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What is Paintless Dent Repair?

If you’ve got a minor dent or ding in your car then don’t waste time and money taking it to the garage or body shop. Choose paintless dent repair instead and get your dent fixed quickly, conveniently and cost effectively.

About Paintless Dent Repair

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When you choose paintless dent repair a trained technician will visit you at your home or place of work to fix the problem, so you won’t need to find the time to get your car to a body shop. The technician will use specialised tools to fix your dent without your car needing a re-spray. In the majority of cases your dent will be accesses by removing the door panel or going through a window where the dent will be worked on from the inside and pressed back out, leaving your car looking as good as new.

When can I use Paintless Dent Repair?

Large and small dents can be fixed with paintless dent repair provided that the paint has not been cracked or shattered. If the area has been repaired previously the technique may not work. It is also  harder to repair dents that are close to the edge of a panel. However, most dents to the boot, bonnet or roof of your car are generally easy and straightforward to fix.

Benefits of Paintless Dent Repair

Paintless dent repair is approved by the majority of insurance companies which means you can get your damage fixed quickly and easily. As no part of the vehicle is being removed or replaced it also retains its factory value and no bonding or repainting is necessary. In addition, the manufacturer’s warranty will remain intact.

Often when damage to your vehicle is very slight it can be extremely hard to perfectly match a paint job to the colour of your car, but with paintless repair there’s no painting necessary so your car will end up looking just as good as it did on the showroom floor.

These days most of us have very little spare time so the last thing you need is the stress and inconvenience of taking your car to a body shop or garage and perhaps waiting days to get it back. When you choose paintless dent repair the technician will come to you and repair your vehicle there and then, so you can get on with your busy day.

Types of damage that can be fixed by paintless dent repair include:

  • Low speed impacts
  • Car doors being opened onto yours
  • Blown over bins or trees
  • Hail storms and weather damage

If you’re not sure whether your dent can be repaired using this method then contact your technician or send a photograph to find out whether paintless dent repair is right for your car.

If you’ve got a dent, it doesn’t have to be the end of the world. Avoid the body shop and save yourself time and money by hiring a paintless dent repair technician to come to you.

My name is Alan Higgins. I’m a fifty something technical director with a passion for the food industry and blogging.

I’m happily married with two grown up daughters.