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Questions to Ask before Handing Your Car over to the Body Shop

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If your car sustains any kind of damage, you should get it repaired as soon as possible. In their haste, some people simply take their vehicle to the nearest car body shop, hoping that it will be fixed quickly. But haste makes waste, so they say. Regardless of whether you need wheel arch scratch repair or car bumper repairs, there are some important questions you should ask to know if your vehicle will be in good hands.

What is the feedback of customers about the body shop?

You need to know if the shop provides excellent service and if it is trustworthy. Customer reviews, third-party ratings and blogs are a good source of this information.

Is the body shop certified?

Car repair shops in Australia must have a motor vehicle repair certificate according to the Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations. This certification ensures that the workers who will handle your car are licensed and fully qualified to do the job.

Does the shop give written estimates?

After doing an assessment of the work to be done, a reputable shop should be able to provide an estimate of how much the job is going to cost. Here at Scratch Vanish, we offer an initial estimate at no charge.

How long will the repairs take to finish?

It can be inconvenient to leave your car for a long time, especially if you don’t have an extra vehicle to use. It is important to find a shop that can do the repair quickly but without sacrificing quality.

If you have any hesitation about leaving your car in a body shop, you can consider mobile car repair services that will send a specialist to your home and fix your car right there and then.