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Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In raising a dealership body shop from the dead, what should I do first, fix the...

I'm looking into becoming an estimator in a high-production body shop. I'm pretty green as far as being in a body shop, but I...

Since the Patriot Act, two-party checks have been difficult to deposit without having the correct paperwork. Insurance companies know this, and some have...

Can a shop be productive doing combination work? I recently took over a shop where each car is repaired, painted and detailed by the...

What are the rules/laws when it comes to insurers not wanting to pay for rental coverage for their insureds? What needs to be done?...

How can my shop build an authorization and go after an insurance company that refues to pay our door rates? Question asked by Richard Bappert,...

We have three vehicle damage appraisers and are thinking of switching to a commission system to pay them. Do you have any advice on how...

What materials are included in the paint and material allowance on insurance estimates? Question asked by: Debbie Edwards, Nelson Collision, Inc., Fowlerville, Mich....

What materials are included in the paint and material allowance on insurance estimates? Question asked by: Debbie Edwards, Nelson Collision, Inc., Fowlerville, Mich. Generally, the insurer’s...

Is it worth my time to mess around with social media? I'm trying to figure out if any body shops have gained new customers...

I work as an estimator at a large DRP shop. What classes or training can I pursue to take my career to the next...

What is the law regarding the paint material caps that insurance companies put on estimates? Are they against the law in all states or...

I'm a college student currently pursuing my art degree, but I'm also thinking about going to UTI to get trained in the collision repair...

Why do body shop technicians bounce around so much? How and what can you do to keep them at a shop when they're turning...

How can we get customers to pay for their portion of the repairs? We have two completed jobs in our shop right now that...