Preston Superstore Has a Collision Center?

Anyone who is even remotely aware of Burton, Ohio has most likely seen or at least heard of Preston Superstore.  It’s been on the ‘main drag’ coming into the east side of Burton on Rt 87 for 20 years and has displayed its new and preowned vehicles for all to see. But did you know they also have one of the finest collision centers in Northeast Ohio as well?

“We not only fix cars and non-commercial trucks, but we have fixed or painted motorcycles, golf carts, classic cars, dump trucks, motor homes, school buses, tow trucks, semi-trucks, and fire trucks. Whether it’s a rebuild from the ground up or a dent from a shopping cart, we do it all!”

What will you find when you choose Preston Collision Center?

For starters, they offer:

  • Dent removal, free estimates, pin striping
  • Life time warranty on repairs
  • Repairs for ANY make or model vehicle
  • Windshield replacement and chip repair
  • Repairs for anything from scratches to dents to hail damage


“At Preston Collision Center, our technicians use only the finest material and equipment. Each vehicle is repaired to factory specifications on our state of the art Chief Frame & Unibody Straightening machine and our Car-O-Line Computerized measuring system that measures your vehicle to manufacturer’s specifications. The proper repair of unseen damage is critical to the safety and performance of your vehicle.”


But there’s more!

Preston Collision Center is a direct repair for most insurance companies and will also:

  • Match competitor’s prices/estimates
  • Match most aftermarket and OEM manufacturer parts with new factory parts on most makes and models
  • Provide free loaner service when having body work done if you do not have rental coverage through your insurance company
  • Set up the tow for you when you call
  • Work with any insurance company to provide a quality lifetime repair

Finally, Preston Collision Center employs only the best, most qualified technicians. For those who like things clearly defined, here you go!
ASE certified = one who has fulfilled the voluntary requirements for certification by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence and has demonstrated at least two years of work experience. 5 year renewal requirement.
PPG, R&M certified = educated & certified in the use of environmentally safe paint systems and color matching.
I-CAR Gold Class Professional = trained in the most current auto collision repair techniques.
OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer

And now – Meet the Staff!

Dan has worked at Preston as the collision center manager for 5 years. He has worked as an auto technician for 3 years, and an auto body tech for 18 years. He is certified in PPG, R&M, DuPont and Sherwin Williams Paint. He is I-Car certified in corrosion protections, damage analysis, collision repair, structural steel parts, welding & cutting, structural straightening of steel.

Ryan has over 17 years at Preston with 19 years of experience as an auto body technician overall. He is certified in heating & air conditioning, structural analysis & damage repair, mechanical and electrical components. Ryan is a Master collision repair and refinish tech. He is certified in welding and is I-Car certified, ASE certified, and is certified in suspension and steering, and in metal & plastic bonding.

Dave has been with Preston for 11 years and has 30 years’ experience in the auto body painting industry. He attended school at the Eastlake Willoughby tech center. Dave is certified as a PPG refinish technician, ASE certified Master auto body paint technician, I-Car Certified in collision repair and welding, certified in restoring and corrosion protection.

Tom attended school at Maplewood Career Center in Ravenna and has been with Preston for 2 years. He has 15 years’ experience as an auto body technician, is PPG Certified, and is certified in body repair.

Bob has been at Preston for 10 years with 12 years shop experience. He is certified in metal & plastic bonding repair, certified through the Greater Automobile Dealers Association, and PPG Certified in refinishing. Bob attended Maplewood Career Center in Ravenna and is certified through General Motors service technical college.

ANGELA PRINKEY has been with Preston for 3 years, 2 years in the collision center. She is instrumental in running the collision center office. She sets appointments, does follow up calls, communicates with the insurance companies, uploads photos to the insurance companies, schedules rental cars, and does estimates.



There is no job too big or too small!

***Always remember, you choose where you want your car repaired!!
It’s your car, it’s your choice of repair shops!
Your car is your second biggest purchase and we take pride in returning your car back to you with the same quality it was originally built with. We have a quality driven staff that believes the work you do today will get you work tomorrow.

Give us a call or stop in and see what we can do for you!

Collision Center Location: 13600 West Center St. Burton, OH 44021; Behind Chevy Service
Collision Center hours: Mon – Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. & Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Phone number: 440-834-9700 ext. 237

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