Frame Repair

In the aftermath of a collision, it's essential to have your vehicle surveyed by a professional team. Even if your car seems to be in good shape, it may not be safe to drive and could be experienced frame misalignment.

For your ongoing safety, we encourage you to contact CSI Collision Specialist. We have been working in this industry for many years and have completed comprehensive frame repair on hundreds of vehicles.

We look forward to providing you with a detailed inspection and quality solutions you can count on.

For more information or to request an appointment today, please dial (281) 550-2800.

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Book an Inspection for Frame Repair

To deliver you suitable services, we need to understand the state of your vehicle. When you contact our team, we'll schedule an inspection at your earliest convenience. On inspection day, our mechanics will survey the state of your vehicle and measure certain points of the chassis. Through various tests, we will identify if the frame has been damaged and the best way to fix it.

Once we understand the issues your vehicle is facing, we'll be pleased to provide you with a cost estimate and timeline before we begin repairs.

If you have questions about pricing, we invite you to call our team and chat with us today.

Understanding the Importance of Frame Repair and How it Works

Making sure that your frame is fixed in the aftermath of a collision is the only way to ensure your ongoing safety. Frame repair is conducted using an auto frame repair machine. The vehicle is bolted down to the device using a series of clamps and chains. The machine uses hydraulics and torque to shimmy the frame back into place. Our technicians have total control over the mechanisms at play to ensure that your vehicle is repaired with the utmost precision.

Once the alignment is completed, our team will ensure that no other damages have been overlooked before sending you back out on the road.

Trusted Equipment for Reliable Frame Repairs

Our team uses only state-of-the-art technology and trusted techniques when working on your vehicle. Collision repair isn't just our business, it's our passion, and ensuring that your car functions to the best of its ability is our ultimate goal.

When you choose to trust our team, you can ensure we pay the utmost attention to your vehicle and never overlook the small details. You can also rest assured that everyone working on our staff has extensive experience in the industry and will approach your repair with a breadth of knowledge.

Find Competitive Rates on Auto Frame Services

Our team wishes to provide our superior services to as many car owners as possible, and that's why we are very proud to offer competitive rates. We can also deal directly with your insurance company, so you won't have to worry about paying a cent out of pocket if you don't have to.

We invite you to contact our friendly team by phone or email for pricing information or inquiries regarding insurance.

Contact Our Frame Repair Specialists

Although it may not always be visible to the naked eye, there is a lot of structural damage that can occur to your vehicle when you experience a collision. Perhaps the most significant problem is frame damage. Frame damage can make your car dangerous to drive and needs to be assessed by a professional.

The experts at CSI Collision Specialist are happy to offer affordable and reliable frame assessments and repair services. Whether you've experienced a small fender bender or a major collision, be sure to get in touch with us. We will ensure your vehicle is in tip-top shape before you get back on the road.

Contact us by phone or email to schedule an inspection today.

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Schedule an Inspection with Our Collision Repair Team

When you contact us to schedule an auto inspection, we will book you in as soon as possible. We recognize that being unable to operate your vehicle can impact your day-to-day, and we'll do what we can to respond to your needs as quickly as possible.

We are happy to pick up your vehicle from the site of the accident, as often, frame damage makes your car unsafe to operate. Our experts will carefully examine your vehicle and assess your automobile's structural integrity and how it might have been affected by the impact of the collision.

From there, we will develop a detailed action plan and provide you with an estimate, outlining the cost of necessary repairs.

Full-Service Auto Body Repair

Our certified technicians are adept at performing all types of auto body damage repair. We frequently work on vehicles with both unibody and body-on-frame structures—no matter what make or model of vehicle you own, you'll find the solution you need here.

Some examples of the repairs we regularly execute in-shop include:

  • Frame straightening
  • Frame welding
  • Dent and scratch removal
  • Auto body painting
  • Panel repair
  • And more

In many cases, we restore vehicles to pre-loss condition. Consider us your one-stop-shop for factory-specific frame repair.

Frame Straightening 

If your vehicle has been in a collision, the frame may have been warped and incurred significant damage. This can cause your vehicle to become unsafe to drive and will require immediate repair. Frame straightening is the best solution to restore your frame to its original condition. Frame straightening is a relatively simple procedure if the appropriate equipment is used. It involves using a great deal of force to bend the metal back into its initial form. This needs to be done by licensed technicians who have access to computerized tools that determine the most accurate and detailed alignment. They also have the capability to assess the degree of warping that took place, which helps them straighten your frame and ensure your vehicle’s safety.

