How to save on your auto insurance

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your increasing auto insurance costs, you’re not alone. Many people want to find some way to reduce them without compromising their coverage. The best way to save on your auto insurance is to increase your deductible. The deductible is the amount you will have to pay if you ever have an “at fault” claim. For example, if your total claim amount is $2,000 and your deductible is $500, then you will pay the $500 … [Read more...]

Be in-the-know about the repair process

Should the unfortunate action of getting in an automobile accident ever happen to you, it’s best to be prepared for the road ahead. Knowing what’s coming in the repair process is half the battle, and will help you keep a calm head on your shoulders when things seem to be out of your control. Keep in mind that auto body repair shops must follow a strict process when dealing with insurance companies. This means that if your vehicle arrives at … [Read more...]

Quality auto body repair costs explained

The cost of auto body repairs often surprises many people when they bring their vehicle in for a quote. Even something that may seem as simple as a small scratch can result in a high price. This is because every accident and repair is different and therefore comes with a different price. Whether the repair is for safety or cosmetic reasons will affect the price and each incident will always have its own issues. For example, the deployment of … [Read more...]

What you need to know about a tow

It’s likely that we’ll all need a tow at some point and that’s why it’s good to know a little bit about towing before the need arises for you. Most municipalities have bylaws for tow trucks and drivers, particularly for licensing and soliciting. Some towns and municipalities also have stringent bylaws for maximum tow cost regulations, areas of operation and even driver behaviour. This is all to protect and help drivers in need of a tow. As … [Read more...]

The four “Rs” of the auto body shop

These days individuals and businesses are trying to do what they can to reduce their impact on the environment and auto body shops are no different.  Obviously the biggest “R” in a body shop is “repair” however Newmarket Auto Body is continually taking steps in an effort to be a more environmentally friendly facility. RECYCLE-All scrap metal, aluminum wheels and other parts are recycled where possible. We try to limit what is thrown away.  It … [Read more...]

What to do with your total loss vehicle

A total loss vehicle, also known as a write-off, is the term applied to cars that will cost more money to fix than what they are worth. There is absolutely nothing a body shop can do when the total cost of accident repairs exceeds the book value of a vehicle and for the most part, when that situation arises, the insurance company will proceed to write-off the car. Unfortunately we're seeing this happen more and more often these days as parts … [Read more...]