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Things That Can Damage Automotive Paint

There’s nothing like a pristine automotive paint job. When a car drives past that’s shiny, clean and perfect, heads automatically turn to watch it go by. Lots of people love having their car’s paint job in perfect condition. They wash and wax it regularly. But in a place like Vancouver, keeping the paint job perfect can be a difficult task. …

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How to Protect Your Car From Vancouver Rain Damage

Vancouver is known for many things: sushi, expensive housing, the ocean, the mountains, and, of course, the rain. The city wouldn’t be quite so beautiful if not for the rainfall, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t complain about it just a little. Navigating our lives around the rain is a simple reality of Vancouver living. And it affects the …

Why you shouldn’t DIY Collision Repairs

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Collision Repairs

In the age of the online tutorial, everyone thinks they’re a pro. And don’t get us wrong… online tutorials can come in so handy! Want to learn how to make pizza dough or learn to moonwalk or refinish furniture? By all means — learn away! But when it comes to something that has real consequences like collision repairs, do-it-yourself (DIY) …

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Winter Driving Tips

5 Tips To Help You Avoid An Auto Body Shop This Winter The Winter of 2018 has brought us a lot of snow so far, when we see snow, we typically see a lot of collisions. Which is why we came up with these 5 handy Winter Driving Tips should not only help keep you safe this winter, but hopefully …

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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 …