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Yearly Archives: 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Vehicle Maintenance: Save Money, Stay Safe, and Protect the Environment

Maintaining your vehicle is more than just a routine task; it's an investment in safety, performance, and longevity. At Robert’s Collision & Repair, we understand the importance of regular maintenance and how it can benefit both you and the environment. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the essential aspects of vehicle maintenance, including the benefits of regular upkeep, the importance of tire care, and the critical role of fluid maintenance. Along the way, we’ll link to detailed posts on each topic for a deeper dive into each area. Why Regular Maintenance is Essential Regular maintenance can save you money, enhance your vehicle's performance, increase safety, and protect the environment. By addressing minor issues before they become major problems, you can avoid costly repairs and extend the life of your vehicle. Here are some key benefits of regular maintenance: Cut Down on Repair Costs One of the primary advantages of regular maintenance ... read more

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The Evolution of Auto Body Repair: How Robert’s Collision & Repair Sets the Standard

Auto body repair has come a long way since its inception. From rudimentary techniques to sophisticated, high-tech solutions, the industry has continuously evolved to meet the demands of modern vehicles and discerning customers. At the forefront of this evolution is Robert’s Collision & Repair, a business that not only keeps pace with technological advancements but also leads the way in eco-friendly practices. Today, we explore how Robert’s Collision & Repair sets the standard in the auto body repair industry. The Cutting-Edge Facility Robert’s Collision & Repair boasts a state-of-the-art, 26,000 square foot facility equipped with the latest in repair technology. Our shop’s commitment to precision and efficiency is evident in its use of computerized estimating systems with digital photo imaging. This technology allows for accurate and transparent estimates, ensuring customers understand  Commitment to Quality and Zero Comebacks At Robert&rsqu ... read more

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How Do I Know If Insurance Will Cover Damage?

Getting into a car accident or experiencing damage to your vehicle can be a stressful experience. One of the first questions that may come to mind is whether your insurance will cover the cost of repairs. Understanding how insurance coverage works and what factors come into play can help alleviate some of that stress. Here’s a guide to help you determine if your insurance will cover the damage to your vehicle. 1. Review Your Insurance Policy The first step in understanding what your insurance will cover is to review your policy thoroughly. Different insurance policies offer varying levels of coverage for different types of damage. Look for sections related to collision coverage, comprehensive coverage, and any specific provisions regarding the type of damage your vehicle has sustained. 2. Determine the Type of Damage Insurance coverage often depends on the type of damage your vehicle has incurred. There are typically two main categories of damage: Collision Damage. C ... read more

Outrageous Collision Repair Myths Debunked - April Fool's Edition

Outrageous Collision Repair Myths Debunked - April Fool's Edition As auto body repair specialists, our techs here at CARSTAR Robert’s Collision have heard it all about myths and misconceptions about fixing cars after collisions. In the spirit of April Fool's Day, let's take a humorous look at some of the most outrageous collision repair myths and debunk them once and for all. Myth 1: Paint Scratches Can Be Fixed with Nail Polish Have a scratch on your car's paint job? Some might suggest reaching for a nail polish bottle as a quick fix. But trust us, your car deserves better than a DIY manicure. Nail polish isn't formulated for automotive paint, and using it can make the problem worse by creating an uneven surface and mismatched color. Leave the touch-ups to professionals with the right tools and materials to restore your car's finish properly. Myth 2: Toothpaste Can Remove Dents It might work wonders for your pearly whites, but toothpaste isn't th ... read more

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The Impact of Potholes on Your Vehicle and How to Minimize Damage

The Impact of Potholes on Your Vehicle and How to Minimize Damage Potholes are a persistent road hazard, capable of causing significant damage to vehicles and posing safety risks to drivers. Whether navigating bustling city streets or rural highways, encountering a pothole can lead to costly repairs and unexpected inconveniences. In this blog post, we'll delve into the common damages caused by potholes, offer practical tips for drivers to avoid them, and discuss the importance of inspecting your vehicle for potential issues. Additionally, we'll highlight the repair services available at CARSTAR Robert's Collision Repair to address pothole-related damages effectively. The Impact of Potholes When your vehicle collides with a pothole, the consequences can be far-reaching. One of the most immediate and common damages is to the tires. Potholes can cause punctures, sidewall bulges, or even complete blowouts, leaving you stranded on the roadside. Moreover, the sudden impact w ... read more

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Maximizing Your Vehicle's Lifespan: A Comprehensive Guide to Maintenance and Repairs

Maximizing Your Vehicle's Lifespan: A Comprehensive Guide to Maintenance and Repairs In the realm of automotive care, ensuring your vehicle's longevity and performance requires a proactive approach. From addressing cosmetic imperfections to understanding the benefits of direct vendor repair and OEM insurance, each aspect plays a crucial role in maintaining your vehicle's value and safety. Join us as we delve into the essentials of automotive maintenance and repair, exploring how these practices can enhance your driving experience and safeguard your investment. Understanding Direct Vendor Repair A Direct Repair Vendor, often referred to as a DRP (Direct Repair Program) facility, is a collision repair shop that has agreed with an insurance company. This collaboration streamlines the repair process, making it more efficient and convenient for both the policyholder and the insurer. Whether it's r ... read more

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