August, 2011 Archives - BodyShop Business
Getting on a DRP

A body shop owner wrote to me and asked how to get on a DRP. Here is the advice I gave him.

The Restoration Continues

Publisher Scott Shriber gives an update on the father-and-son restoration of his 1962 Oldsmobile Super 88.

Are Insurers Infringing Upon Consumers’ Rights in the Repair Process?

Some insurers have begun asserting that they have an “interest” in the repair. Others are “electing to repair” policyholders’ vehicles without their consent. A look at two court cases might shed some light on whether they’re in the right.

6H Rule: My Compliance Experience

Watching a video of our state inspector explaining our state’s regulations regarding the 6H Rule nearly induced a panic attack in me as I realized I wasn’t compliant. So I got busy and here’s my story.

Diagnosing Electrical Problems Post-Collision

Diagnosing electrical problems relating to a crash can sometimes be tricky business. Understanding some of the fundamentals of electrical wiring and components can help.

Purchasing a Spraybooth

A good spraybooth should paint your ledger in the black, not the red. Experts agree on several key features that make a booth a good investment.

Diary of a Bad Collision Repair Part II

It’s been almost one year since I exposed some butcher jobs in the North Carolina collision market, and guess what? They’re still happening.