Most people only think that car covers are only meant for protecting the car from elements of weather, dirt and other basic purposes of the sort. These are some of the benefits that you can get from these covers but there are others. One of the other basic things that these thin fabrics can do is protecting your car from being stolen. This sounds absurd as the covers are thin sheets that can be removed with a razorblade but it has been proven a fact. Most thieves steal things because they are seeing them and not because they had plans for it. A cover can prevent your personal items from being stolen.
Look at a situation where thieves want to steal a car in a public place and are not aware who the owner of the car is. This will compel them to get in the car as fast as possible and drive off at the speed of lightning. A car that is covered will require some tine to remove, fold and store it as you cannot just discard it on the street as this will look suspicious and attract attention. This makes the car covers essential and cheap antitheft investments.
Other than the external part, the covers are responsible for providing protection to contents inside your car. Kleptomaniac are thieves who still for the sheer thrill of it. If the contents that you have stored in your car are not being seen, there is less likelihood that a thief will take time on planning to break into your car. This ensures safety of contents stored in your car. In addition, you will require to take off the cover before getting into the car,. This is another task that will require a lot of time and thieves are always in hurry and escape before being noticed by the owners.
There are some car covers that come with car locks. The cover lock is a means of making it difficult for thieves to remove the covers. Since only the owner has the keys to unlock the covers, thieves will be forced to tear off the covers to get access to get into the car.
The covers fitted with locks also come with cables customized in them. The cable in the cover is coated with vinyl and is hence friendly to all parts of the car. There are some that were attributed with destroying the color of the car but this one is safe. These covers are sold with grommets and loops for tying down. The cable is passed through one of the grommet and under the car. Let the end pass through the other grommet and then you can lock it. Your car and covers are both secure now. Most people prefer using lock and cable car covers since they are hard to break through. Moreover, breaking them will take a lot of time. In addition, the tools used to break the lock and cable attracts attention or the owner of the car.