Quality Auto Body Repair Costs-An Explanation

It goes without saying that quality does cost more. This does not mean that a quality repair cannot vary in price. So, what price is the right choice? Higher? Lower? Midrange? It’s confusing for most consumers and to make it even more confusing, none of these are the right answer. Price does not make for a good repair choice. There are many factors that can come into play when pricing out your repair costs. There are options that should be … [Read more...]

Private Repairs-Procedure

If you are involved in an accident where you are not at fault & know who is responsible for the damages, start by getting as many estimates as you feel comfortable with. Three or four should be plenty. If you have a shop you have dealt with in the past or want to use through a recommendation that is your choice although you should still have more than one estimate on hand. With the help of your repair body shop rep make sure you understanding … [Read more...]

Parts-New vs. Aftermarket vs. OEM

Parts replacement choices are many times not fully understood by the consumer. Many feel that anything less than a brand new factory part will result in problems. Although in certain areas of repair this is true, this is not a fact with many others. Of courses a brand new part from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) sounds like the best choice but give this some thought. Lets say your car requires a headlamp and a bumper for replacement. … [Read more...]