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Yearly Archives: 2024

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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