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Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

We would like to send out a special congrats to all of the graduating seniors, their families and the amazing staff at Cecil County School of Technology, Bohemia Manor High School, Rising Sun High School, Elkton High School, North East High School and Perryville High School. We wish all of you tremendous success and happiness…

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Safety Remains Our #1 Priority

Some things really never do change. We are in the collision repair industry, sure. But, more importantly, we are in the safety business. In fact, we have been for over six decades. When body styles changed from the 1970s into the 1980s, we were in the safety business. When drivers began buying more imports from…

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Coronavirus Update – April 1, 2020

We wanted to provide an update to our operational policies specifically to coincide with Gov. Hogan’s Stay-at-Home order issued on Monday, March 30, 2020. First, we are continuing to practice measures to #flattenthecurve which we highlighted in an update last week. In light of this most recent order and in the interest of best protecting…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

As many of you know, nothing is more important to us than the safety of our customers and our staff here at Purnell Body Shop. This is why we wanted to let folks know of the many changes we have put in place in order to do our part in #flatteningthecurve: All vehicle surfaces that…

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The Right Way or No Way

With over six decades of repairing vehicles in Cecil County, we have learned a few things about best practices and how to do things the right way. The funny thing about success is different folks can have different definitions of it. Some people are after money and power. We define success based on the quality…

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Using New Technology to Cut Paint Curing Times

When you are looking for a body shop for your collision repair job, it is important to know how that shop has invested in the latest technology. Our industry is changing by leaps and bounds every year. Newer technology is allowing shops like us to deliver more precise repairs to customers every day. More precise…

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Another Great DECADE at Purnell Body Shop

Like a lot of businesses, we tend to reflect during this time of the year. What went well? What might we have done differently? That sort of thing. But, when you are in business for over 60 years, you also tend to look at growth over the period of decades. So, to all of our…

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Happy Thanksgiving from our Family to Yours

We are so very excited for the holidays here at the shop! And, it is the right time of year to count one’s blessings. We certainly have a lot to be thankful for and we are reminded often. First, no community supports their small businesses like the folks here in Cecil County. That is indisputable….

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Thanks for Naming us the Cecil Whig 2019 Winner!

Purnell Body Shop has once again been voted the Best Auto Body Shop in the Cecil County area by the readers of the Cecil Whig! We’ve consistently won this accolade several years in a row and we continue to be ever grateful to our friends and family across Elkton, North East, Rising Sun, Perryville and all…

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We Brake for Wet Leaves –Eventually

Despite this Wednesday’s forecast high near 90 degrees, it is actually fall here on the Chesapeake. For those of us eager for the full Fall experience, this weekend promises lows in the 40s. Beyond that, we’re in the heart of high school football season and the pumpkin spice is in full bloom at your favorite…

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