Car Repair Tips for Women by Kiana Yarahmadi in the Capital
Now, as the doors slowly open for women in the profession, many women are putting the pedal to the metal and blazing their own paths not just as mechanics, but also as repair shop owners. Never agree to work based on a verbal estimate. Request a detailed written estimate that lists all required parts and the labor charge involved for each aspect of the repair. Make it clear to the shop that you will only authorize repairs in writing and that you will not pay for any work that you did not specifically agree to in that manner.