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View our comprehensive “How To” videos that show you how to complete your repairs. Each video includes step-by-step instructions to help you skip the auto body repair shop and conveniently execute the needed repairs yourself. For slightly more extensive guidance, visit our Directions page. We recommend to read the directions before viewing the videos to fully understand the repair process.

  1. 5 Questions to Ask a Dealer About a Used Car

    5 Questions to Ask a Dealer About a Used Car
    5 Questions to Ask a Dealer About a Used Car Purchasing a new car can be a tall order, especially if it is used. There is a lot of information you will need to know, and the dealer should be able to answer any questions you have. Here are five questions to ask a dealer about a used car. What’s...
  2. Easiest Car Repairs You Can Do on Your Own

    Easiest Car Repairs You Can Do on Your Own
    Easiest Car Repairs You Can Do on Your Own If you don’t have a trusted mechanic, you can easily get overcharged for simple repairs that you can do on your own. To save money and fix your car, learn about the easiest car repairs you can do on your own. Scratch Repair If you suffer from a scratch on your...
  3. 5 Important Reasons to Wash Your Car Often

    5 Important Reasons to Wash Your Car Often
    5 Important Reasons to Wash Your Car Often A lot of care goes into owning a car, and washing it should become a part of your regular maintenance routine. It doesn’t matter if you go to a local car wash or do it yourself, just understand its importance. Here are some reasons to wash your car. Make It Look Nice An...
  4. Tips for Car Shopping Online

    Tips for Car Shopping Online
    Tips for Car Shopping Online The internet has made shopping incredibly easy and continues to become the norm. By 2021, it is expected that there will be 230.5 million digital shoppers. However, shopping for items like cars is a bit different than your typical Amazon purchase. Here are some tips for car shopping online. Have A Budget The first thing you should...
  5. Tips on How to Perfectly Match Your Car Paint

    Tips on How to Perfectly Match Your Car Paint
    Tips on How to Perfectly Match Your Car Paint At first, you might think cosmetic damage could cause a huge headache to fix. The process has been streamlined for the owner, though, so they can make their car look as good as new after damage occurs. A big concern people have after exterior damage is how to make sure the...
  6. How to Properly Prepare Your Car for Touch-Up Paint

    How to Properly Prepare Your Car for Touch-Up Paint
    Your car’s exterior is what everyone sees when you are driving on the road. No matter the make or model, you always want your vehicle to look pristine. Unfortunately, scratches can happen easily; however, you don’t need to panic. A few scratches won’t ruin your car for good—here’s how to properly prepare your car for touch-up paint. Identify the Damage...
  7. What to Consider When Choosing A Car Color

    What to Consider When Choosing A Car Color
    CarMax ran a poll from 2017 to 2018 and discovered that the majority of the cars sold were black or white. Deciding on a car color is challenging—this is a big investment, so take your time before settling on an option. Here’s our guide on what to consider when choosing a car color. Where You Live Where you live may dictate the car...
  8. 13 Common Driving Mistakes That Can Cause Damage to Your Car

    13 Common Driving Mistakes That Can Cause Damage to Your Car
    Driving is one of the most common forms of transportation, but it can also be one of the most dangerous if you’re not careful. We tend to make silly mistakes on the road or fall into bad driving habits, putting our safety at risk and sometimes leading to accidents. These can be very costly, so become aware of the most common...
  9. The Most Common Causes of Paint Damage You Need to Dodge

    The Most Common Causes of Paint Damage You Need to Dodge
    A part of keeping your car in pristine condition is making sure the paint is intact. There are a lot of substances that can harm your car’s paint; however, you can learn how to avoid them if you know the most common causes of paint damage. Sunlight You never want to keep your car exposed outside for a few reasons. Among them...
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