Collision Center Blog

4 Tips for Filing an Insurance Hail Damage Claim

If you find your automobile is dented as a result of a hail storm, don’t panic.  You can recoup all or some of the cost to repair these dents through your auto insurance’s hail damage coverage.  However, if you are like most people, you are not exactly sure of how to complete this process and…

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FAQs About Cosmetic Dent Repair

At some point in time, you are likely to find dents or scratches on your car. The door on another car may swing open and hit your car, a rogue shopping cart may hit your car, a flying rock or road debris may make contact with your car or hail may leave behind small dings…

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Reasons to Have Window Tinting Done By An Expert

There are a number of benefits associated with tinting the windows on your car. Window tint can help to reduce glare when driving and help to keep your car cool. If you are looking to have your windows tinted, one of the questions you may have is whether you should tint them yourself or hire…

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Bird Droppings and the Body of Your Car: What You Need to Know

There are a number of different things that can be damaging to the paint and body of your vehicle. Using the wrong type of cleansing soap, abrasive sponges and brushes, and weather elements, such as hail, can all be damaging to your car. While you may be aware of many types of elements that can…

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Common Driving Distractions and How to Avoid Them

A large percentage of accidents that happen occur due to a driver being distracted. Ideally, a driver should be focused on what is happening on the road, and only what is happening on the road, while driving. However, there are many distractions that can pull the driver’s attention away from the road, which can ultimately…

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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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