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.
Posted on 1/23/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
When your vehicle is damaged bad enough to warrant a trip to the collision repair shop, customer service can go a long way in making a difficult situation less stressful. In these situations, there are specific attributes associated with good customer service. Below are the top four attributes that will help you decide where to take your vehicle for repairs.
Posted on 12/5/2016 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
When choosing an auto body repair shop, your first tendency may be to look at price. If yours is a specialty vehicle, you'll want to consider whether the facility performs specialty vehicle repair. You'll certainly want an auto body repair facility that offers expert color matching. But one thing that may not be high on your list is the concierge services it provides. Concierge services at an auto body shop? You'll find them at Minnetonka Collision Service in Plymouth, MN.
Posted on 11/21/2016 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
There is a certain allure to buying a new car. Whether it is that new-car smell or the look on your neighbor’s face when you pull into the driveway, buying a new car can bring about a variety of emotion. Not the least of which is remorse.
Posted on 10/24/2016 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
There are many reasons why the paint may need to be touched up on your car. You may have had one spot where paint was peeling, you may have had rust in one area, or you may have had to have a dent pulled, that ruined the paint. Regardless of why you need a paint touch up, it is important that the color of the touch up paint perfectly matches the color of your existing paint. If it does not, the area that was touched up will stand out like a sore thumb. If you have never had the paint touched up on your car, you may be wondering how color matching is done. Here are a few different ways that color matching is done when touching up a vehicle.