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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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Understanding the Difference Between Collision and Comprehensive Insurance

Auto insurance doesn’t have to be confusing! Policies have various requirements depending on your situation, but auto insurance basics are easy to understand with a little research. Today we’re going to look at one of the most common questions people have when picking auto insurance: “What’s the different between collision and comprehensive insurance, and do I need to buy…

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The Benefits of Paintless Dent Repair

Nothing is more annoying than a dent in a new car – and the decisions you have to make afterward. Whether it’s a minor ding from a shopping cart or dents from a hailstorm, you have to decide if it’s worth it to pay for the repair…and if the result will look like right. Fortunately,…

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5 Elements that Pose a Danger to your Car Paint

Your car is under attack! At least, its paint job is. You’re surrounded by elements that can do damage to your car’s paint. However, they are fairly easy to combat if you know what to do. Here are 5 elements that pose a danger to your car’s paint. 1. The Sun There’s a reason people…

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5 Surprising Interior Auto Body Repairs You May Not Know About

Most people know your favorite body shop is the place to go when your vehicle receives exterior, or body, damage.  You might be surprised to learn, though, that your body shop can also make a few key interior auto repairs as well. In fact, these are the types of auto body repairs that can transform…

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5 Steps to Take Immediately After Your Car has Been in an Accident

With all the cars on the roads these days, the occasional minor car accident almost seems like an inevitability. Little fender benders are all too common, all over the country. While huge and/or catastrophic accidents are less common, dozens of them still happen ever day in the United States. The best thing you can do…

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