To say auto body repair shops get a bad rap is an understatement. Unfortunately, far too many shops are more than willing to cheat you out of your hard-earned cash—if you don’t know what to watch for, that is. At Minnetonka Collision, we pride ourselves on our commitment to honest, transparent, high-quality auto body repair, and superior customer service. But not every shop takes pride in their work the way we do. If you’re on the hunt for a shop you can trust to handle your high-end vehicle, here are three non-negotiable traits to look for:
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Your vehicle is an investment, and the best way to protect that investment is to be proactive about protecting it against potential damage. At Minnetonka Collision, we know the vast majority of scratches, dings, dents, and deterioration are easily preventable when you know what to watch for. If you’re ready to take great care of your vehicle, heed the following tips:
Were you recently in a collision? Are you worried about how your auto insurance company might evaluate the damages? If you’ve just incurred minor damage, such as dents or scratches, your insurance will typically fund those repairs. In more severe collisions, however, your insurance provider may declare your vehicle is completely totaled—even if it doesn’t appear to be.
Winter weather in Minnesota is notoriously harsh and can quickly damage your vehicle—but only if you let it. Since winter is officially here, now is the time to be diligent about protecting and maintaining your vehicle’s exterior. At Minnetonka Collision, we know winter vehicle maintenance can be a pain, but we also know that neglecting it can result in expensive damage and repairs. To help you better protect your car or truck throughout the season, make sure you implement the following protective measures:
Does your vehicle have minor dents and dings? Have you been thinking about repairs, but find cost a deterrent? Fortunately for you, paintless dent repair may be just what you’re looking for. At Minnetonka Collision, we provide PDR services for vehicles that have suffered minor auto body damage. It’s quick, convenient, and can restore your vehicle’s exterior to its former, flawless glory. How do you know if PDR is the right choice for you? We’ve put together a quick guide below.
If you’re the unfortunate victim of a fender bender, you may be considering leaving your dents unrepaired. After all, what kind of issues can a dented bumper or fender possibly cause? At Minnetonka Collision, we know many vehicle owners believe fender bender repairs are wholly unnecessary. Unfortunately, though, even minor damage that goes unrepaired can snowball into larger issues down the road. So if you’re thinking about leaving that dent in your bumper, think again. Here are the top reasons you should always take your car to a qualified auto body repair shop after a fender bender.
So you had a fender bender—no worries, right? It’s just a minor dent that’ll be fixed in a flash, right? Perhaps not. When most people get into a fender bender situation, they assume the only damage incurred is cosmetic—but that isn’t always the case. Even a minor accident can cause small internal issues, that if not taken care of promptly, can snowball into much larger problems.
Your vehicle should be a thing of pride, and this is shown by a perfect exterior surface. This is why it's so annoying when something causes that surface to be dented. Every time you look at your car, your eyes will travel to that dent and it'll irk you to no end. Even worse, you'll automatically imagine that everyone else is only looking at the dent, too—and depending on where the flaw is, that might actually be the case.
We aren't perfect, and sometimes fender bender accidents happen. We can bump into another car or object and cause slight damage to our vehicles. Fender benders should be repaired quickly to prevent further damage to our cars. Not only are fender bender accidents unsightly, but they can leave your car susceptible to further damage if left unfixed. Luckily, our trained auto body professionals have a wide range of services and techniques to help repair damage sustained from a fender bender.
If a car rear ends you, you may find yourself with a dented bumper. When your bumper is dented, a collision repair shop can repair the dent, helping to bring your car back to its pre-accident collision. A collision repair shop may use three different techniques to fix a dented bumper, depending on the size of the dent and the condition of your bumper. Here are the three techniques that are used to fix a dented bumper.
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