Archive for the ‘Auto Body Repair’ Category
How To Fix Minor Paint Scratches On Your Car
Regardless of whether you drive around in a new or used car, discovering a scratch can send you spiraling into frustration. This is why we’ve brought you a short guide on how to fix simple car paint scratches at home, which you can easily follow for a like-new paint job in a short period of time. Read the rest of this entry »
Berkeley Auto Collision Center’s Accident Checklist
Car accidents are a scary reality for drivers everywhere. As careful as we may be, there’s always a possibility that the unthinkable will happen. Knowing what the steps are ahead of time, will help you protect yourself during a time when you will most likely be clouded over with emotions following the car accident. You should also be prepared to contact an auto accident attorney if damages or injuries occur. Read the rest of this entry »
Tips for Dealing with Your Auto Collision Center
Perhaps a careless driver on the 101 sideswiped your vehicle near an exit ramp, or maybe a fatigued truck driver jackknifed in front of you, forcing you off the road and into the curb. Whether you need repairs for major damage or just a few dents and scratches, here are four tips to ensure a quality auto body repair job:
What to Look for When Having Auto Body Repair Done
Perhaps a careless motorist backed into you in the parking lot of your local Bay Area Whole Foods; or maybe a tired trucker sideswiped your vehicle on the freeway, damaging your vehicle’s body and scraping away paint. In either case, when you need auto body repair, you want to be sure that you obtain quality services for an affordable price. However, with so many different Bay Area body shops offering similar auto repair services, selecting the right provider can be a challenge.
What to do after an Auto Accident
If you have been involved in an accident in the Bay Area (or elsewhere), you want to follow best practices not only to ensure that you and your passengers receive prompt medical care but also to protect your rights in any subsequent legal or insurance actions. Medical attention and preventing legal troubles should be addressed before assessing your vehicle for auto body damage.
Follow these 10 steps to regain control of the situation:
Repair Tips from an Oakland Auto Painting Shop
Most car owners will not hesitate to bring a car in to us when a collision has caused a serious dent. Along with auto body repair, restoring the proper shape of the damaged area, comes careful work to repair the paint.
As to paint scratches and other lesser injuries to the car’s finish, some owners are inclined to regard them philosophically, as inevitable and ignorable. But there are more than cosmetic reasons for seeing to them quickly.
You Got In An Auto Collision, Now What?
Before you call various auto body shops for estimates for collision repair, spend time documenting your crash. Evidence that you collect at the scene (and shortly afterwards) can be essential, if you want to make an insurance claim and/or pursue legal action to obtain compensation for injuries or damages sustained in the crash. Here are some tips about how and what to document. Read the rest of this entry »