Dent Repair(PDR) is a method of repairing small dents without
the cost and environmental risk of having the car repainted. This
procedure was originated on vehicle manufacturers assembly line
in order to repair dents and dings that couldn't be prevented
is now a standard repair in the Automobile Industry in which most
Insurance Co., Body Shops and Car Dealerships prefer this kind
of repair over trying to duplicate a factory finish which may
or may not be possible. Like all repairs, Your experience will
only be as good as the facility you have chosen. Feel Comfortable
with a shop, ask Questions, request references. A quality shop
will be more than happy to help you in any way they can.
is not magic nor is it a secret, it does not involve extreme heat,
dry ice, magnets or suction. Paintless dent repair is nothing
more than a craft that is performed by craftsmen. There are myths
and stories, but all PDR is generally performed the same by all
shops, the difference is the experience and expertise of the technicians.
is not a fix all, there are certain limitations to these repairs
and these limitations should be recognized and followed in order
to maintain a quality repair.
is PDR Possible?
is now Possible due to the new thinner materials that today's
vehicles are made from and also are much more flexible paint finishes
that are available to repair facilities today. Along with better
materials to work with, the art of PDR has also grown. With better
tools and more experienced technicians, PDR has become a permanent
do I benefit?
original factory finish is preserved.
- No Plastic
fillers are used.
without your vehicle is minimized.
Money in most cases.
your factory warranty.
PDR and Conventional Repair be used on the same vehicle?
It is common to see Paintless Dent Repair used on lightly damaged
panels, while more Extensively Damaged panels are Conventionally
repaired or sometimes replaced.
When should a Conventional repair be favored over PDR.
the dents are to deep, to large or to numerous.
dents are in an inaccessible location.
vehicles have checked, oxidized or poor paint finishes.
vehicles have to much body fillers.
- On campers,
custom vans, motor homes.
type of vehicle can be repaired PDR?
Foreign and domestic vehicles can be successfully repaired with
Paintless Dent Repair. Steel, Aluminum, all can be repaired by
skilled and trained technicians.