What's Worth Having in Your Vehicle in Case of an Emergency? Living in Los Angeles County is a dream for many. We get to enjoy the beaches, the mountains, and a short drive from the snow and the desert. We are truly spoiled here, but it comes at a price, the traffic. We must admit … Continue reading Top 40 Items You Should Have In Your Car
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How to Spot a Bad Car Paint Job
How Can You Spot a Bad Paint Job? You go to pick up your car at the local independent shop or big corporate auto paint shop and everything seems to look fine... until, you get home and notice a problem. The paint on your car looks a bit off. Something is wrong. If you look … Continue reading How to Spot a Bad Car Paint Job
How to Choose the Best Collision Shop Part 3
Finally we are on the third and last installment of this three-part series to help you find good body shops and the one right for you. So how do you pick- the best collision shop? Here are a few tips to help you pick the right one from your list. To recap, on part 1 of … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Collision Shop Part 3
Collision Centers and Unethical Practices
Let's be frank, sadly, in almost every business one can find unethical people, behavior, and practices. Or what is also known as the "gray areas" -to put it nicely- where abuses and fraud can happen or have happened. Unfortunately, the collision repair industry has been famous for unethical behavior. Of course, not everyone has this … Continue reading Collision Centers and Unethical Practices
Car Insurance Appraisal Procedures
Our collision repair shop and the insurance companies have a common goal. We both want you to be a satisfied customer. We want to repair your vehicle to its preaccident condition. How does that get done? Typically an adjuster from your insurance company will see your vehicle at our body shop. The adjuster will come … Continue reading Car Insurance Appraisal Procedures
What To Do When An Auto Body Shop Makes A Mistake On Your Car Repair?
What to do if a collision repair shop messes up on your auto repair? Not all mistakes are bad, some teach us lessons, that is how we learn. So what do you do when something goes wrong on your car after a body or paint repair? 6 Tips To Get Your Car Repaired After A … Continue reading What To Do When An Auto Body Shop Makes A Mistake On Your Car Repair?
What to Look For In A Car Insurance Company According to a Collision Shop Owner
I get asked this all the time: "In your opinion, which is the best car insurance company?" And since I'm a collision shop owner, I can understand why people ask me this. I work with different insurance companies on a daily basis and my clients value my opinion. I value their trust. So I thought … Continue reading What to Look For In A Car Insurance Company According to a Collision Shop Owner
How To Find The Best Auto Body Collision Shops Part 1
Do you feel that taking your car to an auto body shop to get your car repaired is intimidating? Do you fear that the shop will want to take advantage of you? You are not alone, you or someone you know might have had a bad experience or has been ripped-off in the past (whether … Continue reading How To Find The Best Auto Body Collision Shops Part 1
How to Get the Best Results From an Auto Body Shop
Getting the best results from a body shop means, you save time, money, and your car looks its best.
Automotive Acronyms Explained
It seems that more and more people are starting to use acronyms for just about everything, even laughter has its own acronym, lol (laugh-out-loud). The same is true in the automotive industry, it's shortcuts to the long words or phrases are used often. Here is a short list of common acronyms you can expect to … Continue reading Automotive Acronyms Explained