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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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Tips for Safe Driving in the Rain

If you are like most drivers, you have noticed people drive a bit erratically when the skies open up.  Complicating the challenge of driving in the rain is the fact that the moisture causes oils trapped within the road to move up onto the surface, making the conditions even slicker.  However, defensive drivers who proactively…

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4 Reasons to get Car Maintenance Done Prior to Your Summer Road Trip

Summer is a couple months away yet the temperatures are already rising.  This is the time of the year to start planning your summer road trip.  However, it is a mistake to embark on a road trip without planning ahead.  Spend the little bit of money and time necessary for preventative car maintenance and you…

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Signs a Windshield Should Be Replaced After an Auto Accident

The impact caused by an automobile accident can do damage to more than just the frame or body of your automobile. The accident can also cause damage to your windshield. In some cases, the damage is obvious. You may see that the glass has large cracks in it or it may be shattered. In other…

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Can Upholstery Be Repaired If Mold or Mildew is Growing In Your Car?

When most people think of an automobile accident, they envision dents or dings on the body or bumpers of a vehicle. While this is the most common type of damage to emerge from an accident, an accident can cause damage to your vehicle that allows water to seep in when it is raining. When this…

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Three Myths Related to Auto Body Repairs and the Truth Surrounding These Myths

If you have been involved in an automobile accident, the first step to getting your car repaired is finding an auto body repair shop. Unfortunately, there are many myths floating around out there about auto body shops and auto body repairs. This may make you have many questions when it comes time to pick a…

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Signs Your Tire Rod Was Damaged in a Car Accident

When you are involved in an automobile accident, most people think that you only sustain damages to the body of your automobile. However, there are parts in your car that can be damaged as well. If someone sideswipes you and hits your around the tire area of your automobile, the tire rod may be bent…

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