Frame Welding 

Depending on the degree to which a frame is warped, the service it requires will differ. If our technician assesses your vehicle’s body and determines the damage is too severe to repair using the frame straightening method, they may suggest a frame welding service. This method involves welding cracked or damaged parts of the frame into newly restored pieces. If the welding is done correctly, the frame will have the same reliable integrity as an undamaged vehicle.

Dent and Scratch Removal

When your vehicle's frame is damaged, it will likely endure scratches and dents. If the scratches are minor, the only repairs that need to be done are quick paint touch-ups. A technician will use your vehicle's VIN to match the paint color as precisely as possible. They may also suggest airbrushing the scratch if they feel it's the better option.

Keep in mind that touch-up paint and airbrushing are only temporary solutions, and the paint will likely begin to chip within two years. As the vehicle owner, you may want to choose a full-repair paint service for a permanent solution that involves sanding, priming, filling, and repainting. Regardless of what our technician recommends as the most suitable option, they will explain to you the pros and cons of each method and leave the decision entirely up to you.

Panel Repair

When your vehicle panel is damaged due to a collision, you’ll have the option to repair it rather than replace it if the damages aren’t too extensive. The repair method varies based on the degree of the damage. If there are scratches but no dents to the panel, a sufficient repair method would be to sand it down and then repaint it while the panel is still attached to the vehicle. If the scratches to the metal are deep and it has received significant dents, the most appropriate repair method would be to remove the panel entirely and reshape it to its original form. Once it's reshaped, the scratched paint will be sanded down and repainted before the panel is placed back on the vehicle. In either case, the technician will go over the options with you and allow you to choose what works for you based on the value of your vehicle and your budget. 

TYPES OF FRAME DAMAGE WE REPAIR

If you’ve been in an automobile accident, there are many ways that your frame could’ve been damaged. The frame is an essential part of your vehicle’s integrity, offering stability, security, and weight support. When your vehicle's frame becomes damaged, even slightly, it becomes riskier to drive it.

Certain types of frame damage are especially dangerous for your vehicle. All these types of damage are important to fix and not impossible to repair. If you’ve been in an accident, you need a mechanic who can identify and fix the following damages:

Twisted Frame

If you’ve been in an auto collision, even a small one, there’s a chance that the impact will have bent or twisted your frame. Damage like this can be hard to spot because it’s often subtle, but it does leave some signs, including:

  • Uneven tire wear
  • Car out of alignment
  • Uneven shock and suspension wear
  • Unusual noises, such as creaking or squeaking when driving

We can find where your frame is twisted and have the tools to put it back into place.

Mash Damage

If you’ve experienced a collision that directly impacts the front or rear of your vehicle, your frame could have suffered mash damage. Like an accordion, a frame will crumple in on itself when impacted. This helps keep you safe in a collision but will cause a rippling effect of damage to the body.

Existing mash damage means your vehicle isn’t safe to drive and will often cause significant wear and damage to the rest of the car. You need to get any mash damage fixed as quickly as possible. We offer full-service mash repair and frame replacements to even out your body and ensure it’s safe to drive again.

Sway Damage

If your vehicle has been hit in the corner, the frame may now lean in a certain direction. This is called sway damage. Sway damage means your whole vehicle will be pulled out of alignment, and you won’t be able to drive it in a straight line. To avoid further damage to your transmission and tires, and to improve your safety behind the wheel, bring the vehicle to our shop for a sway damage repair job.

Invisible Frame Damage

After minor collisions, your vehicle may look in good shape. However, we highly recommend that you book a professional inspection, regardless of your car's outer appearance, as even low-impact accidents can cause misalignments that are invisible to the naked eye.

At our auto body garage, we boast specialized technology and equipment to analyze all components of a vehicle's frame. Using our high-performance machinery, we can pinpoint these invisible safety hazards, such as:

  • Gaps in-between body panels
  • Alignment issues
  • Crooked frame

A car is so much more than meets the eye. If you've been in a fender bender or another small-scale accident, don't take a chance—call in the experts for a professional inspection.

Insurance Claim Assistance

We are pleased to announce that our shop is an accredited repair facility, authorized to work with most major insurance companies. Our administrative staff is a wealth of knowledge and can help you navigate every aspect of the claims process from start to finish.

How Is Auto Frame Repair Completed?

