3 Painting Techniques Used By Auto Body Shops


If you have been in a car accident and your vehicle sustained damaged, one of the first things to think about is where to take it for auto collision repair. During the repair process, there is a good chance your vehicle will need a paint job. Here are three painting techniques used by auto body shops. Car Paint Code Even though you think your car is just plain red, there are actually various shades of red that different car manufacturers use when they make a vehicle.

20 June 2018

Why Auto Repair Shop Dents Should Be Chosen Over DIY Methods


After a hailstorm, you might notice dents covering your car. You may be hesitant to spend the money to have the dents repaired and wish to opt for DIY methods. While some work, in many cases, you will be better off using an auto repair shop. Common DIY Methods To some extent, hail damage can be repaired simply by leaving your car in the sun. The heat from the sun will cause the surface of the car to expand and will cause the car's surface to even out.

13 July 2016

3 Costly & Commonly Overlooked Maintenance Points For Heavy Equipment


In the modern world of efficiency, everyone wants to get the most done for the least pain to the pockets. Often simple problems can be the difference between hundreds of thousands in expenses. While the construction and heavy equipment industry may be garnering billions a year, any company will be keenly aware of common maintenance and repair issues that can blow budgets and timelines. Keeping Records This point may be the easiest of common maintenance tasks to complete but, as it goes, many things that are easy to do are easy not to do.

11 May 2016

2 Things To Consider When Designing A Car Wrap


Starting your own business comes with a lot of responsibilities. Beyond having to make sure that you have enough staff on hand to handle the demands of your business, you also have to work on getting customers to come into the business to begin with. As a new business, it isn't always easy to get new customers to come and give your business a shot. One of the newest ways to advertise your business is using a car wrap.

23 March 2016

Tips And Tricks For Touching Up Your Car's Paint


If you have any scratches on your vehicle, the best way to cover them up to ensure that your car appears like new again is to touch up the paint job in that area, especially if the plastic or metal underneath the paint is exposed. Here are some tips and tricks for doing this: Hire Professionals if Nervous: If you are nervous about touching up the paint on your vehicle yourself, then it's always a good idea to let professionals handle it.

17 January 2016

How to Smooth Out Rough Auto Body Surfaces and Apply Decals


There are some very fun and interesting automotive decals out there that can make your car unique. The additional benefits to using decals are that they are not nearly as costly as a custom paint job and they stay put even long after the rest of the paint job around them has faded or rusted. However, decals need to be applied to smooth, clean, and even surfaces. Here is how you can avoid auto body repair services while applying your vehicle's decals yourself.

23 November 2015

Choosing Your Car Color


When you choose the color of your car, you need to consider more than your personal preferences. Certain colors actually affect your car's resale value. In addition, your vehicle's color projects your personality to the world. When it comes to your motor vehicle, you need to choose wisely or prepare to have it repainted.  Resale Value Choosing an unpopular vehicle color can cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in resale value.

10 August 2015

How Your Nose Can Diagnose Your Car Troubles


When driving your car, you may begin to notice a strange smell that makes your trip unpleasant. Not only will you want to identify the cause of the smell to make your trip more enjoyable, but the smell may also indicate that there is something wrong with your car. Burning If you notice a burning smell, this might be the result of an electrical wire shorting out. The burning smell comes from the plastic around the wire or the fuse melting.

23 June 2015

Things You Should Know When Handing over a Car to an Employee


Many times, employees are required to drive other locations outside of the office. Whether it is to meet a client or attend a meeting, the use of a vehicle is needed. When an employee uses their own vehicle for work related tasks, it can be very risky and expensive for the employer. This is why a lot of companies will provide vehicles specifically for their employees to use. This allows the company to have more control over how the vehicle is used and make sure that the vehicle is well cared for.

3 June 2015

A Crash Is Imminent: Hot To Survive


Sometimes, a car accident is inevitable and you will need to do whatever possible to minimize the injuries you might sustain. You will need to think quickly to avoid making a bad situation even worse. Also, you will need to take proactive steps to avoid an accident. Adjust Your Headrest Make sure that your headrest is level with the top of your head. Otherwise, during a car accident, your head will go up and over the headrest, which will increase the risk of a neck injury.

9 April 2015