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Friday, December 10, 2010

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

GM Grants Approval to Spies Hecker

Spies Hecker was invited, along with other refinish paint companies, to participate in the newly released General Motors 4901M Refinish Specifications. After undergoing rigorous testing procedures, Spies Hecker met all requirements and has received General Motor’s official approval.

The General Motors Service Technology Group (GM-STG), along with the General Motors North American Operations Engineering Group (GM-NAO), reviewed the test results, Testing procedures are updated annually to maintain the quality of “approved” systems used by GM Dealer Networks for the warranty refinishing of GM vehicles.

Spies Hecker’s Solventborne and Waterborne Systems were tested. Each system was tested to resist stone chipping, chemicals (softening, staining etc.), and environmental elements. In addition to these requirements, Spies Hecker passed environmental regulations as well.
Official endorsements increased both dealer and customer confidence and help secure existing customer relations. Now that Spies Hecker has received GM’s approval, their products should be considered a “preferred choice” among the General Motors Dealer Network.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Paintless Dent Repair Revives Classic's Show-Quality Paint Job

An Article By: Sam Barer

A newly painted classic is a wonderful sight. When that car is your own 1986 Ferrrari 328 GTS, it’s even better.

Thanks to a number of mishaps that will be included in two future Sound Classic pieces titled “How you know you’ve Picked the wrong auto shipping company” and “Bad things that happen when your friends drive your Ferrari”, the 328 GTS I purchased last year was treated to a full exterior body and paint restoration. Choosing Olympia-based Hoey’s Autobody was a no-brainer. After winning Best in Show at Concorso Italiano in California with his Lamborghini Miura, Paul Hoey’s expertise is recognized worldwide.

My 328 GTS was one of only a handful factory delivered in Blu Medio Metallico, so I opted to maintain this rare grayish-blue color. It took countless hours of work by the magic hands of Hoey’s team to straighten twenty years of dings and dimples. On a fine November day, though, my Ferrari’s beautiful Pininfarina-penned lines were as perfect as the day the car left the Maranello, Italy factory.

When the Ferrari came home from Hoey’s, it went directly into hibernation for the winter. Last week it was time to clean off the dust, polish, and put a thick coat of wax for a long season of drives and shows.

The Hippocratic Oath’s primary tenet of “first, do no harm” applies as much to collector cars as it does to medicine. Unfortunately, I wasn’t paying attention when I rested my hand on the car’s roof pillar while rubbing away dried wax on the fender. This seemingly structural area actually made of steel thinner than Costco margins was left with a dent in the exact form of my left palm.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Spies Hecker Receives Mercedes-Benz Approval

Mercedes- Benz has just announced the approval of Spies Hecker products for refinishing. The approval is the latest in a series of official endorsements received by Spies Hecker over the past six months.
As extended warranties became more popular, official approvals are becoming more important. The dealer network relies on approvals to substitute a product’s ability to meet official standards when returning a vehicle to its original condition.
Mercedes is in good company with General Motors, BMW, and Ford adding to Spies Hecker’s long list of industry leaders who’ve given their seal of approval.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Leather Care

Spills: Wipe up any excess liquid immediately with a clean cloth or sponge. If necessary use lukewarm water and let the leather air-dry.
Spots and Stains: Apply a mild, non-detergent soap solution with a clean, wet sponge. Rinse and let air dry. Particularly bad spots may require a detergent solution, but care should be taken not to over do it.
Oil and Grease: Wipe the leather with a clean, dry cloth and let any remaining oil dissipate into the leather. Do not apply water or try to wash a grease spot.
Major Damage: Sameday offers specialized services that clean, condition, restore, and repair leather. Routine maintenance can extend the useful life of leather upholstery, keeping it clean and in top condition. Wearing, fading, and even extreme damage such as holes, cuts and burns can be repaired by our skilled leather professionals.

* We suggest that if you are going to try any new cleaning method you do so first in a hidden area.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Hyundai & Spies Hecker Launch Cooperative Agreement

Hyundai sets high standards when it comes to professional refinishing in order to ensure hat the quality of the repair is upheld. Hyundai and paint maker Spies Hecker have signed a global cooperation agreement.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Paintless Dent Repair

When the surface of the paint is not broken, most dents can repaired using a process known as Paintless Dent Repair or PDR. A quality paintless dent repair is the preferred method for dent repair because the factory finish remains intact. No “bondo” or filler is used and technicians do not damage the underside of vehicle panels.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Leather Upholstery Repair

Not only is leather more durable than coverings such as fabric, it even improves in appearance as the years pass. It's strong, flexible and naturally adapts to the shape of your body to offer the utmost comfort. Cool in summer and warm in winter, leather upholstery is easy to care for. But if your vehicle’s leather were to be damaged, our technicians at Sameday are equipped with a premium OEM repair system. Our technicians use a computerized system to guarantee perfect color, sheen, pattern and grain matches for all their leather repairs.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Spies Hecker Receives Approval from Audi America

