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Tip. 4 Add revenue by offering clear coat protection with wax or sealant coating.

Probably everyone has had at least once this beautiful feeling when a car is presented to you after an accident repair. Shiny, freshly painted and clean (if your body shop cares enough). We all wish it would stay like that forever. Well, here is when a body shop professional could offer another service- clear coat …

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Tip 5. How to increase your body shop revenue by replacing or repairing windscreens.

In this post I want to talk about another useful service, which a body shop craftsman could offer to their customers, this of windscreen replacement or repair. Statistics  Even if there is no accurate statistics of how much of the overall number of crashes involve windscreen damages, we can surely say that it is quite …

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Variety of orbital sanding machines. Difference not to be ignored.

When we speak about different aspects of the car body repairs, usually we mainly discuss the quality of the materials, especially chemicals. No doubt, the final result of any refinishing job depends on paint, clear or primer used. However, it is of utmost importance not to forget how important is the preparation stage, including such …

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What a painter should learn from coronavirus pandemic?

Nowadays press, internet and television bombard us with threatening statistics about COVID-19, or coronavirus in plain English. Everyday a new country is added to the list of infected areas, numbers of sick people with a death toll statistics cause panic and fear. Dust masks and hand antiseptic disappeared. People from all over the world have …

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4 + 2 things car painter and a doctor have in common (revisited)

I wrote this article almost 7 years ago in February 2013, and since then many of our readers referred to it, and, actually, used it in the business presentations and discussions across refinishing industry. It is always fun to make comparisons of incomparable things. After the years, I came across of two more things, which …

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What force is the ultimate drive for change in the collision repair industry?

Insurance companies’ role. I admit that it is a tricky question without an obvious answer for everyone. However, I believe that insurance companies – the main payers of the repair bills – push the collision repair industry forward. Some of you may disagree, claiming, not without a good reason, that insurers often prevent bodyshops from …

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Ceramic coatings from the painter’s point of view.

Undoubtedly, ceramic coatings, or nano/glass coatings, have taken the automotive aftermarket by storm. Let me refer to these products, by generic term “ceramic coatings” further in the article. Dozens of brands have appeared, and each of them claims the best results, ultimate gloss and protection, which lasts for years. Some colleagues of mine, those who …

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