What is Paintless Dent Repair Method – FAQs

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What is Paintless Dent Repair (PDR)?

Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) is a technique that is used to repair dents in vehicles and make them look as good as new. Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) is very popular because it takes very little time to achieve the purpose along with the minimal cost.

This method is completely environment-friendly to repair dents and other abnormalities in vehicles. PDR is used for removing dents and dings along with body creases and hail damage.

The method of Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) is very easy and effective, there are just four steps that you need to follow for this technique and they are as follows:

  1. Identify and Study the damage
  2. Achieve entry to dent
  3. Try to get the best look for dent
  4. Start applying mild pressure to repair the dent.

We will go into much detail later.

The Process of Paintless Dent Repair (PDR)

Assessing the damage

The first and foremost step of Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) method to completely study and assess the dent to be repaired and make sure you are fully aware of the location, size and method to reach the dent before moving on to the next step.

Achieve Entry to the Dent

In most scenarios, you will need to reach the backside of the dent to repair it and it means that you will need to dismantle the vehicle parts that must be done very carefully. Once all the required items are removed and you have access to a dent, move on to the next step.

Getting the best look

Get the experts to achieve the best look of the dent and the area of the backside of the dent to determine the strategy for repairing any specific dent and bringing it to the original condition.

Applying the pressure slowly

Do not use your hands to apply the pressure, only use special tools to apply the pressure at the right place with the right power. Usually, the whole service takes not more than a day and the results after using the Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) method are very impressive especially considering the amount of time the process takes.

What type of damages can be recovered using Paintless Dent Repair (PDR)?

As mentioned above, Paintless Dent Repair method can be used to repair body creases, dings and dents. This method is used very extensively to bring the vehicles back to the factory condition at a low cost and in less time.

How long does this method take?

As previously mentioned, most dents and dings are repaired on the same day but the exact amount of time may differ as per the size of the damage and the number of dents there are in the vehicle. For hail damage, this method may take a few days.

Difference between Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) and Traditional Dent Repair?

The traditional method fills the dented body part with filler and paints and then paints that part to match the rest of the vehicle’s color. This takes more time and reduces the attractiveness of the vehicle along with its resell value. Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) on the other hand fixes the dent by applying slow pressure and it brings the car into factory condition.

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Ayushman Rajawat