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a “Plastic Surgeon” for your Car
how hard you try to be careful, you may find a time when you need to
pick a body shop to complete the repairs to your vehicle from
accident damages. When
you have just a little ding on the hood or a scratch on the side
panel, you soon will find out the differences in body repair shops.
are investigating a repair shop to work on your car, sometimes you
do have to worry about more than just the cost of the job because
sometimes the cost of the work is an indicator that the body shop
does not have the expertise that you may be expecting in a finish
vehicle repair project.
easily call an auto body repair shop and discuss what you need
before stepping foot in the garage if you feel it is easier to talk
over the phone instead of face to face, sometimes this does give you
are good feel for how much business the company does just by how
they talk to you about your problem.
If you find that they are not customer friendly on the phone
this could be another indicator that you don’t want to do business
with this auto body repair business. When a business can be customer
friendly on the phone, you know they value your business and your
are shopping for an auto body repair business, you do have the right
to ask for references. Whose
car have the repaired, how do they match colors, can they guarantee
the match of colors, what happens if the paint bubbles or peels
after you have it home a week?
These are just some of the questions you might want to ask
when you are talking to the auto body shop.
They should be able to match your paint, and if they cannot
guarantee your paint color, why?
It could be that you special ordered the color on your car,
the car is older and the paint is faded, what ever their reason you
should be told what the guarantee is.
question for your auto body shop is, how long with this repair take?
They should be able to give you an answer within a matter of
a day or two. For
example, if you are taking your car in to have the hood repainted
because a baseball hit it – you would expect to have your car back
with in two days of your delivering the car to them.
If they say, ‘we will call you when it is done’ you
should reply with something along the lines of, ‘I need to know
what day’ so you can fit picking up the car in your busy working
day as well, and also so that the auto body shop does not try to put
off your repair job and put someone else ahead of your project.
If an auto body shop is too busy to take the time to talk to
you about a timeline for your repair project, maybe they are too
busy to accept your project?
friends, your family, and your neighbors who they have dealt with
and why they liked that company. You can often find the best referrals from someone you know
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