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Fulton Body Shop

Diamond Certified Company Report

Fulton Body Shop

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CUSTOMER SATISFACTION i
Customer LOYALTY i
Helpful Expertise i
Company Credentials i
  • Workers Compensation
  • Liability Insurance
  • License Verification
  • Business Practices
  • Current Complaint File
Phone SURVEY RESPONSES FROM 275 VERIFIED CUSTOMERS i

Nina R.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

1 of 275

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They had fast, quality service, and I would go back.

They have a great eye for detail. My car came back better than when it went in. It was like a new car when I got it back. They had everything I was looking for.

Kendall E.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

2 of 275

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I highly recommend them. I'd use them over and over.

I like their attention to detail.

Catherine M.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

3 of 275

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They do good work. They're very honest, very polite, and very accommodating.

They follow through with what they say they're going to do. It is a nice, family-run business. I would never go anywhere else.

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Diamond certified company PROFILE

Fulton Body Shop provides a complete range of body repair services for all types of foreign and domestic vehicles at its Saint Helena facility. In addition to installing OEM replacement parts, straightening frames and performing high-quality paint refinishing, the company takes on minor work such as glass replacement, paintless dent removal, interior and exterior detailing, and plastic repair.

Owner Greg Minnick says the high quality of Fulton Body Shop's work has allowed it to maintain a loyal customer base over the past three decades. "We focus on doing a great job at a good price and leaving each customer absolutely satisfied."

Fulton Body Shop strives to educate its customers not only throughout the repair process, but the insurance process as well. "All our customers need to do is make the initial phone calls to their insurance companies and drop off their cars with us—we can do the rest!" says Mr. Minnick. "We work with all insurance companies, and our customers can get free computerized estimates without making appointments."

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DIAMOND CERTIFIED RESEARCHED CAPABILITIES ON Fulton Body Shop

Locations

Napa County

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SERVICES PERFORMED

Collision Repair
Refinishing
Paintless Dent Repair
Frame Repair
Glass Replacement
Detailing
Free Computerized Estimates

BRANDS Supported
  • Axalta

  • Cromax

  • Dent Fix

  • Miller Welders

  • 3M

DIAMOND CERTIFIED RESEARCHED ARTICLES ON Fulton Body Shop

Fulton Body Shop’s experienced crew: (L to R) Tyler Moore, Scott Minnick, Danny Minnick and Greg Minnick

Company Profile

Fulton Body Shop provides a complete range of body repair services for all types of foreign and domestic vehicles at its Saint Helena facility. In addition to installing OEM replacement parts, straightening frames and performing high-quality paint refinishing, the company takes on minor work such as glass replacement, paintless dent removal, interior and exterior detailing, and plastic repair.

Owner Greg Minnick says the high quality of Fulton Body Shop's work has allowed it to maintain a loyal customer base over the past three decades. "We focus on doing a great job at a good price and leaving each customer absolutely satisfied."

Fulton Body Shop strives to educate its customers not only throughout the repair process, but the insurance process as well. "All our customers need to do is make the initial phone calls to their insurance companies and drop off their cars with us—we can do the rest!" says Mr. Minnick. "We work with all insurance companies, and our customers can get free computerized estimates without making appointments."

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Company Philosophy

“Honesty and integrity are very important to us– we do exactly what we say we're going to do and provide the best possible service for every person who visits our shop. Our customers know we're going to do our absolute best when repairing their cars, and that gives them confidence to come back and recommend us to others.”

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Comparative Summary

Maintaining customer satisfaction is a crucial aspect of any business, but it’s even more important for auto body repair companies that have earned the prestigious Diamond Certified award. For Fulton Body Shop, the key to achieving and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction is establishing a relationship of trust with every person who enters its St. Helena facility. “We’re part of a small community, so it’s very important for us to maintain our reputation as an auto body shop people can trust,” says owner Greg Minnick. “Ultimately, we want every customer to feel comfortable knowing their car is in good hands.”

Fulton Body Shop has been performing body repairs on all types of foreign and domestic vehicles since 1978. In addition to straightening frames, installing OEM replacement parts and refinishing paint to auto manufacturer quality, the company takes on minor work such as paintless dent removal, interior and exterior detailing, glass replacement, plastic repair, and more.

Unlike less experienced auto body shops that take an “assembly line” approach to their work, Fulton Body Shop prides itself on providing personalized, detail-oriented service for every customer. “We do whatever it takes to make our customers happy, from delivering their cars and giving them rides home to fixing small dings and scratches for free,” says Mr. Minnick. “This type of personal approach allows us to take care of each customer’s individual needs, which they really appreciate.”

Another distinguishing attribute of Fulton Body Shop is the way it handles original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. “Most auto body shops will only use OEM parts if a customer’s insurance plan covers them, but we use them whenever possible and even negotiate with insurance companies to get them approved,” explains Mr. Minnick. “Sometimes this can extend the repair process, but we feel it’s worth it to provide our customers with the quality repair jobs they deserve.”

