What's A Direct Repair Facility?

Steve Stymeist Auto Body Collision Centers are Direct Repair Facility shops.

Stymeist in Placerville and Jackson are Direct Repair Facility shopsThis means we have a qualified special relationship with insurance companies that benefits everyone involved, most importantly YOU.

Being a Direct Repair Facility (DRF) means we have been selected as an approved repair facility in the insurance industry. Insurance companies prefer directing claims to DRF shops like Stymeist Collision Centers, knowing we provide the highest quality work at lower repair costs.

To qualify for the DRF list, a shop must meet rigorous criteria. This includes having qualified staff and technicians, up-to-date facilities and repair equipment, and the shop must meet the highest professional standards set for the auto body repair industry.

All DRF shops have state-of-the-art frame and unibody repair equipment. All body and structural measurements strictly adhere to manufacturer specifications. Each facility must meet training and Stymeist shops are trusted DRF shopseducation requirements for their employees as well as adhere to Environmental Protection Agency requirements during both the repair and paint process.

The insurance industry constantly monitors DRF shops for fraud. Knowing Stymeist Collision Centers is a DRF shop, assures you that we are reputable and honest.

Because DRF shops are professional, responsible and qualified to repair today's complex vehicles, insurance companies guarantee repair work done at DRF shops for as long as you own your vehicle.

You are always free to choose where you would like to have your vehicle repaired. But working with a DRF shop such as Stymeist Collision Centers generally means faster claims service and highest quality vehicle repair.