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October 28, 2018 @ 8:30 pm | Category:Auto Body Repair | Tags:
hyundai genesis g90 rear end rebuilt after accident

This vehicle is Hyundai’s flagship full-size model.  This is the first time I have seen this car up close and it is modern and super sharp.  Hyundai released this vehicle in September 2016 with 2017 models.  The Genesis G90 shown here is a brand spanking new 2018 with under 1000 miles on it. This Genesis […]

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icar certification auto body repair high strength steel bronze

ABS- EVERYONE WANTS THEM, NOT EVERYONE CAN WORK ON THEM. So I’m in the gym trying to find my ever elusive abs again and I keep thinking is everyone doing this; working tirelessly to be fit.  Sometimes it works, and other times it doesn’t.  Some days I’m good and other days, well, just bad. Though […]

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August 22, 2018 @ 7:08 pm | Category:Auto Body Repair | Tags: ,
2015 Tesla 75 auto body repair completed

Any Tesla owner will tell you the vehicle is predominately aluminum and a highly trained professional is needed to diagnose and repair them. Allston Collision Center prides itself on having such professionals.  Our appraiser, with 40 years of knowledge, our aluminum technicians possessing the most recent training, to purchasing the most effective, modern equipment available […]

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August 19, 2018 @ 2:39 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags: , ,
automotive painting spray booth

At the beginning of my time 18 years ago, Allston Collision Center began its journey on a shoestring budget.  My children were well under three years old, and I had planned on staying home with them until they went to school.  Instead, an opportunity knocked.  Paul asked me to partner with him in the auto […]

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August 18, 2018 @ 5:36 pm | Category:Auto Body Repair | Tags: ,
2019 jeep auto body repair

This 2019 Jeep is a prime example of an almost negligible looking center collision that packed a big punch. If you look at the before shots, you will see how the hood is separated.  Most of us would think – hey not too bad right?  However, by the time this job was completed, with a […]

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August 1, 2018 @ 3:51 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags: ,
allston collision center boston auto body shop

This year, 2018, the Chaet Family enters its 90th year of collision repair.  Three generations have proudly served the Boston area with superior auto body work, customer service, and an unbeatable guarantee. The generational history begins with Paul’s grandfather, Dave, opening up shop in 1928.  By 1961, the operation had moved to 420 Cambridge Street, […]

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July 1, 2018 @ 6:59 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags:
car totaled after crash

Many of you have had this experience and that includes me. It is a difficult experience to total your vehicle.  I’ve been in three total wrecks and had three different experiences.  Two were before I owned a body shop, and had no help, and last one after and I knew how to handle it.  I […]

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March 19, 2018 @ 6:40 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags:
winter driving in boston, ma

I know many of you out there are thinking – could there be more snow? Three storms in less than two weeks – whew we are getting hammered this March. One of our friends, who shall remain unnamed, asked us to stop doing the snow dance! I realize everyone thinks our business is related to […]

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January 1, 2018 @ 1:07 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags: No tags
allston collision center cambridge street allston ma

90 YEARS AND COUNTING! As I say goodbye to 2017, I am somewhat shocked I am entering my 18th year, but then again I say that every year.  Not only am I proud of our accomplishments, but we learned to live and adjust to the complexities of owning a business.  We reap the reward and […]

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December 26, 2017 @ 11:01 pm | Category:Auto Body Repair | Tags: ,
Completed Lexus Paint Job in Boston

When I came on board as Allston Collision Center’s business partner I conceived an idea that a body shop could be a place where employees and customers alike trusted each other to produce a body of work to be proud of.  I believe this has been accomplished many times over at Allston Collision Center, but […]

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