Collision Repair in Hempstead, NY
Class A vs. Elective Repairs
If you are filing an insurance claim for your repair work, we can help you with all of the details that come with it. We can coordinate all of the repair work with every major insurance company. Before any repairs are performed, we will provide you with a detailed repair plan specific to your vehicle.
We are conscious that cost is a big factor, especially in the instances when you are paying for the repairs yourself. The professionals at Maaco will review your initial repair plan and recommend options that will help save you money. Regardless of cost, we will make sure no sacrifices are made in regards to structure or safety of the repair.
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 63 Polk Ave., 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.
If your car is in great shape but only has a few imperfections, a touch up may be all you need to restore your car to its former glory. Spot painting can often be the best and most cost efficient option in these cases.
Before targeting the trouble areas, we'll clean and block sand surrounding areas to make sure the entire surface is ready to be painted. We utilize a multiple masking process to make sure the new and old paint is properly blended. This will result in a seamless transition and a great end product!
Removal vs. Mask
At Maaco of Hempstead, 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.