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Factory Bed Liners Continue to Fail

Posted on: May 15th, 2017 by dsautomotive No Comments

About as fast as consumers made the decision to get a spray-in bed liner from the factory is about as fast as they’re coming to D&S Automotive to have them replaced. Over the last six months, we have replaced nearly a dozen spray-in bed liners from the factory. After the most recent replacement, we decided […]

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Northeast Ohio Easter Egg Hunts

Posted on: March 13th, 2017 by dsautomotive No Comments

As Easter is approaching, we’ve rounded up some of Northeast Ohio’s most popular egg hunt events. So bring a basket and go egg hunting this Easter at any of the locations listed below. For a full list of Northeast Ohio egg hunts, visit www.northeastohiofamilyfun.com. Concord Township Saturday, March 18 11:00 am Town Hall Ballfield, 7229 Ravenna […]

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New Year Resolutions for Your Truck or Jeep

Posted on: January 18th, 2017 by dsautomotive No Comments

How many times have you wanted to upgrade your truck or Jeep, but just haven’t taken the plunge? This year, 2017 could be the time you resolute to have a badass vehicle! Here are our top 5 upgrades for 2017 Rise Above and stand out from the rest on the road with a Lift Kit […]

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How Aluminum Repair Differs from Steel Repair

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 by dsautomotive No Comments

First of all, let me tell you about the history behind aluminum in the auto industry. Aluminum has been used in the auto industry for well over a hundred years. The first sports car with an aluminum body was premiered at the Berlin International Motor Show in 1899. Wow! That’s quite a long time ago. In […]

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Looking Back at 2016

Posted on: December 29th, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

Opened our Chardon location: Carmen Paterniti’s four sons opened our newest location in Chardon, Ohio where all of the boys grew up. CJ, Shaun, Dustin and Cody all own and run this state of the art facility. Expanded our Apprenticeship program: D&S Automotive has had around 6-8 apprentices learning from our professional technicians. Each of […]

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17 Winter Driving Tips to Get You to Where You’re Going

Posted on: December 20th, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

Set a reasonable pace. Expectations should stay low in changing weather systems. Plan around traffic. You know when rush hours are so travel around those hours to miss the heavier traffic. Travelling 10 am to about 3 pm is a good idea as well as late at night or early in the morning. Cell phone […]

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Get the Right Estimate the First Time!

Posted on: December 16th, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

  The myth is that insurance companies want you to get at least 3 separate estimates in the event of a collision. That’s just not the case for a collision center with the professional background that D&S Automotive has had for years. The rule of thumb is to take your vehicle to a collision center […]

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Christmas Gifts for the Car Lovers on Your List

Posted on: December 8th, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

Running Boards Sometimes you just need that extra step up to get into your truck or lifted Jeep, especially when the snow is piled next to your car. The best gift you can give to that shorter person in your life is to take them on a ride in your Truck or Jeep and get […]

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Truck Accessory Gift Guide

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

Start your holiday off right by upgrading your vehicle or giving the gift of upgrades to that truck lover in your life. Tonneau Cover Give the gift of protection this Christmas by adding a bed or tonneau cover to your truck. WeatherTech Floor Mats Car interiors get messy. That’s a given. But with WeatherTech floor mats […]

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Speaking Series at Chardon High School with CJ Paterniti

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

Last week, CJ Paterniti talked to students at Chardon High School about entrepreneurship and business. Below are a few questions that students had after the talk. Which location did you start at? When I started we only had our Mentor location.  That is where my tenure began. When did you decide to open several shops […]

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