Why the Insurance Company will Try to Send You to their Direct Repair Shops
If you are in an accident, the insurance company paying for the damage to your vehicle is going to encourage you to use their repair shop. However, this is a decision that is entirely up to you – regardless of what the insurer may say or do.
OEM Parts, or Counterfeit? Rise in Counterfeit Components Compromises Auto Safety
From faulty air bags to counterfeit safety belts, it’s been reported recently that more and more auto parts are counterfeit – and that almost all of these “fakes” are coming from China. When you have your car repaired at a Kansas City auto body and collision repair shop, you expect to get genuine or OEM parts – or […]
Kansas City Auto Body Shop Offers Tips on How NOT to Treat Your Car
Vehicles are a sizeable investment today, regardless of the make/model of your car, truck, or SUV. You maintain your home and take care of it, so why wouldn’t you treat your car with the same respect? Like any other machinery or equipment, proper maintenance and care is key to making your vehicle look and perform its best for […]
Is Your Car Ready for the Kansas City Heat?
Temperatures are soaring into the 90’s in the Kansas City area, and chances are it will only get hotter. While you may not have given it any thought, you can actually prepare your vehicle for the Kansas City heat – and it’s smart to do so if you want to avoid a possible breakdown. As leading Kansas City […]
Are OEM Parts Used by Your Kansas City Collision Repair Specialist?
Many people involved in a collision aren’t sure if OEM parts, aftermarket parts, or even used (LKQ) parts are used in repairing their vehicles following a collision. All you really know is that you want your car repaired as quickly as possible – and you want it to look perfect, as though it’s never been in an accident. […]
Deer Collision Auto Body Damage & Repair
Deer season is coming up soon, and the coming weeks and months will become more dangerous for drivers as deer begin to move. As concerned Kansas City auto body repair professionals, we want to help prevent car-deer collisions & accidents and the serious injury or car damage that can result.
Safe Driving Tips for Wet Weather Conditions
September is known to be a fairly rainy season in Kansas City, which means slick roads, decreased visibility, and an increased risk of becoming involved in an accident. In fact, according to government studies, on a yearly basis wet or rainy conditions contribute to approximately 1.2 million traffic accidents! At Prestige Auto KC, we want […]
KC Auto Body Professionals ‘Bust’ Collision Repair Myths
At Prestige Auto KC, we know there are lots of myths out there regarding collision repair. Certainly there are plenty of “shade tree” mechanics or friends and buddies who claim they can do the work. However, when you’ve been in an accident or your vehicle has been damaged in some other way, it’s important to […]
Collision Repair in Kansas City | Car Accident Checklist
At Prestige Auto KC, we understand that in many car accidents, it can be difficult to determine who is actually responsible – or whether both parties may be at least partially to blame. Hopefully if you have been involved in a collision, you were not seriously injured and the accident was not your fault. In […]
How to Choose an Overland Park Auto Body Shop
Your car has been damaged in a collision, whether it was a one-car accident, or other vehicles were involved. Now comes what can seem to some as a daunting task, searching for an Overland Park auto body shop who’s reputable, and who you can depend on to make your car look as good as it […]