How to Choose an Auto Body Shop

How to Choose an Auto Body Shop

Arden is a great place filled with wonderful people. In the past few decades, especially in the five years, several businesses have started or opened new locations in our area. Thousands of new residents have moved to Arden and South Asheville as well.

There no better place to live, work and drive.  We are proud to be a part of this community. In this post, we want to help our neighbors with tips and advice on how to choose the right body shop.

1) Experience and Expertise

The right body shop will be owned and staffed by experienced mechanics and technicians. First Aid Coalition has the experience and expertise to repair vehicles damaged by minor fender-benders or major accidents. Our services include:

  • Minor collision repair
  • Significant vehicle repair
  • Hail damage repair
  • Dent and ding repairs
  • Paint and scratches
  • Free estimates

2) Reputation

Arden residents and businesses are good neighbors. Whether you have been here for years or you have recently moved to the area, you can trust the word-of-mouth of people in our community. Visit our website or Facebook page for reviews from our satisfied customers. We are as committed to customer service as we are quality auto body repairs.

3) Location

If possible, you want to choose a body shop that is convenient to you. Whether it is close to work, school, or your residence, your body shop should be accessible to your route, so it is easy to drop off and pick up your vehicle. First Aid Coalition is located in Arden, convenient to I-26, Asheville Regional Airport, and Biltmore Mall.

4) Insurance

Your insurance company may want several estimates before settling on a collision center. We are here to help vehicle owners work with insurance companies to ensure the best experience possible.

5) Family

We have grown in size and ability to serve our community. Our state-of-the-art facility allows us to do more than ever to keep Asheville and Arden vehicle in top shape. At the same time, we are a family-owned and operated company. Our customers are part of that family, so you can be sure we will take care of you.

6) Knowledge

Can we fix your car, truck, SUV, or any other vehicle? Yes, we can! Regardless of make or model, we have the knowledge to help get your automobile back on the road. We are a full-service body shop featuring a full collision center. If you break it, we fix it!

We know that it can be quite difficult to keep your vehicle in tip-top condition here in the mountains of Asheville. There are all sorts of threats to your car’s body, including:

  • Other drivers and cars in our busy city
  • Parking lots and shopping carts
  • Wind from storms in every season
  • Hail damage
  • Ice storms and falling limbs
  • Gravel from traveling on dirt roads
  • Road debris

In addition to potential threats from natural causes and terrain, fender benders and minor accidents are common in our area. We have almost half of a million people living in Asheville’s metro area, in addition to millions of tourists that visit every year.  As unfortunate as it is, sometimes it seems like vehicle accidents are inevitable.

If your vehicle has been involved in an accident, First Aid Coalition is here to help. We provide free estimates and work with your insurance company to ensure your car is brought back to the condition you expect. We want to help you get back on the road as quickly as possible. If your car’s body needs repair, contact First Aid Collision today.