Collision Center Blog

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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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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