Damage after an accident is usually visible from the outside but, as your vehicle's outer panels are removed and the physical structure of the vehicle is revealed, often additional or 'hidden damage' is discovered. This hidden damage is not visible, seen or predicted until we perform this thorough inspection. The estimator is also looking beyond the actual damages to see how far the damages have actually gone. Unibody vehicles are designed to absorb shock and to lessen the impact forces on the occupa
Many cars require special equipment to be repaired properly, how important is this? Well, if your vehicle requires welding and the wrong welder is used it will weaken the structure of your vehicle. In the unfortunate event of another accident the air bag systems and other safety devices will not respond in the proper time and serious physical injuries can occur.
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The owner of the vehicle always has the right to pick where the vehicle will be repaired. Insurance companies will often provide you with contact information for two or more reputable body shops in your area to complete your vehicle’s collision repairs, if you do not have a preferred shop. Insurance companies have labor and parts figures to which they adhere too and the preferred shops have that information. Are you having trouble filing with your insurance company? Follow this link to learn Read More
For 2014, the number of auto recalls, which includes voluntary manufacturer recalls and those required by the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), have reached a record high in comparison to recent years. While auto makers have made some of the safest vehicles this year, many are fraught with recall issues. The NHSTA is the regulatory agency that determines whether a vehicle is safe for consumer usage or must be recalled to put an order(s) in place requiring the manufacturer to repair the defect and bring the vehicle up to current Federal safety standards. However, a manufacturer may