Collision Center Blog

Hidden Damage That May Be Present After an Auto Accident

After an auto accident, it is important to have your vehicle looked at by an autobody repair shop. One of the most common types of mistakes that people make is assuming that there is no damage because they do not see any, or assuming there is minimal damage because only a small dent is present….

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Signs a Bumper Needs to Be Replaced Rather Than Needing to Be Repaired

If someone’s car runs right into the back of yours, you know you will need to take your vehicle to an autobody repair shop. One of the questions you may find yourself wondering is whether the bumper will be replaced or whether the dents in the bumper will simply be removed. There are a few…

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The Basics of Auto Collision Avoidance Systems

If you have a relatively new vehicle, it likely has a collision-avoidance system.  However, if you are like most people, you probably do not understand how this technology works.  In short, your vehicle’s collision avoidance system is designed to prevent you from getting into an accident.  However, having such a system in your car does…

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How to Prevent Sun Damage to Your Automobile

The summer has arrived, meaning the sun will be shining bright, posing a direct threat to your vehicle’s paint and even its interior.  However, you are not powerless against the sun.  Follow the advice detailed below and you will have done your part to prevent the sun from damaging your vehicle. Park in a Shaded…

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Should You Use OEM Parts or Aftermarket Parts When Repairing Your Vehicle?

Although dealing with auto repairs after a collision may seem intimidating, it can be helpful to see your next autobody repair as an opportunity to invest in high-quality parts that will last you for years to come. However, when it’s time to purchase your new parts, you may find yourself at a crossroads — should…

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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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