It’s important to you of course because you need your car, the Insurance Company doesn't need the car, but odds are, your in a rental, so its costing them $30 to $45 a day in rental car fee’s. So yes, everyone needs the car back.
The best shops in North Carolina use a simple math formula for targeting a completion date. Total hours estimated, divided by how many hours per day they expect to be able to work on the car (they eat lunch too). Also know as a product rate, most range from 3 -
So the math would go like this:
50 estimate labor hours / 4 hours per day = 12.5 Days.
If we don't count the day it’s dropped and the day its picked up when finished, your estimated time in shop would be 12.5 Days.