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How to Remove Tree Sap from Your Auto Body?

Spring is upon us which means blooming flowers, warmer climates, and sprouting leaves on treetops. But this also means an excess of environmental hazards. While trees are integral to our ecosystem – providing us with oxygen and stunning views – they can be detrimental to your car’s auto body. When you park your car under a tree, you may come …

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6 Tips to Help Your Car Retain Its Resale Value

Getting a new car is exciting! It’s a source of pride and freedom for many drivers, however, it’s also a serious financial investment. As such, you’ll want to start thinking of ways you can protect your new ride and its resale value. To minimize the depreciation of your car, here are 6 tips to guide you through… 1. Be Careful …

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Your Car’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2022!

It’s 2022 and our team at Grandcity Autobody want to wish you a Happy New Year! We hope this coming year brings you happiness, success, good fortune, and minimal car troubles. To help you stay safe this year, we think 2022 is the perfect time to make some New Year’s resolutions, not just for you, but for your car as …

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6 Engine Noises That Should Not Be Ignored

Have you ever been cruising down the highway, music blasting, coffee in hand, when an unusual sound erupts from your engine? If not, congratulations on being one in a million. However, be warned that if it hasn’t happened yet, your day could be looming. Cars are great for many reasons. From convenience to aesthetic, your car keeps you out of …

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10 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

Are you looking to extend the life of your motor vehicle? Cars are an investment. Like any form of investment, it’s important to provide care and attention to ensure optimal protection of your assets. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to promote longevity in your car’s engine and auto body. To get the most out of your investment, here …

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Protect Your Car Paint from the Sun

Why Do You Need to Protect Your Car Paint From the Sun? Summer is great for a lot of reasons, especially if you’re living in Vancouver. The pools are open, the beaches are sunny, and the BBQs are lit, however, with the summer heat comes the increased risk of sun damage. Vancouver gets some strong UV rays in the summertime, …

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How to Prevent Sun Damage on Your Car’s Paint?

There is nothing like soaking in the sun’s rays — unless you are the paint of a car. Much like human skin, your car’s paint can be easily damaged when it is made to withstand prolonged periods of sunlight. However, for many of us, it is often necessary that our car spend at least some time out in the sun. …

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Top 5 Questions to Ask About Auto Body Painting

There are plenty of quality auto body shops in Vancouver, but to make sure you find the ideal option to handle your car painting needs, there are a few main questions you should consider. Knowing which questions to ask about your car paint can effectively inform you about which repair shop is a good option, and more importantly, which ones …

Extra Procedures For COVID-19

To Our Valued Customers: We hope you and your family are all staying safe and healthy during this time. Back in March we have implemented the safety measures to help ensure the safety and health of our customers, employees and the local community. With some of the economy starting to re-open, we have added extra safety protocols to help stop …