Although it may not be as easy as it sounds, getting your car fixed after a storm shouldn't be a stressful process for you. And it won't be if you entrust your vehicle to the capable hands of our experienced technicians at CARSTAR McLaren Lake Forest in Lake Forest, CA. We'll assist you every step of the way, starting with a thorough assessment of the damage. This is also something you should do immediately after the storm, recording the damage with photos and videos to make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible. The initial assessment goes a long way to determine the type of hail damage car repair you need. If the extent if the damage is not too high, then paintless dent repair may be the solution for you (a time and cost effective solution). However, extensive damage may require conventional repair services, which can take longer and end up costing more.
The first thing you want to do after a storm is document the damage to your vehicle. Take photos or record videos to show all possible damage, as well as surroundings - anything that can smooth out the process. Then, be sure to bring your car in for an assessment, as this will not only help liaise with your insurance company, but it will also determine the type of repair that's best for you. The assessment will establish whether PDR is a feasible solution for your vehicle, which is usually the case for minor dents, creases and dings. This particular solution can take 2 to 3 days to be finalized. If the dents are sharp, the paint has been too stretched, or the damage is too extensive for PDR, then conventional repairs are needed. This process is longer and can take up to a month.
The aftermath of a storm can sometimes be overwhelming and there are many details you need to deal with, including finding the best auto body shop for hail damage car repair. Obviously, location is one of the main factors going into that decision, but it should not be the only one. Find a center that offers hail damage repair specifically as a service, as this means not only that they have experience in dealing with this type of damage, but also most likely that they will provide you with options. Here, at CARSTAR McLaren Lake Forest in Lake Forest, CA, we offer 24/7 assistance and we walk you through every step of the process, so that you can understand what the repair involves and what to expect. We also provide options for repair plans, depending on the size, location and extent of damage.
If you are not in need of hail damage repair, there are still plenty of reasons to stop by CARSTAR McLaren Lake Forest in Lake Forest, CA. Involved in an accident? We offer 24/7 accident assistance and expert auto collision repair services. We are by your side every step of the way, from arranging tow services to drafting a detailed repairs plan and liaising with your insurance. Wanting to get rid of unsightly dings? We provide paintless dent repair, a quick and inexpensive solution that will have you back on the road in no time. Fleet services are part of our range as well and we can handle any size, keeping your running costs low and repairs quality high. Contact us now and learn more about all of our services, our financing options and our national warranty.
20781 Canada Road,
Lake Forest, CA 92630
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CARSTAR offers high quality repairs and is an auto body repair industry leader for customer satisfaction ratings. Our CARSTAR stores take pride in offering a clean and inviting environment. We feature state-of-the-art unibody and frame repair equipment, as well as expert painting, so you can rest assured your car will be fixed quickly and hassle-free.
CARSTAR offers a process called paintless dent repair, a cost-effective solution for removing small dents and dings. This is a great option for minor, unsightly damage caused by shopping carts, hail storms or other unexpected bumps in the road. The repairs are completed in a timely manner and you can end up saving as much as half the costs of conventional repairs.