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What Is Paintless Dent Removal?

What Is Paintless Dent Removal?

No matter how careful you are with your car, dents are going to happen. It doesn’t take much for something to cause a dent, whether it is a rolling shopping cart in a parking lot or the handlebar of a bicycle in the driveway. Even a minor dent should be addressed as a break in the paint could lead to rust, something that is extremely damaging to your car’s exterior. Due to modern technology, minor dents can now be repaired using paintless dent removal which requires no body filler, sanding or painting.

In the Past

In the past, when your car suffered a minor dent, a body repair technician had to either replace the entire section of the car or use a suction tool to remove the dent. The suction tool required that a small hole be drilled near the dent which then required body filler, sanding and painting. The repair was often noticeable because it was difficult to match the paint exactly.

Paintless Dent Removal

Today, instead of removing the section with the dent or drilling a hole and suctioning the dent, auto body technicians can use paintless dent removal. Using this process, the technician restructures the dent from behind or below by pushing the dent back into place. Because the pressure is behind or under the dent, the outside of the car remains intact. This means that there is no need for body filler, sanding or painting the damaged area once the dent is repaired.

What Are The Benefits of Paintless Dent Repair

  • Restores Car to Original Quality.
  • PDR is much more cost-effective than your average traditional dent repair service.
  • There is no body fillers, sanding or repainting.
  • Antique cars can also benefit from paintless dent repair without worry of losing its vintage value.
  • Reduces Repair Time.

What Can Paintless Dent Repair Fix?

Vehicle Value

One of the benefits of using paintless dent removal is that the repair is virtually undetectable. This means that the resale value of your car is unaffected. Your car is returned to its original condition and the turnaround time is much faster than with traditional repair methods. Not only does paintless dent repair restore your car quickly, it is often less expensive than traditional types of dent repair.

Dents will happen to your vehicle, no matter how careful you are. If your care suffers a minor dent, it is possible that paintless dent repair can return it to its original condition. If your vehicle has suffered a minor dent, or you have been involved in a collision, contact Elmer’s Auto Body today. You can schedule an appointment by filling out the form online or you can give us a call to speak to our customer service representatives.

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