Why Paintless Dent Repair Can Do the Job

Posted By: Main Auto Body, Inc. | December 20, 2019

Woman Running Hand Over Dent

We’ve all been there – you walk out to your car and notice a dent. While small dents may not affect safety or performance, they are an eyesore and leave your vehicle looking older and more beat up than you would like. Fortunately, there are several ways to handle dents. Traditionally, repair shops use paints or body fillers to make the dent disappear. But the paintless dent repair services at Main Auto Body, Inc. provide an efficient, inexpensive alternative that can reverse the damage – not mask it. Let’s take a closer look at the paintless dent repair benefits and process.

What Is Paintless Dent Repair?

As the name suggests, paintless dent repair is a service that repairs the unsightly dents on your vehicle without simply covering the area with matching paint and filler. Paintless dent repair helps to reverse the problem, with our trained technicians working carefully to smooth out the dent. In the end, the dents will be gone, and the process may help prevent a reduction in your vehicle’s resale value.

Because our process doesn’t use harsh paints and fillers loaded with harmful chemicals, it is an eco-friendly service that you can feel good about taking advantage of. It is also non-invasive, which means it is generally less expensive and can be performed more quickly than traditional dent repairs. And paintless dent repair goes beyond damage from fender benders or minor accidents, as it can even be used to fix body creases, dents from hail, and more.

Time-Tested Process

The goal of paintless dent repair is to get your vehicle back to a factory-like condition quickly so you can return to your normal routine. Once our technicians determine if the dent qualifies for this service, they will access the opposite side of the dented panel. From there, we slowly apply pressure to the affected area to relieve the dent and pop the outside material back into place. And because there are no paints or body fillers involved, you won’t need to wait for anything to set or dry. In most cases, the process can be completed the same day.

When to Choose This Process

While the majority of vehicle dents can receive paintless dent repair, there are some factors technicians will look at to determine if it can be successfully performed on your vehicle. One is the location of the dent. While side panel and fender dents are easier to access, other areas may not be suitable for this service. In addition, the size of the dent also matters. If you’ve been in a collision and part of your vehicle is entirely bent, it will likely require our collision repair services instead.

Become Dent-Free Today

Providing an inexpensive, quick fix to most vehicle dents, our paintless dent repair benefits don’t stop there. For over 40 years, Main Auto Body, Inc. has been dedicated to providing high-quality auto care to Oregonians, meaning our paintless dent repair services are being performed by experts you can trust. And with nine locations across Oregon, we make it as convenient as possible for you to address your dents and a variety of other issues, such as car alignment and glass replacement. To find out more, contact us today by calling 541-926-0073 and speaking with one of our friendly representatives.