Posted on 3/9/2020 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
No matter how cautious a driver you are, chances are your vehicle will suffer a scratch or two. And even if the damage isn’t your fault, it’s important to pursue repairs if you hope to maintain the integrity of your vehicle’s paint. When it comes to minor paint repairs, there’s one question everyone wants to know: Can’t I just do it myself? Well, you certainly can – but that doesn’t mean you should.
Posted on 8/5/2019 2:41 PM By Minnetonka Collision
When a storm damages your vehicle, the resulting dents and breakage follow a pattern that is much different from that of a regular car accident. Often, the damage is concentrated on the upward-facing parts of the car, such as the roof, hood, and trunk lid. You may also have parts sheared right off the vehicle. The mirrors are some of the most susceptible, but your bumpers and header panels are also vulnerable.
Posted on 6/10/2019 9:13 AM By Minnetonka Collision
As the weather continues to grow more unpredictable, heavy storms continue to be a common occurrence. Storms can bring damaging winds, hail, and torrential downpours. While you should always try to have your vehicle inside during a storm, we understand this is not always possible. Below, let's examine some possible ways your car can become damaged during a storm.
Posted on 5/20/2019 11:19 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Wind, rain, and wild weather threaten your vehicle's finish every day. In extreme cases, violent weather can even break windows and mirrors and cause ugly dents on your exterior. Use these tips to reduce the effects of unstable weather patterns on your vehicle's exterior.
Posted on 11/19/2018 10:11 AM By Minnetonka Collision
If you love your car and want to get as much mileage as you can out of it, then maintaining a new appearance is just as important as fixing what is under the hood. Minnetonka Collision can revitalize your car’s new shine and give it a fresh paint job as you take it into the next 100,000 miles.
Posted on 11/5/2018 10:07 AM By Minnetonka Collision
So, if you discover your car has ice damage, then bring it to Minnetonka Collision Center. Our Minnesota-certified technicians can repair your vehicle's surface no matter how extensive the damage is from an ice incident. To schedule service, contact us today at 763-230-7805.
Posted on 10/22/2018 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
If your car was damaged in a hailstorm, your best option is to take it to an auto body shop as soon as possible. A certified technician can inspect your car and make the necessary repairs. If you wait to fix the car, the damage will progressively get worse.
Posted on 10/8/2018 1:11 PM By Minnetonka Collision
The DIY auto body repair craze has empowered amateurs everywhere perform auto body repair on their vehicles. Also, while is this is a noble effort, DIY projects often produce lackluster results, and, in some case, more damage to the car.
Posted on 7/9/2018 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
The only thing worse than having to fix a collision or body damage to your vehicle is not being able to match your paint job. Auto manufacturers typically use a standard set of formulations. However, there are many reasons your paint job may not be easy to match. Fortunately, our auto body experts at Minnetonka Collision in Plymouth understand many of the common issues in auto color matching.