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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Do car washes ruin car paint?

There’s nothing like the look of a freshly washed car. Often times we don’t even notice how thick the grime has got until we take the car for a bath. Then voila! It’s practically restored to its natural beauty. We often get asked how to keep a paint job safe while keeping a car clean. People wonder how safe automatic …

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How to Protect Car Paint from the Hazards of Nature

Spring is here and with it comes many seasonal hazards that can affect a car’s paint job. From sap to sun to bird droppings, it seems like everything is aiming to eat away at the pristine, shiny paint you love so much. In Vancouver, natural hazards are abundant. You must be vigilant if you want to protect against damage. Here …

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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 …

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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Trending Car Colors in 2019

Tastes change and trends come and go, in every industry and affecting every part of our lives. And car paint colours are no exception. We might think that our taste and style is completely independent and solely based on our unique individual whims, but we are often influenced in ways we don’t realize. Style trends are heavily researched and predicted …

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) …