Your car's frame can be damaged in a variety of ways. Twisted, mashed, or swayed frames can be fixed using specialized machinery that uses hydraulic force and torque to straighten the bent and misaligned areas of the frame carefully. If certain parts of the frame are deemed unrepairable, we can remove and replace them entirely.

There are many ways to repair your frame. It's crucial for the safety of you and your passengers that you do so as soon as a problem is suspected.

Our expert team uses only the industry's finest machinery when handling your frame repair, and you can trust us for comprehensive, reliable results.

Choose the Area's Best Frame Repair Experts

When it comes to the safety and integrity of your vehicle, why settle for less than the best? CSI Collision Specialist has many years of combined experience repairing vehicle frames for cars of all makes and models. When you work with our professional team, you can expect:

  • Comprehensive inspections
  • Use of the industry's most trusted machinery
  • Advice and service from experienced mechanics
  • Transparent and competitive prices
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Fast and efficient repairs
  • Quality checks
  • And so much more!

Our experts are committed to providing you with the very best customer service. If you have questions or concerns, before, after, or during the service, never hesitate to chat with us. We'll provide you the transparent information you need about your vehicle's condition, pricing, scheduling, or whatever's on your mind!

The Best Frame Repair in Town

In the aftermath of a collision, it is crucial to have your vehicle's frame inspected and repaired by a trusted team of experts: CSI Collision Specialist. In the case of an accident, many aspects of your vehicle's structural integrity could be compromised––the most essential feature is your vehicle's frame. No matter the situation or how severe the damage -major or minor- we can handle your frame repairs.

Call our team of professionals to set up a comprehensive frame inspection today.

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The First Choice For Frame Repairs

Ask any motorist in the area, and they'll tell you the same thing: we are the first choice for frame repair and countless other automotive repair services. And it's not just because our repairs are made to last, either—though that is a great bonus. We are the most sought-after team of experts in the region because of our incredible rates and start-to-finish customer experience.

From the moment you contact us to the moment you drive away, your vehicle will have our undivided attention—and that is a promise. With any luck, you'll go from being a first-time customer to a lifelong client after you work with us.

With our services, you can also expect:

  • No-obligation consultations
  • Quality replacement products
  • Accurate estimates
  • Environmentally-conscious solutions
  • And more

Would you like to learn a little more about what we can do for you? Call us today. We are always free to address any questions or concerns.

Certified Auto Repair Experts

With experience comes expertise. Needless to say, we have more experience than most. What's more, we have numerous certifications to show for it. Our in-house technicians are Gold Class trained repair professionals. We are certified to perform collision repair on the following vehicles:

  • Dodge
  • Nissan
  • Hyundai
  • Fiat
  • Jeep
  • Infiniti

Rest assured, when we are repairing your vehicle's frame, we repair it with confidence. Over the years, we have serviced countless vehicles. We have encountered every problem and always managed to find the best, cost-effective solution.

Work with the team who always rises to the occasion. Work with us. We are confident you will love the results.

Long-Lasting Collision Repairs

When you bring your vehicle to us, we give you more than a quick-fix solution. We give you peace of mind in the form of long-lasting repairs. No matter the situation, we can always handle frame repairs. Whether it requires careful planning or a complete overhaul, we will get the job done.

Fast Turnarounds On All Auto Frame Work

We understand the needs of our clients. We know how important a vehicle is to an individual's life. People need their car to get to work, to pick up their children, and to buy groceries. That is why we always stick to deadlines and work quickly—without sacrificing a shred of quality.

Before we begin your frame repair service, you can depend on us to give you an accurate time estimate of how long the job will take. That way, you can plan the rest of your day accordingly. For smaller projects, we invite you to enjoy our spacious 3,000 square foot waiting room. Enjoy complimentary coffee and watch television while you wait. If you like, we can also help you arrange for a rental car, or a ride to the nearest public transport station.

Rest assured, it won't be long until your car is back on the road. When we set a realistic deadline, we stick to it.

A Knack For Car Frame Inspection

We inspect every vehicle thoroughly before and after we repair it. Doing so ensures that you don't leave our collision center with any uncorrected issues. Our keen eye also ensures that your repairs are carried out in accordance with all the standards and regulations in existence today.

In our line of work, there is no such thing as being too thorough. When you want mechanics and technicians who take every component into consideration, call us. We promise you won't regret it.

