• Car Tire Repair vs Getting it Replaced

    The process of car tire repair may not be the easiest process to undertake and the result may not be as effective as you would like. By considering this alongside what is necessary for replacing a tire, you can ensure that you choose the correct method.

    Cost

    The cost of car flat tire repair will invariably be cheaper than the cost of completely replacing the tire. This will be the case whether the work is undertaken professionally or if you complete it yourself. Car tire replacement will mean ensuring that the brand and the tread is the same as the other tires.

    Process

    The process of undertaking car tire repair can be difficult if you are using a home kit and have never done so before. It can also create concern over whether the repair steps have been completed correctly for the required result. There is a significant amount of work required to replace a tire, involving lifting the car and securing it in place while the work is undertaken. Removing the bolts that hold the tire in place can prove difficult as they can be stiff. Make sure you are capable of the work necessary before commencing either process.

     Defect

    There are some types of defect that can occur which will make car tire repair ineffective. For example, if your tire suffers anything other than a basic puncture, the repair process will not be sufficient. Where the rubber is affected by a cut or a section has been sliced off, a replacement tire will be required. Tire repair cannot be undertaken if the treads have become work and the tire will need to be replaced when this occurs to ensure that the handling of the tire remains effective.