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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.

Rudy Schmid Total Car Care IconRudy Schmid Total Car Care

228 Hiawatha Boulevard, Syracuse

4.7 304 reviews

  • Avatar Donna McGartland ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    Car looks new. It was ready ahead of schedule and unexpectedly, they cleaned it inside and out. Haven’t had any problems since. Great customer service.
  • Avatar Jean Spencer ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    Rudy Schmid body shop did a wonderful job repairing the whole front fender on my 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It’s looks as good as new. The paint job matched perfectly. They are so easy to work with. They were friendly and very efficient. … More I highly recommend them for any automotive repairs.
  • Avatar Ken Jacobs ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    Rudy Schmid is 100% one of the best shops I have been to. Not just a repair shop but a business in general. They went above and beyond expectations. They made sure all parts going back on my truck after an accident was OEM and fought with … More the insurance company to make sure everything was done correctly. They did a great job of explaining the process and how everything would go. Every time I called they were professional and treated me like I was their only customer. I would highly recommend them for any body work or paint matching. They truly are the example of why you go to a family own business. The owners were amazing and friendly.
  • Avatar Arnold Dean ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Excellent job and got car back early would use them again the hole back of car was smashed