Auto Body Repair Estimate
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How to Get An Auto Body Repair Insurance Estimate in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
If your insurance provider wants you to visit a “Direct Repair” or “Preferred” body shop in their network to have an estimate written:
Tachoir Auto Body participates in these arrangements with most providers and can write a prelimanary estimate for your insurance claim. Just tell your claim rep you would like to take your vehicle to Tachoir Auto Body for an estimate and your claim rep can tell you if Tachoir Auto Body a “Direct” or “Preferred” shop in their network.
If we are not a “Direct Repair” or “Preferred” shop for your insurance provider, we can guide you through the process of getting an estimate. Most likely your insurance provider will have you take photos of the damage with your smartphone and send it to them directly so they can start an initial estimate. Occasionally if the company does not use an app, they will send a claims adjuster to your residence to look at the damaged vehicle.
All work we perform under a “Direct Repair” or non “Direct Repair” arrangement comes with a Lifetime Warranty on Workmanship.
Getting an Estimate
Once you’ve chosen to get an auto body estimate, you’ll need to make an appointment. Estimates take roughly 30 minutes, are commitment free, and are free of cost. This is not a process that you want to rush, as you want the most accurate estimate possible. After the inspection, you should receive an itemized estimate.
Now is the time you should review the evaluation and ask the estimator any questions or voice any concerns. The costs for damage can vary according to the extent of the damage, parts availability, make and model of the vehicle, and the amount of labor required to complete the repair. They may ask you if you prefer OEM parts, meaning that you can choose to have original equipment manufacturer parts that could be more expensive, or you can let the body shop choose to source the parts from a reputable but more economical parts manufacturer. Remember that skilled labor comes at a premium, and paying for their expertise is an investment in your vehicle’s value and your safety.