News & Advice

News & Advice

Category: Auto Body Work

How long will my car be in the body shop
, , ,

How long will my car be in the body shop?

Smaller repairs can be done in as little as 1-2 days while larger collisions repairs can take upwards of about two 2-3 weeks, on vehicles with major structural damage. For example if if the frame or unibody is damaged. Smaller…
What is a body shop manager
, , , ,

What is a body shop manager?

In a small private shop, the manager of an auto body shop is responsible for almost everything and has to be a jack of all trades in the shop. At a larger body shop, they have specialized tasks for every…
, , ,

What work does a body shop do?

Body shops do collision repair, from damage incurred by accidents, dent repair, auto body damage repair and custom auto body work such as painting, vehicle restoration including classic cars and rust repairs.
Can a body shop hold your car
,

Can a body shop hold your car?

When you get your car repaired at an auto body shop, you usually sign an agreement that states in the fine print that the auto body shop can hold your car until the bill is paid in full. Of course,…
Can I sue a body shop for taking too long
,

Can I sue a body shop for taking too long?

You can attempt to sue anyone for anything these days. But seeing an auto body shop for taking too long would be hard to maintain in a court, especially since most shops that take longer than quoted will have documented…
How much does body shop work cost
, ,

How much does body shop work cost?

Rates for auto body work are all over the place all over the country. Hourly rates for body work are generally cheaper than a mechanic for the same job, but sometimes people don’t know the true extent of how much…
What if insurance check is more than repair cost on auto body work
,

What if insurance check is more than repair cost on auto body work?

You are allowed to pick an auto body shop of your choice, with most insurance companies and the money you get to do the repairs is yours, so if you can find a good shop that is willing to do…
Should I fix my car at the dealership
, , , ,

Should I fix my car at the dealership?

Dealerships aren’t always perfect on price or quality. Small private auto body shops are capable of doing the same repairs as the big dealerships. Just get a quote at both to compare before deciding.
Why is car body work so expensive
,

Why is car body work so expensive?

The equipment necessary invested in the proper equipment, technicians and ongoing training needed to work on the vehicles, especially new cars, makes a difference and car prices vary by make and model and manufacturer. Auto body shops also come with…
What happens when you damage a rental car
,

What happens when you damage a rental car?

If you damage a rental car and got the coverage from the company, then it would be covered. Some insurance companies cover you no matter what car you are driving. For example if you are driving your friends car, then…