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Car Dent Repair Tips That Don't Work!

Nov 15

You've probably seen adverts for the tools to remove dents or kits in the event that you've stumbled upon this blog. We're reluctant to let people know about them since they could cause us financial difficulties. It's not a reason to stop people from trying one of these on your car, because it's your car. But, we strongly recommend San Diego dent removal. This could end up costing your time, money, and frustration. We would like the best for you and your car If you decide to attempt DIY repair of a dent, you should read over the reasons that we believe you should leave these repairs to the specialists.


Can you do paintless dent repair yourself?

Bodyguard is a specialist in paintless dent repair. Paintless repair (or PDR) does the opposite. It repairs the damaged material back to its original form and keeps the factory paint. It doesn't need any painting, sanding, or repairing. It's more like this:


  • A qualified professional evaluate the damages to determine the most appropriate repair procedure. This can be accomplished by cutting through a window or an interior panel or by using a different method.

  • The technician will then choose the right tool for the job. Our technicians have a range of tools at their disposal and have the knowledge and experience to know which equipment is best suited to specific types of damage.

  • The technician will then gently massage the substance into its proper position. The technician will begin at the outside of the wound. As the specialist works, the injured area will gradually become smaller and smaller until it disappears completely.


It's just a matter of appearance. It's not that difficult.


Imagine your car getting struck by hail this spring. You might believe that the hail damage is only cosmetic. It's not worth the effort to try and get professional repairs done by your insurance provider. Although we understand the need to prevent the issue the worth of your car is not something you'd like to bet with. A lot of people are amazed at the amount "a little cosmetic damage” can cost when selling or trading in their vehicle. What may appear to you as a couple of hundred dollars of repairs may turn out to be thousands of dollars worth of repairs, reducing the worth of your car by the same amount. It is worth spending the effort to have minor damaged repairs made professionally.


Do you think DIY is worth the effort to me if it will save me money?


However, DIY repair of a dent isn't like cutting the hair of your trade-in before getting to the salon to fix your error. There's no time to test and fail in this situation. Why? Because insurance is involved. If your vehicle is damaged, it is an occurrence for which you have to submit an insurance claim. If your vehicle is damaged further damage, the insurance company will look at the initial damage as "pre-existing damage" and decline to pay for it. So, if you further damage your vehicle while attempting to fix it, you've rendered all of the initial damage uninsurable. Yikes. This is a costly error that is, to our opinion, isn't worth taking on. If you believe you'll succeed be aware that your insurance provider will send out an appraiser who will inspect the damage to your vehicle before giving you a quote. This is exactly what an appraiser will be searching for, and a lot of those have been around the block at least a couple of times.


There's a second reason why doing DIY repair of dents before seeking the help of pros could be a pricey mistake. Paintless dent removal can only be carried out if the vehicle is free from scratches. The vehicle cannot be repaired with paintless dent repair if the factory paint is damaged, either during the initial incident or during the attempt to repair it.

PCH Dent Repair- Mobile Paintless Dent Removal

6353 Corte Del Abeto Suite 106, Carlsbad, CA 92011

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