Audi America has approved Spies Hecker products for repair of the European automaker’s vehicles. Audi requires all of its authorized body shops to use an approved paint supplier, and Spies Hecker refinish products meet the very demanding requirements of Audi. That’s why Sameday technicians use only Spies Hecker refinish products in their repair of Audis- German paint for German vehicles!
Click here to read more about Spies Hecker's approval from Audi America.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Sameday’s Warranty

Sameday Auto Scratch & Dent Repair maintains the highest standard of quality. The labor performed by Sameday Auto Scratch & Dent Repair is guaranteed against any defect in workmanship or Sameday supplied refinish materials for as long as you own your car.
Sameday Auto Scratch & Dent Repair guarantees that for as long as you own your car Sameday Auto Scratch & Dent Repair will correct or repair all defects which are attributed to defective or faulty workmanship in the repairs stated on the repair invoice, unless caused by or damaged resulting from accidents, negligence, abuse or misuse.
All parts are subject to their manufacturer’s warranty. This guarantee does not include normal wear acquired from driving conditions.
Repairs must be made by Sameday Auto Scratch & Dent Repair. This guarantee is non-transferable. Paint Warranty is valid only when paint is applied over original factory finishes that are free of defect.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Expert Honda Repair

At the assembly plants, most Hondas are painted with DuPont paint. That’s why the technicians at Sameday use Spies Hecker, DuPont’s highest line of automotive refinish paint, for all their paint repairs. Using the latest technology, minor scrapes and scratches can be repaired on your vehicle without repainting entire hoods, doors, bumpers, or fenders. Most of these repairs can be performed the same day. Using the highest quality repair products, Sameday is able to assure a perfect color match, an infrared baked-on finish, along with a lifetime warranty.

Sameday service available through these northwest Honda dealers:
Hinshaw's Honda

Call 1-800-422-8897 to schedule a repair appointment during your next routine maintenance visit at your local dealership.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Hail Damage? Try Paintless Dent Repair

Has your vehicle been dented because of a hail storm? Now there is a high quality, professional alternative to repainting. The technicians from Sameday Auto Scratch and Dent Repair are experts in a process originally used by Mercedes Benz in Germany know as “paintless dent repair.” Using the latest technology and tools, the technicians at Sameday remove hail dents from a vehicle without the use of body fillers or painting. Skilled professionals use specially shaped tools to bend the metal back to the correct shape. Your vehicle maintains its highest value because the integrity of the original factory finish remains intact. Your vehicle is back on the road quickly, often the "Sameday". Sameday has the approval of the northwest's best insurance companies and all work is fully guaranteed.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Leather Care & Conditioning

Leather conditioning is a process of “refatting” leather to replenish tanning oils. The oils preserve and lubricate the internal fiber structure. Another benefit of keeping your leather conditioned is that it softens and restores flexibility by reducing internal friction. However, over time the loss of lubrication increases friction as fibers move against one another when leather flexes. Loss of the tanning oils causes your leather to become brittle and the fibers to degrade mechanically. That’s why Sameday offers a premium leather reconditioning service to renew the oils of the leather and prolong the longevity of your furniture.

Monday, May 31, 2010

Leather that Lasts

There are numerous advantages of keeping your leather cleaned and protected. An expert rejuvenation process can restore years of sun damage. Applying a protectant can reduce continued sun fading and also helps to repel spills and stains. Cleaning extracts the dirt and grime which build-up over time. It is also vital to have small scuffs and nicks repaired before they become large holes or rips. Most importantly, consistent maintenance of your leather increases the longevity of your furniture.

Friday, May 28, 2010

We Come to You!

Sameday is proud to offer on-site, mobile service to our customers. We have over 20 mobile vans fully equipped to repair vehicle damage on the spot. That's right! We come to you. Our crews service northwest cities along the I-5 corridor in Washington, Oregon, and northern California. We are available to respond to your needs including fleet turnovers, auction preparation, and lease returns. Most repairs are completed the same day eliminating "loss-of-use" time. Sameday's mission is to provide our customers with the highest quality repair options available on the market today.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Sameday's shop in Olympia

Sameday has a well-organized repair facility conveniently located in Olympia's Capital Auto Mall. Our shop technicians value efficiency & are dedicated to maintaining a clean and orderly work area. The members of our staff place extreme importance on consistency in the repair process. We also strive to reduce repair times in an effort to create an enjoyable experience for our customers. If you are looking to have a door ding or paint scratch repaired, please come to our Olympia shop, located at 2145 Caton Way. We offer free repair estimates!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Save Time & Money!

