© Capital City Collision All rights reserved. Site map
Legal / Terms:
Information gathered here stays here. No spam.
Get a free computerized body shop estimate good for all major insurance companies.
Capital City Collision Shop is the preferred body shop and collision repair center for: Leith Maserati, Leith Euro, Chris Leith Chevrolet, Leith Mitsubishi, KIA and Dodge. From Fords to Ferraris, we are the wise choice for Raleigh's Exotics and the all important Grocery getters.
Licensed, Bonded and Insured
You can help support our shop and website by sharing this page:
“From Ford’s to Ferrari’s We Take Great Pride in Our Work”
Guessing the cost to repair a car involved in a collision is much like guess work, computers and books help get a more accurate guess, but it still doesn't cover the items you cant see.
Wikipedia defines it as: Estimation (or estimating) is the process of finding an estimate, or approximation, which is a value that is usable for some purpose even if input data may be incomplete, uncertain, or unstable. The value is nonetheless usable because it is derived from the best information available…
Now that we understand that estimating anything is an educated guess, we now know why Insurance Companies created supplemental charges.
The more experience the shop has, the more accurate the preliminary estimate usually is. It’s the experience that allows for for previously unknown variables.
Judgment item are usually marked on an estimate with (*), this signifies to the reader that the estimator used his own judgment and not the computer software.
The greatest asset for accurate preliminary estimates was the development of estimating software.
|Search our Website|
|Collision Repair Services|
|Contact, Maps, Directions|
|Why Choose Us|
|What is an Estimate?|
|Choosing a Specialist|
|Insurance and Color Match|
|Understanding the Estimate|
|What is a Supplement|
|Information is Power|
|Q & A Blog|
|Map and Directions|