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If you need to address scratches or chips vehicle’s paint job, you need to find an auto body repair shop that specializes in precision paint color matching. With many vehicles, paint colors can be difficult to match, especially if there’s a custom paint job or the manufacturer uses specialty coatings that aren’t widely available.
So you’re dealing with dents in the body of your vehicle? Are you apprehensive about getting them fixed because you’re worried about expensive, time-consuming repairs? At Minnetonka Collision, we’ve got some good news: Paintless dent repair may be an option for you, depending on the extent of the body damage.
When you live in the Twin Cities, dangerous winter road conditions come with the territory. Every winter, snowy and icy road conditions in our neck of the woods contribute to roughly 15,000 vehicle accidents. While some of those collisions are unavoidable, others are simply a product of poor driving decisions in hazardous conditions.
You walk out to the parking lot after a long day at work only to discover that some driver hit your vehicle while it was parked — what do you do now? Who do you call? Wait — was that dent already there and perhaps you just didn’t notice it?
Our icy, snowy Twin Cities roadways make vehicle collisions a common occurrence throughout winter. Because vehicles are more vulnerable to rust development after a winter collision than they are following a spring or summer accident, prompt auto body repairs are critical to avoid further damage.
If the body of your vehicle recently incurred damage, you’re probably wondering whether you should pursue auto body repairs or replace your ride. If you’re like most drivers, it can be a tough decision, especially if you’re attached to your vehicle and you’ve invested time and money in upgrades and precision care.
Winter can certainly put your auto maintenance habits to the test. Without adequate preventive care, a single snowy season can shorten your vehicle’s lifespan and deteriorate its appearance. In the Twin Cities, where most roadways are covered in salt, one of the most prevalent winter vehicle concerns is rust development. Corrosion will not only mar the body of your automobile, but it can also damage its internal components.
If you’re like most drivers, you might not consider a fender bender cause for serious concern. But that assumption could cause major problems for your vehicle. Even a low-speed auto accident can result in internal damage to your car or truck, which may not be readily detectable.
It happens to every vehicle owner at some point: You walk outside, look over your vehicle, and notice a dent, scratch, or rust formation that appeared out of nowhere. You assess the extent of the damage, determine it’s only minor, and then question if it’s even worth pursuing auto body repairs. After all, if it’s just a minor scratch or ding — how much can that really hurt the value of your vehicle?
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