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Simple Summer Car Care Tips

East Bay Auto Body Shop Oakland, CAEast Bay Auto Body Repair Shop’s Top Tips for Summer Car Maintenance

Summer is a time for vacations, road trips and more time with the kids home on summer break. With the increase in daily activities, car maintenance is usually the last thing to come to mind, even though it’s likely being used more. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Fix Paint Scratches On Your Car

How To Fix Minor Paint Scratches On Your Car

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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 »

Car Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Car in Great Shape

toyota-maintenance-checklistGeneral Car Maintenance Tips from an East Bay Auto Collision Repair Shop

A reliable car should be safe and effectively maintained to hold its value and maintain its safety. Cars are an investment and should be treated with care, both inside and out. Our Berkeley auto body shop offers some tips for getting the most from your vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

Fender Bender? Here Are 4 Auto Body Repair Tips To Keep In Mind

Tips for Dealing with Your Auto Collision Center

auto-body-collision-repair-piedmontPerhaps 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:

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Auto Body Shops: Choosing Quality and Spotting Errors

What to Look for When Having Auto Body Repair Done

auto-body-repair-adjuster-assessing-damagePerhaps 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.

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Step-by-Step Guide: What to Do When You’re in an Auto Collision

What to do after an Auto Accident

step-by-step guide on what to do when you get in 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:

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Benefits of Waxing Your Car Regularly

Reasons to Wax Your Car this Summer

waxing-the-car-web-600In order to keep your car looking brand new and fresh, waxing it regularly is the key. Over the last decade or so, many car owners have felt that there is actually little to no need in waxing your vehicle. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Auto painting is a delicate and precise process–therefore waxing your car 2-3 times a year will help your car look like it is “fresh off of the lot” which will make you happy, too! There are a variety of reasons as to why car waxing is necessary when it comes to car ownership. These following two reasons are the most important to keep in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Reasons for Automobile Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Safety Advice from an East Bay Auto Collision Center

Oakland Auto Collision CenterMotor vehicle accidents in 2014 claimed the lives of 42,836 Americans, but we can collectively lower that number. Here are three leading causes of automobile accidents and a few ways to avoid getting in a crash, preventing the need for you to take your vehicle to an auto collision center.

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Safe Driving Tip: How to Eliminate Blind Spots

Preventing Auto Collisions With Proper Mirror Position

Whether somebody you love was injured in a Bay Area auto collision or you simply want to upgrade your driving skills, here is how to to eliminate (or at least minimize) the dangers of blind spots in your mirrors. Read the rest of this entry »

Preventing Bay Area Auto Collisions

4 Tips for Avoiding Auto Collisions

collision repair service OaklandIn an ideal world, no one would need a collision repair service, because all drivers would be mindful and safe at all times. Unfortunately, auto collisions in the Bay Area are inevitable. Read the rest of this entry »