junk yard, here is what to expect

The scariest part for junkyard first-timers is passing through the gates. Before you even step one foot in the salvage yard, a clerk/employee may ask you to sign a document that relieves the company of liability in case you do in case you may get hurt. Some places may charge a small fee for entry as well, usually about a dollar or two. Don’t let this discourage you; it is much cheaper than buying a ticket for a movie. In well operated yards such as Emmet Head Auto Parts and Salvage, there is an underlying logic. The items that are in high demand are usually kept up front, where as the items that are not in so high demand are further in the back. (more…)

Benefits of Auto Salvage

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Benefits of Auto Salvage

The automotive industry as expanded so much over the years, with numerous brands, make and models. Over the course of time vehicles begin to ware and tare, they may need to be repainted, a new transition, air compressor and so on. With thousands of parts that make up your vehicle it can cost an arm and a leg just to figure out what exactly is warring down in your car let alone find the correct part at a discount rate. This is where auto salvage yards (also known as junk yards and/or scrap yards) come into play, with the number or brand manufactures; aftermarket parts salvage yards have become part. As the name suggests, auto salvage yards contain numerous amounts of dismantled vehicles. (more…)