One of the most annoying ways your day can get ruined after you’ve had a great road trip is by getting a dent on your car. The reason most of us despise dents and dings on our cars is because of the tiring process one must go through to get the car back into its original condition.
The traditional process, or the auto body shop way is one way you can do it. But would you want to wait three to four days to get a dent removed? Not only does this process take up a lot of your time, it interferes with your plans. Not having a car can be a hassle, as well as renting a car too. What if you can have it repaired in a matter of hours instead of days with paintless dent repair?
The Magic of Paintless Dent Repair
Paintless dent repair or PDR, is the most efficient way of fixing the dents and dings on your vehicle. Not only is it less expensive, it also is quick! The paintless dent repair process is simple. Here’s what happens:
- The dent repair specialist first cleans your car thoroughly to remove dirt from the car’s surface, making the damage to the car significantly more visible.
- The car is viewed under a special PDR light. The light can help the dent repair specialist spot all the dents and dings your car has suffered. Sometimes, you might go to a shop to get one dent fixed, but might end up fixing several more dents because you didn’t notice them before!
- Once the damaged parts are visible, they are marked with a temporary marker, and the back of these dents are massaged with a special PDR tool.
Sounds simple, right?
That’s because it is! Once the PDR process is complete, your car looks like there was never a dent there in the first place! This is the number one reason why many people prefer PDR nowadays is because it has several advantages over the traditional method.
The Benefits of PDR
- It’s Affordable!
Compared to the traditional method of dent repair, the PDR method is a lot more simpler and utilizes fewer materials for the repair. It also means that less work is required from the certified PDR specialist, which results in a lower price.
- It’s Quick
Since the process is a lot more convenient it’s also a lot more quicker than the traditional method. Most of the cars that go for a paintless dent repair end up leaving on the same day since the process can take only a few hours, depending on the damage.
- It’s Good for the Environment!
Every car is shipped with a protective coating and painting from the factory that many owners do not want to have to replace. Because of this reason, PDR can save your car from traditional dent repair methods of drilling, adding body fillers and repainting. Since there are no chemicals involved with PDR, it is environmentally friendly!
If you’re unsure whether your car is a candidate for paintless dent repair, contact The Dent Guy today for more information and get a free quote!