Grill guards are special protective devices which are intended to shield from damage the front part of the car, SUV or other vehicles. Also called push bars or brush guards, these devices help to protect the headlights from low impact collisions.
Other types of grill guards prevent dirt, grass, debris and other harmful materials from entering engine compartment which may interfere with the proper functioning of the radiator and even the engine itself.
Grill guards come in many attractive designs which would suit a particular type of car brand or model. Aside from its aesthetic appeal, vehicle owners should also take note of its protective capabilities, such as if it is made from stainless steel or other sturdy material and if the spaces between the grills would be sufficient to allow constant air flow and for heat to escape from the engine. Some grill guards can be customized according to the car owner’s preferences. Others come with special safety parts, including skid plates, especially in larger vehicles such as trucks.
Grill guards need to be installed by a skilled mechanic to ensure that it is tightly and correctly fitted to the vehicle. If your grill guards are showing signs of rust and corrosion and you need a replacement, consult with your local car service center first or you can make inquiries with an online service. They will offer you suggestions on the best type of grill guards for your car and the estimated costs of installation.