Christmas and New Year at Newmarket Auto Body

November is the unofficial start of the holiday season. Whatever our personal traditions, from November through December, theNewmarketarea abounds with lights, trees, holiday music and, of course, shopping sales. Add a few inches of fluffy snow and cool, but not too cool, weather, sunny days and clear, starry night and the last few weeks of December can be magical, especially when people get into the spirit of “good will” towards their … [Read more...]

No-fault insurance

There is a lot of confusion surrounding the term “No Fault Insurance.”  The name is a bit misleading because, for insurance purposes, it does matter who caused the accident. What No Fault Insurance really means is that if you are involved in an accident you will deal with your Insurance Company only, regardless of who is at fault.  All repair costs and possible compensation will be handled by your Insurer. The benefit of No Fault Insurance … [Read more...]

Insurance deductible explained

An Insurance Deductible is the amount the insured is required and obligated to pay for per claim, by their insurance policy. The deductible amount is chosen by the insured and is usually applied to coverages such as comprehensive and collision. In normal collision claim circumstances your deductible will be waived if it is determined that you’re not at fault in the accident. There are usually definite, clear cut incidences to prove no fault in … [Read more...]

Insurance coverage: a little explanation

Auto Insurance coverage can get a bit confusing, especially when you're not even sure exactly what is covered.  Added to that, there is also coverage which is mandatory in Ontario. A few explanations of the main areas of coverage may help you become a better consumer and be more realistic about your vehicle and your Insurance policy. Comprehensive (COMP)-this covers your vehicle for losses that are not collision-related such as if your car is … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Vehicle

Buying a new vehicle is usually both exciting and stressful; it is, likely the second most expensive ticket item you’ll buy, after a home, so you want to get it right. Before you even start looking at cars is the time to work through a decision-making process. And don’t wait to buy a car until you need one desperately: buying a car takes time, energy and the ability to say, “No thanks,” to the salesman and drive away. In order to do that, make … [Read more...]

Shop the insurance market

Many people have been with the same insurance provider for many years, simply accepting the coverage, and costs, as they are provided. Though coverage may be pretty standard from company to company, premium difference can vary. That’s why it’s important to shop around and get quotes from multiple insurance companies. When looking for better rates there are a number of factors you may benefit from. For example, if you insure your home and … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving

Newmarket Auto Body wishes you and yours a very happy and safe Thanksgiving. … [Read more...]

Tips for choosing a reputable body shop

Getting into an auto collision is a stressful time that requires a lot of decisions to be made quickly. The first and most important one for your car is where you will take it to be repaired. Choosing a reputable collision repair shop to do this work on your car can be a confusing task and many people don’t know where to start. Like selecting many businesses, often the best place to start is by asking around for a good, trustworthy place. … [Read more...]

The importance of rust protection

There is one four letter work that upsets Canadian drivers more than any other: RUST! Our Canadian climate is the main contributor to this unsightly issue. Ice, snow, salt, major weather changes and the all-too-common gravel road wreak havoc on your car’s paint job and can eventually cause more serious problems. That’s why it is highly recommended that car owners invest in some type of rust protection. Constant driving, particularly on … [Read more...]

Driving Lessons: Driver’s School or Home Taught; Which is Best?

Without a doubt, the best answer to that question is that attending a driver’s school is best, due to the many advantages for the new driver who graduates from a reputable, licensed driver training program. True, there is an initial cost involved, but it’s worth the investment, especially when you consider the potential for future savings that will offset the initial outlay. For example, many insurance companies offer a premium discount to … [Read more...]