According to theFederal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, approximately 700 fatalities occurin work zones each year. Though many of these accidents are the result ofunavoidable mistakes that may result from such factors such as limitedmaneuverability and large blind spots, the majority are the result ofinattention and reckless driving. You can help prevent accidents from occurringin Albuquerque work zones by brushing up on your tips for safe driving.Continue reading Tips for Safe Driving in Work Zones
AutomotivePaint Colors: What Affects Color Match?
Whether you wereinvolved in a car accident or your vehicle simply boasts a considerable amountof wear, you may be interested in a new paint job or even just a touchup. Whileyou might think that painting a vehicle is easy, it’s actually quite difficult,as matching the new color to the original one is a difficult task. It’s sodifficult, in fact, that even the manufacturer may produce two of the samevehicles in the “same color” that appear very different in tint. Thisis due to several factors, which you can learn about below.Continue reading Automotive Paint Colors: What Affects Color Match?
If you wereinvolved in a car accident, you know you can count on your insurance company tocover the cost of repairs. However, what you don’t know is whether or not theAlbuquerque repair shop you choose has your best interests in mind or theinsurer’s. Some auto body repair shops truly do want to restore the value ofyour vehicle, while others, unfortunately, try to downplay claims, minimizerepair costs, use cheap parts and even fail to fully repair issues. Though youmay think you’re getting a good deal, the truth is that these practices cansignificantly degrade the value or your vehicle, or worse — put you in danger.You can avoid falling victim to shady repair shops by knowing how to look forreputable repair shops.Continue reading How To Find an Auto Body Repair Shop After an Accident
Ifwe’ve told you once, we’ve told you a hundred times—to keep your car’s paintjob looking fresh, you need to keep it clean and protected. But in your pursuitof maintaining a shiny paint job, here are some things NOT to do:Continue reading Things You Can NOT Do to Keep Your Paint Job Looking Fresh
Your car has adent—now what? You have two options: paintless dent repair and auto bodyrepair. So, the question is which one is right for you?Continue reading Is Paintless Dent Repair Better than Auto Body Repair?
The“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mentality can cost you a lot of money andhassle down the road if you apply it to regular vehicle maintenance. If youthink it’s okay to put off an oil change for a month or two or skip rotatingyour tires, think again.Continue reading Why Should You Regularly Schedule General Car Care Service? We’ll Tell You Why…
Whenyou need collision repair, you want to know you’re taking your car to the bestcollision repair shop in the city. Here are a few of the most importantquestions to ask to ensure you’re taking your car to a collision repair shopyou can trust:Continue reading The Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Local Collision Repair Shop
When you think about auto body shops, you’re likely tothink about near-complete vehicle rebuilds to repair severe collision damage.But most of the time, the certified techs at Quanz Auto Care are oftenbusy with less-than-catastrophic repairs.
In the course of any given week, the most common repairswe do are:Continue reading The 3 Most Common Repairs Auto Body Shops Do
Thanks to New Mexico’s intense sunshine, everywhere youlook, you’re bound to see cars with flaking, fading spots (usually on the roofand hood). While you may think, “Thank goodness that’s not my car,” your carisn’t immune to discoloration and fading. However, there are measures you cantake to prevent paint discoloration and fading, so your car continues to looknew(er).Continue reading How to Prevent Paint Discoloration and Fading
It sounds like something out of an action thriller—athief steals a million-dollar something, jumps into a bright red, high-endsports car waiting outside and takes off. The police tear after the seeminglyconspicuous automobile, but suddenly it’s nowhere to be seen—the thief haschanged the paint color!Continue reading The Science Behind Color-Changing Paint