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Dent Shoppe Celebrates 11th Anniversary

For Immediate Release Date: October 6, 2014 Information: 916-296-3368 Contact: Sandra Coleman Dent Shoppe 9521 Greenback Lane #200 Folsom, CA 95630 www.dentshoppe.com   The Dent Shoppe in Folsom is celebrating 11 years in business with a charity drive for the Twin Lakes Food Bank. During the week of October 13th through 18th, 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, paint bumpers, repair curbed wheels, recondition foggy headlamps and fix 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) 296-3368 or www.dentshoppe.com....

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Preventing Scratches

Preventing Scratches

Wash your car once a week. Dirt on the paint can easily lead to scratches. Don’t slide objects across the paint. Even grocery bags can cause scratches. If you wash a car by hand, don’t use an abrasive cloth such as one with synthetic fibers. We suggest a clean sponge or sheepskin mitt. Hose off any dirt or grime before you begin washing, and frequently rinse the sponge or mitt in clean water. If it drops on the ground, don’t use it until it has been thoroughly cleaned. Dry the paint with a clean chamois or terrycloth towels. Wax using microfiber towels or soft all-cotton cloths, such as cloth diapers. We Care About Your Car! Dent Shoppe 9521 Greenback Lane #200 Folsom, CA 95662 916-296-3368...

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Paintless Dent Removal or Insurance Claim ?

Customers sometimes ask us if we work with insurance companies.  Paintless dent removal is fairly economical.   It is rare to turn in an insurance claim for our services.  Our work is usually less than the cost of your deductable.  A repair that a body shop would charge $1000 for, may be only $150 to $200 using the paintless method.  Most people carry a $500 to $1000 deductible for collision coverage.  The deductable is the portion that you pay before your insurance starts paying for the claim.  This means if you are bumped in a parking lot and the responsible party didn’t leave a note, you are stuck.  The insurance companies view this as a collision; therefore your collision deductible would need to be paid before your insurance kicks in.   According to our local insurance agent, most carriers will raise your premium (annual bill) by a minimum of 10 to 12% for 3 years if your claim is under $750 and there is no bodily injury.  This equates to 1 point on your driving record.  Insurance companies look at points as their risk to insure someone.  The more points on a driving record, the higher the risk.  The higher the risk, the more you pay for insurance.   It is every driver’s responsibility to leave a note if they bump into someone’s car or other property.  This is the law and not complying is a hit and run.  Most people are understanding and would prefer to have the damages repaired without making an insurance claim.  We can usually have the repair done in 2 hours or less and everyone is happy.   I have heard from several customers who contacted their insurance company to inquire about putting in a claim for this type of damage.  Many carriers are required to put a note in your record that you have damage to your vehicle.  They then want proof that the damage is repaired before you can put in any future claim that may be totally unrelated.   The Dent Shoppe recommends saving your insurance for the times when you really need to file a claim.  Stop by and see us first for small dents and dings.  We may save you lots of money and frustration.  We offer free estimates on a drop in basis. Paintless Dent Removal or Insurance Claim   Customers sometimes ask us if we work with insurance companies.  Paintless dent removal is fairly economical.   It is rare to turn in an insurance claim for our services.  Our work is usually less than the cost of your deductable.  A repair that a body shop would charge $1000 for, may be only $150 to $200 using the paintless method.  Most people carry a $500 to $1000 deductible for collision coverage.  The deductable is the portion that you pay before your insurance starts paying for the claim.  This means if you are bumped in a parking lot and the responsible party didn’t leave a note, you are stuck.  The insurance companies view this as a collision; therefore your collision deductible would need to be paid before your insurance kicks in.     According to our local insurance agent, most carriers will raise your premium (annual bill) by a minimum of 10 to 12% for 3 years if your claim is...

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10 Year Anninversary Press Release

10 Year Anninversary Press Release

For Immediate Release Date: October 15, 2013 Information: 916-296-3368 Contact: Sandra Coleman Dent Shoppe 9521 Greenback Lane #200 Folsom, CA  95630 www.dentshoppe.com   Dent Shoppe Celebrates 10th Anniversary The Dent Shoppe in Folsom is celebrating ten years in business.  “We are very proud to celebrate this milestone in our business, “says Sandra. 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 and several additional auto appearance services for a one stop shop.” 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) 296-3368 or www.dentshoppe.com.                 For Immediate Release Date: October 15, 2013 Information: 916-296-3368 Contact: Sandra Coleman Dent Shoppe 9521 Greenback Lane #200 Folsom, CA  95630 www.dentshoppe.com Dent Shoppe Celebrates 10th Anniversary   The Dent Shoppe in Folsom is celebrating ten years in business.  “We are very proud to celebrate this milestone in our business, “says Sandra.    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 and several additional auto appearance services for a one stop shop.”   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) 296-3368 or www.dentshoppe.com.      ...

