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Category: Collision Repair

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Had an Accident? Visit a Collision Repair Center

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Collision repair centers have become more advanced over the years, now capable of fixing a wide range of issues. Most repair centers today can handle body damage, wheel alignments, frame damage, and glass replacements. If the damage is major, the…
What is a body shop manager
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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…
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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.
Should I fix my car at the dealership
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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.
What is collision damage coverage
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What is collision damage coverage?

It is insurance that covers you and your vehicle in case you have an accident that is deemed your fault. If you only have “liability only’ insurance, where you are deemed at fault for the accident, then your insurance company…
Should I drop collision insurance on my car
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Should I drop collision insurance on my car?

Ask anyone who has been in an accident and lost their car. Having insurance protects you and
When should I remove collision coverage
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When should I remove collision coverage?

If you have a loan on the vehicle, it is almost always mandatory because the lender wants that car covered in case you wreck it.
What do you do if your car is totaled and you have no collision insurance
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What do you do if your car is totaled and you have no collision insurance?

If you were deemed at fault in the accident, then you are responsible for fixing the car at your own out-of-pocket expense.
What does it mean if you have no collision coverage
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What does it mean if you have no collision coverage?

If you are in an accident that is deemed your fault, your insurance company will not fix the damage to your car. Only the other driver, if you have insurance for “liability only”
What is a good collision deductible
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What is a good collision deductible?

The average deductible is about $500. A low deductible is about $100-250 but to get those you are paying higher monthly rates in insurance (called premiums).