Collision Repair in Burien, WA
Class A vs. Elective Repairs
If your repair work involves filing an insurance claim, we'll help you handle all of the details. We work with every major insurance company, coordinating the complete repair. We even provide you with a detailed repair plan specific to your vehicle.
In those instances when you are paying for the repairs yourself, we are conscious that cost is a big factor. Our experts review your initial repair plan and recommend options that will save you money in the long run, all the while ensuring no sacrifice is made with 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 13646 First Ave. S, 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.
A simple touch up can be all you need to turn the car you drive back into the car you love. If your vehicle only needs one or two panels painted, the best and least expensive option can be spot painting.
We'll perform a full vehicle inspection, target the areas in need of a touch up and make sure surrounding areas are cleaned and sanded so that the paint application is flawless. We also use a multiple masking procedure to make sure the new and old paint blend seamlessly.
Removal vs. Mask
At Maaco of Burien, 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.