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PDR PRO Success

PDR PRO Success

Sandra and Steve Coleman have owned and managed the Dent Shoppe in Folsom, CA for six years. “We have been successfully using PDRPro for two years. The program is easy to use and customers love it. As the Dent Shoppe continued to grow, we added more employees. A multi-user system was needed and the program provided the solution. Now everyone is able to view the same quotes, notes and customer data. We get a lot of repeat business and can easily find a customer in our database,” says Steve Coleman. Tracking marketing information helps better target advertising dollars. Now money is spent on what works. “Sometimes several technicians work on the same car. Their services have expanded to a long list of auto related products. A customer may have his bumper repaired, windows tinted and paint touched up in addition to dent work. We can see a breakdown of who did what with the commission amount for each person. This is great for payroll and reporting purposes,” Sandra says. The bookkeeping aspect is not a favorite pastime for anyone at their shop. “PDRPro lets us streamline our operation. We use the information we gather from customers to help grow the business and be more profitable. All invoices from the shop import easily into QuickBooks, saving many hours of data entry.” The next step was adding the mobile unit to their field operation. The hand held unit has a small printer and allows the field technician to upload his invoices to the PC at the shop. The field data synchs up to the office data for accuracy and backup. No more double entry of the same information or trying to read handwritten invoices. Sandra says, “This application is the answer to moving our business into the...

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Dent Shoppe Celebrates Five Great Years With Charity Event

Dent Shoppe Celebrates Five Great Years With Charity Event

For Immediate Release Date: Sept. 19, 2008 Information: 916-296-3368 Contact: Sandra Coleman Dent Shoppe 9521 Greenback Lane #200 Folsom, CA 95630 www.dentremovalsacramento.com Dent Shoppe Celebrates Five Great Years With Charity Event The Dent Shoppe in Folsom is celebrating five years in business. On Saturday, September 27th from 9:00am to 2:00pm they will be hosting a canned food drive for the Twin Lakes Food Bank. Bring a canned food item and paintless dent removal will be half price on this Saturday only. First come, first served. During the week of September 22nd, the Dent Shoppe will donate 10% of sales to the Twin Lakes Food Bank. “We think that their motto “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” is especially important this year. It is our way of giving back to the community that has made our business so successful”, said Sandra Coleman, co-owner of the Dent Shoppe. Steve and Sandra Coleman run a true family business with their two sons Gabe and Jason. They offer a service called paintless dent removal. The specific technique allows them to remove small dents and dings without the use of bondo or paint. Most dent removal jobs cost between $75 and $150. This service is great for shopping cart dings and small dents from car doors. Most jobs take about an hour and all work is guaranteed. 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) 296-3368 or...

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Dent Shoppe Celebrates 4th Anniversary with Drive for Charity

Dent Shoppe Celebrates 4th Anniversary with Drive for Charity

September 21, 2007 For Immediate Release: Contact: Sandra Coleman Dent Shoppe, (916) 296-3368 Dent Shoppe Celebrates 4th Anniversary with Drive for Charity. Dent Shoppe of Folsom is holding a fundraising event to support the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer foundation.  From September 24th – September 28th, the Dent Shoppe will be donating $10 of every repair to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure charity. Steve and Sandra Coleman are the owners of the Dent Shoppe and are Folsom Chamber members.  The Dent Shoppe offers a service called paintless dent removal.  The specific technique allows them to remove small dents and dings without the use of bondo or paint.  “Most dent removal jobs cost between $75 and $150.  Locals always tell us that they drive by our shop at Greenback and Madison all the time.  This is a great week to come by and try us out”, says Steve. The Coleman’s will top off their anniversary week with an Open House on Saturday, September 29th from 11:00am to 2:00pm.  They are located at 9521 Greenback Lane at Madison.  The public and chamber members are welcome to attend.  For more information about the charity drive or to make an appointment for dent removal call (916) 296-3369 or visit their website at www.dentshoppe.com The Dent Shoppe is Sacramento’s premier paintless dent removal company.  Their state of the art technique rids your vehicles of those dings received from shopping carts and car doors once thought to be permanent.  The process has been around for over ten years.  Paintless dent removal is still a mystery to many consumers but car dealerships have been using this service for quite a while.  It is an inexpensive way to keep your automobiles looking like new.  The Dent Shoppe works with your busy schedule by completing most jobs in about an hour. Steve and his son, Gabe have many years in this industry.  “Paintless dent removal is a skill that requires years of practice and patience.  It is not an easy trade to learn and mistakes can be costly!” says Steve.  Steve, Sandra and Gabe would like to thank the community for their continued support and...

