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Non-Adventure Update

Nothing important to say. Just a lot of little updates, so feel free to head to more interesting blogs. You won’t hurt my feelings. I’m still reeling from my recent yellathon. I called the auto body guy who’s restoring my ancient VW Beetle, and...
by Bertram's Blog on Jul 17, 2015

At the Car Hospital

I went to visit my car at the auto body shop today, and it’s left me feeling . . . I don’t know. Shaken, maybe. I never wanted to see it in the intermediate stages of restoration — things so often get worse before they get better, a...
by Bertram's Blog on Jun 30, 2015

How to Compare Auto Paint Prices

Decide if you want to paint the entire car or just a portion of it before choosing a paint. When comparing auto paint prices, there are many factors to consider and your budget is only one issue. What you expect from the paint job is an important fac...

Does Your Auto Repair Shop Properly Dispose of Used Automotive Fluids?

Pouring used motor oil into a hole in the ground is not allowed by law anymore. In the old days that was common practice and no one even gave it a second thought. Oil comes from the ground so pouring … Continue reading → The post Does You...

6 Tips To Start Your Auto Repair Shop Business Today

So you want to start an auto repair shop business here are 6 tips to get you started off right. 1) First as with any business you need to write a business plan: Businesses that do not write a business … Continue reading → The post 6 Tips...

Auto Repair Services Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

There are numerous businesses but auto repair service is the one that can be lucrative until and unless the provider is competitive and efficient to serve customers with full satisfaction. Growing the auto repair service does not necessarily require...

Avoid Being Taken Advantage of by Auto Mechanics

Auto repair rip-offs, frauds, scams are a common practice inside the auto mechanic industry. That is not to say there aren’t any reputable auto repair shops, but according to the Consumer Federation of America’s “2007 Consumer Compl...

The Best Car Repair Shops In Troy, MI

Troy, MI is located in the suburbs just north of Detroit. Troy is known for it’s safety, energetic community, and one of the most diverse populations in all of Michigan. Troy boasts a thriving economy, and is a great place … Continue read...

Auto Body Repair: What Type of Shop Is Right for You?

There are many types of body shops that specialize in different types of vehicle repair. While there are some full-service shops that offer to care for a variety of issues, many individuals feel that it’s better to choose a shop … Continu...

7 Tips for Better Auto Repair Shop Advertising to Increase Car Counts

Most auto repair shops do the same advertising over and over and still expect different results. Maybe it’s the sales person that talks them up and they get ‘visions of dollars dancing in their heads’. Well, from the responses I ...

Substantial Characteristics Of Full Assistance Automotive Repair Shops

One must understand the benefits that he can get to a full-serviced repair shop. In this way, he can also have peace of mind since he knows that his car is being well taken care of. On one way or … Continue reading → The post Substantial...

Finding an Auto Repair Shop For Engine Repair

You may have a reputable automotive shop that you regularly use for your vehicle maintenance such as tire replacement, oil changes and other routine issues. If you don’t have a regular shop, you can ask your family, friends and coworkers …...

Marketing Accounting Services To Auto Body Shops

Accountants are discovering that specialized industry knowledge is necessary for marketing services to niche industries. Accounting firms have discovered that each industry they serve has it’s own unique set of operating systems and procures, a...

How to Select an Independent Auto Repair Shop

A good way to comparison shop is to ask questions and look for estimates from a high quality, full-service repair shop. You will not save money by delaying or foregoing your routine vehicle maintenance. The longer you wait, you risk … Continue...

Auto Repair Shop – What to Look For

When you need to have your vehicle serviced, it is important that you turn to a qualified auto repair shop. A reputable and experienced auto mechanic has the right qualifications to inspect your vehicle and provide you with the repair … Continu...

Automotive Repair Manuals – Auto Mechanic Tips and Information

With today’s cars auto repair manuals are crucial for diagnosing and repairing vehicles in a timely manner. Some auto mechanics prefer paper books, others prefer to have a software program loaded onto their computer or to access information via...

Auto Collision Repair Shop – How to Find the Best Ones

It is true to say that knowing where the best auto body repair shop in your local district is not something that is at the top of many peoples requirements. If your automobile is in fine working condition then you … Continue reading → The...

Tips to Find the Best Auto Body Repair Shop

Not everyone will instinctively know where the best auto body repair shop in their local region is but if you are a car owner, it is something that is worth knowing. It’s the type of thing and service that you … Continue reading → T...

How to Save Money on Auto Repairs

Horror stories about auto repair shops abound in every community in the US. These stories range from the mechanic making unnecessary repairs, to overcharging for repairs, even as far as stealing from the owner’s car. Car repairs are so expensiv...

Tips For Dealing With Used Car Repair Shops

Communication is the key to a successful result when dealing with used car repair shops. The first, and most important, aspect is for the car owner to be prepared to explain the problem in detail. It may be helpful to … Continue reading →...


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