Do airbags really protect you in a collision?

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Airbags are ubiquitous these days. To protect passengers in the event of a collision, all vehicles must be equipped with them. Along with seat belts, airbags are one of the main safety features in modern vehicles that directly interacts with the passengers inside to protect them. Although airbags may seem relatively simple in principle, in practice they are incredibly sophisticated … Read More

Is Car Paint Protection Worth It?

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Car dealerships and the average Vancouver auto body shop are notorious for getting you to spend a bit more on add-ons when you are looking to buy a new car. One of the products they are fond of selling is paint protection.  Is it worth it? Are they using clever marketing to squeeze out more money from you? We’ll go over the … Read More

5 Dangers of Delaying Auto Body Dent Repair

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Cars are extremely durable machines that can withstand a variety of circumstances and problems. Although it’s not commonly discussed, a minor dent can actually pose long-term problems to your car’s durability. If you’ve recently been in a minor fender bender, had someone open their door on your car and left a knick, or had a large piece of debris fall … Read More

4 Ways to Retain Your Car’s Value

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Your car’s value begins to decrease the moment you leave the dealership. In fact, it’s estimated to lose 11% the moment you step out of the dealership and then, gradually, 15% to 25% every year after. Even with depreciation expected, it’s beneficial to know how to take care of your car in order to preserve as much car market value … Read More

5 Safety Tips for Driving on Wet Leaves in Vancouver

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Spring is a wonderful time in Vancouver. The cherry blossoms are plentiful, the sun is making its way through the clouds, and the temperatures are starting to heat up for summer. If you can get through the seasonal allergies that plague many Vancouverites this time of year, it can be full of outdoor activities. That being said, this city is … Read More

The Dangers Potholes Pose on your Auto Body

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It’s pothole season and we best be prepared to avoid them if we can! Canadians are no stranger to shifting temperatures and harsh climates. Our rapidly swinging conditions, freeze-and-thaw cycles, and excess of snow, rain, hail, and heat waves wreaks havoc on more than just our moods. That’s right, these fluctuating weather conditions inflict damage on our roadways too, oftentimes … Read More

The Ultimate Accident Checklist from Your Autobody Shop in Vancouver

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It’s an awful, sinking feeling when you get into an accident. First comes the shock, quickly taken over by a feeling of regret, despair, and probably a touch of panic. After you’ve taken a few deep breaths and checked yourself for signs of injury, it’s time to take the proper post-collision steps. In such incidences, it’s tough to think clearly … Read More

Stay Safe With These Simple Winter Driving Tips

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From new drivers to seasoned ones, everyone can use a refresher when it comes to winter driving. Our winter is just about to kick-off, with that comes the snow piles and below zero conditions. Depending on where you are in Canada, your province will have its own set of laws pertaining to winter driving regulations, including the requirement of winter … Read More

5 Things Every Car Owner Needs

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No matter where you’re driving, from bustling city streets to muddy off-road trails, every vehicle experiences issues from time to time. As such, it’s crucial that you’re prepared for when the dreaded day arrives. Whether you’re an experienced driver or brand new behind the wheel, auto issues require patience, deep breaths, and the right tools. While it’s always best to … Read More

Which Car Colours Best Hide Scratches and Small Dents?

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Unfortunately, cars get scratched and dented quite easily. Whether a car parks too closely and clips your door, or gravel flies up from the highway and chips your paint, cars are prone to minor dings. As common as minor damages are, they’re still undesirable for many car owners. If you’re looking to minimize the appearance of these little imperfections, you … Read More