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The Importance of Properly Preparing Your Car for Painting and How Suburban Auto Body Does This

If your car has been involved in an accident, it may need to be painted. This may be needed to help cover up dents that may have needed to be filled in with a compound or to help cover scratches, flaking paint or peeling paint left behind from the accident. In any case, your car has to be properly prepared to be painted. Here at Suburban Auto Body, we know just how important it is to properly prepare your car for the painting process. Here are a few of the steps we follow to get your car ready to be painted.

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How Cold Weather Can Affect Accident Repair

Many people do not realize it, but repairing damage to the body of a car is a bit more challenging in colder weather. This is because the cold weather can affect accident repair. As such, it is important to find a repair shop that knows how cold weather can affect your car and what steps need to be taken to ensure the repairs are properly made. Here at Suburban Auto Body, we know how cold weather can be damaging when auto repairs are done and we take steps to prevent this damage. Here are a few of the ways cold weather can affect accident repair and how we manage this issue.

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What Is Suburban EZ and How Is It Beneficial to You?

If you have been involved in an auto accident, you want your car repaired quickly and correctly with as little hassle as possible. Suburban Auto Body Repair in St. Paul, MN. has mastered this process with a service we like to call Suburban EZ. If you need auto body work, learn more about our service and how it can help to make your life a little easier.

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The Benefits of Getting Car Rust Removed Before Winter and How Suburban Auto Body Can Help

The end of summer and early fall is the perfect time to have your car inspected for rust. If any rust is noticed, it should be removed immediately. Rust can eat away at metal, causing it to weaken. This can make it more susceptible to damage in an accident, and less likely to properly protect you and your family. When you hear that now is the perfect time to have your car inspected and rust removed, you may be wondering why. Here are three reasons why you will want to have rust removed before winter hits and how Suburban Auto Body can help.

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Reasons to Get Superficial Car Crash Damage Repaired Right Away

If you were involved in a minor car accident, your car may have a few scratches or a small ding or dent on it. If you are worried about your insurance rates increasing or live a busy life, you may think that the damage is superficial and put off repairing the damage. However, what looks like minor damage may not be so minor and there can be consequences to not fixing it. Here are a three reasons why it is important to get superficial car crash damage repaired right away.

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Can All Dents Be Suctioned Out?

There are a number of ways that your car can get a dent on it. Another car may hit your car, or you may hit another car. You can back into a pole or light fixture, or a shopping cart can hit the side of your car. Regardless of how your car got dented, you likely want the dent removed. Dents can impact the value of your car and affect the look of your car. There are various ways to remove dents from a car but the most popular is suctioning the dent out. This may leave you wondering if all dents can be suctioned out of a car. Here is some information you may want to know about dents and suction removal.

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When Would a Windshield Need to Be Replaced Because of a Car Accident?

In some cases, it is obvious that your windshield needs to be repaired after a car crash. If it is shattered or you cannot see out of it, it needs to be replaced. But most of the time, it is not this obvious. Here are a few of the lesser known reasons why your windshield may need to be replaced following a car accident.

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When Should a Bumper Be Replaced Instead of Repaired?

There are a number of ways a bumper can get dented or damaged. You may hit a pole or someone may rear end you. Regardless, if there is damage to your bumper, it needs to be fixed. In some cases, a dent can be pulled out and your existing bumper can still be used. In other cases, the entire bumper should be replaced. So how do you know when a bumper should be repaired or replaced? Here are a few of the signs that your bumper needs to be replaced not repaired.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Car Painting Process

If your car was involved in a car accident, it might have sustained body damage. After all the dents and dings are removed from the body of your car, you may notice there are scratches and places where the paint is missing. Typically, after a significant car accident, your car needs to be painted because of these issues. If you have never had a car painted following a car accident, you may have questions. Here are a few of the questions you may have about this process.

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Can Your Insurance Company Tell You What Auto Body Shop to Use?

If you have been in a car accident, you are required to let your insurance company know. When you do so, they may give you the name of one or two recommended auto body shops to take your car to. This may leave you wondering if you have to use these companies or if you can use any auto body repair shop that you select. Here is some information you need to know about car accidents, insurance, and auto body shops.

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