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4 Affordable Auto Body Repair Tips That Add Value to Your Car

We all love our cars, but everyone knows that cars are depreciating assets. From the moment we first drive them off the dealership lot, they decline in value. Even if we pamper and baby our beloved automobiles, there is not much we can do stop that devaluation. However, we can slow it down.

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Four Types of Damage Often Overlooked Following a Car Crash

Any car accident involves quite a lot of force. Cars today are built to withstand pretty significant accidents, but just because they don't show their damage doesn't mean the damage isn't there. Here are a few common types of damage that may not be visible to the naked eye.

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Do I Need to Get My Bumper Fixed After a Minor Fender Bender?

If someone taps the back of your bumper, it may leave behind a small dent. Due to the size, you may find yourself wondering if it is even worth the time and hassle to get it fixed. If you find yourself debating whether or not you should have a minor bumper dent fixed, here are some of the factors you should consider.

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When Should You Pay for An Auto Accident Repair Out of Your Own Pocket Versus Filing an Insurance Claim?

If you were involved in a minor auto accident, you may find yourself wondering whether you should pay for the repair out-of-pocket or file an insurance claim. Here is some information you need to know when making this decision.

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The Dangers of Pulling a Dent Out of a Car Yourself

If you have a dent in your car, you may be thinking about trying to pull it out yourself to save some money. While there are kits you can buy that can help you pull out dents, there are some disadvantages and dangers to your car when attempting to do it yourself. Here are a few of the dangers that can occur when you attempt to pull a dent from a car yourself.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Auto Body Shops and Salvaged Cars

Following a car accident, you will likely take the car to an auto body shop. However, if the insurance company deems that it will cost more to repair your car than it is worth, they will deem your car salvaged. When this occurs your mind will likely be racing with questions. Here are some questions you may have about auto body shops and salvaged cars.

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Pros and Cons of Repairing Car Dents Before Selling Your Car

Keeping a car ding and dent free is near-impossible these days. Another car can hit your door or a shopping cart can run into your car. As such, when you are selling a used car, buyers expect there to be a few dings and scratches here and there. But, if you have large or major dents in your car, you may be wondering whether you should repair that large dent prior to selling the car. Learning the pros and cons of doing so can help you make an educated decision. Here are a few of the pros and cons to repairing car dents before selling your car.

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When Can a Bumper Be Repaired Versus Replaced?

If someone rear-ended your car, you may find that the bumper is dented. And due to the material used to make bumpers, even a small impact can leave a major dent. In some cases, a car bumper can be repaired. In other cases, it needs to be replaced. So how does a technician determine which is needed? Read on to learn when a bumper can be repaired versus when it needs to be replaced.

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The Importance of Removing Rust Before Snow Hits Your Car

The body and parts on a car are made from various types of metal including steel and aluminum. They are often coated with clear coats and paint to prevent them from rusting. But as the car is exposed to real life elements, this paint and coating can become scratched, scraped and damaged. A rock, shopping cart, key or even driving over a speed bump can scrape away paint and coating on the car. This leaves the metal exposed to outdoor elements such as water, and rust can form. Rust can eat away at the metal, causing significant damage. If you notice rust on your car, you will want to have it removed before snow hits the car. Here are two reasons why.

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The Importance of Using One Mechanic for Fleet Auto Services

Many businesses have fleets of autos. This means you have multiple automobiles that are used and driven by various employees to complete their job. However, maintaining and repairing these automobiles can be a chore. Some companies may be tempted to use different mechanics or auto body repair shops when the car needs work. But there are benefits to sticking to just one mechanic and one auto body shop. These are three benefits to staying loyal to on auto service shop for all of your fleet auto needs.

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