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Category “Auto Body Shop Tips”

Friday, 17 February, 2017

After Crash Facts: Why Car Paint Jobs Are Important

Don’t Skimp on the Paint If your car has been in a collision, the repair process is multi layered. Once the damaged parts have been replaced and the dents smoothed out, the important work is not yet done. The paint job will have a major effect on its future life. That’s why it’s important to […]...
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Monday, 12 September, 2016

The 10 Most Expensive Car Repairs

As Americans, we love to drive on our miles and miles of open road. It’s no secret that we have a love affair with our vehicles. But this also comes with the responsibility of ensuring our cars are properly serviced and maintained. Not doing so can lead to some costly repairs. Below are some of […]...
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Monday, 1 August, 2016

What Is Betterment?

Most people that have dealt with a betterment charge in their auto claim think of it as “the other B word”. Working with customers in unfortunate circumstances like an accident is hard enough as it is, but explaining something like betterment on top of that is truly terrible – even more so because this charge […]...
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Monday, 22 February, 2016

Aftermarket vs. OEM Parts (Our Side of the Story)

Collision repair can be a tricky industry; we are constantly torn between trying to keep our customers happy and trying to keep the insurance companies happy. We are required by a lot of insurance companies to use aftermarket or used parts for repairs, as this helps keep the cost of the repairs low thus keeping […]...
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Monday, 21 December, 2015

Important Questions to Ask Before Getting Work Done at an Auto Body Shop

If your car has been damaged as a result of a collision, a good auto body shop can reverse the damages. But before you select a body shop, it’s important to conduct diligent research. Although there are many reputable body shops, there are some shops out there that do inferior work. Here are 8 important […]...
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Thursday, 10 December, 2015

What to Do If an Auto Body Shop Messes up on Your Repair

You may have a wide variety of reasons for visiting a local auto body shop for repairs. Perhaps it’s because of an automobile accident, maybe your car was vandalized, or perhaps you’re just looking to upgrade your car. Unfortunately, not all body work projects go well. Depending on the shop you go with sometimes your […]...
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Thursday, 26 November, 2015

Some Common Repairs Auto Body Shops Do

The technicians who work at auto body shops tackle many different common repair tasks. Here’re three common repairs we do here at Cascade Collision Repair; collision repair, paint jobs, and paintless dent repair. Collision Repair We start by fully inspecting your vehicle to make sure we get a full picture of the repairs your car […]...
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Thursday, 19 November, 2015

How to Find a Good Auto Body Repair Shop That Stands Out

If you have recently been in an accident or otherwise need to have body work done to your vehicle, you might be unsure of which body shop to hire. Most areas feature quite a few options, but you should know that not all body shops are created equally. Luckily, following these tips will help you […]...
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Wednesday, 3 June, 2015

Mechanic, Mechanic wherefore art thou?

Finding a new mechanic isn't always easy. But you can do it with our help!...
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