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Jul 10 2017

3 Summer Road Trip Destinations


Now that school is out and we’re in to summer, it is time to start making your summer vacation plans! Nothing says summertime like a road trip, and Kirmac Collision & Autoglass has pulled together three top destinations in BC to help kick start your planning.

1. Tofino


Tofino
The first destination on our list is Tofino, one of the most beautiful B.C. locations near Vancouver. It’s ideal for a surf trip with friends, a weekend getaway, or a romantic escape. It offers amazing surfing, surreal scenery, west coast beaches, hiking, hot springs, wildlife viewing and more!

Time from Vancouver: 5 hours and 30 minutes

2. Botanical Beach at Port Renfrew

Did you know British Columbia Botanical Beach at Port Renfrew has incredible tide pools? You can easily see countless different marine species living within different pools at the Botanical Beach at Port Renfrew, located in the newly created Juan de Fuca Provincial Park. This eco-sensitive area is also near several lovely beaches and restaurants. Pack up your beach gear, grab your water shoes, and head to the Botanical Beach!

Time from Vancouver: 4 hours and 45 minutes

3. Kelowna in the Okanagan Valley


Kelowna in Okanagan Valley

If you’re a wine lover, we highly recommend you take a weekend road trip out to Kelowana located in the Okanagan Valley. This beautiful location is a wine lover’s paradise, nestled amongst beautiful small towns, spectacular scenery, pristine lakes, beautiful beaches and, of course, a number of incredible wineries.

Time from Vancouver: 4 hours and 10 minutes

Before You Hit the Road

Now that you have some ideas for your upcoming road trip, it’s time to make your plans and kickstart your summer! Remember, before you embark on a road trip it’s critical to make sure your car is in safe, working order, so if you need to make any repairs before you hit the road you can visit any one of Kirmac’s 17 conveniently located auto body and auto glass repair shops! Find the location nearest you here.

Auto Body Repair | Kirmac Collision & Autoglass
235 East 1st Avenue VancouverBCV5T 1A7 Canada 
 • 604-874-9354

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Jun 15 2017

Schoolhouse Coquitlam Location Now Open


Schoolhouse Coquitlam
COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA June 29, 2017 – Kirmac Collision & Autoglass is excited to officially announce the opening of the newest Coquitlam location on Schoolhouse Street, across from Sliver City.

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Jun 01 2017

Preparing Your Car For Summer


Summer Car Care

Preparing Your Car For The Summer Heat

Spring is flying by, and summer is coming up fast, but is your car ready for the summertime? With the change in weather comes changes in driving conditions, and different factors that can put some unnecessary wear and tear on your car. Preparing your car for the summer heat is simple, and can save you massive headaches when you should be enjoying the beautiful weather or your long awaited vacation. That’s why the trusted auto experts at Kirmac put together guide for you on how to prepare your car for the summer.

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Apr 20 2017

Defensive Driving: What You Need To Know


Regardless of how confident you are in your driving skills, once you hit the road, there is risk for an accident. Most vehicle accidents are caused by driver error which includes poor judgment calls, driver recklessness, driver inattention and more. Driving defensively involves being alert, aware and safe while operating a motor vehicle. Below are a few defensive driving tips to help stay safe on the road.

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Jan 23 2017

5 Things New Drivers Should Know About Rock Chips in Glass


New drivers face many challenges on the road, including rocks kicked up by other vehicles on the road. These rocks have the potential to damage vehicle mirrors, windows, and in particular, put rock chips in windshields. We have five important pieces of advice about auto glass and auto glass repair especially for new drivers and their parents.

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