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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

4.7 216 reviews

  • Avatar Mark Polifroni ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    They did a undercoating my vehicle a 2021 outstanding job they put a brand new it trailer hitch and wired the lights great job and when they were done the undercoated the new trailer hitch I highly recommend going to them and this is my … More third time return to them
  • Avatar Sydney ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    I am compelled to write this review after picking up my car. Rudy Schmid + team did a beautiful paint job after someone did a hit + run in the parking lot on my car. Very reasonable pricing as well.
    They not only did a great job with the
    … More paint and in fantastic time (dropped off for Monday morning - picked up Tuesday afternoon), but I was pleasantly surprised to find my car spotless on the interior as well - floor mats washed off and all.
    It's the little things sometimes, and I truly appreciate that extra added detail. I will now be using this business for routine car maintenance as well as my fiance and will be recommending to friends + family. Thank you for your great paint work and surprise with the cleaned interior!
  • Avatar S ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    I am compelled to write this review after picking up my car. Rudy Schmid + team did a beautiful paint job after someone did a hit + run in the parking lot on my car. Very reasonable pricing as well.
    They not only did a great job with the
    … More paint and in fantastic time (dropped off for Monday morning - picked up Tuesday afternoon), but I was pleasantly surprised to find my car spotless on the interior as well - floor mats washed off and all.
    It's the little things sometimes, and I truly appreciate that extra added detail. I will now be using this business for routine car maintenance as well as my fiance and will be recommending to friends + family. Thank you for your great paint work and surprise with the cleaned interior!
  • Avatar Emily Carroll ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    I would never go anywhere but Rudy`s. They are efficient, friendly and reasonable. Excellent in every way!