Posted on 11/19/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
Most of us lead very busy lives. If your car is involved in an automobile accident, downtime without a vehicle is often the last thing you need in your life. At Suburban Auto Body in St. Paul, our auto body and collision shop experts understand how important it is that you get back on the road as quickly as possible.
Posted on 11/5/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
The city streets can be tough on your vehicle. We all do our best to dodge the obvious large potholes when driving, but sometimes they are unavoidable. Uneven roads and potholes can wreak havoc on your vehicle’s tires, suspension, and frame. Whether your vehicle has a bent rim or steering problems from a damaged road, you need to know you can get safely where you need to go without causing further problems. But what if you unsuspectingly hit a pothole only to discover there is no visible damage to your vehicle? At Suburban Auto Body in St. Paul, our St. Paul auto body and repair experts can help you determine if your vehicle has unseen damage from potholes and other road hazards.
Posted on 10/22/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
When you’re in a car accident, your first thought may be one of adrenaline-spiked shock. After you’ve made sure everyone is safe, it’s time for cooler heads to prevail as you decide on your next step in getting your vehicle back to its original condition. When it’s time to move forward with your post-accident repair process, our experts at Suburban Auto Body in St. Paul can help. We understand how important it is to get you back on the road as quickly as possible. We’ve put together this handy guide to fixing your car after an accident.
Posted on 10/8/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
When your car is in the shop, getting it back on the road as quickly as possible is at the top of your priorities. The ability to check in on your ride throughout the process helps you understand your vehicle’s repair as fully as possible and allows you to view your repair as it progresses. At Suburban Auto Body in St. Paul, we are an auto body and collision shop that understands how central your vehicle is to your life. That’s why we offer four great ways to track your auto repair throughout the process.
Posted on 9/24/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
After a bad accident, your insurance company may tell you that your vehicle has been "totaled." That doesn't mean that you have to give up entirely on your car, though. If you disagree with the assessment, you may be able to get the insurance company to "untotal" the vehicle, at which point you can get the car repaired properly. Once your car has been untotaled, you can fix it just like with any other insurance claim.
Posted on 9/10/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
Fleets can be expensive to manage and maintain. From gas costs to oil costs, you're going to be pumping a lot of money into your vehicles -- but there are ways to reduce those expenses. Here are a few ways that you can reduce the cost of your fleet maintenance, so you can invest that money into other areas of your business.
Posted on 8/20/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
A vehicle can depreciate if it is involved in a car accident. However, while you cannot change the fact that your car will be worth less after the accident, there are a few steps you can take to minimize the depreciation you and your car suffer after the accident. Here are three ways to minimize car depreciation after a car accident:
Posted on 8/6/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
When you purchase a new car, it may come with a warranty. The warranty helps to cover your vehicle in case anything unexpected goes wrong with the car. But there are many ways that this warranty can be voided, including not having the car properly maintained or making repairs to the car yourself. If your vehicle is involved in a car accident, you may wonder if having auto body work done to the car can void the warranty. Unfortunately, it can void the warranty in some cases. Here are three situations in which your car warranty may be voided by having auto body repair.
Posted on 7/23/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
When your car is involved in an accident, the objective is to have it repaired to an as-good-as-new condition. One of the most challenging stages of auto body and collision work is final finishing and paint matching.
Posted on 7/9/2018 4:00 AM By Suburban Autobody
Detailing your vehicle is a great way to get that "new car" look back again, especially if your vehicle has been left outside and is a few years old. The problem is that detailing, like any other auto maintenance, must be done by a professional or the results can leave your car worse than when you brought it in.