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How to Avoid Long-Term Car Damage from Road Debris

To avoid car damage from road debris, you need to take a few steps. The easiest way is to practice preventative maintenance. By taking your car in for regular oil changes and other routine services, you can keep it well-maintained and running in peak condition. You should also be careful when driving on the roads in order to avoid hitting …

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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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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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Bird Poop Car Paint Damage

*** Please NOTE: We do not recommend you try this at home. We are not responsible for any damage done to your vehicle, please consult a professional *** Are you one of those lucky people that no matter what, every time you wash your car, within minutes, the birds have left a not so lovely gift for you? It’s like …

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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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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 …


Maintain Your Paint Job!

Your car paint job is its only line of defense against a slew of elemental threats that not only decimate resale value… but actively destroy sheet metal. So how can you preserve your paint?

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5 Tips to Help You Find the Right Vancouver Autobody Shop

Knowing you have a reliable and trustworthy autobody shop to meet your vehicle’s maintenance needs adds to many drivers’ peace of mind. A vehicle is invariably a necessity that gets us everywhere we need to go, including our place of work. If you don’t have a reliable Auto Body Shop in Vancouver, the following tips will help you locate one …