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  • 4 Things To Consider When Selecting A Paint Color For Your Car

    Owning and operating a vehicle can be difficult at times. Not only do you need to worry about filling it with gas and paying insurance premiums, but ongoing maintenance is also necessary to keep it running well. Unfortunately, most people do not place enough emphasis on the overall look of their vehicles. Basic driving causes wear and tear to your vehicle's body over time. Dents, dings, scratches, and even fading or discolored paint can affect the look and value of your vehicle dramatically.
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  • When Is Filling An Auto Dent The Best Option?

    If you have a dent on your car, an auto collision repair shop can help to remove the dent. Depending on the location of the dent, size of the dent, and how deep the dent is, one of three different techniques may be used to get rid of the dent. This includes pulling the dent, pounding the dent out or filling the dent in. Filling the dent is the most time consuming and costly of the three.
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  • 3 BIG Reasons To Trust Automotive Paint Sandblasting To A Pro

    Whether you are in the process of making over a classic car or you just want to change the modern car you have, switching up the color of the paint can work wonders for its appearance. However, repainting a car or truck usually means all of the existing paint must be properly stripped away, which is a very tedious job, especially since the task tends to involve sandblasting. While you may have easy access to sandblasting equipment at the local hardware store or rental shop, it is better to trust this task to a pro.
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  • Was Your Car The Unfortunate Victim Of A Hit And Run? What You Should Do

    When you park your car, whether it is on the street in front of your home, in your driveway, or in a parking lot, you likely do not think much about the possibility that someone could come along and hit your car while you are away from it. However, hit and run accidents with parked cars happen every day. If your car becomes the unfortunate victim of such an incident, it may be difficult to know what to do in the moment because you are so surprised and shocked upon finding your vehicle damaged.
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  • 3-Step Guide for Temporarily Reducing the Appearance of a Small Dent in Your Car's Body

    If you were recently involved in a fender-bender, you may have a small dent in your car. Not only does this mar the appearance of your vehicle, but any scratches expose the underlying metal, making it prone to rust damage. To improve the appearance of your car and temporarily reduce any possible corrosion, use the three steps below. Step 1: Use Dry Ice to Pull the Dent Out The first step involves pulling the dent out using dry ice, which is carbon dioxide in frozen form.
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  • Off-Highway Truck Drivers: Are You Fighting Condensation & Frost On The Windshield?

    If you fight a battle of condensation and/or frost inside the cabin of your employer's off-highway truck, you are probably concerned about the safety aspect of not being able to see. Here's what you'll need to check and what you can do to get rid of the condensation and frost so you can see through the windshield clearly from the beginning of your shift to the end. How Condensation and Frost Forms
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  • 4 Car Care Tips For The Summer Season

    The subject of how best to winterize your car during the coldest months of the year gets a lot of attention, but there's less attention paid to how you should prepare your car for the summer heat. The truth is that the extreme heat in the summer season can have a profound effect on your car, and it's important to know how to take care of your vehicle when the temperatures are high.
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  • Repainting Your Car? Don't Let Dust Spoil Your Work Before It's Even Dry

    Dust that gets into your car's paint job can rob you of the rightful joy you ought to feel after painstakingly perfecting your vehicle's look. If you'd rather not finish everything and suddenly notice a scratch or smudge where dirt has messed up your car's flawless polish, here are a few ways you can proactively stop dust in its tracks. Be Thorough In Your Initial Cleaning Much of the dust and other particles that can threaten your car's new paint job are already on it, which means you have to be very deliberate in your initial wipe-down.
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  • Is Buying A Used Car With A Salvage Title Right For You?

    When shopping for a used car, most drivers are wary of vehicles that have a salvage title. After all, a salvage title means the car was damaged to the point that the repairs cost more than the value of the vehicle. Worrying about reliability issues and a diminished resale value is entirely justified when considering a car that was damaged so extensively. However, you can also save a lot of money by purchasing a car with a salvage title.
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