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Dent Shoppe Featured in Style Magazine

Dent Shoppe Featured in Style Magazine

Dent Shoppe 9521 Green Back Lane, Suite 200m Folsom phone: (916) 296-3368 Briefly describe your business. We offer paintless dent removal service for small dents and dings in cars and motorcycles. It can be done while the customer waits at a fraction of body shop prices and id doesn’t disturb the paint. Find out online at www.dentshoppe.com What makes your business unique? We are about the only place around with a fixed site location. Most paintless dent removal companies are a one-man mobile operation and they cater to dealerships. How long have you been in business and how did you get started? We have been in business since 2003, Steve was a dent removal technician with another company. Our son worked there and thought Steve would do well, and he has. How are you involved with the community? We recently did a fundraiser for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. We donate to Cappuccino Cruisers, who support various local charities and to the Twin Lakes Food Bank. Our support has also gone to Folsom High School and most other schools that request donations for fundraisers. We are also members of teh Folsom Chamber of Commerce. Is your family involved with your business in some way? Steve is the dent removal technician at the shop. Our son Gabe is our mobile dent technician and Sandra does accounting, marketing, administration and everything else. What do you enjoy most about what you do? We get to spend our days together working towards the same goals. We can be creative with our marketing and for the first time in our lives, we look forward to coming to work. We are also very proud to have our son as part of our company. How long have you been in this area and what drew you here? We moved to orangevale from San Jose 26 years ago. We were looking for a place that was like San Jose when we were your, open space and a slower pace and affordable housing. We were looking to get away from earthquakes and moved here for months before the large quake of 1989.   (Text used with permission for the web only. Folsom El Dorado Hills Style...

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Growing Family Business Press Release

Growing Family Business Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 16, 2006 Information: 916-296-3368 Contact Person: Sandra Coleman Dent Shoppe 9521 Greenback Lane, #200 Folsom, CA 95630 www.dentremovalsacramento.com Dent Shoppe – The Growing Family Business The Dent Shoppe in Folsom, specializes in removing small dents and dings from cars when the paint has not been damaged. The process is known as Paintless Dent Removal. They have become a big presence in the community during their three years in business. Steve and Sandra Coleman started the business almost three years ago. Steve was running it by himself for the first year until he got busy enough for Sandra to quit her job and join him. A little over a year ago, their son Gabe, who had gotten Steve into the profession several years ago, joined his parents. The Dent Shoppe has become a go to place for people with car appearance related questions. They constantly refer customers to complimentary businesses. A service that comes up constantly is repainting, repairing or replacing bumpers. In an effort to better serve the community, they have added those services. The family makes quality work their most valuable asset. Steve and Sandra’s son Jason has recently joined the family business. Jason is painting bumpers where the paint has been damaged or the whole bumper needs to be replaced. They offer a 24 hour turnaround on this service. The Dent Shoppe has gotten calls for wheel repair and windshield repair. They used to refer those calls to Jason. He had been repairing and painting alloy wheels at his own company, Wheel Window Express. He also repairs rock chips and scratches in windshields. “We are really excited to be able to offer these additional services. Having all of us working together is a dream come true,” said Sandra. “ When you have a car, little things happen and those are the types of problems we make go away. If we can save customers time and money then everybody wins,” says Steve. The Dent Shoppe is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm. Look for the big purple sign where Greenback meets Madison-No appointment is necessary for a free estimate. Dent Shoppe 9521 Greenback Lane, #200 Folsom, CA 95630 916-296-3368...

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Dent Solutions Celebrates 2nd Anniversary with Drive for Charity

Dent Solutions Celebrates 2nd Anniversary with Drive for Charity

  Dent Solutions of Folsom is holding a fundraising event for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) June 20 – 25 to celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of their store.  Owners, Sandra and Steve Coleman are Folsom Chamber members and their store is located at 9521 Greenback Lane at Madison.  From June 20 – June 25, Dent Solutions will be donating $10 of every repair to the LLS and the Woman of the Year campaign of Katrina Sawa, local resident and business owner.  “Most dent removal jobs cost between $75 and $150,” says Sandra, “However new customers who want to try us out that week will want to reserve their appointments early since we are inviting all our ‘regular customers’ that week as well.” The Coleman’s will top off their Anniversary week with a big Open House and Bar-B-Que on Saturday June 25th from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm and the public and chamber members are welcome to attend, there is no cost to attend.  For more information about the charity drive or to make an appointment for dent removal, call (916) 296-3368 or visit their website at www.dentshoppe.com Dent Solutions is Sacramento’s premier paintless dent removal company.  Their state of the art technique rids your vehicles of those dents and dings received from shopping carts and car doors once thought to be permanent.  This process which has been around for over ten years is performed without using paint or bondo.  Paintless dent removal is still a mystery to many consumers but car dealerships have been using this service for over ten years.  It is an inexpensive way to keep your automobiles looking like new.  Dent Solutions also works with your busy schedule by completing the job in about an hour. Steve and Sandra Coleman have years of experience in the vehicle body repair industry.  “Paintless dent removal is a skill that requires years of practice and patience.  It is not an easy trade to learn and mistakes can be costly!” says Steve.  Steve and Sandra would like to thank the community for their continued support and referrals.  Anyone is welcome to get a free estimate anytime but through the end of June anyone who stops by the store can enter to win a free dent removal too.  Dent Solutions’ business hours are 8:00am until 5:00pm, Monday through Friday and Saturday 9:00am to...

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