Last year, I bought a new car. Rather than trade in my old one, I decided to sell it myself. Before I put it in the market, I took the car to a local shop and got my old baby a new paint job. The new paint made all the difference with the car. While operationally it was sound, the outside was not all that great. After the fresh coat of paint, the car generated a lot of attention from prospective buyers. I even had a bidding war going on between two parties who really wanted it. If you have an older vehicle to sell, it pays to invest in a new paint job. Let me tell you more about why this strategy works. Follow my tips for selecting the color and the paint type, and you'll get a great price for the old jalopy.
3 April 2017
If your vehicle has a small dent from a minor accident, such as accidentally bumping it against something, you don't necessarily have to see a mechanic. Fixing it yourself is usually much cheaper than a repair shop or making an insurance claim. Minor dents not only detract from the appearance, but they also can decrease the resale value. Here are tips to repair minor dents on vehicle bodies. Plunge It
29 March 2017
If your vehicle has been damaged in a collision, you are going to need to take it to a collision shop in order to get an accurate repair estimate. Here are a few things that you need to realize about how collision estimates and repair work. #1 They May Need To Take Apart Your Car To Determine Damage One of the first things that you need to realize is that the collision repair shop that you take your vehicle to may actually have to take your vehicle apart a little bit to accurately estimate how much damage was done to your vehicle.
28 September 2016
If you recently purchased your first small fleet of heavy commercial flatbed trucks for your transport business, it's essential that you inspect and repair the vehicles before you allow your drivers to take them out on the road. An accident involving one of your trucks can be legally and financially catastrophic if its cargo breaks loose from the flatbed and harms other drivers on the road. In order to protect your business, drivers, and the public, make the necessary heavy equipment diagnostic checks and auto body repairs to your trucks and their flatbeds as soon as possible.
12 July 2016
Few vehicles are more versatile than pickup trucks. With this versatility, however, often comes scrapes, dings, and dents of all shapes and sizes. This is particularly likely if you hope to own your pickup truck, like many pickup owners do, for more than 150,000 miles. These 2 DIY tips can help you make your pickup truck look like new without having to send it to an auto body repair shop:
1 February 2016
Keeping your vehicle looking good and operating safely is probably one of your major concerns. Regular maintenance and routine tune ups are part of your responsibility as a vehicle owner, but there are some common issues that you an handle on your own. Check out these five quick fixes for common problems that vehicle owners face. #1 Scratches: You can repair minor scratches on your car yourself, but you'll need to determine the depth of the scratch before tackling this at home.