Can I wax or wash my car after it’s been painted?
Yes, most modern refinishes are cured when they come out of the oven. The oven? Yep! Auto Body Shops are equipped with car sized ovens! No, not for giant cookies though that’s not a bad idea. The materials that are used to paint your vehicle are actually cured…read more
Do I need rental insurance on my policy?
Depending on frequent your auto repair shop rental insurance may be a good idea. Most policies offer rental insurance at a small additional cost per year ($30-80) to cover your rental if your vehicle is in an accident/incident. When people change their insurance to a new one…read more
Do I need the extra insurance when I rent a car?
So, do you need the extra insurance every car rental place tries to sell you? Well that depends. In most states and policies your car insurance that you have on your personal vehicle covers your rental. There’s actually a few different ways you can be covered and you don’t know it.read more
Why are my cars bumper and fender a different color?
There are many reasons why your bumpers and adjacent panels (fenders,quarter panels) may look like different colors. The most common is, that’s the way the factory made it. Believe it or not your car that is in one piece in your driveway was in a thousands of pieces all over the world.read more
I’ve been in an accident, can I take my vehicle where I want?
This is a question we hear everyday in the collision business and i can’t speak for every state but in New York State, YES. There are set regulations and rules for NYS that do not allow insurance companies to tell you where you have to go for car repairs.read more
Should I call my insurance after an accident
This is a question that is one of your first thoughts after an accident only after making sure everyone is OK. Most people think they know the answer to this, “Of course, i would call my insurance company and tell them what happened so they can handle everything”read more
What car insurance terms actually mean
We know that the insurance terminology is a little confusing. The last thing we want to do is learn these terms because that means you’re either, paying a bill or have had an incident/accident but at the same time they’re important to know.read more