We know your time is value. That's why the technicians at Sameday are committed to the expert handling of minor vehicle damage within a rapid time frame. You no longer have to leave your car in a body shop for days on end. Most of our repairs are completed the "SAMEDAY" eliminating loss-of-use time. If it's a paint scratch you need repaired, our skilled technicians can perfectly match the paint color and repaint the damaged area with high-end European paint and clearcoat. The process is then completed with a high-intensity infrared lamp which bakes on the finish, leaving your car ready to drive. Sameday's expert bumper repair also saves you time. By repairing only the damaged area we help maintain a majority of your vehicle's factory finish and extend your vehicle's value. We also save you money- repairing only the damaged area of the bumper can be a lot more cost effective than buying an entire new bumper (you know how expensive replacement parts can be). If it's a cosmetic repair your vehicle's in need of, don't hesitate to call the experts at Sameday 1-800-422-8897.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Vehicle Fleet Services

As a proud company manager you know that it is vitally important for your fleet vehicles to maintain an exceptionally high standard. But keeping all your many vehicles in outstanding condition can be more than a full-time job. That's why Sameday, a Washington State based company in business for over 25 years, offers three main services for motor vehicle fleets- minor refinishing, interior plastic and leather repair, and paintless dent repair. We provide exceptional representation to corporate fleets, premium automotive dealerships, as well as State and Federal agencies. It is the goal of our mobile crews to insure that agency vehicles maintain their highest value and reflect the professional appearance of their organization.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Get Your Car Summer-Ready

It's that time of year again! The sun is shining, warm summer weather has arrived, and you’re ready to hit the road. But here are a few things to think about before pulling your car out of its winter storage in the garage: be sure to remove the snow tires, change the engine oil, and check your wiper fluid. Once you’ve tended to your car’s basic concerns you’ll also want to make sure that your vehicle looks good. Inspect your car for paint chips and scratches- you’ll want to repair them quickly to prevent rusting and corrosion of the metal underneath. Cleaning and rejuvenating your leather seats will also make a dramatic difference in the look and feel of your leather as well as prolong the lifetime of your seats. Lastly, be sure to check your alloy wheels for signs of curb rash or flaking; keeping them shiny is a must-do for all car enthusiasts.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Car Care Tips:

Protecting Your Vehicle's Appearance
1. Frequent washing and waxing is the best way to keep your vehicle looking showroom new. (Be sure to use a non-abrasive cloth or sponge and rinse the washed areas before they dry.)
2. Wax coats the finish to protect from damage caused by dirt, grit, tree sap, etc. Carnuba wax is strongly recommended.
3. Inspect your vehicle regularly for chips and scratches to the paint. Repair them right away to protect against rust and corrosion of the metal underneath.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Bumper Repair

Expert bumper repair saves you time and money. It is an excellent alternative to complete bumper replacement, especially when dealing with expensive replacement parts. By repairing only the damaged area of the bumper the majority of your vehicle's factory finish is maintained, prolonging the value of your vehicle. Sameday's skilled technicians use computerized color matching systems to guarantee perfect color match. The damaged area is repainted with high-end European paint and clearcoat. The process is completed with a high-intensity infrared baked-on finish.

Monday, April 26, 2010

We've redesigned our website (again)

Please check out our new & improved website:

Friday, April 23, 2010

Custom Motorcycle Repair

You have finally created the ultimate look for your motorcycle. With a stunning custom paint job and unique graphics, your motorcycle stands apart from all the rest. Your bike deserves a high-quality, striking finish. That’s why Sameday offers a range of premium services to handle all your repair needs for when the unthinkable happens. Our technicians possess the expert skills & proper techniques needed to restore chips in your bike’s custom paint job with amazing accuracy and durability. We can even fix dents in the gas tank. Make your bike reflect your personality and who you are; call Sameday (800-422-8897).

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Color Matching Solutions

Matching car paint colors is no easy task. Color identification is a mounting challenge in the auto industry because the variety of colors in the market is steadily growing. There are more than 60,000 colors around today, with an average of 1,000 colors added each year. One of the most important skills a refinisher can possess is the ability to reliably and quickly determine the right color for the job.

To support our customers, Sameday offers a full array of color matching tools to help get the correct color. Sameday’s digital color measurement via high-tech photospectrometer allows technicians to perfectly match any surface color. They also use Spies Hecker’s CRplus software which evaluates the electronically collected data and outputs a precise color formula in a matter of seconds. Whatever the job and whatever the finish, be it metallic, solid, or pearlescent, Sameday’s expert color matching systems will give you the best refinish solution available.

Monday, March 29, 2010

We've re-designed our leather website!

