- August 30, 2017
- By admin
- In Auto body repair
Many people think that the terms ‘auto body’ and ‘auto repair’ are synonymous. After all, both types of businesses deal with damaged vehicles in some capacity and have qualified technicians that can help get your ride back on the road. However, auto body and repair shops have very different specializations. Just like you wouldn’t
If you’ve owned your car for any significant amount of time, there is a good chance that it has gained some “battle scars” along the way. Small dents and paint scratches on the doors, bumpers and hood of a vehicle are common and often go unnoticed or get ignored by owners. Sometimes they are created
Driverless cars are coming to the streets and highways sooner than later. Despite the legal wrangling between Google and Uber over the technology itself, it is predicted by some that 60% of cars on the road in the next 10 years will be driverless, although no one knows for sure.
- July 19, 2017
- By admin
- In online reviews
Stats show that 92% of today’s consumers read online reviews before making a purchase. So, it’s likely that before you buy a new microwaive or a washer and dryer set, you’ll be scouring the internet searching for what others have to say about the product. But do you do the same thing when choosing an
After the initial shock of getting in a collision has worn off and you’ve contacted your insurance company and now need to find a body shop to repair your vehicle, there are questions that you should ask when researching the best shops to have the work done. Like any other industry not all body shops
Let’s face it, nobody wakes up in the morning and says, “I hope I get into a fender-bender today so I can go to my auto body shop!” Ridiculous self-talk? Definitely. But could a fender-bender happen? Absolutely. The point is body shops are similar to plumbers, electricians and lawyers. Nobody really thinks about what they
You’ve had a collision and you’ve gone through all the steps to get your vehicle repaired. You took the car to your insurance company—or sent pictures of the damage—for an appraisal of the damage. You then got an estimate at your local body shop and had it repaired. You want it repaired so it looks like
Insurance companies and aftermarket part manufacturers claim they’ve saved consumers millions of dollars by using cheaper imitation parts. In January 2013 the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America issued a special report that stated the use of aftermarket parts reduce the amount insurers had to pay on claims for collision and auto body repair. Insurers
Some auto body shops offer paintless dent repair (PDR). Whether it’s called “paintless”, “paint free” or “dentless”, the principle is the same: the technique enables the technician to not affect your vehicle’s original paint finish. The most common use of PDR is the repair of hail damage, door dings, minor creases, large dents and bodylines damage.
Deer collisions result in tens of thousands of injuries, astronomical car repair cost and death. Although deer collision statistics vary from state to state, the majority of deer accidents occur in the Midwest. However, no matter where you live, you should be aware of possibility of colliding with a deer—or other animal. The most