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Our Body Shop has gone Green!

Our Collision Shops are now Both using EnviroBase High Performance Paint Systems!


The use of this new waterborne basecoat for refinishing all our vehicles will significantly reduce the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the atmosphere. It will also help us do our part to improve the quality of our air and contribute to an overall healthier work environment. 

Read on to see the other many benefits of this new paint system!

What is Waterborne?
– Waterborne technology is a basecoat system that significantly reduces VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds)
– Waterborne technology replaces the solvents inherently found in traditional basecoats, and replaces it with distilled water.
– There are three processes to refinish an automobile: undercoats (primers), basecoat (color), and clear coat. Waterborne technology is currently only used for basecoats.


Why Waterborne basecoats?
– Environmentally friendly products.
– Mandated in strictest airborne districts in California, Canada, and Europe.
– Likely to be adopted by other districts over time
– Waterborne basecoats reduce the lbs. of VOC’s emitted into atmosphere


Benefits of Waterborne

– Basecoat is used at OEM’s and manufacture.
– Manufactures have been using waterborne basecoats for years at OEM facilities.
– Better color match
– Quicker Repair Times
– Waterborne basecoats have proved to decrease cycle time of repair orders-improved ability to process more vehicles
– Most environmentally friendly basecoat system to date.

Why Dick Scott Collision?

At Dick Scott Collision we realize how stressful it can be for many people when they are involved in an automobile accident. That’s why our helpful, friendly staff is ready to answer all of your questions and walk you through every step of the way to make your experience as hassle-free as possible.

Our facilities feature Experienced Collision Experts, Perfect Color-Match & Laser Measuring Systems and over $200,000 in available parts inventory. Plus we are experienced in servicing ALL makes/models. Our convenient hours and locations, combined with our attention to detail and quick turn-around times, continue to make Dick Scott Collision the right choice for you and your vehicle.

We provide care for all aspects of auto body repair, including mechanical damage resulting from a collision. We will also repair any damage caused by vandalism and/or theft claims. In addition, we take care of any glass replacement and best of all, you will receive our Lifetime Warranty on ALL Repairs! Our lifetime warranty on all repairs is one of the reasons why we are the preferred auto body repair shop in Plymouth, MI and Fowlerville, MI.

Remember, when your vehicle needs repairs, YOU have the right to choose WHERE the repairs will be made. Although your insurance company may suggest that you take your vehicle to one of their “recommended” shops; by law you have the option to take your vehicle to a shop of your choice. If you seek a high quality auto body shop we are your destination. Dick Scott Collision is one of the highest rated shops in Michigan and provides a Lifetime Warranty on all of its repairs.

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