Auto Frame Repair With CSI Collision Specialist

A concern for many customers that have been in a more severe accident is the fear that their car cannot go back to pre-loss conditions. Frame damage adds to that concern. At CSI Collision we take that concern very seriously which is why we have invested in top of the line equipment to ensure the frame is put back to pre-loss conditions. We utilize a computerized measuring system called the Eclipse Measuring Machine. Laser Technology with advanced algorithm software as used in the Aerospace Industry is infused into many areas of this top level automotive measuring system. Its Polar Scanner samples 360 degrees and it calibrates on every sweep at 4 times per second. This advanced technology confirms that the vehicle is restored to proper measurements. Our facility has two frame machines - one that specializes in the everyday uni-body repair and one 22-foot long Chief Goliath brand that specializes in the biggest and baddest pick-ups, extended cab dualies and SUVs around. It is the longest and strongest passenger car and truck pulling system Chief has ever produced.

We understand that our clients are concerned about their car's resale value. We recognize the stress that "diminished value" can bring to a car owner. That's why we pledge to speak openly and candidly with our clients. We don't beat around the bush—you deserve better than that. You can depend on our staff to relate the ins and outs of our assessment findings and how that will impact the lifespan and value of your car moving forward.

We believe it's our honesty and transparency that has supported our success throughout the years. Let us show you the difference that a straightforward, no-nonsense mechanic can make.

Inspecting Your Frame Before Auto Repair

While sometimes invisible to the untrained eye, vehicles often experience frame damage in the event of an accident. Because it is somewhat difficult to detect, it's essential to have your car thoroughly inspected by a team of trained and certified experts.

When you get in touch with CSI Collision Specialist, we will set you up with a comprehensive inspection. If you are unable to bring your car to the shop, we can send a tow truck out to collect it. Once in the shop, we will thoroughly assess your vehicle's damage. Each automobile has a unique frame, and we will ensure we have a nuanced understanding of your car before starting our work.

We will also take the time to address any concerns or questions you have before getting started.

Affordable Car Frame Repair

If you have been in an auto collision, the first thing on your mind is probably getting your vehicle repaired as quickly as possible. However, it is also important to find a shop that will not overcharge you. Lucky for you, CSI Collision Specialist always charges fair and upfront rates for our professional frame straightening and repairs.

Keep your vehicle safe and sound without putting too much strain on your wallet, thanks to our economical pricing options.

Get Back On The Road As Quickly As Possible

Not only do we provide some of the most top-notch auto body repairs around, but we also do so with maximum efficiency. When you bring your vehicle into our shop, you can always depend on receiving prompt and attentive service. Our extensive industry experience and keen eye allow us to complete your repairs before you know it. Not having a vehicle can be a huge inconvenience, which is why we are thrilled to offer swift turnarounds each and every time.

Once we get to repairing your vehicle, there isn't much in our way of getting the job done, we will have a few of our dedicated frame repair specialists on the job, and they won't stop until the work is done. We know that every minute your car is in the shop, you could be spending getting from place to place. We keep that in mind—but quality work always comes first.

Ensure Your Safety With Our Dependable Car Repair

We make sure that every vehicle that leaves our property is in perfect working condition. Our unmatched consistency in frame repair means you can always feel secure in your car after bringing it into our collision center. Over the years, our clients have come to trust our thorough inspections and meticulous repairs, thanks to our high standard of quality.

We don't let vehicles leave our shop until they are thoroughly safety tested. We do this for many reasons. One is to keep you safe. The other is to ensure that we can still operate our business for years to come. For those reasons, you can guarantee great results from our team. Bring your car to CSI Collision Specialist for the best results in frame repair.

Auto Body Repair With Unparalleled Customer Service

We believe our high-quality and dependable repairs speak for themselves, but we also back it up with the utmost dedication to client satisfaction. From the moment you contact us, you will be greeted with a friendly and attentive attitude. We will answer all your questions and give you a detailed overview of the specifics regarding your repairs. Our goal is to make your stressful situation go a little bit smoother by providing our repairs in an accommodating manner.

We know all about the stereotypes of autobody shops being difficult to work with or withholding information—this is against our philosophy. We are passionate about treating those that walk through our doors right. We believe that the best advertisement is a satisfied customer. That's why we'll break our backs for you to ensure you get the service you need. Take advantage of our willingness to help your cause and ensure that more cars are safe out on the roads.

