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Involved in a Car Collision? You Don’t Have to go to the Collision Center Recommended by Your Insurer

There is a common misconception that the only option following an auto accident is to make a beeline to the collision center recommended by the auto insurance provider.  Though this course of action certainly seems sensible, it is only one of many different options.   Let’s take a closer look at the best approach to this…

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If a Vehicle has Frame Damage, is It a Total Loss?

The determination that an automobile has endured frame damage is an unpleasant surprise to say the least.  If this determination is made by your insurance company or automotive technician, you might assume your vehicle is totaled.  However, frame damage does not guarantee the vehicle is considered a total loss.  Exploring the Definition of “Totaled” Insurance…

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Reasons Auto Body Paint Can Fade and How You Can Prevent It

Faded auto body paint can decrease the value of your car, cause it to look older and cause it to not look as good as you may like. Paint can also fade away until there is literally no paint left, which can lead to the body of your car rusting or corroding. While no one…

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What to Expect from Your Autobody Repair Specialist?

Every car owner needs their vehicle to be in good operating condition. While there is overlap between an autobody repair specialist and your auto mechanic, an autobody repair specialist is focused on the visual aspects of a vehicle. Many cars coming into an autobody repair shop have had exterior damage. The extent of the damage…

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Three Problems Caused By Front End Collisions

Front end collisions can be some of the most damaging and costly type of collisions. There are a number of key components located in the front of your car that can be damaged if you rear end someone or get in a head on collision. If you have been involved in a front end collision,…

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Signs It Is Time to Replace Your Existing Window Tint

Window tint can last up to 10 years, depending on the type of tint, how well it is installed, and the conditions that the tint is subjected to. If you have an older car, you may find yourself wondering how you know whether your tint is still good or whether it is time to replace…

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Signs of Frame Damage Following an Accident

The frame of your automobile is basically the structure that makes up the structural parts of your vehicle, or the foundation that supports all of the mechanical and cosmetic parts of the car. Structural damage to a car typically only occurs after a car accident. Unfortunately, it is often costly to repair because all of…

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The Benefits of Computerized Color Matching Technology For Your Automobile

At Certified Collision Center, we utilize state of the art technology to ensure your auto body repairs are completed as precisely as possible. One of the types of technology that we utilize is computerized color matching technology. This type of technology allows a computer to determine the exact color of your vehicle, and then mix…

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The Top Collision Repair Myths

Collision repair is shrouded in mystery, half-truths and even bald-faced lies.  If you are uncertain what to believe about autobody repair, don’t feel bad.  Our team is here to separate fact from fiction on your behalf.  Without further adieu, let’s take a look at the top collision repair myths. Myth #1: It is Best to…

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Strategies to Protect Your New Car Against Dings

The last thing you want is for your brand new car to end up with a ding.  However, there is a chance exactly that will occur the moment you drive the vehicle off the lot.  From hail to wayward shopping carts, auto collisions and beyond, there are countless causes of dings.  Even the most careful…

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