Plastic Bumper Welding Repair

Written by Welcome on September 9, 2015

Have you ever noticed that nearly every car today has plastic bumpers?  Do you remember years ago when bumpers were made of chrome or steel?  With current design and fuel efficiency goals for auto manufacturers almost every car now has a plastic bumper.  At our auto body shop we have…Read More

Does your car’s paint match?

Written by Welcome on July 2, 2015

Since getting into the auto body industry I’ve been paying more attention to cars on the road.  One thing that stood out to me was how many cars are driving around where you can tell a difference in paint color on the car.  It is obvious that who ever painted…Read More

Hit and Run

Written by Welcome on April 27, 2015

At Latuff Brothers we see several customers each month who are bringing their car in for auto body work due to a hit and run accident.  It is always difficult to hear these stories but it seems to becoming more common.  Statistics show that 1 in 6 drivers are uninsured. …Read More

What is I-CAR Gold Class?

Written by Welcome on April 6, 2015

If you’ve been researching auto body shops you may come across shops advertising I-CAR Gold Class Certification.  If you are not in the auto body industry you may not know what that means.  This blog is designed to help clarify what it is and why you should even care.  I-CAR…Read More

Buying Salvage Title Car?

Written by Welcome on March 30, 2015

Over the years we have customers ask us about buying a salvage title car.  We also have examples of fixing a salvage title car that was in another accident.  This blog’s goal is to shed some light on why someone should seriously consider their options before they end up purchasing…Read More

Certified Female Friendly Body Shop

Written by Welcome on March 23, 2015

Did you know Latuff Brothers Auto Body is certified Female Friendly?  Feedback from our customers say that we are easy to work with, listen to their concerns, and have their best interest in what we do.  It is a culture and philosophy that we want to treat our customers as…Read More

Spring Driving

Written by Welcome on March 16, 2015

In Minnesota we’ve been graced with an early spring.  So far that is.  When the weather gets nice I’ve observed some changes in driving behavior.  For one thing the motorcycles are out and about.  For those of us driving cars and trucks we really need to pay attention and be…Read More

Early Spring Auto Detail Special

Written by Welcome on March 13, 2015

Schedule an auto detail by March 31st 2015.   $99.00 auto detail includes:  Interior Detail, shampoo and vacuum carpets, condition leather and vinyl, deodorizer if necessary, clean glass, exterior hand wash, clean tires, tire shine.  Detail takes one business day and must be scheduled.  Rates subject to change upon inspection.

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Driving For Work

Written by Welcome on March 9, 2015

Do you or your children drive a personal vehicle for work?  We had a customer this past week that had a car accident outside of work.  When the insurance company saw the vehicle with a work decal on it they denied coverage.  The insurance our customer purchased was for personal…Read More

Icy Roads

Written by Welcome on March 2, 2015

This winter has been a cold one for the entire United States with cold and snow affecting 47 of the 48 continental United States.  Florida is the only state that currently doesn’t have any snow on the ground.  Here in the Midwest we are used to it but haven’t seen…Read More

Road Manners

Written by Welcome on February 23, 2015

I find myself driving quite a few miles around the Twin Cities area.  Every time I’m on the road I notice there are very courteous drivers and some rude drivers.  This got me thinking, what is the difference between these people?  What kind of driver are you?  One day I…Read More

Cruise Control Dangers

Written by Welcome on February 16, 2015

Last week we had a customer that was involved in an auto accident.  Their car was towed into our body shop.  We asked the customer what happened.  They shared their experience that we felt would be helpful for all of our customers.  It was a cold day with near zero…Read More

Auto Body Shop Decision

Written by Welcome on February 9, 2015

This weekend I was talking with a friend of mine over a cup of coffee.  He had a fender bender a couple years ago and was asking me why his insurance company told him to go to a specific auto body shop.  I thought, what a great question.  I began…Read More

Super Bowl Car Commercials

Written by Welcome on February 2, 2015

In watching the Super Bowl every year one of my favorite things is to watch the commercials.  Being in the auto body industry I’m particularly drawn to the car commercials.  I clearly remember seeing commercials for Mercedes Benz, Fiat, the Chevy Colorado, and Jeep.  Did you have a favorite?  Do…Read More

Self Driving Cars?

Written by Welcome on January 26, 2015

Have you heard about cars that are being designed to drive themselves?  I don’t know how you feel about that.  Personally I enjoy driving and would feel weird about sitting in a car that is automatically driving me to my selected destination.  I realize human error is the cause of…Read More

Green Driving Tips

Written by Welcome on January 19, 2015

What is driving “green”?  Well, it is a way we can drive to reduce our impact on…Read More

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Written by Welcome on January 8, 2015

In Minnesota, we could be considered for living in the Ice Box Capitol of the World.  Even though we are a hearty bunch we still need to be smart and take precautions when…Read More

New Website

Written by Welcome on December 4, 2014

Well, Latuff Brothers has entered a new era in the technology world.  We are excited about the release of our new website!  The new website is designed with our customers in mind.  It is compatible with all devices from smart phones and tablets to desktops.  It also features our E-Estimate…Read More

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