Hassle-Free Warranties On Collision Repair

If you are looking for auto body repair with a little extra security, you have come to the right place. We are happy to offer straightforward warranties on our bodywork. Our goal is to provide you with convenient options to get rid of any worries you have about our service. At CSI Collision Specialist, we give you the coverage you need to drive away with confidence.

We will also make sure you get the most out of your warranty. As an independent service provider, we have no ties to automobile companies. We want you to get the best out of our services and the most you can for your dollar. We know money doesn't grow on trees—one must take advantage of warranties when one can.

In our day, we've worked through such a high number of warranties that we will ensure you get the services you can within its clauses.

Easy To Schedule Frame Repairs

We strive to be a collision center that provides convenient and valuable service. One of the ways we achieve this is by making scheduling our service a breeze. When you reach our line, our attentive and friendly staff will help you find a convenient time to service your vehicle.

We keep our auto shop open and operating during late hours and even on some weekends. This helps us find a good time for you to bring your vehicle in, even if you have a hectic schedule. We’ll also always give you an estimated completion time and will alert you when the repairs are finished. Our open communication will help you plan when and how to pick up your vehicle after a repair.

A Collision Center With The Right Tools For The Job

We have never been satisfied with being "good enough." Rather, we go the extra mile to provide our clients with dependable repairs by always using state-of-the-art equipment to complete your repairs. Our computerized testing and high-quality materials make us the smart choice to service your car's frame.

We continually invest in the best diagnostic and repair equipment to ensure our repair services are of the highest quality every time. Whenever a new technology hits the market, and we think it could improve our services, we incorporate it into our practice. We also ensure our mechanics are trained to properly operate all equipment, giving you turnkey solutions for your frame.

Our Auto Body Frame Repair Service

We use the latest frame repair technology to ensure safe and fortified results. We understand that the safety of your vehicle greatly depends on the sound nature of your frame. Flaws in the frame could become problems for many other things regarding your driving safety, such as engine stress and much more. A damaged frame is not a good frame to drive on. When you bring your vehicle into our shop, we will begin your service with a thorough visual assessment and some computer testing.

Our computerized technology will carefully read the measurements of your vehicle and compare them to the factory specifications. Once we understand the discrepancies, we will be able to bring your vehicle back to OEM specifications carefully.

Improper frame repair can lead to significant damage in the alignment of your car and wheels and can result in unsafe driving. Don't settle for anything less than the best – our full collision frame repairs are diligent and detailed. We take your safety seriously, and we want you to feel safe coming to us for such a serious repair. If you have any questions about what will happen to your vehicle while it's in our hands, please reach out. Come see why we are one of the area's most highly trusted frame repair technicians.

Your Trusted Automotive Frame Repair Experts

Our highly experienced technicians have been solving major framing issues for years. When you choose us for an auto repair, you can rest assured that you are getting the very best service in the area.

With our team handling your repairs, you can always expect:

  • Accommodated scheduling
  • Fast service
  • Thorough inspections
  • Reliable repairs
  • Friendly technicians
  • Safe and durable results

We can also let you know if your car is past the point of repair. Sometimes, if the cost to repair is more costly than the value of the vehicle itself, it is in your best interest to invest in a new car.

Our team is here to provide ample guidance and trusted support to you after a collision.

Vehicle Frame Welding

If your frame has sustained severe damage beyond that which a standard straightening machine can repair, our technicians may suggest replacing various frame components. When it comes to welding new frames, no one does it better than us.

By using precision welding techniques and embracing the skills of our talented welders, we will help you ensure your vehicle's frame is straightened out and safe to ride upon once again. We pride ourselves on our welding skills and can use them to help you get back out on the roads safely.

We use computerized technology and maintain strict protocols to ensure your frame regains sound structural integrity. Plus, we work with reputable suppliers to source frame materials quickly and cost-effectively.

Of course, in certain cases, your frame will be beyond repair depending on the damage. We will put your frame through rigorous testing to ensure the state of your car frame. We won't give up on fixing your frame unless your frame is in too poor condition to justify repairs. In that case, you can trust our recommendations to make your decision regarding the matter.

The Best Car Frame Repair

At CSI Collision Specialist, we are proud of our high-quality frame repairs. Our commitment to excellence has made us the most trusted auto repair shop in the area.

With knowledgeable technicians and state-of-the-art technology, we deliver frame repair services, unmatched by our competitors.

To find out more, stop by our shop or set up an inspection today by calling (281) 550-2800.

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