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Why Is Auto Body Repair So Expensive?

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Automotive body repair involved the fixing of damaged car parts, restoring car paint, and final finishes. Auto body repairs are expensive mainly because of the different equipment and products such as paints, clear coats, and enamel paints. Apart from the…
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removing rust from a car

Removing Rust From An Automobile

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Rust is one of the common car repair and maintenance issues automotive owners often face.  Even a new car is susceptible to developing rust if you drive it in humid climates frequently. From rainwater, snowfall, dents, to rock chips and…
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How Much Does It Cost To Fix Deep Scratches On Car?

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How Much Does It Cost To Fix Deep Scratches On Car? Deep scratches are a nightmare of car enthusiasts. This is because of the potentially high costs involved in repairing it. Repair costs are unique to scratches. Scratches, where the…
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How To Inspect Your Car After A Collision Repair

How do you know that everything under the hood is actually fixed? Follow these tips to ensure everything is fine before you pay your repair bill. 1. Understand The Process Upfront Have a long chat with the shop and understand…
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Do Auto Body Shops Charge For Estimates?

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There are places that would charge you a flat fee for a basic inspection without telling you upfront, so you should call in and ask first. At Global Collision Centers here in Wichita, KS, we do not charge for an…
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What’s The Difference Between Automotive Repair & Auto Body Shop?

Many people get confused between auto repair shops and auto body shops and car owners often think anything concerning the repair or maintenance of a vehicle is the job of a mechanic. Auto body techs work on the cosmetic parts…
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How Long Does It Take To Repaint A Car?

The painting of the vehicle itself can be done in as little as a day. However, the longest part of any paint job is the prep work, this can take days to months. Before a vehicle can be painted, all…
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Do Suctions Cup Dent Pullers Work?

Yes, in the hands of a trained technician! PDR techs have glue pull tabs in their bag of tricks. These are used on panels that do not provide access for their tools to work from behind. The roof rails are…
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How Long Does Paintless Dent Repair Take?

A small dent in the middle of a door panel could be removed in as little as 10 minutes. However, these are usually not the dents we see. There are many factors that can complicate this repair. Large dents, dents…
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How Long Does It Take To Repair A Car Scratch?

If your fingernail does not catch on the scratch it may be removed through wet sanding. This process may be completed within a couple of hours. However, if your fingernail catches in the scratch, it will need to be repaired…
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