Bay Ridge has auto repair shops that offer auto body repair and painting services. The body of the vehicle can be dented or damaged due to minor or major accidents. Body repair and painting services aim to minimize or eliminate the effects of the incident on the appearance of the vehicle. Safety consideration are also kept in mind. Body repair can include fixing or replacing broken glass, dents, and head and rear lamps. Body painting services could be for the entire vehicle, or just the panel affected or damaged. In the latter case, the modern painting technology makes it possible to blend it in with the priginal coat such that no discernible difference can be seen. Base coat and clear coat applications may also be given to enhance the sheen of the paint. These services may be covered by a warranty. Usually, one needs to bring in a car and leave it at the repair shop for a few days to enable completion of the repairs. A quick turnaround time, professionally expert service, and reasonable pricing are the desirable factors that play into choosing a repair shop.