While many people trust that their insurance company will get them back on the road as quickly as possible. Just remember its not all up to your insurance company. Here are tips to consider when looking for an auto body repair shop.
According to an article at autos.aol.com, “The Case of the Fender Bender”
“Car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. With millions of drivers on the road every day, many of them distracted by phone calls, messy burritos, bad weather or lack of sleep, crashes are inevitable. Luckily, most of these accidents are relatively minor and nobody gets injured.
But a minor accident can seriously damage the outside your car. Areas like the fenders and doors are especially susceptible to damage.
While it’s generally the insurance company’s job to get your car patched up and back on the road when this happens, there are a few things you should know in order to ensure that your car is properly fixed.
1. You can choose the body shop
Insurance companies can refer you to shops that they work with, but ultimately you can choose who does the work. Most insurance-recommended body shops are reputable and perform high-quality repairs, but there are a few bad eggs out there that cut corners to get the job done faster and cheaper. These shops will entice insurance adjusters with lower repair costs, but that could result in a shoddy repair. Before agreeing to get your car fixed at an insurance-recommended shop, do some research.” To read the entire article click here.