At The Auto Body Shop After Your First Fender Bender? Here Are Some Things You Should Know
22 December 2015
If this is the first time you've ever been in a minor fender bender with another car, you might expect to go to an auto body shop. However, you might not know what to expect. Use the following tips to make sure that you get your car back quickly and without overspending.
Choose Your Own Body Shop
You have likely contacted your insurance company to report the accident and get their recommendations for a local body shop, but you have to know that you need not use any of those recommendations.
Here's What You Need to Know About Aluminum Auto Body Repairs
17 December 2015
A growing trend in auto body technology is manufacturing components out of aluminum rather than steel. As car makers try to build vehicles that are simultaneously lighter and safer, they are adding more aluminum or aluminum-coated exterior components such as hoods and doors. It's not a new concept, but using aluminum for these large parts has traditionally been too expensive for anything but luxury vehicles. However, with improvements in recycling technology it's become more feasible for cars and trucks on the mass market.
Repairing A Gash In Your Car's Plastic Bumper Cover: What To Expect
29 October 2015
You love the streamlined look on your car, but all it takes is an impact at 15 miles per hour to destroy the appearance of your plastic bumper cover. This means that a vehicle backing up, a wayward skateboard, or even a tiny bump from behind while on the road can lead to a nasty gash on your plastic bumper cover. While this type of damage is certainly superficial in appearance, it can make your car look less fresh and can make you shake your head in dismay every time you see it.
Repairing Paint Chips On Your Vehicle's Exterior
1 August 2015
If you recently had an occurrence where your vehicle was tapped by another, and you sustained a few spots where the paint had become chipped down to the metal, you may have considered trying to repair the damage on your own since your insurance deductible may not cover the cost. Fixing paint chipped areas is a job you can do on your own with the proper tools and a bit of time. Here are some instructions to follow when repairing small, chipped areas on your vehicle.