Posted on 4/9/2018 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
When you own a vehicle, incidental damage is nearly unavoidable. Unless you keep it safely tucked away in your garage, you’re sure to notice scratches, dents, and dings eventually. What you may not have noticed, however, is where those damages originated. Just about everywhere you drive, your vehicle is at risk for damage, both large and small. But did you know that everyday things like rain, sun, and dirt can damage your car’s exterior? At Minnetonka Collision, we know how important it is that you keep your vehicle in top condition. That's why we provide comprehensive, high-quality repairs, both big and small.
Posted on 2/5/2018 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Ice storms can cause a tremendous amount of damage to your vehicle in several ways. First, it can cause sizable dents in the car upon impact if it falls from the roof or a tree. Second, during the freezing or melting process, ice can produce cracks or dings in the paint. Third, ice crystals can bang up against the car while you’re driving and penetrate the surface. In any case, bring your car to Minnetonka Collision Center for an auto body repair. Our ASE certified mechanics will give your car a thorough inspection and make the necessary repairs to fully restore the body.
Posted on 12/18/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
When it comes to auto body repair, you should always leave the care of your car in the hands of certified professionals. Part of the process of auto care services is making an insurance claim. The question that many car owners ask is whether it’s better to process the insurance claim on their own or have our specialists to do it for them. We recommend that you allow Minnetonka to process the request for you. Here’s why:
Posted on 11/20/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Winter is just around the corner here in Minneapolis. That means snow and ice can threaten your car throughout the season. If you discover your car has ice damage, then bring it to Minnetonka Collision Center. Our Minnesota certified technicians can fix your vehicle's outer surface no matter how extensive the damage is from an ice incident.
Posted on 8/21/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
A storm can cause a lot of damage to your vehicle. Hail can leave dings and dents in the car, high water levels can damage water underneath the carriage of the car, and debris flying around in high winds can chip, crack or break your windows...the list goes on. If your car has been through a storm and you suspect there may be damage or you can see the damage, you may be wondering what steps a collision center, such as Minnetonka Collision in Plymouth, MN, takes to ensure all of the damage is spotted and repaired. Here are the steps that are followed when checking for and repairing car storm damage:
Posted on 8/7/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Hail can be damaging to the body of your vehicle. The amount of damage that is caused depends on the size of the hail and how fast it fell onto your car. If your car has dents or dings in it from hail, you will likely want your car repaired. Hail damage can affect the appearance of your car and the value. There are three techniques that are typically used to repair hail damage, depending on the severity of the damage. Here are the three techniques that we use at Minnetonka Collision.
Posted on 7/24/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
When your vehicle needs to have body work completed, you'll have to find the right shop for the job. Though you might think that all body shops are alike, there are some key factors that you need to consider before entrusting your vehicle to one. Keep the following in mind when doing your research:
Posted on 7/10/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Your car is a major investment that needs to be treated as such if it's going to last. There are numerous ways that you can protect your investment so that you are able to get the most out of it. Here are a few:
Posted on 6/5/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
If your specialty vehicle is involved in an accident, your mind may be swirling with questions. You want to get the vehicle repaired, but you also need to find a shop with experience making the right repairs to your unique car. Here are a few of the questions you may have about specialty vehicle repairs you may have after you are in an auto accident.
Posted on 3/6/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Many automotive services and repair shops are offering to detail both the interior and exterior of your car as part of their concierge service programs. While many people are familiar with detailing the interior of a car, they are not so familiar with detailing the exterior. If you are one of these people, you may wonder what parts are shined up or cleaned when the exterior is done. Here are a few of the steps involved in detailing the exterior of an automobile.