What causes punctures?
A puncture may happen for many reasons. Even a small nail on the street may deflate your tyres completely. While it is practically impossible to predict, let alone prevent punctures, you may exercise reasonable caution that would reduce its probability.
To do that, we must first have a thorough understanding of what increases the risk of punctures.
- Loose on-road debris.
- Bald and worn-out tyres.
- Damage to the valve.
- Massive impacts which may dislodge the tyre from its rim.
- Corrosion of the
While there’s nothing you can do about some of these cases, others can be prevented with a little effort.
Which tyres cannot be repaired?
Although we provide a thorough tyre repair service, we comprehensively adhere to the regulations which forbid such repairs under specific circumstances. The following types of tyre damage cannot be repaired in compliance with the BSAU159 standards.
- If the width of the damaged area is larger than 6 mm.
- When there is damage to the sidewalls; more specifically, outside the 3/4th portion of a tyre.
- If the tyre is a run-flat model.
- If the tyre is too worn-out for repair.
- Previous repairs did not comply with the BSAU159 standards.
We cannot perform a tyre repair in Merthyr Tydfil under these circumstances. For any other type of puncture repair, bring your car to Tyreman today.
Tyreman offers the quickest and the most effective puncture repair service around these parts. We also comply with the necessary BSAU standards.
Another significant advantage of coming to our workshop for puncture repair in Merthyr Tydfil is that we also stock a wide variety of new and used car tyres. If the puncture is not repairable for any reason, you can promptly purchase a new set of tyres from our garage and get rolling.