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Schmid Snaps Smartphone Claim Assistance

Smartphone Claim Assistance

Beyond the Surface. Beyond Your Insurance App. 

Get the full picture with our Schmid Snaps claims assistance.

After all, it’s YOUR CHOICE where you get your car repaired. Your investment, your choice.

We’ll Make Sure You Get the Best Claim Assistance and Repair by Being with You Every Step of the Way

You’ve had to have seen the TV spots or heard the radio ads by now. A large national auto insurer encourages its customers to merely snap a photo of their vehicle’s accident damage with their smartphone, send it to them, and they’ll send a check for repairs to your service shop. Sounds simple, doesn’t it?

We’re local. We’re trusted. If you have a collision with your vehicle in Central New York, let us help you after a collision from taking photos, to negotiating with the insurance company, to making your vehicle whole again. A picture is worth a thousand words – don’t let a bad picture cost you thousands of dollars.

What’s the best way to get your best settlement in this new environment? Let the experienced and knowledgeable staff at Rudy Schmid take your collision photos for you. We know what to look for and since we already have relationships with the insurance companies, we can streamline the process for you. We will be your advocate from the moment your vehicle arrives at our shop until we turn it back over to you, fully repaired.

How it’s worked until now. After your accident and a possible police report, your insurance company’s appraiser examines your vehicle and estimates damage and the cost to repair. When you bring the damaged vehicle to Rudy Schmid Total Car Care here in Syracuse, we do a thorough estimate of the vehicle’s damage. Then we and the insurance appraiser compare notes. Rudy Schmid Total Car Care will represent you to get the full amount you are due for your vehicle’s repair.

As insurance companies eliminate local appraisers – and the folks we’ve worked with on your behalf for years – you become your own spokesperson for repairs that aren’t always easy to photograph. Then, it’s tougher to deal with the insurance companies, especially if more work is required to properly repair your vehicle than was originally estimated.

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228 Hiawatha Boulevard, Syracuse

4.7 238 reviews

  • Avatar Cheektowga ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
    They did a Great job with the repair and they even vacuumed the inside of my car.
    Very satisfied..
  • Avatar Wes Belisle ★★★★★ a month ago
    Update (Nov '21): I've continued to use Rudy for a variety of services since my initial review (some steering work, undercoating, etc.) They continue to impress. They are very responsive, even to email, which is convenient. … More As always, the quality of their work remains excellent.
    Rudy does excellent work. They were honest about when they could start the project (about two weeks out). They didn’t just lie and say they can start immediately to get the vehicle in there. Once they started working, they responded to all my calls and emails promptly. They dealt with all of the insurance company things that I never saw. The vehicle was completed when they promised and appears to be in perfect condition. Highly recommend.
  • Avatar bot Ne ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Efficient friendly staff. Today I only scheduled repairs but this place has been around for years and has an excellent reputation.
  • Avatar danielle capizzi ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    I was driving in Syracuse (from Rochester) and hit a tire on the expressway that really messed up my car. I called Rudy Schmid's and despite having a jam packed day, they made time for me. They were so kind and helpful, I dont know … More what I would have done without them. I am extremely grateful. Give them your business, you wont be disappointed.