Archive for the ‘Safety Issues’ Category


C&U Upholstery Supply Hit by Deadly Crash

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 17th, 2017

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The team at C&U Upholstery Supply Company in Garden City, Alabama, experienced tragedy on Tuesday when a vehicle speeding out of control crashed into the front of their building.

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Las Vegas Trim Shop Destroyed in Fire

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 13th, 2017

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Wizard's Custom Interiors

Days before the new year, Wizard’s Custom Interiors in Las Vegas, Nevada, was ravaged by flames that consumed more than a dozen vehicles, including a 1928 Ford Model T.

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Fatal Shooting at Arkansas Trim Shop

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on October 26th, 2016

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A heated argument at Dr. Detail and Upholstery Repair in Little Rock, Arkansas, ended with one person dead on Monday, and homicide detectives left trying to piece together what exactly happened.

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Philippines Trim Shop Destroyed in Fire

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on September 21st, 2016

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A fierce blaze has destroyed an auto repair and upholstery shop in Mandaue City, Philippines, and left a nearby family homeless, according to local reports.

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California Upholstery Shop Damaged in Fire

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 28th, 2016

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Foss Upholstery & Restoration

A fire at Foss Upholstery & Restoration in Alameda, California, has destroyed several vehicles, caused extensive smoke damage, and left the auto upholstery shop inoperable for an undetermined amount of time.

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New Mexico Auto Upholstery Shop Vandalized

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on April 11th, 2016

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Dash Saver, an auto upholstery shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, experienced a close call on Friday morning when its owner arrived to open its doors only to find the business broken into, vandalized and the alleged criminal still inside.

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Should We Not Resew Backseats Either?

Published by Naseem Muaddi on February 10th, 2016

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Seat Airbag

Seat airbags have complicated the work of many auto upholstery professionals, who are concerned that if they repair seat covers and the airbags underneath don’t deploy correctly they could be held liable.

Until recently, the issue was largely limited to front-seat backrests. However, in recent years, automakers have also begun installing airbags in rear-seat base cushions.

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Tennessee Upholstery Shop Destroyed in Fire

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on December 1st, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Jim's Custom Auto Upholstery Shop

Sad news to report this morning: Jim’s Custom Auto Upholstery in Carter County, Tennessee, was destroyed in a fire last week. The blaze reportedly damaged several vehicles and much of the shop’s inventory, but fortunately no one was injured.

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Understanding Auto Shop Business Insurance

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on October 20th, 2015

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Just because your auto upholstery shop is insured doesn’t mean your covered for everything. To protect your business from potential losses and liabilities, you need to now exactly what your policy includes and take steps to ensure that it’s exactly what you need. Otherwise, you’re setting yourself up to fail.

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Is Your Auto Upholstery Shop Insured?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on August 5th, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Garage Fire

If your auto upholstery business lacks adequate insurance coverage, you’re literally one fire or natural disaster away from total financial ruin. However, things don’t have to be that way.

By researching insurance plans, securing adequate coverage and making sure your policy never lapses, you can protect your livelihood and customers’ cars at the same time. If you’re not sure where to start, read “Choosing Shop Insurance” by Eddie Wieber, editor of The Shop (formerly Performance & Hotrod Business magazine).

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