Our Process

The Automotive Collision Repair Process

At Advanced Autobody, we minimize the impact of an auto accident by providing quality, convenient and cost effective repairs done right the first time, on time. We deliver the highest quality repairs, backed by a lifetime guarantee. You can also refer to some of our frequently asked questions. Advanced Autobody is consistently recognized for providing the highest level of customer satisfaction largely due to our commitment to continued communication throughout the repair process.

The Estimate

The estimator will inspect your vehicle to assess the amount of damage sustained. An estimate is prepared and you will be given a completion date and asked to sign authorization for repairs. The estimate is submitted to your insurance company for their approval of the repairs to be completed. Read More »

Damage & Parts

Your vehicle is in the shop and is ready to be disassembled. Once parts have been removed, a secondary inspection will determine if there is any damage that was not detected initially. If more damage is found, a supplemental report is sent to the insurance company. Read More »

Body and Structural Repair

If necessary, your vehicle will be placed on a unibody repair equipment. New panels will be prepared and installed. Priming, sealing, and corrosion protection is added to the new parts. All work is inspected and tested. Once the repairs are signed off, the vehicle will head to the paint department. Read More »


Vehicles are pressure washed and chemically cleaned, then prepped, primed, sanded and sealed. The last stage before entering the paint booth is taping and masking, which will protect the parts of the vehicle that will not need painting. The vehicle is now ready to undergo our multi-step refinishing process. Read More »

Reassembly & The Finishing Touches

Parts that were removed for painting are reassembled, the vehicle is realigned, and climate control is checked for proper operation. The vehicle is then detailed and any extras (such as pinstripes) are taken care of. The vehicle is inspected and taken for a test drive. Read More »