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Have you ever climbed into a black car with leather seats on a searing hot day and wanted to jump out the moment your rear-end hit the seat? Have you ever taken a sip from a water bottle that’s been in your car for “just a couple hours,” only to discover its as hot as boiling water? Do you kick yourself every morning for failing to start your car 15 minutes before your commute just
AAA suggests the below tips when driving in icy and snowy conditions: Tips for Driving in Cold Weather Don’t use cruise control while travelling on any slippery surface, like on snow and ice. Never warm up your automobile in an enclosed space, like a garage. Keep a half a tank of fuel inside your car at all times. Be certain that tires have plenty of tread and are inflated properly. Keep a bundle of cold
Airbags are a standard safety feature in virtually all vehicles currently on the road. They’re integral to protecting you and your passengers in the event of a serious collision and are responsible for saving 50,457 people over the course of 30 years. While essential to a safe driving experience, airbags are not without their risks. Driver actions can sometimes increase these risks, which is why it’s important for people to understand these airbag facts. The
Even minor collisions can cause a large amount of stress and headache in the aftermath. Unfortunately, you may be adding to this stress if you choose not to have your vehicle professionally inspected after being involved in an accident. Sure, you tell yourself that the crash was minor, and your vehicle appears to be driving fine. But how do you really know there isn’t serious underlying damage? It’s better to be safe than sorry in
Whether you’re buying a new car or considering a change in auto insurance, understanding your coverage options is essential to getting the type of coverage you need without overpaying or setting yourself up to pay a lot more than your monthly premium when the times comes for collision repairs. Where to Start: Identify Your Needs To determine what type of coverage will meet your requirements and ensure you are adequately covered, you need to think
You’ve probably painted rooms in your home, maybe even painted the exterior. No one bats an eye when you DIY your home. But, when it comes to auto body paint, you are warned never to “try this at home.” So, what is it about the auto refinishing process that makes it so specialized? What is the technician doing besides applying a few coats? ABC Paint & Body has the answers. Obstacles on The Road to
While you ran into the store, someone banged your car door with a shopping cart leaving a small ding…or, your car was parked outside during a hail storm, and now there’s some damage. Annoying for sure, but not a big deal…right? Unfortunately, small dings and scratches can become big problems for you and your wallet later if not taken care of. How Small Dings Make Big Problems How can something as small as a dent
When you bring your car to ABC Paint & Body for collision repair, our experience and attention to detail ensure that your car looks as good as new. So, how can you keep it looking that way? We have a few tips to keep your car’s new paint job looking beautiful. As the city’s largest independently owned auto body shop, we know a thing or two about protecting your car’s shiny, new paint. We suggest
Getting into an auto accident is stressful enough. You don’t want to add more hassle and stress by being without your vehicle longer than absolutely necessary or risking poor quality repairs that just cause more problems later. ABC Paint & Body offers top-quality repairs and customer service. We are completely transparent about our repair process, so you know what to expect every step of the way. Step One: The Estimate When you bring or have
Spring is almost here, but winter isn’t quite over yet—there’s always a chance for one last snowstorm or sudden temperature dips that can deflate your tires. So, now is the time to prepare your car for spring while still ensuring you can take that last bit of whatever winter throws at you. Here’s what the pros at ABC Paint & Body suggest: Check and Replace Fluid Levels During a winter storm or a wet spring