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The 6 Most Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Car Painting

Whether you’ve been involved in a motor collision or are just looking to upgrade your vehicle, a visit to your local auto body shop is in order and the option of car painting will almost certainly come up. Once you’ve fixed the dents, replaced the broken parts, and all other problems have been resolved, the option of repainting will be …

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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 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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Most Popular Car Colours in 2021

Fashionable and fleeting; that’s the makeup of any good trend. Like what you see on the runway or gracing magazine covers, cars have their own annual fashion trends. However, unlike a new style of trouser or trendy couture, cars can’t switch out their getup quite as easily. Therefore, you’ll want to take careful consideration before having a full auto body …

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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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Do Cars Need Paint Protection?

We all want to do whatever it takes to keep our cars in tip-top shape. After all, that is probably how you have landed on this article — frantically searching high and low on the internet for the best ways to protect the integrity of your beloved vehicle. Chances are that within your research on the topic of ways to …

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Which Car Colours Hide Scratches and Dents?

Whether we would like to admit it or not, scratches and dents happen to even the best of drivers. While there is often no alternative to having your damaged car repaired with a car painting at a body, did you know that some car colours actually hide scratches and dents better than others? In this article, we will go over …

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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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How to Tell If a Car Has Been in an Accident

If you are in the market for a car, there’s a good chance you are not going to be the first owner. Unless you are buying directly from the manufacturer, you are going to have to navigate the world of private sales. With this, there is always a risk that someone is going to try and take you for a …

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Can Auto Body Shops Match Paint?

If your vehicle has been in an accident or has gained some dents and scratches from the joys of driving in Vancouver, you might be eager to get it restored to its original condition. And while the damage might be easy to fix, what about the paint job? Will you ever be able to get it back to its original …