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Everything You Need To Know About Paintless Dent Repair (PART 1)

all_about_paintless_dent_repair_2Miracle Body and Paint in San Antonio Texas will discuss everything you need to know about paintless dent repair in this two-part post. Be sure to tune in regularly for more auto tips and tricks.

Paintless dent repair is basically the removal of dents without the need of auto repainting. Skilled technicians make use of special tools and techniques to push the metal back to its original shape while the car’s original paint is still in place. Dent and dings can now be repaired without a trace through paintless dent repair. Very few consumers are aware of paintless dent repair, but the truth is it has already been widely used over the past decade by car dealers, rental agencies and auctions to prepare cars for resale.

all_about_paintless_dent_repair_3Through paintless dent repair, dents as big as a football can now be removed through specially fabricated tools and techniques, and do not require sanding or body fillers anymore. It is becoming more widely used especially now that more modern technology has enabled technicians to repair bigger and bigger sized dents. The increasing use of high metal and resilient paint finishes in the process has also enabled paintless dent repair to become an alternative to those slow and complicated traditional body repair services. A lot of insurance companies even waive deductable if paintless dent repair was used.

Paintless dent repair is a very effective process for the following:

  • Small to large-sized dents;
  • 1900 model year cars to newer models;
  • Unbroken or uncracked paint;
  • Car dent is far from the panel edge;
  • Affected panel has not been previously repaired and
  • Hail damage-related repairs

all_about_paintless_dent_repair_4Paintless dent repair is so widely accepted that some insurance companies even use “hail teams” who travel to a specific location that was affected by hail and persuade clients to repair their vehicles using paintless dent repair techniques. Though it may be true that not all car damage can be repaired through paintless dent repair, this process remains the best choice for those who are looking for a faster way to make those dents  go unnoticeable.