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  • Can I claim hail damage twice?

Can I claim hail damage twice?

2018-09-07T18:02:17+00:00

Paid On Previous Hail Claim - Comprehensive Insurance A vehicle with a lien Instance 1: If there is a lien on the vehicle, getting the hail damage repaired is mandatory. Therefore, if a hail claim has already been made on previous damage and the money wasn't used to repair the vehicle, you will not get paid [...]

Can I claim hail damage twice? 2018-09-07T18:02:17+00:00
  • Stormy Skies Ahead

A True Story: Driving Out The Storm

2018-05-14T10:41:48+00:00

Hail+ On The Highway What To Do & Not To Do If Caught In Tornado While Driving As a professional paintless dent repair & auto hail repair blogger, I have always assumed I would know exactly the steps to take if caught driving in a hail storm, let alone a deadly Tornado. But when [...]

A True Story: Driving Out The Storm 2018-05-14T10:41:48+00:00
  • McKinney Auto hail Repair claims

Is there a auto hail damage insurance claim time limit?

2018-06-12T16:36:57+00:00

McKinney Auto Hail Claim Time Limit - Statute of Limitations In Texas, you have 2 years from the time of the hail incident to claim damages to your personal property including vehicles, your home, and property.  However, if your claim was denied, underpaid or if you believe that you were treated in bad faith, [...]

Is there a auto hail damage insurance claim time limit? 2018-06-12T16:36:57+00:00
  • Call insurance first, or paintless dent repair shop?

Call insurance first, or paintless dent repair shop?

2018-06-12T16:39:06+00:00

Who ya gonna call? The Scenario: A few hail storms come through this year. You think my car might have hail damage and want to see if your insurance will cover the cost to repair but don’t know the protocol you should follow. The Protocol: This is a familiar story during the spring and [...]

Call insurance first, or paintless dent repair shop? 2018-06-12T16:39:06+00:00
  • North Texas Hail Damage

I have pre-existing auto hail damage, should I wait until the next storm to file a claim?

2018-04-30T09:37:30+00:00

Waiting Out The Storm Are you waiting out the storm? A time and money saver or a not so good idea? If my car has hail damage from an earlier hail storm, can I want to wait and see if it hails again before I file a hail damage claim with my [...]

I have pre-existing auto hail damage, should I wait until the next storm to file a claim? 2018-04-30T09:37:30+00:00
  • Hail Damage Repair

Can hail damaged cars be repaired?

2018-04-24T09:53:20+00:00

Auto Hail Damage? Can it be Repaired with PDR? Hail Storms Don't Care About Your Schedule In most hail damage cases we see, yes - the dents left behind by hailstones can be repaired. The only caveat is the condition of the metal & paint of the panel that is damaged. If the [...]

Can hail damaged cars be repaired? 2018-04-24T09:53:20+00:00
  • Direct Repair Shops - Insurance Steering

Direct Repair – Get the Facts

2018-04-17T13:04:50+00:00

What is Direct Repair? What is a "Direct Repair" shop? Before we address the big question of "What is Direct Repair?", let's take a minute to really break it down...put it in perspective. Everybody wants a deal. There is nothing wrong with that. In fact, you should ALWAYS shop around. But does [...]

Direct Repair – Get the Facts 2018-04-17T13:04:50+00:00

Advise for purchasing a new but hail damaged car from a dealership?

2018-06-12T16:42:38+00:00

Buying a Dealership Car With Hail Damage - Is It Worth It? If you are looking into catching a hail of a deal at a dealership on a new vehicle with hail damage, there are a few facts you should consider. Everyone loves a deal but nobody loves a lemon. In this article, The Hail [...]

Advise for purchasing a new but hail damaged car from a dealership? 2018-06-12T16:42:38+00:00
  • Auto Hail Repair McKinney Inspections

Will hail damage lower trade-in value of car?

2018-04-13T13:49:29+00:00

Car Has Hail Damage, Will This Lower My Trade-In Value? If your vehicle was caught in the early spring midwest hail storms, your car or truck might have some hail damage. We have had some clients ask if the value of their car would be compromised due to the dent & ding damage. Short [...]

Will hail damage lower trade-in value of car? 2018-04-13T13:49:29+00:00
  • Auto Hail Repair McKinney Inspections

Hail Dent Removal Tips

2018-04-13T14:42:20+00:00

Can I remove auto hail dents at home? After the 2017 McKinney, TX summer of catastrophic hail storms, we have received multiple questions about DIY auto hail repair. We have also repaired a few botched DIY hail dent removal jobs. The Hail Shop USA is here to answer your questions about the following most popular DIY [...]

Hail Dent Removal Tips 2018-04-13T14:42:20+00:00