Can It Be Repaired Or Does It Need to Be Replaced? - Part II | San Antonio | Auto Body and Paint | Collision Repair | Auto Body Repair | Auto Body Shop
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Can It Be Repaired Or Does It Need to Be Replaced? – Part II

repairing Vs Replacing auto body parts

Nearly 400 auto accidents occur every day in San Antonio. Auto Body and Paint shops around the city must decide whether a particular part of a car should either be replaced or repaired. An auto body shop can be directed by the insurance company. It is usually the technicians at the paint and auto body shops who determine what is best for each car. There are four options for collision repair after an accident. We discussed last week what to do if the vehicle is totaled. We will be discussing the two other options in the coming days.

After deciding that the car cannot be salvaged, the next step is to decide if the damaged part should be fixed. It is important to consider the cost of replacing or repairing each component. It is similar to sculpting, and can be done with great skill. The hourly rate for repairing a part may be higher than that of replacing it. Repairing a damaged panel of body is about blending it with the rest of your car to make it look like there was no damage.

The process of repair is complex and broken down into multiple steps. The metal is then shaped and touched up with a clay-like substance. Miracle Body and Paint only uses the best products to match and shape the repaired part. You will be unable to identify the damage until you receive your vehicle.

We’ll be discussing the options available when the part is determined to need to be replaced later in the week. Miracle Body and Paint is a San Antonio auto shop that you can trust. We are proud to show you why so many San Antonio residents have chosen us as their auto paint and body shop. We can help you save money on your deductible.