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What You Need to Know About Aluminum Auto Body Repair

Suburban Auto Body in St. Paul discusses how the changing technology of the automotive industry and its shift toward using aluminum has affected collision repair and its impact on your vehicle. 

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How We Work Around Your Busy Schedule to Complete Your Repair

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.

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Can a Pothole Cause Unseen Vehicle Damage?

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.

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Guide to Fixing Your Car After an Accident

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.

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How to Minimize Vehicle Depreciation After an Accident

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:

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Can Auto Body Repair Void Your Car Warranty?

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.

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The Importance of Auto Detailing

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.

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Protecting Your Car's Glass from Storms and Hail

You don't always have a lot of warning when it comes to storms and hail; in fact, you may find out about it within just a few hours. What do you do if you don't have anywhere to put your car? Many people don't have a garage or carport available, or they might not have the time to find a different parking spot for their vehicle. Here are a few ways that you can protect your car, regardless of where it is.

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Preventing Sun Damage on Your Commercial Fleet

From exterior to interior, sun damage can wreak havoc on a vehicle. When it comes to a commercial fleet, you may not be able to give each individual car the attention that it needs every single day. So in order to protect your investment, you're going to have to make a few modifications.

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Matching a Premium Paint Color: What You Need to Know About Limited Edition Paints

What happens if your premium paint job needs to be repaired? Scratches and dents can seem difficult to fix if you have a rare type of paint color, but that doesn't mean that there isn't a way to fix it. In fact, sometimes it can be just as easy and affordable to fix as basic colors.

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