When storms strike, it's hard to know what to expect. It's difficult to foresee the extent of the damages or the nature of it as well, but once the dust settles if your car has suffered any damage, then here's what you need to know about hail damage car repair. Firstly, it's not an exact process, because it is greatly influenced by the extent of the damage. If you're lucky, you may get away with a couple of dents that are not very sharp and can be repaired through PDR. If you're less lucky, then your vehicle may require conventional repairs which can be a very complex and lengthy process. One thing is certain though and very important: you should get your car assessed as quickly as possible. Paintless dent repairs don't usually take very long (anywhere between 2 and 3 days), but conventional repairs can take up to one month, so be prepared for such news.
The initial assessment will determine the type of hail damage car repair your vehicle needs. Usually, you'll have two options: paintless dent repair for small dents and creases, and conventional repair for more extensive damage. If PDR is an option for you, then the method is pretty quick and affordable. Qualified technicians will manipulate the metal in such way that the dents are pushed or pulled out without the need for body filler or paint. For more extensive damage, such as sharp dents and dings or panels where the pain has been stretched too much, conventional repairs are the best way to go. This can take longer, sometimes even up to a month and can involve different services and techniques.
Choosing the right auto body shop to repair your vehicle after a storm is important and we understand the importance of getting back to a normal life routine, which is why our hail damage car repair services are not limited to fixing your car. There are many benefits in choosing CARSTAR as your post-storm partner, and one of them is the full assistance that we offer. Contact us and you won't have to worry about anything else - we'll deal with tow services, rental cars, insurance paperwork and more. Another benefit is that you'll always have options with us. We don't believe in a standardized repair, we'll conduct a thorough damage assessment and draw up a repair plan that's best for you and your vehicle. Ultimately, the greatest benefit you'll enjoy is peace of mind, knowing that your car is in the best of hands and you don't need to do anything else.
While hail damage repair is an essential part of the services we offer, we also provide a range of other services that bring value to our customers. These include auto collision repair, fleet services, paintless dent repair and even 24/7 accident assistance. Whatever your car needs may be, we are here to help. Not only that, but we understand the importance of balancing costs and rewards, so we offer national warranty for most of our repairs and financing options to help you with your repairs bill. We're not just here for your car, we are here for you as well and we want to make sure you get moving quickly and affordably.
1203 George Jenkins Blvd,
Lakeland, FL 33815
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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.