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Expert Insights: Addressing Common Car Issues After a Rear-End Collision

At Grandcity Autobody, we understand the frustration and inconvenience that can result from a rear-end collision. Such accidents often lead to a range of car issues, from minor dents to significant structural damage. As a small business committed to providing exceptional auto body repair services, we aim to shed light on the common car problems that can arise following a …

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Top 4 Winter Driving Tips For ‘Snow’ Worries

Winter driving is not as bad as it seems. Sure, there are some ice patches on the road and we all have to deal with those frustrating hills and potholes in the pavement, but once you get used to it you’ll find that driving in the snow just requires a few tweaks here and there. And since we’re about halfway …

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How to Safely Navigate a Roundabout in Vancouver

You probably don’t dedicate too much thought on the “how tos” of navigating a roundabout. In fact, it likely doesn’t cross your mind until you’re staring one down through your windshield, blinkers flashing and foot hovering the brake pedal. That’s when the panic seems to set in for most Vancouver drivers. And since roundabouts only came to the Lower Mainland …

What Steps Should I Take After a Car Accident in Vancouver or Richmond?

What Steps Should I Take After a Car Accident in Vancouver or Richmond?

We all hope to get through life without too much damage. Everyone has to endure their share of scrapes, and if we’re drivers, chances are pretty high that we’ll be in at least some kind of fender bender (hopefully nothing worse!) along the way. Because accidents happen! So if you live in Vancouver, Richmond or anywhere in the Lower Mainland, …


How to Stay Safe During Car Crash Season in Metro Vancouver

While the holiday season is mostly associated with fun times and family gatherings, people might not be aware that it is also the most dangerous time on the roads for car accidents. According to ICBC, between 2011 and 2015, 46 per cent of fatalities involving pedestrians occurred from October to January. It’s also the peak time for car crashes in …


Should I Fix The Minor Damage To My Car?

Driving in a city like Vancouver can be dicey. There are so many cars on the roads that are either clogged or narrow, cyclists flying by on all sides, and people in a mad hurry to get wherever they are going. In other words, it’s an accomplishment to avoid an accident forever. Many people will experience a minor accident at …


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 …

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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.


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 …