Dents on your vehicle can be unsightly. If left unaddressed, they could lead to full body repair and paint jobs being needed in order to correct them.
With paintless dent repair (PDR), however, you can save yourself this hassle and use this technique instead. But what exactly are its benefits?
Contrary to repainting, this technique preserves your vehicle’s original finish and thus its resale value – increasing returns when selling or trading in for another model.
This technique can also save on labor costs since there’s less need for body filler and paint thinner. Furthermore, these chemicals don’t enter the environment through groundwater contamination or air pollution – making this repair method much more eco-friendly than its competitors.
Of course, it’s essential that skilled technicians perform PDR repairs. The process can be tricky if done incorrectly and requires years of practice for mastery. Even if you learn these techniques yourself, overcorrection or stretching of metal by overapplying pressure could cause weak spots which are easier to damage later.
Small dinks and dents can substantially diminish your car’s resale value unless they’re removed prior to selling it; especially if appraisers or picky buyers notice them. Professional Dent Removal (PDR) is the fastest, cost-effective method for eliminating these imperfections before selling your car.
Skilled technicians are adept at quickly assessing dents to determine what tools are necessary to remove the outer layer of paint and access its inner walls, as well as use special-purpose tools designed to reach dent without breaking trim panels. Furthermore, they apply consistent pressure – often simultaneously on both sides – in order to massage out any dent from metal surface.
PDR can save you money and maintain your original resale value while remaining eco-friendly. Repainting can reduce resale value as it detracts from its factory finish, something new car buyers prize.
Traditional repair jobs typically take weeks to finish due to filling, sanding and repainting processes; but by employing paintless dent repair techniques instead, technicians can work on your vehicle in less time and return it sooner.
PDR also saves you money over time because there is no costly paint material used, while helping preserve your car’s value. Dents and dings reduce its worth significantly; PDR can remove them while saving thousands in repainting expenses while keeping its original finish.
No more color matching worries with original factory paint remaining intact – an invaluable benefit for vehicles that feature unique or customized hues that may be difficult to match with a fresh coat of paint.
Dented vehicles can come from any number of sources – hailstorms to shopping carts in parking lots – which leave unsightly marks that mar its appearance and devalue its resale value.
Traditional repairs for these dings involve applying body filler and repainting. Unfortunately, this approach may result in less-than-ideal finishes on your car and cause its paint color to fade, bubble or warp over time.
PDR is a much faster process, as it doesn’t involve repainting. Your car can even be driven after repairs have been completed without needing to wait around for a loaner car – saving time and hassle in the process!
PDR provides significant environmental advantages. There’s no need to use harmful substances, like body filler and auto paint that pollute the air or cause groundwater contamination; all that’s required for PDR is patience, precision and expertise from technicians performing it.
By choosing Five Star Body and Paint you get the best repairs while saving up to $1000 on your deductible. Call today to schedule your free estimate.