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Paintless Dent Removal, Dent Repair Folsom, Bumper Repair Folsom

Dent Repair: Sacramento, Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park, Placerville, Lincoln, Auburn, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale, Roseville, Rocklin, Loomis, Antelope, North Highlands, Carmichael, Arden, Etc.

Dent Repair, Bumper Repair Folsom

Paintless dent removal is a skill that requires years of practice and patience. Generally anyone with less than 2 years experience is considered an apprentice. It is not an easy trade to learn and mistakes can be quite costly. Look for a reputable company that is licensed and insured.

Steve Coleman is the owner and operator of The Dent Shoppe in Folsom. He and his son Gabe bring 10 years of Dent Repair and Bumper Repair experience to the trade. Their shop is located at 9521 Greenback Lane. Contact them at (916) 296-3368

 

Q: What is Paintless Dent Removal?
A: Paintless dent removal, sometimes called PDR, is a way to remove dents in cars or motorcycles without repainting or using bondo type fillers.

Q: Is this a new thing?
A: No, auto dealerships have been using this service for over 10 years.

Q: Will this process damage the paint?
A: No, however amateur attempts at paintless dent removal often result in cracked paint causing rust and corrosion in the future. Properly done, there will be no damage at all.

Q: When can you use this technique?
A: Generally for small dents and dings where the paint is not damaged and the metal is bent not stretched. Even larger basketball size dents can often be removed successfully.

Q: Why would I choose Paintless Dent Removal instead of a regular body shop?
A: Cost and time. Paintless dent removal is usually a fraction of body shop prices and results in a superior finished product. It retains the original factory paint which is a huge benefit. Body shops often require keeping the car for several days. Using the paintless method only requires an hour or two.

Q: How do I know if I have a dent that can be fixed by this method?
A: Drop by a shop that specializes in paintless dent removal. The technician can usually tell if it is possible. They should not charge if the dent cannot be removed.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: Most dents can be removed for $75 to $150.

Q: How long will it take?
A: Most jobs take about an hour.

Q: Are mobile services and fixed site services the same?
A: There are some great mobile technicians however fixed site locations eliminate problems with lighting. A clean well lit shop with a wide variety of tools is a great advantage.