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Buying Totaled Cars Windham ME

Damaged and totaled cars can be great opportunities for a cheap car. Many wrecked or storm damaged vehicles become salvage vehicles that have been written off by insurance companies. Many are repairable and can make good project cars.

Standish Transfer Station
(207) 642-5559
Moody Road
Standish, ME

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Freeport Recycling/Transfer Station
(207) 865-3740
Landfill Road
Freeport, ME

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Old Orchard Beach Transfer Station
(207) 934-0138
Old Orchard Beach, ME

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Castine Transfer Station
(207) 326-4502
Route 166A, at 135 The Shore Road
Castine, ME

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Waste Management of Maine-Crossroads
(207) 634-2714
357 Mercer Road
Norridgewock, ME

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Maine Materials Exchange
(207) 865-6621
93 Maquoint Drive
Freeport, ME

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Saco Transfer Station
(207) 282-7230
Foss Road
Saco, ME

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Standish Transfer Station
(207) 642-5559
Moody Road
Standish, ME

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Universal Waste Recycling Building
(207) 989-5417
Water Pollution Control Facility Oak Street
South Brewer, ME

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Hatch Hill Solid Waste Facility
(207) 626-2435
Hatch Hill Road
Augusta, ME

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Buying Totaled Cars

Along with hurricanes, floods, hail, and tornadoes come destroyed and damaged cars, trucks, and other vehicles. Some are new cars that have been damaged or flooded while sitting on dealer lots. Others are used cars owned by individuals, dealers, and businesses.

Many of these vehicles have been totaled – written off as total losses – by insurance companies. These become "salvage" vehicles.

Flood damaged cars or weather damaged cars are often written off – "totaled" – by insurance companies as complete losses which, in effect, invalidates the titles since the vehicles don't legally exist any longer. However, since many of these vehicles are actually repairable and can be reasonably cleaned up, they can return to life as rebuilt salvage vehicles.

Salvage vehicles are sold at to rebuilders and the public at .

Salvage cars and flood damaged cars can, at the same time, be both great opportunities or great problems. Rebuilding salvage vehicles can be a rewarding endeavor, or even become a profitable business. However, if you're simply in the market for a good used car and are unknowingly sold a vehicle with hidden damage, you will be very disappointed, to say the least.

Damaged and salvage vehicles also make good project cars.

What's a salvage title?
Salvage cars are those that have been damaged or totaled, paid off (and therefore purchased) by insurance firms, who then can sell these cars t...

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