Winter, it’s the time of year when we all bring our woolly hats and gloves out, you know it’s here when you wake up to a frost covered landscape but is your car as well prepared as you are? One thing that’s often overlooked is the great range of car accessories perfect for the change in weather.
So winters here, bringing with it frost covered ground, snow fall, icy roads and bitter winds and then there’s all the mud and grit that gets left behind when the weather clears up. You wouldn’t leave yourself exposed to the elements so why would you leave possibly the second biggest purchase you’ll ever make exposed?
Without chipping away at your finances there are some incredibly useful and practical car accessories that are perfect for combating the extremes of winter weather.
Car mats, although probably not an obvious choice there’s no better time to invest in a set, not only do they look great, there inexpensive and they protect your cars carpets from general ware and tear as well as damage caused by all the mud and grit that’s likely to be picked up while walking on icy, snow covered ground.
As well as protecting your cars interior the exterior is also more vulnerable during in the winter months. Thousands of tons of grit are spread on UK roads every year increasing the likely hood of small stones and chips flying up and hitting your cars paint work which could potentially cause costly chips and scratches.
Mud flaps are perfect for protecting you car, there designed to prevent small stones, chips and mud from flying up off the road and hitting your cars paintwork, they’ll also help keep your car looking cleaner for longer.
Regardless of the time of year it’s important to ensure all your car headlights are in proper working order but this becomes even more important in winter with the likely hood of fog and heavy snow fall.
Car headlight deflectors are a great car accessory for preventing loose grit and stones from flying up off the road and cracking your car headlights, there also relatively cheap and easily fitted within a matter of minutes.
There’s nothing worse than walking out to your car on a bitterly cold winters day, only to find the windscreen buried under a shield of snow and ice, firstly there’s the time it takes to scrape it all off and secondly the risk of permanent damage to your windscreen. A windscreen cover is the perfect solution, designed to protect the windscreen and front side windows from the effects of extreme weather. A windscreen cover offers great value for money as you can also use it to protect against extreme sunlight in the summer months.
Car Safety Kits are one of the most important car accessories you could ever consider, they should be seen as a necessity especially when venturing out for a drive in heavy snow fall or icy conditions. Car safety kits contain a whole list of items including high-visibility jackets, spare light bulbs, first aid kits and a torch all of which would prove to be extremely useful in many different scenarios including an accident or a breakdown.
By simply opting for a few inexpensive easy to fit car accessories you can rest assured knowing your car is as prepared for winter as you are. In addition to the accessories mentioned there are dozens more great car accessories especially designed for the winter weather.
So there we have it a round up of some of the best, yet often forgotten car accessories that suite themselves perfectly to the winter months. For a great range of affordable winter accessories why not visit a car accessories shop such as CarAccessoriesPlus