Blog – Under the Hood

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June 3, 2021

Hail and The Damage It Can Do To Your Car

Hailstorms in Canada Well, let’s just say car hail damage can get pretty bad in Alberta. Extreme weather conditions in Canada have been giving “severe weather” warnings an entirely new meaning as the years go by. This is even more true in Alberta where hail can be as big as...

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Car Rust | Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Even The Smallest Rust Spots

Not only is it extremely unsightly, but it’s also potentially dangerous in large amounts. Car rust is every car owner’s worst nightmare! Okay, maybe not their WORST, but it’s definitely...

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August 13, 2020

How To Choose The Best Auto Body Shop For Your Repairs

In the event of a collision, no matter how small, the experience can bring a lot of stress along with it. In more serious cases your vehicle may become a...

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July 14, 2020

COVID-19 | How CSN JD Collision is Keeping Our Customers Safe

COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise and not in a good way. One day we were living life as usual and the next everything changed.  The entire world has...

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April 15, 2020

JD Collision Becomes CSN JD Collision

Have you noticed anything different about JD Collision in Cold Lake and Bonnyville lately? Are you seeing less orange and black and more blue and white? Have you noticed they...

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January 8, 2020

Paintless Dent Repair: How Does it Work?

You’ve had a long day in the office and run out the door the minute you’re clocked out. You can’t wait to get home and put all of those work-related...

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October 16, 2019

Evaluating Bodywork Repair Costs: Make Sure They Include Vital Repairs

When your vehicle needs vital repairs, you want to make sure that you aren’t missing any important details—and that all of the essential repairs are taken care of. Not only...

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September 17, 2019

7 Tips for Understanding the Auto Insurance Claims Process

Each year Canadian insurers pay more than $20 billion for auto, home, and commercial claims. You are not alone in the auto insurance claims process. If you were recently in...

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December 4, 2018

Fresh Paint Job: 6 Tips for Maintaining the Shine

Have you recently given your vehicle a new paint job? If so, you’re probably wanting to maintain that beautiful shine. Whether your vehicle is new, or only the paint is,...

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June 17, 2018

10 Tips for Finding a Good Auto Body Shop

  Have you recently been involved in a car accident? Are you searching for a good auto body shop? If so, one of the first things you likely noticed was...

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May 14, 2018

How to Get an Accurate Auto Body Repair Estimate

Given that 66% of car owners don’t know whether their auto body shop repair is accurate, getting a repair estimate is important. Even if you’ve known your auto repair shop...

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February 21, 2018

7 Tips for Choosing an Auto Body Repair Shop You Can Trust

What if you could save thousands of dollars by making one simple choice? We know it sounds a little too good to be true. The secret is picking the best...

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January 11, 2018

Should You DIY Auto Body Repair?

In the age of unlimited information on the internet, more and more people are attempting to fix their car by themselves. The number of auto body shops in the country...

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December 19, 2017

8 Tips for Collision Repair After Your Accident

Winter is finally here. Even though it’s a time of joy, it also increases the risk of car collisions. In fact, Canada has a higher rate of winter accidents when...

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November 11, 2017

See the World Clearly With A Repaired Windshield

Albertans know the feeling quite well. You’re driving down the highway when out of nowhere, it sounds like someone has fired a gun at your car! No need to worry,...

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April 18, 2017

10 Tips to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring

10 Tips to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring Believe it or not, spring has finally arrived in Alberta. That means more daylight, dry roads, summer adventures — and time...

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April 2, 2017

Your Car Can Be Hacked: 5 Tips For Vehicle Cybersecurity

You might have read that there was another mass hacking attack on computers in Europe- You need vehicle tips for this too! The attackers are once again using ransomware: viruses...

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March 4, 2017

JD Collision is now part of the Collision Solutions Network

JD Collision is proud to announce that we are now part of the Collision Solutions Network (CSN)- Canada’s largest network of independent body shops. Being part of CSN means that...

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February 26, 2017

Let Us Know How We’re Doing With Our New Customer Survey App

We’re pleased to let our customers know that we’ve combined our commitment to innovative technology in the shop with our commitment to customer service. Now you can tell us what...

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February 11, 2017

15 Cool Facts You’ll Dig About Car Repair History

The establishment of the automotive industry in Canada was 113 years ago, and it’s been over 40 years since we’ve opened our doors to provide the car repair services needed...

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January 24, 2017

Top 8 Reasons to Use JD Collision as Your Auto Body Repair Shop

Top 8 Reasons JD Collision is One of the Best Auto Body Repair Shops in Bonnyville & Cold Lake, Alberta.   JD Collision is a one-stop shop. We provide the...

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January 17, 2017

Aluminum Auto Body Repair; What You Need To Know.

Believe it or not, aluminum auto body repair is completely different than normal collision repair techniques. Aluminum is making waves as the ‘new’ material to make vehicles. Aluminum reduces the...

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December 29, 2016

Alberta Insurance Guide: Understanding Auto Insurance & Selecting an Alberta Auto Body Shop After an Accident

It can be unnerving when you’re involved in a vehicle collision. During a distressing time, it can be difficult to maintain your cool and remember what to do. Try not...

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December 15, 2016

Carbon Tax is Coming. Save Money By Lowering Your Fuel Consumption

The holidays can be tough on your pocketbook and saving money in this economy is one of the top priorities of many Albertans. The Alberta government is introducing an economy-wide...

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November 22, 2016

We’ve Got Your Back with Trusted Service and a One-Stop-Shop Approach!

At JD Collision, our goal is to help you get your life back to normal as quickly as possible after a collision. For 40 years, the JD Collision team has...

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October 14, 2016