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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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5 Problems Caused by Rear-end Collisions

If your vehicle is involved in a rear-end collision or even a minor fender bender, you might be tempted to overlook the minimal damage and continue driving.  However, even a seemingly harmless rear-end collision has the potential to cause significant problems down the road.  Let’s take a quick look at the top issues caused by…

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Why You Should Have Rust Spots on Your Vehicle Addressed Sooner Rather Than Later

If your vehicle stands the test of time, it will eventually develop at least one rust spot.  In fact, those who neglect their vehicle will find multiple rust spots form much sooner than expected.  It is a mistake to ignore these rust spots, assuming they are harmless.  Rust spots pose a number of serious problems…

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What is Filler-Free Dent Repair?

Many people assume that all dents on cars are repaired in the same manner by an autobody repair shop. However, this is not the case. There are different types of techniques that are used to repair dents. One method involves filling the dents in with a filler or compound, sanding the compound down and then…

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Signs You Need Convertible Top Replacement Outside of Holes

If you notice water is leaking into your convertible when the top is up and there are holes on the top, you know that it is time to replace your convertible top. However, there are a number of other issues that may also be indicative of a worn or aging top that you may be…

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How Fireworks Can Damage the Exterior of Your Car and How That Damage Can Be Repaired

The 4th of July is known for barbeques and fireworks. If you are planning on lighting off fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, you should always take precautions. Fireworks can cause damage to many surfaces, including your automobile. Now is great time to learn how fireworks damage your car, how you can prevent that damage and how…

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How to Protect the Interior and Exterior of Your Car From the Hot Summer Sun

The sun and heat can be brutal on your car. The sun and heat can both cause your car’s paint to fade, chip, crack or bubble, cause the interior fabric in your car to fade, damage the steering wheel or even cause the dashboard to peel or crack. Fortunately, there are many things you can do…

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What Factors Should You Consider When Selecting Auto Window Tint?

There are numerous benefits associated with tinting your auto windows. Tinting your windows can help to keep your car cooler in the summer months, can help reduce sunlight glare, can help to prevent thieves from seeing into your vehicle and can help to reduce fading and heat damage to the interior of your car caused…

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Having an Estimate Completed After an Auto Accident? What You Can Expect

If you have been involved in an accident, you will want to bring your vehicle to an autobody repair shop. Once at the shop, a representative from the insurance company will likely meet with an auto body shop employee to complete an estimate for damages. This estimate is then used to determine if the repairs should…

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