Collision Repair in Lansing, MI
Class A vs. Elective Repairs
We can help you handle all of the details if you need to file an insurance claim for your repair work. We will coordinate all of the repairs and we work with every major insurance company. We will also provide you with a detailed repair plan for your unique vehicle.
If you are paying for repair work yourself, we fully appreciate that cost is a big factor. We will review your initial repair plan and offer some options that will help cut down on cost. We will do this while also ensuring no sacrifice is made to the quality of the repairs.
We realize that cost is a big factor when you make vehicle repair decisions. To make sure you get the services you need, Maaco located at 2919 S. Martin Luther King Blvd., offers three price levels for replacement parts. The least expensive option is Recycled parts. These components come from vehicles that are no longer driveable but are still safe and functioning.
The next level is Aftermarket parts. These parts are brand new, but may not necessarily come from your vehicle's manufacturer. The best and most costly option id OEM. These parts are more expensive but come from the original manufacturer of your vehicle and provide the best match. If you do need a replacement part, consider these three options.
Turning the car you drive into the car you love is sometimes as simple as a little touch up. So when your car needs only one or two panels painted, spot painting can often be the best and most cost effective way to go.
We'll target the areas needing repair and make sure adjacent panels are chemically cleaned and block sanded to give a precise and flawless surface for painting. We then use a multiple masking process to ensure an accurate "blending" of the new and old car paint so that the transformation is flawless.
Removal vs. Mask
At Maaco of Lansing, we never let dust, dirt or lint get in the way of a flawless paint job. Following any spot painting, we'll perform our standard finishing work. This entails any necessary sanding, buffing and polishing to get rid of any remaining imperfections.
This process begins with wet sanding, which is evenly spread over the surface and then smoothed out. Next, we use a liquid compound to carefully buff the area. The final step of polishing will restore the shine to your paint and clear coat.
Our finishing process ensures any spot painting is complete and perfect.