Steps in the Collision Repair Process

June 6th, 2017 by

If you haven’t been in an accident before, the process, from collision to paid and repaired vehicle, can seem confusing. We’ve put together a simple list to help un-complicate the process for you. The Accident At the accident, make sure you do the following: ● Take photos of the scene, preferably before any of the

The Cost of Repainting a Vehicle after a Collision

May 18th, 2017 by

After a collision, your car may have suffered dents and scratches, among other things. When it’s been put back together and runs like new, does it look like new? At the very least, does it look (and run) like it did before the accident? If the answer is no, it may be due to the

Preventing Pothole Damage

May 9th, 2017 by

After each winter, the number of potholes on the road seems to multiply. Unfortunately, the damage a pothole can do to your vehicle is potentially devastating, so it’s important to be on the lookout for potholes and learn how to minimize the damage. Believe it or not, there are several things you can do to

Hogan & Van Certified Auto Body Repairs

May 5th, 2017 by

Hogan & Van Auto Body Earns Official Certification and Prestigious Top Automaker Recognition Hogan & Van Auto Body has been officially Certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facility necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications. In achieving their

Frame Measuring

April 26th, 2017 by

There is a lot of advertising out there for new cars! You probably know more about the latest developments in the automotive industry than you think you do when it comes to consumerism. There are also a lot of changes going on deep inside new cars – all the way down to their frames. But,

How to Handle a Collision with an Uninsured Driver

April 18th, 2017 by

Ideally, and according to the law, every driver in the United States would be insured. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Unfortunately, uninsured and underinsured drivers are on the roads, and you have no way of knowing when you’ll come across one. What is an underinsured driver? An uninsured driver is one who is

Small Changes to Drive Green

April 11th, 2017 by

Going green, eating green, and protecting the environment are terms we hear all over the place now. It may seem like the latest trend, but do you know how easy it is to do? Benefits of ‘Going Green’ Not only is green healthier for you and for the environment, it can save you some green

Car Collisions Basics

April 6th, 2017 by

If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident, or if you’ve had to deal with the aftermath of one, there is a good chance you’re familiar with certain aspects of one. In order to stay safe and prevent an accident, or to ensure that you, your passengers, and your vehicle are safe after one,