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Industry Info

Take simple steps to properly care for your vehicle’s exterior. A car’s exterior paint job consists of two components: the base coat, which is the actual paint itself, and the clear coat, which is applied over the surface of the base coat to protect it. When your car’s paint gets scratched, you might be able to fix it yourself by polishing and applying sealant or wax to the clear coat. Generally, if you can’t feel the scratch with your fingernail, you can avoid repainting that area.

When it comes to the comparative benefits of sealants versus wax, one of the biggest things to consider is longevity. Wax tends to wear off more easily, so it usually needs to be applied more than once a year. However, if your car has a dark-colored paint job, you might want to consider a sealant application—it’s more expensive, but you only have to do it once a year, so it’s more cost-effective than waxing.

If you want to polish scratches on your car’s bumper, remember that since it’s made of plastic, your polishing efforts can be more complicated than usual. Plastic doesn’t react to polishing the same way that metal does, so if you want to fix a scratch on a bumper, you’ll have to repaint the whole thing.

If you’d prefer to have all this exterior work performed by a professional body repair shop, ask your friends and family for recommendations. “A company that has maintained a loyal clientele base and developed a reputation for doing good work is likely to be a reputable one,” says Greg Minnick, owner of Fulton Body Shop in St. Helena. “Also, finding a good body shop for detailing work is a good way to stay prepared in case your car gets damaged in the future. If you already know the shop you want to use, your car will spend less time off the road and you won’t have to pay for multiple tows.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long will it take to fix my car?

A: We can give you a time estimate when the repair process begins, but it won’t be exact. Sometimes it takes longer because we’re negotiating a better price for parts, the approval from the insurance company is delayed or we find additional problems.

Q: Will you work with my insurance company?

A: Yes, we work with all insurance companies.

Q: Can you match the exact color of my car’s original paint?

A: Yes. We use a computerized color matching system, so you won’t even be able to tell which parts were repainted and which weren’t.

Q: Do you use OEM parts?

A: We use OEM parts whenever a customer’s insurance policy allows for it. If we have to use aftermarket parts, we thoroughly inspect them for defects before using them, and if we find any, we’ll negotiate with the customer’s insurance company to get OEM parts approved.

Q: Can you detail my car?

A: Yes, detailing is part of our repair process. We also offer detailing as a stand-alone service.

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CUSTOMER SATISFACTION i
Customer LOYALTY i
Helpful Expertise i

Each surveyed customer was asked, “If you needed any helpful expertise, did this company provide that expertise?” To calculate this score, total “Yes” responses were divided by total responses (excluding those that stated they hadn’t needed any expertise).

Company Credentials i
  • Workers Compensation
  • Liability Insurance
  • License Verification
  • Business Practices
  • Current Complaint File
Phone SURVEY RESPONSES FROM 275 VERIFIED CUSTOMERS i

Nina R.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

1 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They had fast, quality service, and I would go back.

They have a great eye for detail. My car came back better than when it went in. It was like a new car when I got it back. They had everything I was looking for.

Kendall E.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

2 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I highly recommend them. I'd use them over and over.

I like their attention to detail.

Catherine M.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

3 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They do good work. They're very honest, very polite, and very accommodating.

They follow through with what they say they're going to do. It is a nice, family-run business. I would never go anywhere else.

Ken T.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

4 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They are a high quality shop.

They do great body and paint work.

Brian B.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

5 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They are just a good bunch of guys who do a good job and get things done in a timely manor.

The quickness

Josh B.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

6 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They are quick and do good work, they run a good shop.

They take care of their customers.

Mike M.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

7 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They run a good shop, good quality work.

Well, I guess it would be the work that was done.

Tim F.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

8 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I wouldn't hesitate.

The timeliness and quality of work, when they said it would be done, it was done.

Gena P.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

9 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They are fast and do a good job.

The work was good.

Robert K.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

10 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

The quality is uncomparable.

The work

Judy T.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

11 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They did a excellent job on our car, and they helped with all the insurance troubles. They helped us figure out what option of repair would be best.

The customer service was really good.

Richard K.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

12 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

Great shop, they have good customer service.

They do quality work.

Lloyd B.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

13 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They did very good professional work with a proper diagnosis.

Just that the quality of the work was good, and the location was convenient.

Daniel O.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

14 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

Trust them, I don't have a lot of experience with body shops, my parents were the ones who told me to use them. They're really nice helpful people. They helped me get the best work possible with the budget I had.

The way they helped me navigate things through the insurance, they know a lot about dealing with insurance companies.

Ericka W.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

15 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I would highly recommend them. They are really helpful with the insurance and letting me know what I need to do and what to expect.

They are quick and helpful.

Charles P.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

16 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I would highly recommend this shop.

The work that was done.

Laura H.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

17 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

Use them, they know what they are doing.

The customer service, they took care of literally everything.

Kim T.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

18 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I would recommend their shop.

They have good customer service, and they did great job on my car.

Jorge F.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

19 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They are really helpful in guiding you through the whole process.

They dealt with all the insurance stuff for the most part.

Mario R.

VERIFIED Fulton Body Shop CUSTOMER

20 of 275

Quality 10
10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I think they are helpful in all aspects, and their work is top notch.

They do good work.

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