Paintless dent removal is a relatively new technique where the whole field of car dent repair is considered. And with any new method of doing things, a few misunderstandings are bound to crop up among proponents and naysayers alike. PDR is no exception.

Dent Heads is here to set the record straight and dispel common paintless repair myths!

Myth: Paintless Dent Repair Doesn’t Work for Cars With ADAS

In a black-and-white sense, no, this isn’t true! The right paintless dent repair technicians like those at Dent Heads can get any ADAS vehicle back to you looking great in a jiffy.

We’re one of the few paintless dent repair teams that can do the job right, because:

  1. Removing any given car part (commonly done in PDR for accessibility purposes) can cause ADAS technology to become uncalibrated.
  2. This means that these life-saving features become unusable.
  3. You need a team like us, with experience in recalibration and with working with these systems, to make sure your vehicle is road-ready.

We’ll check your vehicle before and after we finish and recalibrate if necessary. When your car’s in our garage, you can’t be in any safer hands!

Myth: Paintless Dent Repair Is Expensive

When people see “dent repair,” they tend to envision the mountainous fees that come with traditional car dent repair and hail damage repair methods. But there are no such disadvantages with paintless dent repair!

Because our process is quick and uses little machinery, we cut down costs and pass those savings onto you – without sacrificing quality.

Myth: Drivers Can Handle DIY Paintless Dent Removal

Nope. We’ve already provided one reason why the DIY approach to paintless dent repair is unsafe: When cars with ADAS technologies aren’t given proper consideration, their systems can become unusable during the process.

Paying the pros at Dent Heads to handle your dings is just the smarter route. Additionally, while anyone can pick up a box of tools online and call themselves a technician, it takes determination and practice to actually become serviceable.

For example, lack of knowledge of the trade could lead you to do something as unnecessary as drill holes in your car (yes, you read that right) to reach a given spot and avoid more complicated procedures. What? You read on Reddit that it worked!

Real paintless dent repair techs, on the other hand, know that drastic techniques like this one are hardly ever needed. We have the experience to get to pretty much anything without harming your vehicle.

Even if you’ve put away the power tools, take it from the hail dent repair pros: You have to be an artisan to do PDR right.

Myth: Insurance Doesn’t Cover PDR

When bringing your vehicle in for paintless dent repair, you might be hesitant if you don’t think insurance can cover PDR. In most cases, if you have comprehensive coverage on your policy, your insurance will gladly work to get your car to its best shape.

When you contact Dent Heads to schedule a repair, we will do the rest by contacting your insurance provider and have it repaired in no time! Dent Heads works with all insurance providers, and is happy to give you the best service possible.

Keep in mind: If your insurance does not cover your damages, PDR isn’t always that expensive. Minor dents can be fixed with little to no hassle.

Don’t let insurance intimidate you, your new repair is just an appointment away!

Myth: All Repair Companies Offer Paintless Dent Removal

Although many repair companies may say they provide dent repairs, be cautious and always let a PDR specialist handle your repairs.

At Dent Heads, our PDR repairs use industry-grade tools to carefully handle your car’s damages. Technicians have access to special lighting and tools that give us the ability to look at your car with more precision than general repairs may.

Getting expert care is the best approach when looking into PDR. Dent Heads has you covered with great service, excellent results, and the care you need!

Myth: PDR Doesn’t Restore Car Value

Typically, when one damages their car, the repairs made to your damaged vehicle will go on your CARFAX score. Although your car is repaired, the value of your car is lowered since the original body of your car is no longer intact.

One of the wonderful things about PDR is that your car’s value will not suffer from the service. PDR will simply undo the damage and keep its original value intact!

For Simple Dents, Use Common Sense: Call Dent Heads!

Forget about the myths of PDR, and feel confident knowing your car is in great care. Schedule an appointment with Dent Heads today. Our expert PDR specialists are excited to bring your car back to its best shape!

Our Bloomington team is ready to make your car look like new again. Give us a call today at 612-986-1171.