1250 South Willow Street Manchester, NH 03102 | (603) 263-4953
Quirk Auto Body proudly serves the Greater Boston Area with over 40 years of dedicated service. Our Manchester, New Hampshire location extends our commitment, catering to customers from the lakes region down to the Massachusetts border for over a decade.
At Quirk Auto Body, we specialize in the repair of all makes and models, proudly holding the certification as a Volkswagen repair facility. No appointment is necessary; we’re here to assist you Monday through Friday, from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
Thanks to our expansive parts warehouse located conveniently nearby, we ensure swift access to the necessary components for your vehicle’s prompt return to the road. While we handle repairs for all makes and models, it’s essential to note that we are a certified Volkswagen Repair facility. This distinction guarantees that your Volkswagen will be restored to its original specifications – maintaining its 100% Volkswagen integrity. Achieving and maintaining VW certification for collision repair is a testament to our continuous commitment to excellence, a distinction not easily earned by any auto body shop.
Quirk Auto Body takes immense pride in our achievement of the VW certification. The rigorous standards we met to earn this certification mirror the dedication and hard work we invest in every vehicle from every brand that is brought to us. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond certifications – it’s a testament to the unwavering quality and care we apply to each and every car that comes through our doors. Choose Quirk Auto Body, where the same level of hard work that secured our VW certification is the standard for every vehicle we service.
Collision Repair & Body Work Explained.
- Assessment and Estimation:The first step is a thorough assessment of the damage. Technicians inspect the exterior and interior of the vehicle to identify all visible and hidden damage.
An estimate is then provided to the vehicle owner and, if applicable, to the insurance company. This estimate outlines the necessary repairs, parts, and labor costs.
Once the repair plan is approved, the damaged parts are removed, and the vehicle is disassembled. This step allows technicians to access and assess any hidden damage.
- Structural Repair:
In cases of significant damage, the vehicle’s structural components may need repair. This involves using specialized equipment to restore the frame or unibody to its original specifications.
The damaged body panels are repaired or replaced. Technicians use a variety of techniques, including welding, dent removal, and panel replacement, to restore the vehicle’s appearance.
After body repairs are completed, the vehicle is prepared for painting. This involves priming, sanding, and applying a base coat before adding the final color and clear coat. Matching the paint color precisely is crucial for a seamless finish.
Once the painting is complete, the vehicle is reassembled with the repaired or replaced components. This includes reattaching panels, installing trim, and ensuring that all parts fit properly.
- Quality Control:The repaired vehicle undergoes a thorough quality control inspection to ensure that all repairs meet industry standards and the customer’s satisfaction. This may include checking for proper alignment, paint quality, and functionality.
- Final Inspection and Delivery:
The final step involves a final inspection to confirm that all repairs are completed successfully. The vehicle is then ready for delivery back to the owner.
Collision repair requires a combination of technical expertise, attention to detail, and the use of advanced tools and equipment. Skilled technicians in collision repair shops are trained to restore vehicles to their pre-accident condition, ensuring safety and aesthetics.