Scrapping a car can be a hard decision to make, you’ve had the beloved car for years and it’s just not worth paying to run or repair it anymore scrap machinery removal. So once you’ve decided to go ahead with scrapping it you want to avoid any hassle and make sure you’re getting the best value and that you’re using a legal and trustworthy company to scrap it.
We all know that scrap dealers are notoriously known to barter over the price of scrap metal and you don’t want that happening to you when you’re scrapping your car. Make sure you know how much you’re going to get for your car before you arrange for it to be scrapped. Your scrap car is worth something so don’t just give it away! Some companies will tell you that you should be suspicious of anyone willing to pay for your old car, when actually it’s the other way around. In most cases trustworthy operators will pay you cash for your scrap car and even collect your car for free.
Making sure you get a DVLA Certificate of Destruction is key, anything else just won’t do! You need the real deal when it comes to this certificate; it ensures you are no longer responsible for the car and that it has been legally recycled. Without it you could be facing a fine from the DVLA.
As this certificate is vital you need to make sure whoever you decide on to recycle your car will issue you with this. Any imitations just won’t do, you’ll hear dodgy operators calling it a destruction certificate, disposal certificate, intent of destruction certificate and anything but the genuine name. The DVLA Certificate of Destruction will be issued when the car has been destroyed but you shouldn’t need to wait long for it, some companies will even email it over to you within a couple of days.
Choosing a reputable and legal scrap car recycling operator is all important when scrapping your car. You don’t want to end up with a hefty fine or missing out on some cash for that old car, or worse both! Mobile numbers from the local paper and dodgy websites aren’t the way to go, choose an established reputable scrap car recycling centre and getting rid of that old car will be easy and hassle free.