Automotive Paint Booth – Power Anomalies


The insured, who runs an automotive collision repair shop, reported a loss incident where a vehicle collided with a nearby utility pole, resulting in widespread power anomalies in the insured’s vicinity. According to the insured, these power anomalies caused damage to the paint booth and other equipment at the repair shop.



  • Determine the cause of loss.

  • Evaluate the extent of damages sustained.

  • Research potential repair and replacement options.

  • Coordinate with contractors.


  • The paint booth’s OEM has been out of business since the early 2000s. Despite efforts by ILC to contact a vendor specializing in retrofits for this paint booth, our inquiries remained unanswered.

  • The insured encountered challenges in identifying viable repair and/or replacement options for the subject paint booth.