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The Process To Follow When Your Vehicle Is Damaged By Hail

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Hail storms, common in the spring, can come with serious consequence if your vehicle was parked outside during a hailstorm or if you were actively driving your vehicle when a hailstorm occurred. When your vehicle is damaged by hail, there are a few important steps you need to engage in. Call Your Insurance Company First, call your insurance company and let them know that your vehicle experienced hail damage. If your insurance plan covers hail damage, your insurance company will schedule a time for an adjuster to come out and look at your vehicle.…

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Three Ways To Protect Your Vehicle's Paint During The Winter

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Winter weather represents a unique challenge to regular vehicle maintenance when compared to the warmer summer season. Salt, moisture, and cold weather can all take a massive toll on your vehicle, promoting rust and corrosion that can severely adversely affect your vehicle’s paint and underbody. Fortunately, there are a couple of relatively straightforward things that you can do to protect your vehicle from rust development and other related damages that are common during the winter months.…

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How Painting Your Vehicle After A Collision Works

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When body work is done on your vehicle after it has been in a collision, your vehicle will most likely also need to have paintwork done. Why Paint & Bodywork Go Hand In Hand When your vehicle’s body work is damaged, in order to reshape the damaged panels or sections of your vehicle, welding work is typically done as well as other processes that damage the paint on your vehicle. Often times, your body panels are sanded down to the bare metal in order for the welding and other techniques that auto body mechanics use to work effectively.…

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Four Ways To Protect Your RV From A Collision This Summer

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With summer already here, your RV is probably already packed up and ready to hit the road. Make sure you are protecting your RV from damage. The best way to do this is to operate your RV with accident prevention in mind. There are a number of things you can do to prevent the likelihood of damaging your vehicle. Minimize Distractions The open design of RVs puts the driver in on all the action that’s in the rear of the vehicle.…

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A Few Tips For Taking Care Of Your Car's Exterior

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Protecting your car from damage is important for maintaining both its appearance as well as its value. Unfortunately, there are a number of mistakes that people make that can compromise their car’s exterior. When this happens, they may find themselves paying extremely expensive repair bills. If you have rarely given much thought to your car’s exterior, you might benefit from following these three auto body care tips. Keep A Fresh Coat Of Wax On Your Car’s Exterior…

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Two Tips For Caring For Your Car's Exterior

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When it comes to caring for a car, many people will make the mistake of focusing almost exclusively on the mechanical parts of the vehicle. However, this can leave the exterior of the car vulnerable to some fairly routine sources of damage. Damage to the auto body can be both unsightly as well as performance compromising, but it is common for new car owners to neglect this aspect of auto maintenance.…

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How You Can Return Your Car's Finish To Showroom Condition

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Many drivers wonder why their car’s finish suddenly has swirling marks in it, despite their efforts to care for it. You may see etching in the paint’s finish that is caused by bugs when you hit them on the highway. Bird’s droppings can also cause etching on your car’s finish. If your car is parked outdoors, rain can leave water marks on your paint as well. If you are trying to get back your car’s look when it was new, check out how you can do so.…

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Answering Common Concerns About Auto Body Repair

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When a car has been unlucky enough to suffer body damage, it is important for you to be aware of the steps necessary for addressing and repairing this problem. Unfortunately, this can be difficult if you lack experience with addressing auto body damage. Therefore, you might benefit from having the following couple of questions answered about this routine auto problem. Are There Repercussions To Waiting To Repair Body Damage? It is no secret that having your car’s body repaired can be a time consuming and expensive task to have done.…

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How To Touch Up Car Paint

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Small rust spots on your car surface can be annoying at first. However, they can grow to be much more than just annoying. If a rust spot grows to a certain size, it can start to rot through the actual car surface and become a serious problem. Luckily, you can identify and repair small rust spots before they become an issue. This article explains how do use touch-up paint to seal a rust spot and stop it from growing.…

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How To Repair Chipped Auto Paint

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Even the smallest scratch on your auto paint can cause problems. If left unattended, even a small paint chip can grow. It is especially bad if the metal becomes exposed and rust starts to form. This can lead to deterioration of the actual car’s surface. You obviously want to avoid this at all costs. So, the easiest way to do this is to simply repair and reseal small paint chips before they become a problem.…

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