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Caring for Your Car’s New Paint after a Repair

Caring for Your Car’s New Paint after a Repair
 

Your car has been to the collision shop, it’s been repaired, made to look new, and you’ve taken it home. If it had a new paint job, your body shop technicians were meticulous in ensuring that the new paint matched the old paint. Paint is tasked with protecting your car from rust, so it’s up [&...

Categories: Car Care
Posted on May 17, 2018

Do you need a Diagnostic Repair Scan?

Do you need a Diagnostic Repair Scan?
 

So you’ve been in an accident, you’ve gotten estimates, selected your collision repair shop, and you’re ready to have your car back! Your repair technician brought up something called a pre and post collision diagnostic repair scan, but you’re not convinced it’s necessary. So, what do you ...

Categories: Diagnostic Repair Scan
Posted on Apr 19, 2018

Safe Child Car Seat Practices in a Car Accident

Safe Child Car Seat Practices in a Car Accident
 

According to the CDC, car accidents are the number one cause of death and injury in children. AAA reports that when compared with seat belt use, using safety restraints specifically designed for children, like car seats, can reduce the risk of injury by up to 82 percent. The older a child is at the ...

Categories: Child Safety
Posted on Oct 31, 2017

Why do Collision Repair Shop Estimates Differ Between Shops?

Why do Collision Repair Shop Estimates Differ Between Shops?
 

Chances are, if you’ve been in an accident or if your vehicle was vandalized or damaged by weather, you’ve been shopping around for repairs. You may have noticed that lots of the advice online recommends comparing estimates at different repair shops. But, if your car has the same damage, why wou...

Categories: Repair Estimates
Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Understanding Your Car Insurance Policy

Understanding Your Car Insurance Policy
 

Car insurance is a legal requirement for drivers in most states, but understanding an auto insurance policy is not an easy task. It’s important to know what your coverage includes now whether you’re choosing a new policy or you have one that you’ve never (or rarely) used, before you’re in an...

Categories: Car Insurance
Posted on Sep 3, 2017

How to Handle an Out of State Road Trip Car Accident

How to Handle an Out of State Road Trip Car Accident
 

Car accidents are stressful at any time of the year, in any weather, no matter where you’re driving. But during the summer, with so many more drivers on the road, driving in unfamiliar places, an out of state car accident is much more likely! Do you know what to do when you’re in an accident [&h...

Categories: Accident Info
Posted on Aug 8, 2017

Common Collision Repair Myths

Common Collision Repair Myths
 

Hopefully, repairing your car beyond general maintenance isn’t something you have to do too often, if at all. Car accidents can be serious, dangerous, and expensive. But, if you do have to repair your vehicle following a collision, these are three common and false ideas floating around that we’d...

Categories: Collision Repair
Posted on Jul 7, 2017

How do Seat Belts Keep us Safe in a Collision?

How do Seat Belts Keep us Safe in a Collision?
 

Research from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that seat belts save about 13,000 lives in the United States annually. The NHTSA also reports that over 2,500 lives of crash victims could have been saved if they had been wearing seat belts. Why are seat belted pas...

Categories: Safety
Posted on Jun 24, 2017

The Evolution of Automobile Safety

The Evolution of Automobile Safety
 

On September 13, 1899, Henry H. Bliss became the first person to die in an automobile accident in the western hemisphere. Although he wasn’t in the vehicle at the time, his death set into motion a series of improvements to automobile safety that still continue to evolve today. These are some of th...

Categories: Safety
Posted on Jun 6, 2017

Steps in the Collision Repair Process

Steps in the Collision Repair Process
 

If you haven't been in an accident before, the process, from collision to paid and repaired vehicle, can seem confusing. We’ve put together a simple list to help un-complicate the process for you. The Accident At the accident, make sure you do the following:   ● Take photos of the scene, pr...

Categories: Collision Repair Education
Posted on May 18, 2017




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