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4412 Suitland Road
Suitland, Maryland 20744
Service: 301.420.STOP (7876)
Body Shop: 301.420.6688
Step: 1: Estimate
During the estimating process the vehicle is thoroughly inspected, and relevant information is detailed into a damage report (estimate) that determines the initial cost of repairs. Additionally, there is often hidden damage that cannot be seen until after the vehicle has been disassembled.

Step: 2: Approval
After the estimate has been completed, the insurance company must come out to do a visual inspection of the vehicle. The insurance company will determine if the vehicle is repairable. Once approved, then the technician can begin the actual repair process.

Step: 3: Disassembly
During disassembly hidden damage is often found, and inner structure repairs are determined. When this is the case then the insurance company must approve the additional repairs and often times this requires an additional site visit.

Step: 4: Order Parts
The required parts for your vehicle are ordered, and availability is checked. When a part must be special ordered, that will be done as soon as possible.

Step: 5: Structure Repair
Our frame machine is used to analyze and repair the structure of your vehicle which assures an accurate repair. The unibody is now returned to factory specifications.

Step: 6: Body Repair
Body repair consists of replacing exterior panels, and all metal finishing that is required. The vehicle begins to take shape as sheet metal is installed and aligned to exact specifications.

Step: 7: Paint
Expert preparation is a critical step in the refinishing process of every vehicle. All panels are prepared for refinishing, then primed and sealed to assure good adhesion when the final top color and clear coats of refinish are applied.

Step: 8: Reassembly
During reassembly final moldings and detail pieces are attached to the vehicle. All the vehicle's systems are checked during this process. The vehicle is almost complete and ready for delivery when it is in this stage.

Step: 9: Clean-up
During the repair process the vehicle accumulates dust from the repairs which will be thoroughly cleaned. It will also be road tested to ensure that everything is working properly. A final inspection will assure that the vehicle is completely restored to its pre-accident condition.

Step: 10: Complete
When the customer picks up the finished vehicle, the paperwork is explained and completed. The vehicle has now been completed and restored.