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Auto Body Shop Myths

Nothing beats the freedom of driving. Whether you’re road tripping on an open highway or zipping around Vancouver, driving is a great feeling. Every now and again, however, accidents happen, and they can quickly turn the joy of driving into a stressful and upsetting situation. There are so many things to think about directly after an accident — making sure …

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Does Grandcity Auto Body REALLY Have A Lifetime Warranty?

At Grandcity Auto Body, we take pride in our work. To prove that we are confident in the job we do and to demonstrate our commitment to an excellent repair experience, Grandcity offers what we believe to be the most comprehensive warranty available in the collision repair business. We offer a LIFETIME warranty on dent repair covering labour and materials …

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Autobody Shop Myths

Being in a car collision, even a small fender bender, can be frightening. Hearing the crunch of metal on metal gets the adrenaline pumping and the mind racing. Then the worries about damages and insurance start flooding in. After a car accident, there are many things to try and stay aware of, even though it might be difficult in the …

Top 3 causes of collisions and how to avoid them

Car collisions are terrifying. No matter whose fault it is, or if it could have been prevented, car accidents can shake a person’s confidence at best and cause serious injury at worst. In 2015, 300,000 car accidents were reported to ICBC from throughout the province, a number up 20,000 from the year before. The unfortunate thing is that many, if …

What you should know about Auto body quotes

Why Autobody Quotes Vary in Vancouver?

Quotes Differ From Autobody Shops In Vancouver & Richmond If you’ve been in a fender bender or have noticed damage to your car (which often happens when you drive in places like Vancouver or Richmond, or any city for that matter), you might shop around for quotes to repair the problem. If you do, you might notice that you get …

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Do I Really Need to Fix Those Rock Chips & Scratches in my Car?

Yes Fix Those Rock Chips In Your Car Even the most cautious drivers on the road can’t always avoid getting nicks, scratches or chips taken out of the paint finish and body work of their vehicle. It is an unfortunate fact of owning a vehicle; eventually you will run into a few bumps and scrapes on the road. Whether you …

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Why There’s No Such Thing As A Car Accident

Was It A Car Accident? When most people hear a car crash described by a driver, an eye witness, or the news media, they often hear the collision referred to as an accident. In truth, describing an auto collision as an accident is a mistake that can often come with unintended implications and consequences. The term ‘accident’ in reference to …

Does My Car Need A Touch Up From An Autobody Shop?

It would be so nice if a new car could somehow remain damage free forever. There is something special and exciting about a brand new vehicle rolling out straight from the factory—shiny, new and free of any scratches, dings or dents.

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Should I Bring My Car To An Auto Body Shop If There Is Only Minor Damage?

Operating a vehicle is a responsibility not to be taken lightly. When you really think about the variables of what can go wrong, it’s a wonder that most people encounter few car accidents in their lives. In Vancouver, we also deal with weather conditions like rain and wind (rarely ice, though!), which can seriously affect the safety of drivers, passengers …

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The History of Auto Body Repair

Like the cars we work on, the auto body repair industry has undergone a great number of changes over the last century or so. When the car was first mass produced and made available to the greater public by Henry Ford in 1908, there were virtually no auto body repair shops in existence. The automobile was so new and unlike …