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Paintless Dent Repair

Repair Dents While Leaving Paint Intact

Paintless dent repair is a specialized procedure for removing minor dings and dents. By entrusting your vehicle to the professionals at Joe Hudson’s Collision Center, we can ensure that the dent is properly repaired without disturbing the paint.

There are many dent repair options, but paintless dent repair (PDR) is the most effective for small to medium-sized dents with no damage to the paint surface. PDR also tends to be faster and less expensive than other repair options, making it a great choice in certain situations.

JHCC technicians are trained experts in paintless dent repair. Our PDR services are backed by a lifetime warranty that guarantees customer satisfaction.

What Is Paintless Dent Repair?

As the name suggests, this technique repairs dents without the need for repainting. Paintless dent repair is often ideal for damage caused by hail, door dings, minor collisions, and similar incidents.

Our technicians will evaluate the following to determine if PDR is a suitable approach:

  • How big is the dent?
    Paintless dent repair is most effective for smaller dents, typically those that are shallow and haven’t caused damage to the paint surface.
  • Is the dent accessible?
    PDR works best on areas of the vehicle that are accessible and where the metal is flexible enough to be manipulated without causing further damage. This includes areas such as the hood, trunk, doors, or roof.
  • What is the condition of the paint?
    Since PDR involves manipulating the metal from behind the panel, it is essential that the paint remains intact. If the paint is chipped or cracked, traditional dent repair methods may be required.

To answer these questions, our technicians will perform a comprehensive inspection of the vehicle. We will also provide you with a FREE upfront estimate based on our findings, as well as a best-guess timeline for when dent repairs will be complete.

Learn About Our Step-by-Step Repair Process

Benefits of Paintless Dent Repair

Repairing dents the traditional way is time- and labor-intensive. It also requires automotive painting, which means your vehicle spends more time at the shop and the repairs cost more.

Paintless dent repair offers several key advantages over traditional repair procedures:

  • Affordability: PDR is often more affordable because repainting is not required. It is also intended for smaller dents, meaning labor costs are reduced.
  • Efficiency: PDR can typically be completed more quickly than traditional repair methods, saving you time and minimizing inconvenience.
  • Preserves the Value of Your Vehicle: By maintaining the original factory finish, PDR helps preserve the resale value of your vehicle.
  • No Risk of Paint Overspray or Peeling: PDR eliminates the risk of an unsightly or uneven finish because it does not involve painting or blending with surrounding panels. (Although subpar repainting is typically not a concern when you select a quality auto body shop.)
  • Quality Results: When performed by skilled technicians, PDR can produce seamless results that fully restore the appearance of your vehicle.

The quality of PDR results depends on the skill of the technician or shop. Experience and training are crucial. At Joe Hudson’s Collision Center, we use the industry’s leading techniques for repairing vehicles that have sustained a wide range of damage. This includes paintless dent repair.

Why Choose Joe Hudson’s Collision Center?

For years, TV infomercials have been trying to sell us products that claim to provide professional-quality dent repair without damaging the paint. These products rarely work as advertised.

Effective paintless dent repair needs to be performed by technicians who specialize in the process. This ensures that the dent will be properly repaired and the paint will remain intact.

If you’re looking for PDR, there are many reasons to choose Joe Hudson’s Collision Center:

A Trusted Name

Not all dent clinics are reputable businesses. Many are set up on the fly to capitalize on hailstorms and other events where a lot of vehicles get damaged. JHCC has been serving customers since 1989. For 35 years, we have been renowned for our great service and excellent repair work.

200+ Locations in 16 States

You don’t want to drive or have your vehicle towed a long way to get it repaired. JHCC has hundreds of locations in multiple states. On average, our customers don’t have to travel more than 10 miles to get to a local Joe Hudson’s Collision Center.

Real-Time Updates on Your Vehicle

The waiting is usually the hardest part, but JHCC makes sure you’re always in the loop. In addition to providing an educated estimate of how long repairs will take, we will send you regular updates via call, text, and email. You won’t have to wonder when your vehicle will be ready because we keep you informed.

The Highest Standard of Industry Training

We are proud of our Gold Class Collision Repair certification. I-CAR’s highest form of recognition is only awarded to collision centers that embrace continuous training for their staff. This enables us to perform high-quality work using a variety of techniques, including paintless dent repair.

Frequently Asked Questions About Paintless Dent Repair

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Can Dents Come Back After PDR?

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