To Junk Or To Scrap Yourself: It's Up To You!

If you have a car that you are not sure what to do with, it may be time to junk it for cash. Junking your car for cash means that you sell it to a salvage yard that will then take it all apart and salvage anything on it that can still be used and then sell the rest for scrap metal. While some people try to junk their cars on their own by ripping it apart and selling individual parts, selling the car whole is really the way to go. There are several reasons why it is smarter to sell it whole, some of which are as follows.

Save Time

It is no secret that scrapping a car takes quite a bit of time, even for professionals. For amateurs, the time it would take to scrap a car could be substantially longer, especially if they lack the necessary tools, or buyers for the parts. 

Save Effort

Do you know why it takes so long to scrap a car? It is incredibly difficult! You really have to know what you what to look for and how to scrap it well enough to retain value in order to make any money. Or, instead, you could just take out whatever you know how to and then sell the rest of the car. This will save you a lot of long hours trying to get out anything of value. 

Get a New Car More Quickly

Imagine that you were just in an accident and you need to get into a new vehicle to get to work. Depending on the condition of the vehicle, its age, or how many miles it has, getting it repaired could actually cost you more time than the car is worth. In addition, repairs take time, so you may be stuck paying for a rental car on top of everything else.  If your car does not have a lot of value, you will actually be better off selling it to a junkyard and then using the proceeds to get a new car. 

In conclusion, instead of wasting months of your time trying to rip apart your car and then find a buyer for individual parts, make money today by junking your car for cash. Ultimately, you could potentially make a little more doing it yourself, but you could also waste a lot of your time. Most cities have at least one salvage yard, though there are places online who will ship your car to their offices. Good luck!