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What Is Paintless Dent Removal?

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What Is Paintless Dent Removal?

What Is Paintless Dent Removal?

Paintless dent repair is a method of removing dents from vehicle sheet metal using specialized manual tools and carefully applied pressure. It doesn’t take much impact for a mark to be left behind after a car bump or accident. A minor dent can be a major inconvenience for drivers since the repairs needed to remove the dent are known to be complicated and extensive.

Fortunately for drivers in the modern age, collision repair technicians have found a way to simplify dent removal. Paintless dent removal is growing increasingly popular with today’s car owners who want to save time and money while restoring their car to its original appearance.

How Paintless Dent Removal Works?

The goal is to push the indented metal back into shape while preserving the factory paint.

Technician

In most cases, PDR requires you to access the back side of the dent, which means carefully removing body panels, tail lights, or in some cases, interior panels. To perform PDR, you need a pathway to the dent.

Once we have access to a dent, it’s time to perform the PDR repair. This is where the precision and expertise of our trained technicians comes into play.

Apply Slow Pressure

Using specialized tools, the technician starts at the dent’s outer edge and slowly massages the metal back into position. The damaged area gets progressively smaller until it virtually disappears.

It isn’t feasible to use this repair method in certain circumstances:

  • The dent has sharp edges or torn metal.
  • The paint inside a dent is broken or scratched.
  • The indented metal is situated near the edge of a panel.
  • The dented area has had previous body work done.

Advantages

If the dent is a good candidate for paintless repair, this option offers many advantages over traditional dent repair techniques.

  • Quick repairs
  • Cost-effective
  • Flexibility
  • No paint color mismatches
  • Eco-friendly

At Great Plains Auto Body, our highly trained technicians have the tools and the experience to perform expert paintless dent repairs that get your car looking like new again. It is important for PDR jobs to choose a local place.  Avoid fly by night places.  Do your research and have your car repaired at a locally owned and operated in the community for some time.If you have a large dent, we can handle that too. Give us a call!

Coronavirus Update:As We are Open as an Essential Business (Auto Repair & Service)

We understand the current outbreak is worrying, and we want to take a moment to share the ways we can all help keep the workplace safe, as well as the steps we are taking as an organization.

Great Plains Auto Body has heightened cleaning and all front lobbies are removed all non-essential items. We are wiping down handles, chair handles, doorknobs, etc. to maintain the sanitary of our lobbies.

We are following the guidelines from the CDC in terms of sterilization and cleanliness on our lobbies at all our locations. If you have any questions about the extra measures we are taking at this time, please feel free to give us a call and we can speak with you about your concerns and work to a solution to best facilitate the repair process for all parties.

Thank you for your understanding and your support of our local business!

Wishing everybody safety and good health.

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