How to get a FREE Estimate
If you have been in an accident or need your vehicle repaired, you understand that getting an estimate may not be as easy as it seems. One of the main questions that come up in getting an estimate is whether you decide to make an insurance claim. An estimate is a vital to knowing whether making a claim is a smart idea or not. Through this article we will explain the most important information on getting an estimate and financing the repairs whether its cash or paid by your insurance.
Shops like Matrix Auto Collision, a Detroit collision shop, offer a variety of ways to get an estimate.
Here are some ways you can get an Estimate
- Drive By Estimates
If you are in the area, pull into our conveniently located location on Eight Mile and Pine Hurst on the west side of Detroit. We have a dedicated parking spot for quick estimates. When you pull in we will greet you and start learning about the damage to the car. We will take down your VIN, and examine underlying parts. Next we will come into he office where we will start writing up the estimate using our state of the art estimating system which gives accurate prices. Once that is done we will hand you a printed version of the estimate and walk you through the cost and repair process.
- Online Estimates
If your car is unable to drive or you are far away, utilize our online estimating tool at matrixautoinc.com/contactus fill out this form and we will get back to you. Try to upload as many pictures as you can. We typically respond within a couple of hours, get in touch with a leading Detroit collision shop today!
- Call Us
You can always give us a call and walk us through he damage over the phone. It is hard to tell what is damage over the phone but we will do our best to give an accurate estimate. Typically we will ask you to email us photos.
Once you get an estimate the amount decides whether you should make an insurance claim. The typical deductible amount is $500 so if the estimate is under $500 it obviously doesn’t make sense to make a claim. We recommend you make claims on estimates 2x or more the cost of your estimate, in this case $1000 or more. Work with a leading Detroit Auto Body repair shop today!
If you have any questions on the estimate or insurance process just email us or give us a call!