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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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5 Safe Alternatives to Ice Scrapers

Let’s face it: while clearing our cars of snow and ice is not necessarily a fun job, it’s a necessary one. For the majority of us who do not have access to covered parking, it is just another task that we have to add to our commute time throughout the snowy season. But is it really the way that we …

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 …

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5 Common Auto Body Repairs and Their Cost Estimates in 2020

No one wants to even think about the hassle of dealing with a car collision, but the unfortunate truth is that most of us will need to consider auto body repairs to our vehicles at one point. When it comes to getting a reliable and honest quote for your repairs, there are a few things to consider. From insurance to …

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Magic Pen for Car Scratches: Do They Really Work?

Everyone loves an easy fix to a small problem. That’s exactly why there is a market for things like Magic Pens for car scratches. The claim is that these little instruments fix car scratches by simply pressing the tip of the pen into and along with a scratch and the scratch disappears, like magic. But… is it too good to …

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Car Painting Tips: How to Protect Your Car’s Paint

Summertime in Vancouver is a great time to see beautiful cars driving up and down the roads. Classic cars, new sports cars and everything in between, now is the time people like to show off their wheels. Grandcity Autobody Shop wants to provide you with the best car painting tips. Even if you don’t have the nicest car on the …

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What Causes Discolouration and What Can I Do About It?

Everyone loves the look of a new car, or even an older car that’s been well taken of. Heads turn when there is a shiny and sleek vehicle on the road, especially one with a perfect paint job. To keep a car in mint condition, a vehicle is usually kept in a garage. But in a place like Vancouver, not …

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Essential Car Maintenance Tips From Your Vancouver Auto Body Shop

Like anything, cars require maintenance. And while taking your car into an auto body shop for inspections is important, there are things you can do year-round to extend your vehicle’s life and to catch problems while they are small. If vehicles are left without any routine maintenance, the chances of an issue becoming costly or even risky increase. Some people …

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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.

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Tips on Defrosting Your Windshield

Now that December is here, it is only a matter of time before winter weather will be in full effect. This means you will probably end up having to devote some time to cleaning and scraping ice and snow off of your car before your morning commute in the coming weeks. Every Canadian knows how annoying this can be, especially …