For a collision, or any other auto repair, you need to acquire a repair estimate. One of the questions we often receive is whether we charge for an estimate. The short answer is no. More accurately, though, it depends whether you want a preliminary estimate or an accurate estimate.
What Is a Preliminary Repair Estimate?
We provide a preliminary repair estimate free of charge. In fact, we suggest staying away from any collision shops that charge for this basic service.
For a preliminary estimate, bring your car to our shop. We will make note of the visible damages, determine labor cost, and factor additional work, such as auto paint restoration.
The process is free, but the estimate in the ballpark. Expect the actual cost to be plus or minus a few hundred or thousand dollars.
You can take your car to multiple collision shops for a preliminary repair estimate. Continue Reading →