Blog

The Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket Parts

difference between aftermarket and oem parts
Oh no, the dreaded breakdown, or worse, you have been in an accident. With most drivers this type of occurrence is rare and there might be some words you have not heard in a while, like original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts and “aftermarket”. But one thing is certain, you just want to get your vehicle – Read More

Why We Are the Best Auto Body Shop in Long Beach California

If you have been in a collision or auto accident in the Long Beach area, then you owe it to yourself to go with the best auto body shop in Long Beach. This stressful time is not the time to take chances on lesser known vendors. At Quality Assured Collision Center we are highly rated – Read More

What Type of Auto Insurance Should Drivers Get?

auto insurance
Disclaimer: Quality Assured Collision Center is not a licensed insurance agent. This advice should not replace the guidance of a licensed auto insurance agent. While drivers may not have a choice when it comes to getting car insurance, they do have several choices in the types of coverage. This article will guide you through understanding what – Read More

What is a Direct Repair Program (DRP) Auto Body Shop

auto body shop
Choosing an auto body shop after an accident is a binary choice. Go with a shop of your choosing or go with the shop the insurance company suggests. So why not just go with the insurance company? Auto insurance can be a great thing to have, especially if things go wrong. When something happens to – Read More

Is Electric Vehicle Auto Body Repair the Same as Conventional Cars?

electric vehicle auto body repairs
Electric vehicle auto body repair is a growing segment within the auto body industry for good reason. Over 125 million electric vehicles will be on the road by 2030. This is a huge increase from the mere 3 million that were on the road in 2017. So it is safe to say that electric vehicles, – Read More

Understanding Auto Frame Repair

auto frame repair
Ugh, a fender bender or a major accident! No one wants to see damage to their prized possession, but did you know that cosmetic damage can only be the start? There may be both visible damage and hidden damage underneath the body. That is why you need to have professionals with experience in auto frame – Read More

The Complete Bumper Repair Guide

There are as many ways to damage a bumper as there are different types of bumpers. Bumpers can be made from steel, aluminum, plastic, fiberglass or a combination of these materials. Knowing how and when to repair a damaged bumper versus when to replace takes specialized knowledge and experience. While duct tape and hammers may – Read More

Auto Body Repair Myths

auto body repair
Getting into an accident with your vehicle is stressful. Adding on to that, you now have to deal with the process of an  auto body repair. Here are some common myths about auto body repair to help prepare you, so that you are equipped with the correct information.   Myth #1: You must use the – Read More

Do Minor Auto Body Collisions Cause Hidden Damage?

auto body collisions
Many of us will experience a car accident at some point in our lives, even if it’s only a fender bender, so it’s prudent to know what to do when an accident occurs. We tend to categorize auto body collisions into accidents of major and minor damage. Many of us would refer to this as – Read More

You Were in an Auto Collision, Now What?

auto collision
Getting into an auto collision, no matter the severity, can be a life-altering experience for anyone involved. Especially when you factor in the aftermath of an auto collision, including legal, insurance, personal injury, and vehicle repair costs.   Post Auto Collision Steps If you ever find yourself at the disadvantage of being involved in a – Read More