Automotive Computer Scanning

Written by Welcome on November 26, 2018

This Thanksgiving I was reading the Black Friday ads.  I noticed an automotive scan tool on sale for $19.99.  That made me question why our shop had thousands of dollars invested in automotive scanning tools, software, and equipment.  After…Read More

Auto Damage Estimating App

Written by Welcome on October 17, 2018

After a car accident one of the biggest questions we get is…”Should I file an insurance claim or pay out of pocket”?  We start with a free estimate to help consult on that decision.  For the last year we’ve offered an…Read More

Car Donations

Written by Welcome on August 28, 2018

When the time comes to get rid of your vehicle there are several options.  I can remember my first car that died on me.  I called some dealerships, mechanics, salvage yards.  Everyone just wanted to charge me a tow fee to…Read More

85 Years in Business

Written by Welcome on May 25, 2018

They say that time flies.  At Latuff Brothers we are excited to be celebrating 85 years in business.  Many things have changed over the years.  Our nearby St. Paul neighborhoods including Rondo, Frogtown, Midway, Highland Park, and Cathedral Hill have all…Read More

Driving Green

Written by Welcome on April 23, 2018

The warmer temperatures have finally arrived here in MN!  While out driving around this weekend I noticed several people speeding.  Did you know that speeding, quick acceleration, and hard breaking can reduce your fuel efficiency by 33%.  Not only…Read More

Spring Biking Safety

Written by Welcome on March 29, 2018

It’s springtime here in Minnesota!  That means spring break trips and folks getting out on their motorcycles and bicycles.  It is a great time to be reminded of bicycle and motorcycle safety for motorists.  I was talking with one of my…Read More

Careers In The Trades

Written by Welcome on February 22, 2018

I’ve been hearing more and more about the need for new workers in the various trades.  This includes Heating and Air workers, Plumbers, Electricians, Mechanics, and Auto Body Technicians to name a few.  At Latuff Brothers we believe in supporting programs and…Read More

New Year Car Care

Written by Welcome on January 4, 2018

It’s officially 2018!  Welcome to the New Year.  My family and friends are all talking about goals for this year.  Have you thought about goals for what is most people’s 2nd most valuable investment?  Your car.  In Minnesota we have special…Read More

Distracted Driving

Written by Welcome on December 15, 2017

It seems like distracted driving campaigns are everywhere.  You see them on Television, Billboards, Newspapers, Social Media, and hear them on the radio.  Working at an auto body shop, we still see so many accidents that occur due to distracted driving. …Read More

My Car Was Just Painted – Now What?

Written by Welcome on November 3, 2017

Was your car recently painted?  When a professional auto body shop repairs and paints your vehicle the paint has already cured when you get the car back.  The paint will continue to “breath” over the next month or two.  To protect…Read More

Who Owns My Car?

Written by Welcome on October 27, 2017

We recently had a customer who brought their car in for a repair.  They said the last time their car was damaged the insurance company made them go to another shop.  Our customer proceeded to complain about the experience, poor quality,…Read More

School Starting Soon!

Written by Welcome on August 23, 2017

It is that time of year when school will be back in session.  While it is always important to drive carefully, now more than ever we need a reminder to be alert when driving.  Watch for school buses and take extra…Read More

Wheels Of Italy in St. Paul, MN

Written by Welcome on July 28, 2017

On the evening of July 27th in Downtown St. Paul, I had the pleasure of attending the Wheels of Italy event.  Imagine two blocks of Italian cars from members of Wheels of Italy club.  There were a…Read More

Keeping Pets Safe in Cars

Written by Welcome on May 8, 2017

This weekend I was out running errands.  When I got back in my vehicle I noticed how hot it got sitting in the sun.  It is important that we remember to leave a window open for our four legged friends.  Better…Read More

Claim or No Claim

Written by Welcome on March 13, 2017

To file an auto claim or not to file a claim.  That is the question.  When someone is in an accident or fender bender that is the question many people ask.  Should you file a claim with your insurance, pay out…Read More

Veterans Day

Written by Welcome on November 11, 2016


This Veterans Day we are reminded how important it is to recognize the service and sacrifice of our military veterans.  We are very thankful for all they have done to help keep our country free and safe.  Back in…Read More