• Frame Straightening: Pulling Your Car Back into Shape

    Frame Straightening: Pulling Your Car Back into Shape

    Frame straightening sounds scary, but it’s more common than you’d think. Frames are bent in about half of auto accidents, making this a regular part of autobody repair. Here’s how a little bending, cutting and welding can bring your car back to its original shape and performance. Why is Frame Damage so Common, and What

  • Replacement Parts: What You May See on Your Insurance Appraisal

    Replacement Parts: What You May See on Your Insurance Appraisal

    While it’s easy to understand the labor that goes into collision repair, the parts can be confusing. Is there really a difference between OEM parts and aftermarket parts? What do acronyms like “LKQ” and “A/M” mean? What happens if I modified my car? Here’s what you need to know to decipher the parts section of

  • Driving in Canada

    Driving in Canada

    Weak currency, cooler weather, and ample tourist opportunities make Canada a great place to visit this time of year. With places like Toronto and Thunder Bay within a day’s drive, it makes sense to go by car. What do you need to cross the border? Do you need additional car insurance? Are there differences in

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