How Are Your Damages Estimated?

Auto Workshop Mechanic Inspecting Damage To Car And Filling In Repair Estimate

If you’ve never been involved in a car accident—count your blessings. If you have, then you already know you need to get a damage estimate before your insurance will issue payment for the repairs. So how are repairs estimated?

Damage Estimate Overview

Generally, after an accident, you take or your car (or it is towed) to either the nearest auto body shop or to your garage of choice. Once there, a specialist at the repair shop will Continue reading How Are Your Damages Estimated?

Don’t Wait ‘til Spring to Repair Winter Collision Damage

accidentWinter driving conditions increase the risk of car accidents. If you are involved in a crash, you may be tempted to put repairs off until spring, especially if your car is drivable and looks okay…don’t. To prevent further damage, you need to get repairs done right way. Continue reading Don’t Wait ‘til Spring to Repair Winter Collision Damage

Tips for Safe Winter Driving

winter road in the morning

Quanz Auto Body is Albuquerque’s choice for auto body repair, but that doesn’t mean we want to see you in our garage because of an accident on wet or icy roads. To avoid fender benders and major-damage collisions, learn how to drive safely in winter conditions.

Winter Driving Dos

When you need to venture out in the cold: Continue reading Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Collision Repair, Body Work—Same Thing, Right?

When a collision happens, the external body of a vehicle is usually damaged. And this requires body work to repair. But collision repair and body work are two different things, even if the auto shops that do one often do the other as well.

Body Work

Superficial damage to your car’s Continue reading Collision Repair, Body Work—Same Thing, Right?

How Does Our Claims Coordination Help You?

Getting into a car accident is traumatic enough on its own without struggling to deal with the insurance company. Most people get into an accident just once or twice in their lives, and they’re hardly experts at handling insurance claims. That’s why it’s important to have someone on your side who can help you navigate the process of getting your car repaired – and that’s why Quanz Auto Body offers Continue reading How Does Our Claims Coordination Help You?

Winter Accidents? Here’s What You Need to Know

While most fatal car accidents occur during the summer and fall, winter weather can cause potentially deadly road conditions – especially here in Albuquerque, where weather can be unpredictable. Snow, slush, and ice can make it hard to stop, start, or turn, especially if you are in an emergency. Every year, about Continue reading Winter Accidents? Here’s What You Need to Know

The Collisions Most Likely to Happen

Collisions not only damage your car but they can cause injuries and even death to the people in the cars. You can only be so careful yourself; you can’t control everyone else on the road. It helps to know the most common types of collisions. Be aware of what’s most likely to happen and you’ll increase your chances to react if something goes wrong. Continue reading The Collisions Most Likely to Happen