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How long should I leave a dent before getting it repaired?

Date: 16th October 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

How long should I leave a dent before getting it repaired?

Whether a dent was your fault or not, it’s always frustrating to see damage on your car. It’s true that many dents can be left without affecting a car’s performance, and some people could be tempted not to fix it straight away if you don’t have to. But how long should I leave a dent before getting it repaired? Our advice is never to leave a dent in your car bodywork untreated. Here are a few reasons why.

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What to look for when buying a used car

Date: 20th September 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

What to look for when buying a used car

Buying a car is exciting, but it’s also a big step and there are a number of things to consider before you hand over your hard-earned money. We’ve put together a checklist of important factors for you to think about when you are looking for your next set of wheels.

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What happens when you choose the wrong engine oil - and how to fix it

Date: 16th August 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

What happens when you choose the wrong engine oil - and how to fix it

Engine oil is often said to be the lifeblood of your car; it flows through the whole engine and makes sure all the different components can work in harmony, so it’s easy to see why it’s important to use the right one. If you put the wrong one in by mistake, what can happen? Lets a take a look at the symptoms and solution for using the wrong oil for your car.

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Rainbow celebrates with a double at the British Bodyshop Awards 2019

Date: 19th June 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

Rainbow celebrates with a double at the British Bodyshop Awards 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Rainbow Bodyshop Group won for the first time, an unprecedented double award in recognition of our performance at the body repair industries premier awards event, the ABP British Bodyshop Awards, which were held at the O2 Intercontinental hotel in May 2019.

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Getting your car ready for a summer road trip

Date: 11th June 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

Getting your car ready for a summer road trip

We’re all hoping for a good dose of sunshine this summer, and with it comes the potential for some exciting road trips; days out, holidays, visiting friends and family. All with the windows down, the music up and the sun streaming through your windscreen (or something like that!). Before you set off anywhere, it’s as important in summer as it is in winter to keep your car maintenance in check and to be well prepared for a road trip.

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What to look for in a car bodywork repair shop

Date: 20th May 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

What to look for in a car bodywork repair shop

Suffering damage to your car can be very upsetting and frustrating, not to mention putting you out of pocket to get it fixed. You need a reliable, professional repair shop that you can trust to return your car to its former glory. But how can you tell who will provide such a great service?

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What to do if you suffer a dent in your car

Date: 23rd April 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

What to do if you suffer a dent in your car

Dents in your car bodywork are incredibly annoying and can leave your motor looking less than its usual tip-top condition but do you always have to take it to a professional garage like Rainbow Bodyshops or can you fix some dents yourself?

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Spring cleaning your car’s bodywork

Date: 12th March 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

Spring cleaning your car’s bodywork

While it may not feel like it at the moment, spring and warmer weather are on their way so now is the perfect time to check over your car’s bodywork and get it prepped for the sunny days ahead.

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Five ways to show your car some love this Valentine’s season

Date: 12th February 2019
Author: Graham Henwood

Five ways to show your car some love this Valentine’s season

With the freezing weather, grit and salt to contend with and those cold starts in the mornings your car might be starting to feel somewhat unloved this winter so take advantage of Valentine’s Day to treat your motor.

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