Frequently asked questions

Q. What is Paintless Dent Repair

Paintless Dent Repair or PDR is a method of removing minor dents and dings without adding or removing any paint on the vehicle. This is done by very patiently massaging the dent out from the back of the panel, or sometimes from the front using specialized tools. 

Q. What is the benefits of Paintless Dent Repairs

The most important benefit is the quality. This method is the closest you can get to the damage never having occurred in the first place. No grinding, bondo, fillers, or primers are needed because your original factory paint is not disturbed. There is no risk of problems with filler or paint shrinkage months after the repair as can occur with some body shop repairs. Cost is also a major benefit of Paintless dent repair. An estimate for a minor dent repair using PDR is typically a fraction of the cost of a traditional body shop repair. Time savings is yet another advantage. That same dent can be fixed in 30 minutes to a few hours versus a body shop which can take 3 – 5 days or longer.

Q. Will any of the paint get damaged

No. Today’s factory paints are very flexible and will not be damaged in any way by this process. PDR is the only way to repair a dent and still keep your factory paint.

Q. Will my dents come back after repairs

Absolutely not. Once a dent has been removed properly with PDR,Paintless Dent Repair it will never come back.

Q. Will my dent damage be factory finished after repair

On minor dents, in most cases, yes. The deeper the dent, the more difficult it is to repair. Even on larger dents, once we’re done, most people are amazed at the results. We always explain in detail, how your dent will look before any work is started.

Q. Can any dents be fixed

No. The most important factors in determining if a dent can be repaired by PDR are depth and location. Dents the size of a dinner plate or larger can be fixed successfully, as long as they are not too deep. On the other hand, some dents that are as small as a dime but very deep, cannot be fixed using PDR because the metal is too stretched. Cracked paint can also be an indication that a dent is too deep. The most common dents fixed are the size of a golf ball and under. 95% of minor dents can be repaired. About 5% of minor dents can’t be fixed due to depth or location.

Q. What is dent repair cost

Paintless dent repair costs are much less than conventional repairs, up to 60% less expensive than body shops. Bumper Dents and Door dents and dings can be removed from your vehicle without a trace.