6 reasons why you should lease a car

calendarMarch 18, 2016

Are you looking into buying a new car? There’s nothing more awesome than driving the “car of the year”! But before you sink all of your money into a brand new 0-mile vehicle, you may want to consider leasing a vehicle. Here are a few reasons why you should lease a car instead of buying: …

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4 ways to calm your commute

calendarMarch 11, 2016

What is more stressful than being late to work? Being late to work AND sitting in traffic! According to Forbes, Los Angeles is ranked among the top 10 cities for worst traffic in the world. In 2005, the average Angeleno experienced roughly 72 hours of delay per year. Imagine how much worse things have gotten …

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how to increase a car accident settlement

calendarFebruary 11, 2016

A motor vehicle accident or collision can be a huge setback. You won’t have a vehicle for the duration of the repairs, and you may end up paying out a hefty fee for the insurance deductible. Thankfully, if you go about it the right way, you can increase the settlement from your insurance company. Here’s …

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how much does insurance go up after a car accident?

calendarFebruary 4, 2016

It’s a well-known fact that your insurance premiums increase after a car accident. The only unknown factor is HOW MUCH the premiums rise. Unfortunately, there’s no “one size fits all” answer to the problem. Every insurance company has its own metrics for determining monthly or yearly premiums, or calculating how much to raise payments after …

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top car insurance myths

calendarJanuary 29, 2016

Contrary to what you may think, your insurance company does NOT have your best interests at heart. They are a company providing a product/service that you need, but their goal is to profit from your business. Make no mistake: most insurance companies provide quality service at a wonderful price. They are there to help you …

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top 5 things to look for when comparing body shop estimates

calendarJanuary 22, 2016

When you compare estimates from the various shops for collision repair in San Fernando Valley, do you only look at the price? While the cost of the repair is one important factor, there’s another, more important factor to consider: quality. Think about it: spend $500 on a repair job that will last you 1 year, …

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tired of those unsightly dings on your car?

calendarJanuary 14, 2016

It’s amazing how the tiny nicks, dings, and dents on your front and rear bumpers tend to add up! No matter how good of a driver you are, it’s nearly impossible to completely avoid tiny bumps or scrapes. The damage may be minor, but if you’re a perfectionist, you may be well fed up with …

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protecting your cars paint job by washing it the right way

calendarJanuary 7, 2016

Everyone takes care of their vehicle’s engine, transmission, tires, brakes, and other moving parts, but have you ever given your paint job a thought? Lack of maintenance and care can affect your car’s appearance, making it look old and faded before its time. Washing the vehicle every week or two can keep it looking beautiful …

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how to keep rust away from your car

calendarDecember 23, 2015

Rust is to metal as Lex Luthor is to Superman: an archenemy! Rust will eat away at every part of your car, and it can increase the severity of even minor body damage. Have you noticed these signs? Bubbling beneath the vehicle’s paint job Paint flaking off around a scratch Dark, rusty particles falling from …

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8 things you need to do after you get into a car accident

calendarDecember 11, 2015

Car accidents are, sadly, sometimes unavoidable. No matter how safe you are, the risk of accidents or collisions is fairly high thanks to all the other less-safe drivers that share the road. Understanding what to do in case of an accident will help you be prepared for when it happens: Pull off the road — …

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