Hints & Tips

26 09, 2019

Is Your Airbag Safe?

2019-10-15T04:51:14+00:00September 26th, 2019|Hints & Tips, News, Smash Repairs|

In one of our previous blog articles, we noted the alarming statistic that 30% of car accidents in Australia involve vehicles running off roads and losing control, with single vehicle accidents leading the way in terms of roadside fatalities throughout the nation. When it comes to protection from sudden impact, airbags are invaluable, designed to

3 09, 2019

How Often Should You Rotate Your Car Tyres?

2019-09-10T07:57:22+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

When people think about vehicle safety the first things that come to mind might be airbags, brakes, seat belts or even motion sensors. Tyres are something that for the most part we take for granted – they just work until suddenly they don’t. They’re our literal connection to the road however and the condition of

8 08, 2019

What Is A Logbook Service?

2019-08-23T03:02:24+00:00August 8th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Mechanical Service, News|

We all know cars need servicing every now and again to prevent major problems down the line, and the first thing you should isolate before going for a car service is what type of service your vehicle needs. But what is the difference between a minor service, a major service, or a logbook service? While

27 06, 2019

How Often Should You Get Your Car Aircon Regassed?

2019-09-27T05:44:06+00:00June 27th, 2019|Car Air conditioning, Hints & Tips, News|

Fortunately in 2019 car air conditioning is no longer the luxury it once used to be. We all have it in our cars and we expect it to work from the second we get in the car, all year round. There's nothing better than seeking refuge from the Perth summer in your car while the

18 04, 2019

How to Become a Panel Beater

2019-05-02T06:53:49+00:00April 18th, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

What is a Panel Beater? A panel beater is a person that repairs car bodies by removing dents and scratches. Panel beaters remove dents, carry out major and minor panel repairs and replacements, structural repairs/realignments and some mechanical/electrical repairs. Panel beaters work to restore damaged cars back to their pre-accident condition, following manufacturer repair

2 04, 2019

Are you at fault if someone in front of you brakes suddenly?

2019-05-07T02:07:59+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

Road accidents are sometimes unavoidable. They can happen to almost everyone - even the most cautious of drivers. In fact, a shocking 360,000 Australian motorists reported being involved in an accident in the year ending July 2018, with rear end crashes being the most common car collision - making up one-third of these accidents. So,

6 03, 2019

Beware of Perth’s Most Dangerous Roads

2019-05-02T07:13:35+00:00March 6th, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

It's a well known fact that every time we get behind the wheel, there is an element of risk involved with the journey ahead. It is for this very reason that Gino's Panel and Paint have been taking care of the local Perth community as experienced, qualified and approved repairers since 1973, because accidents do

18 02, 2019

Lesser Known Factors That Influence Car Insurance Rates

2019-05-02T07:18:53+00:00February 18th, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

Most people understand that age, gender and personal driving habits affect your car insurance premium but what they don’t know is that there are other factors that can increase your car insurance premium. Note: The following tips are general in nature and will vary from insurer to insurer. It is best to check with your

6 02, 2019

Pros and Cons of Electric Cars in Perth

2019-05-02T07:25:33+00:00February 6th, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

While it appears that electric cars have only really been making headlines over the past few years, they have actually been around for as long as the 1880’s. Due to developments in gasoline engines and thus the higher cost of electric engines, the combustion engine became the more popular choice in cars, and these engines

20 09, 2018

10 Tips for Buying a Used Car

2019-05-02T08:26:02+00:00September 20th, 2018|Hints & Tips, News, Pre-Purchase Car Inspections|

Unless you are an expert, we recommend a professional inspect the car pre-purchase. It is a small price to pay to save you thousands! Gino's has inspection packages starting from $150. If you choose to risk it - here are some tips to cover off some basics to look out for: 10

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