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Three Things That Can Damage Your Car’s Paint

The most common reasons why the paint on your car may be damaged include a key scratching your car, a shopping cart scrapping your car or damage caused by an automobile accident. However, these are not the only items that can damage the paint or finish on your car. There are many other items that…

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Reasons Why Auto Body Repair May Be Higher Than Originally Estimated

If you have been involved in an accident, you will bring your car to a shop for autobody repair. The shop will then provide you and/or the insurance company with an estimate for the cost of the repairs that need to be done. You may then agree to use a body shop, based upon that…

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Reasons Why You Should Never Attempt Auto Body Repair Yourself

If you backed up into a pole or you were involved in a minor bender, you may have small dings or dents on your car. It is not uncommon to not want to bring your car to an auto body repair shop for what you view as minor damage, as you may be worried about…

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How Can Leaves Be Damaging to Your Automobile

Autumn is here, and with that, dead leaves begin to fall from the trees. While you may enjoy this happening, your car does not. Leaves can hide potholes in the road, make roadways slick and even cause damage to your automobile. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the types of damage that leaves can do…

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What is Paintless Dent Repair?

When you have a dent in your car, you will want to bring your vehicle to an auto body repair shop. They can determine whether the dent is superficial or whether you sustained damage beneath the dent. From there, they can determine the best way to repair any damage. There are different techniques used to…

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Rust: Why It Needs to Be Removed From Your Car’s Body Quickly

Rust can be detrimental to your automobile for a number of reasons. As such, you need to be on the lookout for rust on your vehicle and take the appropriate action if rust is spotted. Here is what you need to know about rust and your car.  Reasons Rust Can Develop On Your Car Rust…

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5 Questions to Ask Your Auto Body Repair Shop Before a Collision Repair

Accidents happen. It’s a sad fact that auto accidents occur every minute of each day without fail, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA). So if you are one of the unfortunate many that are in one of these accidents, you want to get your car repaired as quickly as possible to get your…

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When Does a Bumper Need Replacement Rather Than Dent Repair?

Vehicle bumpers are designed to absorb the impact of a front or rear-end collision to keep you and your passengers safe, but they usually look worse for the wear after taking even a minor hit. Small dents and scratches on the bumpers of your car are easy enough to fix with basic auto body shop…

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5 Things to Do After You Have Been in a Car Accident

No one wants to think about getting into a car accident, but they happen every single day. Rather than hide our heads in the sand, we’re better off being proactive. Knowing these five steps can prepare you to deal with an accident and protect yourself from harm that can come long after the vehicles are…

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What to Do When Your Car is Totally Totaled

We all know that when a car is “totaled” it’s beyond repair – and you are probably lucky to escape without any medical costs or liabilities, too. But how do you really know that a car is totaled? What role does auto body repair play? What are the most important steps you should take when…

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