Please check it out.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Alloy Wheel Repair

A shiny set of alloy wheels can really boost the look of your vehicle. But when they become chipped, curbed, or scratched, replacement can be very expensive.
That’s why Sameday’s cosmetic repair services for alloy wheels are such an excellent option. Our highly skilled technicians provide expert repair to hundreds of domestic and imported wheel styles and are luxury vehicle specialists. Repairs to scraped, scuffed, and flaking alloy wheels can be completed the “Sameday”. Our technicians can repair wheels on or off vehicles with exceptional quality and expertise.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Rejuvenate your Leather Furniture

Most homes today contain at least one piece of leather furniture- sofa, loveseat, recliner, divan, etc. Understandable, considering that leather is a natural material that's much more durable than cloth. Typically, a piece of leather furniture that's properly cared for can last for two decades or more! But in order for your leather furniture to stay looking good over the years, it will need some proper care.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Choosing the right repair company

No matter what kind of car you drive, when you go in for repairs, you want the job done right. That’s why Sameday has always used insurance approved systems and continues to offer a full guarantee on their refinish work for as long as you own the vehicle. Sameday has a well-organized facility in Olympia’s Capitol Auto Mall. Our services are also available through the service drive programs at many of the northwest’s premier auto dealerships. We also provide on-site mobile service for your convenience (we can come to your home or work location).

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Classic Car Repair

If you own a classic car, or better yet, have a valuable classic car collection, you will be very particular about who you allow to complete repairs and touch-ups for you. The company must be highly skilled, reliable, trustworthy, and have knowledge of the most efficient repair methods. Sameday has been helping vehicle owners maintain their vehicle's highest value for over 25 years. Their state-of-the-art repair methods will help your vehicle maintain its show-stopping good looks.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Expert Scratch Removal

It can begin with just a simple, quick trip to the grocery store; after completing your shopping you return to your car and to your horror discover that someone has keyed the door. Or perhaps your car is parked nicely in the driveway when your child rides by on their bicycle, gets too close, and now their bike handles have left an unsightly scratch. And then there are the times when there’s no one to blame but oneself for not seeing the garbage can that was still sitting in front of the garage. Let’s be honest, car scratches can happen even to the best of us.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Spring Car Care

After the winter months of snow and icy roads, your car is undoubtedly in need of some professional detailing. Just like a good maintenance program prolongs the life and performance of your car, all vehicles, regardless of the finish (clear coat, acrylic, etc.) require regular washing throughout the year.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Luxury Vehicle Specialists

Nothing beats the feel of owning & driving a luxury car. The supple feel of the leather, the beauty of the shiny details, just make you feel good.

But no feeling is worse than damaging your luxury vehicle. Because many luxury cars are designed with visual appeal rather than damage control as the top priority, impact absorbing structures don't extend far enough to the corners and bumpers causing many luxury vehicles to suffer bumper damage even in low-speed impacts.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Paintless Dent Repair

Sameday is a pioneer in forward-edge, paintless dent repair techniques. Instead of hammers and dollies or pulling welded-on pins, Sameday uses special long-reaching tools to get behind dents and massage out damage. This means there’s no need to repaint. Sometimes, as in the case of extensive hail damage, the paintless dent repair process can take several intensive hours of work. Removing hundreds of small impressions has proved to be a process of equal parts art and science. Returning the vehicle panels to perfect condition requires patience and skilled hands.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Go Green With Auto Repair!

How does an auto repair company "go green"? First, they bring their operations into compliance with all environmental regulations, minimize waste generations, maximize recycling, and conserve energy. Sameday uses eco-friendly methods in its repair of vehicles. Because of our technicians' high level of expertise, we are able to keep our repair areas small and use extremely small quantities of paint. Our leather and interior repair systems utilize a water based and water soluble coating. Sameday technicians undergo continual training which helps them keep up-to-date with the latest "green" trends among body shops.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Monday, March 1, 2010

Professional Dent Repair

Many dents can be repaired without the need for repainting. Paintless dent repair (PDR) is a valuable repair method because it allows the original factory paint to remain intact. Using specially designed tools and techniques, Sameday’s skilled PDR technicians bend the metal back to its original shape. No sanding, body filler, or repainting is necessary. When the process is complete the dent is no longer visible. Sameday meets & exceeds insurance company requirements for PDR service.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Sameday service available at NW auto dealers

Sameday's expert line of services are available at many of the northwest's premium auto dealers. Our on-location services include scratch removal, dent repair, & alloy wheel repair. Call our office (800-422-8897), to schedule a repair during during your next routine service or maintainence check-up. We also offer free estimates.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Premium Repair Services

Expert Mobile Services

For over 25 years, Sameday has provided high quality repair services for vehicles and fine leather furnishings. Whether it's a paint scratch, bumper scrape, wheel scuff, or a tear in your leather seat, Sameday is the solution you need. We offer on-site, mobile service for your convenience. Most repairs are completed the same day eliminating "loss-of-use" time and all work is guaranteed.