A recent article in Entrepreneur magazine entitled 10 Ways Switching to Apple Made My Life More Difficult has been getting a lot of social media love, so I thought I would make some counter-points being an Apple user myself. This isn't necessarily pertinent to our business of reconditioning cars, but we use Apple products in our business, so work with me here!

1. There's no menu button on the iPhone.

Response: It's called a home button.

2. iPhones are still terrible at being actual phones.

Clean your wheels weekly to save you time and money.

Vote for Onsite Recon for best auto body shop in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach Now through March 19, 2013

From time to time, we get calls from customers saying they've scraped the paint off their car trying to remove a sticker! Even though we like to make money, we thought it would be a good idea to give you a few tips on how to remove stickers from your vehicle safely.

To Buff or to Paint, that is the Question

To assess whether a scratch is through to the basecoat, use either of these two simple methods to determine whether we have to buff or paint.

8/13/2012 Onsite Recon Adds Curt Payne to the Team

Virginia Beach, Virginia—August 13, 2012—Onsite Recon today announced that Curt Payne has joined the team as an on-site technician. Mr. Payne brings more than five years experience as an automotive appearance technician, having worked for a privately held automotive reconditioning company. The addition of Mr. Payne enables Onsite Recon to offer "paintless dent removal" services, in addition to it's paint, interior and wheel repair service offerings.

You might remember the story a few days ago of vandals damaging some vehicles in a Chesapeake neighborhood. We contacted News Channel 3 wishing to help. We were able to help restore some of the damage, and Reed Andrews recognized us for taking action! You can read more about the original story here.

Founders Matt Harden and Steve Crabb to Appear on Specialist Radio Hour

Founders Matt Harden and Steve Crabb will be making an appearance on the Specialist Radio Hour this Friday at 2:00pm. The Specialist can be heard every Mon-Fri from 2:00-4:00pm. You can find out more about the Specialist, Chris Kettner here.


Repair, Paint and Clear Front Fenders

Filled holes, painted and cleared front fenders of a 1970 Chevelle SS 454. Repairs performed onsite at customer's home.

Scratch removal via two-stage, high-speed buff of clear coat scratches on driver's side front quarter panel.