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You Can't Skip These Steps After a Collision

Getting into a car accident is a terrible experience. However, some accidents are unavoidable, so you should know what to do when they happen. You will be confused and probably hurt, so staying calm and collected is essential. Knowledge is the best way to ensure that. If you are in a car accident, do the following: Check For Injuries The first and foremost thing to do after a car accident is to check for injuries. Get out of the car and check your entire body for injuries. If you are fine, check on anyone else that was involved in the accident. If they need urgent help, do your best to offer it. In some cases, you must not move an injured person or risk hurting them more. Offer any necessary assistance while doing the next thing. Contact The Authorities Next, you should get medical assistance, so you should report the accident. Whenever you contact the authorities, they will send emergency medical services. Even if you are feeling fine, it is neces ... read more

Why Are Cars Vulnerable to Dents

Why Are Cars Vulnerable to Dents

Accidents will occur even when you take every safety precaution and have every safety feature in your car. Seeing a dent in your brand-new car is disheartening but inevitable. You can easily fix a dent, but it is still best to avoid them. Cars are prone to dents, but some more than others. The following are reasons why cars are vulnerable to dents: Poor Weather Conditions When there is inclement weather, driving becomes a significant challenge making your vehicle more prone to dents. Cold, rain, fog, and snow all adversely affect the roads and the drivers. A wet road has less friction making braking harder and increasing the chances of your vehicle getting a dent. Visibility is another key factor that is substantially reduced when there are poor weather conditions. Wind can also bring up debris which can hit your vehicle and leave a dent. Windy conditions can also cause larger items like tree branches to fall, causing major dents. Parking Lot Risks The majority of dents in vehicle ... read more

How to Prevent Sun Damage

How to Prevent Sun Damage

The summer sun is the biggest enemy for our automobiles. The UV exposure that your car gets can damage it inside and out. Fortunately, most auto body paint is advanced enough to be fade resistant, but your car can still experience gradual damage over time. The three spots that experience the most sun damage are your car’s dashboard, seats, and paint.   When the sun’s rays are beaming through your windshield, they go straight to the dash. To protect this part of your car, you can park in the shade or in a shaded parking garage. However, investing in a good sun shade is the best way to go about it. It will reflect the UV rays so that your vehicle’s dash can stay cool and keep its color.    Next, the sun can do a number on both cloth and leather seats. If you want to protect the color and condition of your vehicle’s seating, you’ll have to take some preventive measures. Seat covers have been a trusted method of protecting car seats. A bonus ... read more

What To Do Following a Car Accident

What To Do Following a Car Accident

Car accidents can happen at the worst moments. They happen suddenly and unexpectedly. If you end up in a vehicle accident, the first thing you need to remember is to stay calm. Accidents can cause a lot of anxiety, so just remember to take a deep breath. It is vital that you know how to handle a vehicle accident.   Immediately after an initial hit, you should call the police so that they can file a report. Additionally, call paramedics if someone is hurt. You should remain situated until the authorities get to the site of the accident. All persons involved in the accident should move out of traffic as possible. You don’t want to be the ones who hold up traffic.   Once the police get there, they will assess the damages. Both parties will have to explain how the accident occurred in as much detail as possible. The police will record all the information so that your insurance can handle it properly. It is for liability purposes.    If necessary, you may nee ... read more

Traditional Dent Repair vs. Paintless Dent Repair

Traditional Dent Repair vs. Paintless Dent Repair

When vehicle owners get their cars dented, they have multiple options to consider for the fix. Many technicians offer various strategies to fix dents, and they all have their advantages. The two approaches we will discuss today are traditional dent removal and paintless dent repair.  Traditional Dent Repair vs. Paintless Dent Repair Paintless dent repair is a new and unique method where technicians massage the dented panels to their pre-accident condition. It's the quicker and usually less expensive method of the two. Paintless dent repair is best for minor to moderate damages, like dings, dents, creases, and even hail damage. On the other hand, traditional dent repair is a more involved process. This practice includes extracting the car panel and using an advanced heating tool to morph the metal to its initial shape. After, a professional will sand the affected area to be smooth and proceed to repaint it.  When is Traditional Dent Removal Appropriate? Traditional de ... read more

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