Vacation Prep: Get There and Back in One Piece

You want your vacation to be memorable for all the right reasons, and that doesn’t include unexpected car troubles, car accidents or other types of emergencies. While you can’t control everything, proper planning can go a long way to preventing unwanted hassles and tragedies. So, if you’re planning to take to the road for your summer vacation, we have a few tips.

Prepare Your Car for Your Travel and Destination

Travel throughout the US has the potential to take you through the blistering heat of southern Texas or the likes of Death Valley as well as unseasonably cool Pacific Northwest where mountain camping could very well see snow. You need to make sure your car is prepared for the Continue reading

Thinking about Buying a New Vehicle?

If you are dreaming about a new car, chances are you need to sell your current one, too. We have some tips to help you fetch the highest price for your used car.

Looks Matter

The appearance of your car has a lot to do with how much dealers or private buyers think it is worth. So, it’s worth it to invest some time and a few bucks to clean your car. Here’s what we recommend: Continue reading

Planning a Road Trip? Did You…

For some people, vacations are not so much about the destination as the adventure in getting there. If your summer plans include a road trip, there are a few preparations you should make to ensure your car’s ready for the long journey ahead, such as: Continue reading

Why Fix it, it’s Only a Scratch!

You’ve got damage to your bumper. It’s small but noticeable, so you’re considering not having it fixed. It’s not very noticeable, but you’re trying to decide if it is worth your time to take it to the body shop, get the estimate and then drive around a rental while your car is being fixed.

The short answer is Continue reading

Why We’ve Been Voted “Best in the City”…Again

The votes have been tallied and the announcements made, but just recently you may be noticing the new “Best of the City” award stickers on doors, maybe even celebratory specials. As you may already know, Quanz Auto Care won “Best of the City” for auto body repair in 2016…like we did in 2015 and 2014 and 2013 and 2011. What’s the secret behind our success? Our commitment to you!

We Offer the Best Product

Part of what makes us Albuquerque’s best choice for collision repair is Continue reading

Guest Blog: My Daughter’s Car Was Rear-Ended. Here’s the Repair Story

It was every father’s worst nightmare: my daughter called me crying, saying, “Daddy, I’ve been in an accident.” After the initial panic, realizing the she was calling, so she was okay, I took a breath and prepared myself for the hassles to come…but they never came.

Roadside Recovery

I was the first call my daughter made, so I stayed on the phone with her while she waited for police to arrive. I coached her on the next steps— Continue reading

What’s Driving Popular Paint Colors?

If you look at popular car colors throughout the years, you will notice a distinct trend from the early 2000s to today—neutrals and grayscale. Why are car paint colors so drab? Do people really like them? Sort of. We did some digging, and it seems that economic forces for the manufacturer and consumer are driving the standard neutral color palette.

Trending: Today’s Most Popular Colors

The most comprehensive research into car color preferences to date comes from surveys conducted and compiled in 2012, and the results are: Continue reading

City Driving Tips

Albuquerque may not be the biggest city, but it still poses some of the traffic and parking challenges of a big city. To optimize your fuel efficiency and ease into available parking, follow these city driving tips: Continue reading

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