Live In A Flood-Prone Area? Here’s How To Protect Your Car

16 June 2015
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Living in a flood-prone area can put all of your possessions at risk, including your vehicle. Luckily, there are things that you can do to help prepare and protect your vehicle from potential floods. Follow these tips, and you can have peace of mind in regards to your vehicle: Add Hydraulics You have probably seen car hydraulics in movies, where they are often showcased on cars that "bounce" or "jump" up and down. Read More 

Collision Damage: 3 Areas Where Technicians Pay Special Attention To During Their Assessment

1 June 2015
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With research suggesting that you will file a car insurance claim after a car accident roughly every 18 years, it can be helpful to understand what it is that collision damage experts look for when determining the extent of the damage of your vehicle. Here are the three most integral components of your car when it comes to safety and how technicians determine if it can be repaired or if it needs to be replaced: Read More 

3 Reasons To Have Your Cooling System Checked Regularly

6 March 2015
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Your car's cooling system is vital to the health of your car's engine and other components. However, if you're like many people, you may think that the coolant simply needs to be topped off as it gets low, and that's all the cooling maintenance you need to do. It is important to have your cooling system looked at regularly for the following reasons. Small Leaks can Cause Major Damage You may see a small puddle of coolant when you pull out from a parking spot, and think that it doesn't mean much. Read More 

Get Ready For Winter Driving In Your BMW

23 February 2015
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Seasoned BMW drivers know that winter driving is far different from driving at other times of the year. Cold temperatures cause cars to perform differently, while snow and ice can make it difficult to maintain control on the road. Failing to prepare for winter driving can lead to accidents and a trip to the BMW auto repair shop. These tips will help you make it through the winter without an accident. Read More 

Pros And Cons Of Lacquer Car Paint

9 February 2015
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Whether you are planning to paint your own car or have an auto body repair shop, such as Collision-One, Inc., do it, it helps to know about the different paint options. Acrylic car paint is commonly used in both instances, with three different types of acrylic: lacquer, enamel and urethane. Lacquer has been around for several decades, and is still used today. While it may not be used as often in professional shops, many do prefer this type. Read More