“The thing is I wasn’t really planning on being in a car accident,” Denise said. “And with the pandemic and everything, I haven’t been working. So now I need to get my car fixed. How do I get a good deal on car collision repairs? I don’t want to pay more than I have to.”
One of the challenging things about car collision repair pricing is not every shop agrees on how much work you actually need to have done to get the problem fixed. This makes it hard to get an apples to apples comparison. It’s a good best practice to get estimates for your car collision repairs from several shops, but you want to be sure they’re all discussing doing the same kind of work on your car.
One of the reasons we’re many local resident’s go-to shop for car collision repairs is we explain what we’re going to fix and why it is necessary. In any car accident, any number of things could happen that make your car unsafe to drive. Our first priority is your safety. That’s why we do a thorough inspection of your vehicle, going end to end to make sure there’s no issue with the frame, suspension, brakes, or any other component that goes unnoticed. We list every issue we find, explain what it will cost to fix and why it is necessary.
Beyond the mechanically necessary items, there are always cosmetic issues. One of the ways to save money on your car collision repairs is to choose a shop that handles every aspect of the repair job, including glass replacement and painting, for you.
The true value in car collision repair is in the customer service. Look for a shop that will help you get a rental car, so you’re not without wheels while the repair work is being done. Additionally, it’s always helpful to work with a professional who knows the ins and outs of insurance claims.