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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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What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

The last thing anyone wants is to get hustled on a used car. It can be tricky, however, to know the condition of a used car, especially for people without much experience with them. Many used cars are labeled “restored after an accident.” And while the vehicle might look like it’s in perfect condition, a person should take extra precautions …

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Should I Fix The Minor Damage To My Car?

Driving in a city like Vancouver can be dicey. There are so many cars on the roads that are either clogged or narrow, cyclists flying by on all sides, and people in a mad hurry to get wherever they are going. In other words, it’s an accomplishment to avoid an accident forever. Many people will experience a minor accident at …

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Autobody Shop Myths

Being in a car collision, even a small fender bender, can be frightening. Hearing the crunch of metal on metal gets the adrenaline pumping and the mind racing. Then the worries about damages and insurance start flooding in. After a car accident, there are many things to try and stay aware of, even though it might be difficult in the …

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Car Dent Repair: Should You Fix That Dent Yourself?

One of the realities of driving in a city like Vancouver is that your car or vehicle will probably get dented at some point. With the crowded streets and parking lots that cram as many vehicles as possible, dents almost seem inevitable. If you are in the unfortunate position of finding a dent on your car or truck, there are …

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What should I include in my Winter Emergency Car Kit

This winter in Vancouver has seen more snow than any other in recent memory. The most common headline these days seems to be “Commuter chaos on the roads in Vancouver!” With so much snow falling on the city, the roads and the cars that drive on them are having a very difficult time. It’s not uncommon to see cars sliding …

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Do I need to clear the snow from the top of my car?

It feels like Vancouver, the Lower Mainland and the west coast were stuck in an ice freeze all winter. Everyone saw the news reports of the mess on the roads because the heavy snowfall. People were driving without winter tires and taking risks that put themselves and others in danger. Driving in the snow requires some precaution. One question people …

Top 3 causes of collisions and how to avoid them

Car collisions are terrifying. No matter whose fault it is, or if it could have been prevented, car accidents can shake a person’s confidence at best and cause serious injury at worst. In 2015, 300,000 car accidents were reported to ICBC from throughout the province, a number up 20,000 from the year before. The unfortunate thing is that many, if …

What you should know about Auto body quotes

Why Autobody Quotes Vary in Vancouver?

Quotes Differ From Autobody Shops In Vancouver & Richmond If you’ve been in a fender bender or have noticed damage to your car (which often happens when you drive in places like Vancouver or Richmond, or any city for that matter), you might shop around for quotes to repair the problem. If you do, you might notice that you get …

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Do I Really Need to Fix Those Rock Chips & Scratches in my Car?

Yes Fix Those Rock Chips In Your Car Even the most cautious drivers on the road can’t always avoid getting nicks, scratches or chips taken out of the paint finish and body work of their vehicle. It is an unfortunate fact of owning a vehicle; eventually you will run into a few bumps and scrapes on the road. Whether you …