Paintless Dent Repair Services
What is Paintless Dent Repair (PDR)?
Paintless Dent Repair first appeared about 25 years ago as an innovative way to repair dents and dings on automobile production lines in Europe. Later, it became a more effective, less expensive method for removing small dings and dents from cars made with a thinner grade of sheet metal. Today, the process has evolved into an industry. Now, specially trained technicians utilize state-of-the-art tools to remove extensive hail damage on any vehicle.
At Dent Headquarters, our proprietary Paintless Dent Removal process uses highly skilled technicians and uniquely designed tools to get in behind the dent and massage and flex the metal back to its original shape rather than covering it up with BONDO® and paint. Each dent, no matter how small, must be worked on with one or more PDR tools. Fortunately, metal has a memory and will respond to gentle, even pressure to ease the metal back into its original shape. The paint decompresses along with the metal so that no paint damage occurs.
Why has PDR only recently gained acceptance?
Recent advancements in the elasticity of metals and the flexibility of polyurethane paints on automobiles are the major contributing factors for Paintless Dent Repair as a viable alternative to traditional body shop techniques.
What size dents can be repaired?
Typically, Dent Headquarters expert technicians can repair hail damage dents from the size of a dime up to the size of a half dollar and sometimes larger. However, the limiting factor is the relationship between the dent’s depth and diameter. A large shallow dent is much more repairable than a small extremely sharp dent. Each vehicle must be inspected by one of our certified damage appraisers to determine the reparability.
Will PDR hurt the value of my vehicle?
No! Dent Headquarters Paintless Dent Removal process actually protects the value of your vehicle. Since no BONDO or repainting is necessary, your original finish and the value of your vehicle are preserved. Our PDR process eliminates the risk of mismatched paint colors, uneven textures, over spray, bubbling and misaligned metallic flakes, all of which are detectable by Car Dealerships and Leasing Companies at trade-in time.
Dent Headquarters proprietary Paintless Dent Removal techniques actually retain your factory finish and manufacturers warranty.