If you see something, say something
Nov15

If you see something, say something

In our busy lives, common curtesy can be overlooked. We teach our children to be honest and take responsibility for our actions. Those same values apply if we accidently bump another vehicle.  Since we are an auto repair facility, we see lots of cars with varying degrees of damage.  Many folks are shocked when they find damage to their vehicle with no indication of what happened. If you bump a car, and the owner is not present, leave a note. If you see someone bump a vehicle, jot down the license plate number and any other description, date and time.  This is considered a hit and run and is against the law. When you see a car accident, if possible, offer to be a witness.  The difference between being charged with an at fault accident or not can depend on one third party witness.  We have seen customers pay up to a $1000 insurance deductible because there was no witness.  We hope you are never in this situation but when accidents occur, we may not think about providing contact information. If you are in an accident, exchange names, phone numbers and vehicle information. You may not notice the damage until later or determine it was more than you thought to repair. Being a good citizen is our duty.  If you travel with children, remind them to be careful when opening car doors. Sometimes damage can’t be avoided.  The Dent Shoppe is here to repair damage to vehicles.  Many jobs can be completed while you wait and perhaps at a lower cost than you think. Feel free to call or stop by during business hours. Photos of damage can also be submitted through our website. -Sandra...

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Trunk or Treat on October 26th
Oct15

Trunk or Treat on October 26th

Trunk or Treat is a benefit for the Twin Lakes food Bank. There was a Halloween parade, great music, nicely decorated vehicles, costume contests and fun for all.  Thanks for the donated canned food that will go to the Twin Lakes Food Bank of Folsom. Thanks to the Mustang club for supporting the event. Thanks to Ray and the Cappuccino Cruisers for putting on this fun event for the...

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Dent Shoppe Celebrates 13th Anniversary with Charity Week
Oct07

Dent Shoppe Celebrates 13th Anniversary with Charity Week

The Dent Shoppe in Folsom is celebrating 13 years in business with a charity drive for the Twin Lakes Food Bank. During the week of October 10th through 15th, they will be donating 10% of revenues to the Food Bank. Sandra and Gabe run a true family business. They offer a service called paintless dent removal. The technique allows technicians to remove dents and dings without the use of bondo or paint. Most dent removal jobs cost between $75 and $250 and take about an hour. Over the last few years they have expanded their offerings. Sandra added, “We provide expert paint and body work too. Our in-house color matching system allows us to create the correct shade and just the right amount of paint for each job. That saves our customers money.” The Dent Shoppe team can remove dents, repair and paint bumpers, and provide expert body work. They also fix curbed wheels, recondition foggy headlamps and service windshield chips. “Customers love the one stop shop,” said Gabe. “That’s how we differentiate ourselves and add value.” The Dent Shoppe is located at 9521 Greenback Lane at Madison in Folsom. Look for the big purple sign, Paintless Dent Removal. Business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm. No appointment is necessary for a free estimate. They can be reached at (916)...

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Consumers Beware
Aug29

Consumers Beware

If it sounds too good to be true . . . If you are approached in a parking lot by someone offering to fix your dent on the spot, run the other way. There is no legitimate dent repair person that will aggressively persist to fix your dent on the spot. We hear stories all the time of people who tell us that that they were approached by someone offering a dent repair on the spot for a low price. The price is negotiated down, and down until it sounds too good to pass up. After a few minutes, the vehicle is damaged beyond a simple repair. There may be sharp poke marks in the metal, cracked paint, or poor body work. Some tricksters will even apply roofing tar or some other substance to hide the additional damage that they have caused. The customer is then told to leave that on for a couple of days and wash it off and the dent will be gone. The damage becomes far greater and the correct repair cost will be much higher after their “fix.”   The local police are looking out for these criminals. If you are approached, get their license plate number as you politely tell them you are not interested in their services. They have even stolen business cards from our shop to swindle folks. What a dirty trick. Please don’t be a...

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Why do business with the Dent Shoppe?
Mar24

Why do business with the Dent Shoppe?

We are a local business that offers years of experience, personalized service and fast results.  No appointment is necessary for a free estimate.  We are open 6 days a week for your convenience. Come to us or we can come to you. Mobile service is available in the Sacramento area. Check with us before you go to the body shop.  We provide expert body and paint repair for minor collision damage. We work with all insurance companies. You have the right to have your car repaired at any licensed facility and the same warrantee applies. We can put you in a rental car and may even help with your deductible. The Dent Shoppe welcomes all insurance work for auto glass chip repair. Same day service usually...

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