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Bumper Talk: Facts and Repairs

Did you know that the first affordable cars didn’t have bumpers? The bumper is one of the initial innovations in car safety to protect pedestrians and to minimize repair costs in case of collisions. The materials used in making bumpers changed over time. From protruding rigid metal bars, to plastics, steel aluminum, and fiberglass composites, the bumper became a standard sight in all automobiles of shapes and sizes.

The bumpers of modern cars are more effective and is usually mixed in its design for aesthetic purposes. Different standards have also been set by different countries regarding the specifications of the bumper. Unfortunately, the more the bumper evolved, the costlier it became to repair them. What made bumper repairs in garages costly? Read the infographic below to find out.

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Should You Do It? A Short Guide to DIY Scratch Repairs

Some would think of car scratches as minor nuisances. Some even just ignore it altogether and think it to be too insignificant to waste money on by having it repaired by a professional. But some would be tempted to just repair the scratch on their own even if they are inexperienced at dealing with the damage just to save money.

Do you think the countless DIY (Do-it-yourself) scratch repair videos on youtube are enough to give you the knowledge to to fix the damage on your car’s exterior? Better think again because once you’ve tried it and aren’t happy with the results, you may end up spending more. So, should you do it? Read the short guide on DIY scratch repairs below to know more about your car’s exterior and why you shouldn’t do it.

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What Types of Damages Can Paintless Dent Repair Fix?

Here’s an industry secret: Mobile paintless dent repair (PDR) specialists can remove the dents from your car for up to a tenth of the cost off compared to a body shop garage. We use a straightforward and faster approach to clear the dent, which makes PDR quick, affordable, and very convenient.

Unfortunately, not every dent can be repaired by PDR, especially if the damage is severe enough to chip or crack the paint. The effectiveness of the repair can also be affected if the damaged area is too large and if the car has had a previous repair. The proximity of the damage to the edge of a panel may also affect the repair.

The infographic below will give you the perfect idea of the causes of damages where the PDR method can be used. Read on and feel free to call us if you happen to have a dent and scratch emergency.

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It’s Just a Car Scratch, Have it Repaired!

No matter how many times we’ve heard the saying “Safety First,” it doesn’t always apply on the road as vehicular accidents are inevitable and often not one-sided. You have to prepare for the worst at all times by keeping your eyes and attention on the road. It’s not just your car that is at risk here but your life and your family’s life as well.

Be thankful it’s just car scratches and dents last time as these can be easily repaired by car repair experts. But, life is more precious than that! Want to know how critical your life can be on the road? View our infographic about car accidents so you can prepare ahead!

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An Alloy Wheel Refurbishment and Repair Guide

Your alloy wheels are the most damage prone part of your car. Drive over a pothole, hit a kerb, or even make the mistake of turning sharply and there’s a great chance that you will dent, crack, or even destroy your alloy wheels. It is also one of the most visible features in your car so a muddy, dirty, and dusty alloy wheel can be quite unacceptable for most. Don’t worry for you can always have your alloy wheels refurbished or repaired for that showroom effect.

Understandably, there are some who can get easily confused with the difference between alloy wheel refurbishment with alloy wheel repair and the other way around since both processes are applied to the alloy wheels. But what is the difference between refurbish and repair? Which one is for functionality and which one is for vanity? The simple infographic below portrays the perfect illustration so you will not be confused with the usage of both terms the next time you may need one.

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