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How to Repair Deep Scratches on Your Bumper

How to Repair Deep Scratches on Your Bumper

Whether you got in an accident or had your vehicle keyed, deep scratches may linger and hurt you in the long run. Some minor scratches may be easy to ignore and even left alone, but we don’t recommend it, especially with deep scratches. When your vehicle has been cut, it is best to leave the repair in the hands of professional experts.    At db Orlando Collision, we repair scratches of all kinds. Our shop is equipped with the latest technology and state-of-the-art equipment and tools to perfect scratch repairs. Most of the time, scratch repair involves the 5 processes: PREPPING - This process involves inspecting, evaluating, and cleaning up the affected area. Oftentimes, there is lingering dust and debris when someone brings their damaged car to our shop. RESHAPING - If there are dents in addition to the scratches, we will need to restore the shape of your bumper back to its pre-accident appearance.  BODY FILLER - Filling is an integral step of the scratch rep ... read more

What Is Frame Repair and Do You Need It?

What Is Frame Repair and Do You Need It?

At db Orlando Collision, we understand how devastating auto collisions can be. While some people are fortunate enough with a minor scratch or dent, some aren’t. When you have damage to your car frame, you must restore it quickly. Read on to learn more about frame damage and repairs. What Can Frame Damage Do to Your Vehicle? A car frame is like the bones of your vehicle – it supports everything from the car body, engine, suspension, and more. Though not every car accident requires frame repair, recent studies show that frame damage occurs in as many as half of all car accidents on US roadways.    Fortunately, most forms of frame damage are repairable with the proper skills and equipment. It is important for drivers to get the repairs done as soon as possible. Even the most minor frame damage can affect your vehicle’s drivability and safety. For example, a bent frame can lead to an unbalanced car, causing it to pull left or right. Additionally, it can acce ... read more

Car Safety Tips for Parents with Babies and Toddlers

Car Safety Tips for Parents with Babies and Toddlers

It is important to safeguard your child's safety by taking the appropriate precautions. Your child's safety may be enhanced by being aware of possible threats and understanding how to properly protect them. It's never a bad idea to remind parents of the importance of proper driving safety for children. By following these recommendations, you can demonstrate safe driving etiquette to your kids. 1. Maintain order in the car Distracted driving may result in an accident. The driver's concentration may be impaired by cries, screaming, and fights. Texting, eating, and chatting on the phone are all distractions that raise the risk of an accident. If your children are fighting, you should pull over. Wait until you reach your location before answering or replying to a phone call or text message. Set and enforce clear rules for safe driving habits. 2. Put them in the back seats. Under-13-year-old passengers should always sit in the rear seat. This safeguards them from possibl ... read more

Crash Course on What to do After You've Been in a Car Accident!

Crash Course on What to do After You've Been in a Car Accident!

A car accident can happen very quickly, whether you're at fault or another driver, it's important to know what do if you've been in an accident. Here's how you can prepare for the worst: Straight after the accident Stop the car as soon as possible, turn off the engine and put your hazard lights on to warn other vehicles. It's normal to be shaken up after an accident so make sure to take time to calm down and make sure that you are unharmed, as well as any other passengers that are in the car with you. If there are no injuries, make a note of it to prevent any potential injury claims later. Don't apologise or admit any responsibility until you are completely aware of what happened and how it happened. The shock of the incident may lead you to taking responsibility. This will protect you from any liability if it was not your fault. If anyone is hurt, or the road is being blocked due to the accident, call the police and ambulance immediately ... read more

Featured in Fender Bender Digital Edition March 2022

Featured in Fender Bender Digital Edition March 2022

Click here to peek into the March Edition of Fender Bender featuring DB Orlando! Take a look at pages 33-35.

DB Orlando Collision Has Been Featured as "Best Workplace" by National Magazine

DB Orlando Collision Has Been Featured as "Best Workplace" by National Magazine

DB Orlando nominated for Automotive Training Institute's humanitarian award for 2021!

DB Orlando nominated for Automotive Training Institute's humanitarian award for 2021!

"ATI’s Humanitarian of the Year award is different from all others. This award is not about the numbers or Key Performance Indicators of any kind. This award is about people—people giving to others less fortunate and people who are thankful for what they have received for their passion and hard work." -Automotive Training Institute

Take a listen to the DB Orlando presentation given at the ATI Super Conference held in Carlsbad California March of this year!

Take a listen to the DB Orlando presentation given at the ATI Super Conference held in Carlsbad California March of this year!

    

Check out DB Orlando's Drew featured on Makers and Fixers

Check out DB Orlando's Drew featured on Makers and Fixers

Check out DB Orlando's Drew featured on Makers and Fixers,  Just do a quick search by name to see a short bio! Link: MakersandFixers.com

Why Is Water Leaking in My Car?

Why Is Water Leaking in My Car?

Unless you spilled your drink inside your car, any sort of puddle on your car floor means you’ve got a leak on your hands. The first thing you need to check is if the leak is water. It is important you clean up and fix the mess promptly. A wet mat or floor may create odor issues, mold, and mildew and also mess up electrical wiring.   Water leaks in cars can be minor to severe. Below are some common ways that you can get fluid leaks inside your vehicle and how the experts at db Orlando Collision can fix them. Leaking Windows You can commonly find rubber seals along your glass surfaces. Over time, these seals can become brittle and lead to leaks. To resolve the problem, you may need to replace the worn seal with a new one to keep the water out. Leaking Sunroof The sunroof on certain vehicles has a tray. It contains drain holes in the corners to direct rainwater onto the ground beneath the vehicle. These drain holes may get contaminated or clogged with filth. When this ha ... read more