What Are Paintless Dent Repairs

What are Paintless Dent Repairs (PDR)?
- PDR is the process of removing dents, dings, creases, and hail damage from vehicles without the inconvenience and expense of traditional panel shop repair methods.

- With the PDR method of repair, sanding, filler or repainting of your vehicle is not required, maintaining the original factory finish. 

HOW DOES PDR WORK
- Paintless Dent Removal (PDR) is the professional repair of hail damage or dents without the use of fillers and painting.
- We are able to do this by using specialized tools and working from behind the panel, to massage the dent out .
- We are able to reinstate the vehicles exterior panels to their original shape, without affecting the paint.
- We can repair a dent or crease from as small as a 5 cent piece through to a base ball size dent depending on its position and location on the vehicle.
- One of our qualified technicians will determine if a dent is repairable on visual inspection.

Benefits from PDR
- Generally, we will only need your vehicle for up to an hour depending on the size of the dent.
- Hail damage can be repaired in 2 to 3 days, compared to 3 to 4 weeks through the conventional repairer.
- These days all major insurance companies encourage paintless dent repairs, it saves time and money with paintless dent repairs your vehicle is off the road for 2 to 4 days

PDR History
- In the 1940's Mercedes and BMW developed a Paintless Dent Removal (PDR) system to repair small dents created during the manufacturing process. Repairmen known as "dingmen" would use their knowledge of metal and specialized tools to access and massage out minor dings and dents working from the inside of the damaged panel.