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How to Decide Whether to Make an Insurance Claim or Pay Out Of Pocket for Your Auto Body Work

September 10, 2019

We all dread to be in an auto accident. On top of the anxiety and possible embarrassment from the accident itself, you’re doubly anxious about the potential spike in your car insurance. After a minor auto accident, many car owners ask themselves if they should file an auto insurance claim or if it would be…

Auto Body Repair Challenges of Hybrid Vehicles

August 14, 2019

Hybrid cars have been around since the early 2000s, and yet it’s only recently that they’ve become mainstream. And now more than ever is the time to hop on the bandwagon, as hybrid cars today are far more reliable and less expensive than their earlier models. Whether you are looking to buy or already own…

The Key Differences Between a Luxury Auto Body Shop and the Mediocre

July 1, 2019

Not all auto body repair shops are created equal. There is more to auto body repairs than just heading down to the closest shop that you can find. This is especially true if you are driving a high-end luxury car. Luxury cars require the highest skill and craftsmanship in order to deal with the damage…

Everything You Need to Know About Auto Painting

June 18, 2019

Many people assume that auto paint only has aesthetic value, but it’s so much more than that. A good auto paint job is an involved process, requiring the help of highly trained professionals. Below are a few reasons why investing in a high-quality paint job for your vehicle is a smart and often cost-effective decision…

3 Things Collision Repair Shops Fix Other Than the Exterior

May 21, 2019

  After an accident, there’s a good chance that you may not know what to do in order to get back on the road. This is especially true if it’s your first time. You’ll be working with insurance claims, police reports, and deal with potential injuries. At some point, you will need to repair the…

Classic Combinations of Custom Wheels and Rims

April 9, 2019

Any self-respecting auto enthusiast knows the importance of wheels and rims. While it’s easy to use “rims” and “wheels” interchangeably, there’s actually a slight difference that you need to know. The wheel actually refers to the complete setup composed of the tire and rim. On the other hand, rims are used for mounting the wheels.…

Why You Should Avoid DIY Window Tinting

March 27, 2019

Window tinting is one of the most popular trends in auto customization right now. It gives your car a sleeker appearance, while also enhancing your driving experience in several ways–from providing privacy to protecting you and your car’s interior from damage caused by the sun. With so many DIY videos on the internet, you might…

5 Services Auto Customization Shops Can Do For You

March 26, 2019

Our cars are an extension of ourselves. With that said, even high-end vehicles like BMW, Mercedes, and Land Rover, don’t offer much in terms of personalization. At most, you have a choice of ten to fifteen color coats, trims, and other accents. If you want to truly create a unique experience for yourself, then head…

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Choosing the Best Auto Body Shop for Your Car – Not for Your Insurance Company

January 31, 2019

  Whether it’s a few simple dents and scratches or a serious collision, accidents are nobody’s idea of fun. The goal is to get our cars fixed as quickly and professionally as possible to minimize the inconvenience of accidents. What most people don’t realize, however, is that they are free to go to whichever body…

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How to Protect Your Car’s Paint Job After Collision Repairs

January 15, 2019

Nothing replaces the feeling of getting your car back after having repaired from a bad collision. Your vehicle’s damaged parts have been fixed, and a beautiful coat of paint has been put on to keep your car looking good-as-new. However, while auto collision shops can do amazing work, it is important that you take some…