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West Kelowna Auto Body Repair (250-769-9495)

West Kelowna Auto Body Repair

The West Kelowna shop is Craftsman Collision’s 31st location which opened on Stevens Road in West Kelowna in October 2011, located just off Highway 97. The 11,000 square foot facility houses state-of-the-art equipment and an experienced staff.

We are very proud to have been providing quality auto body repair services for the past 9 years to our loyal customers in the communities of Kelowna, West Kelowna, West Bank, Peachland and Summerland. For your convenience, Craftsman Collision has 2 other locations in Kelowna:

Now with three locations to serve you in Kelowna; it’s even easier to discover why Craftsman Collision is BC’s favourite choice for the best auto body repair.

Aluminum Qualified Repairs

Craftsman Collision is pleased to announce we are qualified to repair all aluminum vehicles including Ford, Mazda, Range Rover, Tesla and many other vehicles that have the new technologically advanced aluminum bodies. We are a Ford Recognized Collision Care Provider. As a recognized independent body shop we will ensure that your Ford is repaired properly and meets Ford’s stringent safety standards for your vehicle. This is especially critical with the introduction of the new radically redesigned  2015  F150, built with an innovative, high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body.

Society’s need to reduce carbon pollution by improving fuel economy has some manufacturers turning to lightweight aluminum – a prime example being the 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. But repairing aluminum takes special tools and training, and the aluminum tools have to be kept separate from conventional tools to prevent rust-causing cross-contamination. Craftsman is staying ahead of the new aluminum technology and have installed a dedicated aluminum repair area to ensure your aluminum vehicle is repaired to the highest standards possible.

Auto Body Repair Services Offered

  • automotive collision repair
  • aluminum qualified repairs
  • dent repairs
  • bodywork
  • frame straightening
  • painting
  • private insurance claims
  • free estimates
  • valet service for our customers
  • fully accredited ICBC c.a.r Shop VALET and Express facility

Of course, no one wants to think about having an accident. But if misfortune strikes you, we hope you’ll remember where to turn. You’ll be glad you did.


Greg Bannister
Manager

Saying Greg Bannister knows cars is like saying Roger Ebert knows movies. The new manager of our West Kelowna location has worked in virtually every aspect of collision repair: as autobody technician, estimator, advisor and manager. On the government side, he has been employed by both Vancouver City and ICBC. Vast knowledge and experience amassed in 37 years working in collision repair and insurance give him a big edge when it comes to managing employees and customers.

Also making him an excellent shop manager are his innate mechanical aptitude and his eight years experience as a body tech. Not that he keeps all his knowledge under his hat.

“I’m most passionate about helping others get ahead in this industry by sharing information,” he says.

Greg also has a well-deserved reputation for dealing with difficult customers and employees, turning precarious plots into storybook endings. We’re delighted to have a man of his calibre at the helm.