Did your car get caught in a Denver hail storm and the previously sleek paint finish now resembles a golf ball? Paintless dent repair (PDR) is an affordable option for dent repairs. This environmentally friendly repair method can restore a vehicle’s body to the factory original condition in a short period of time at a fraction of the cost of conventional dent repair.
How Paintless Dent Repair Works
Traditional dent repair fills in dents with bondo or filler and then covers it up with paint to match the rest of the exterior of the vehicle. While this type of repair can look good, it does not actually repair the dent and it is not a long-term solution. This process is time-consuming, expensive, and can decrease the value of your car. PDR can be used to repair 80-90% of all dents as most dents and dings do not damage the paint surface since auto paints are formulated to be not only hard and resilient but also flexible. Specially trained technicians will assess the damage to the vehicle and determine if it can be repaired using PDR. The repair technician will then access the back side of the dent by removing panels and use a special light board to see where pressure needs to be applied to work out the dent. Special tools are utilized to apply slow pressure to massage out the dent and bring the exterior back to its original condition.
Benefits of Paintless Dent Repair
PDR is a smart and affordable option since the repair technique takes less time, uses less labor and materials than traditional dent repair. Cars repaired with PDR are usually fixed in a day or two compared to four to six days with traditional repairs. PDR is environmentally friendly since there are no toxic fillers, paint, paint thinners, or chemicals used so there is no groundwater contamination. Interested in PDR for your car? Get in touch today and make an appointment for a free damage assessment.