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It’s that time of year where the weather can get go either way with ice storms and freezing rain to slick snow and icy roads. The weather is unpredictable in February in the St. Louis and surrounding areas and it’s a good practice every year to take precautions where you can to protect your car from ice storm damage and even hail. Here are some tips to help you from costly damages with auto body repairs from natures unpredictable elements.
How can Ice cause damage to my car?
Ice storms can cause tremendous amounts of damage. Ice can cause sizable dents in your car upon impact if it falls from the sky or even high areas such as a tree or power lines. During the freezing or melting process, ice can produce cracks or even dings in the paint. Ice crystals can hit hard up against the car while driving and penetrate the paints surface.
What should I do if my car sustains damage from ice storms in St. Louis, MO area?
If you have damage from ice first step to take is get an estimate from your local auto body shop in the St. Louis area. If you have comprehensive coverage your local auto body shop’s certified technicians and estimators can file a claim and get your insurance claim process started. It’s best to get ahead of it so the damage does not progress. Paint can chip and flake and weaken the body with rust setting in. Repairs will then go up and no one wants that!
How can I protect my car from ice storm damage in St. Louis, MO?
Spirit West Rapid Refinish in Manchester, MO in the St. Louis County offers paint matching, paintless dent repair (PDR), windshield replacement, and insurance claims assistance. Give us a call or stop in for a free estimate on auto body repairs if you should sustain damage from ice storms this Winter season.
Spirit West Rapid Refinish, established in 2011, was formed to focus on providing quality service for customers who are paying out of pocket for automobile repairs and streamline the workflow volume.
Spirit West Rapid Refinish take great pride with teamwork and our commitment to making sure our team receives training on the latest innovative state-of-the-art equipment and collision repair techniques.
We are proud to say our team is family, and we treat our customers like family too. Whether you need minor collision repair services, bumper repair or vehicle paint, give us a call today (636) 386-8060 to see how we can restore your vehicle to its original factory finish or stop by the shop 14643 Manchester Rd, Manchester, MO 63011 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm closed 12pm-1pm daily.
Spirit West Motor Carriage, founded in 1977, is a full-service auto body repair shop serving the St. Louis and surrounding Metro area. For nearly four decades, our family-owned business and our experienced staff have been providing quality auto collision repair, mechanical, paintless dent repair (PDR), complete paint refinishing, and wheel and framing alignment services.