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When you've been involved in an accident, you need to have someone who is reliable to repair your car. Columbus drivers have been trusting A-1 Body and Frame to provide prompt, professional, and high quality repair since we began in 1983. Maybe it's time for you to see how our commitment to excellent service, continued technical training and the use of the best equipment available can help you. A-1 Body and Frame prides itself on having the most up-to-date training in collision repair. Training for us is an on-going process. Our shop carries the I-CAR Online Gold Professionals status. Shop Floor I-CAR is an independent not-for-profit training organization that assists consumers in identifying businesses that have invested in a high degree of professional collision repair training. Who better to protect the investment you have made in your car!

A-1 Body and Frame uses the best technology and equipment available to ensure that your repair is done right - the first time . We can coordinate with your insurance company and arrange for a rental car so you are not inconvenienced while your car is being repaired. When you bring your car in for an estimate, we will use the factory specifications to determine what will be needed for the repair. With our computerized estimating system, the use of digital photography, and our extensive inspection, we will give you the most accurate repair estimate possible. Our factory specifications cover every import vehicle from Acura to Volkswagen as well as all domestic models. Not only will your repairs be carried out by Master ASE Paint and Body Technicians, but we go a step further; with Master ASE Mechanical Technicians on hand we have all your bases covered to ensure that your car looks right and runs well.

For us at A-1 Body and Frame, customer satisfaction is based on years of experience.  As our customer, you will receive the finest quality repairs available . . . guaranteed in writing. We are ready and willing to answer all your questions concerning the estimating or repair process.  Our professional staff will assist you with your insurance company.  Their training assures you of quality repairs placing your satisfaction first. Our policies and standards are designed to provide prompt, competent, courteous and professional service to our customers. Our philosophy, as professionals, is to exert every effort to eliminate problems before, during, and after the repairs are made. Modern facilities, the most advanced equipment, trained craftsmen who care, factory-compatible paints, and our written warranty add up to your satisfaction. We want your visit to our collision repair facility to be a positive experience, and we will work toward that goal.


A-1 Body and Frame has been selected by numerous insurance companies to be a direct repair facility. We are authorized by these insurance companies to write the damage report, and begin the repairs to your vehicle without having to wait for them to assign the claim to one of their field adjusters. This means that you get back on the road sooner and there are less hassles for you to deal with. When we write the Chief Machine damage appraisal on your vehicle it can be submitted to your insurance company directly. If the insurance company chooses to write their own appraisal, please be sure to give us a copy of their appraisal. We will not only honor their appraisal, but we will also do any and all the negotiating between any differences from their estimate and ours. Here are a few tips you should know: After an accident the insurance company has a contractual and legal obligation to you, to return your vehicle to pre accident condition as to function, appearance, value and safety. A failure to accomplish this results in diminished value to the vehicle. Diminished value can be: resale value goes down if the parts are substandard or repairs are made by an incomplete procedure in an attempt to save on labor and parts. We will not allow this to happen to your vehicle. When you choose to have your vehicle repaired at our facility you can be sure that we will handle your claim with the insurance company so it is hassle free for you. You shouldn't have to worry, you have more important things to worry about. Leave it up to us, we specialize in the auto body collision industry.

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