If you own or manage a fleet of heavy-duty commercial trucks, you're likely only earning money for your business when your vehicles are on the road. An accident that leaves a fleet vehicle inoperable, even for a brief period of time, can significantly impact your bottom line by forcing you to cancel or reroute shipments or delaying deliveries. How can you minimize the repair costs you pay following an accident, and what should you do to keep your operations moving while your vehicle is being repaired?
If you've recently retired and are planning to travel the country with your spouse in your RV, you may be giving some thought into sprucing up the interior or adding some amenities that will make it easier for you to live on the road for a few months. When every square inch is precious, increasing your interior space by even a small amount by installing smart storage options can pay big dividends.
Imagine this – You are driving along in your old car when, suddenly, a deer darts out in front of you. You don't swerve to miss the deer due to oncoming traffic, so you hit the deer head on. You get out of the vehicle and look at the damage, but it doesn't seem too bad. The corner of the bumper is dented, the headlight is broken, but the engine still purrs like a kitten.
If you are thinking of adding a wood grain finish to an older vehicle, but don't believe it's a practical do-it-yourself job, you may want to reconsider. It isn't as hard as you may think to create a faux wood grain finish; all it takes is a little practice, a few inexpensive tools and patience. Below is what you need to do to create a "woody" station wagon look or any other custom wood grain finish you wish: