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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 Colours in 2020

Tastes change and trends come and go, in every industry and affecting every part of our lives. And car 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 several …

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) …

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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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Painting Your Car vs. Wrap: Pros and Cons

Are you thinking about giving your car a fresh new look? Maybe changing the exterior of your vehicle? And why not? Instead of getting a whole new car, why not give your old car some new life? You have two main options: a car wrap or a new paint job. Car wraps have been around for a while now. Originally, …

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How Does the Vancouver Sun Damage Car Paint?

Most people associate Vancouver with rain, not sun. But we do get some long stretches of sunlight, especially in the summer. The memory of those wonderfully long days of summer are basically what keep us alive throughout cold, dark winters. It is so nice to have the sun’s rays shining down on us. However, it’s not great for our vehicles. …

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Does Richmond Have Bad Drivers?

If you think about it, driving is an extremely complicated and complex skill. It requires the body and mind to perform multiple tasks simultaneously: planning where you’re going, anticipating what other drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are going to be doing, remembering rules, steering, shifting gears, switching from the gas to brake pedal… and on and on. It’s a miracle anyone …

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Winter Driving Tips in Vancouver 2020

5 Tips To Help You Avoid An Auto Body Shop This Winter The Winter of 2020 has brought us a lot of snow so far, when we see snow, we typically see a lot of collisions. This is why we came up with these 5 handy Winter Driving Tips should not only help keep you safe this winter but hopefully …