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Has anyone tried paintless dent removal on their own? It doesn't look very difficult.

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What is paintless dent repair?

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Paintless dent repair (PDR)  is an industry standard process that removes dents and other minor surface damage on a vehicle, without damaging the panel or the finish. Usually the dent is pushed out from the rear....Read More

How long does paintless dent repair take?

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Paintless dent repair is faster than methods that require sanding, bonding, and painting by eliminating those time-consuming steps. PDR can take as little as one hour, which is often the standard minimum billing increment shops offer. The time to fix your car will depend on the severity of the damage and the competency of the repairman. Most shops provide upfront estimates....Read More

How much does paintless dent repair cost?

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Paintless dent repair costs will vary depending on the amount and severity of damage.  Removal of a single minor dent can be as little as $50, potentially less at “fringe” shops. Industry standards run around $75 for the first dent and some shops offer sliding scale discounts for each additional dent removed--particularly useful in cars suffering hail damage. Consult your auto body technician for exact estimates....Read More

How do body shops repair dents?

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Body shops repair dents in a variety of ways. Holes can be drilled into the panel and tools inserted to pull the panel into alignment. Suction cup devices can be fastened to the damaged area and, when pulled on, pull the panel back into alignment. Both of these can require additional sanding, prepping and painting. The style of dent repair is dependent on the type and severity of the dent and your auto body technician’s skill set....Read More