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Protecting your car from hail damage is always desirable and advisable, but not always possible. Storms can strike at unpredictable times and you don't always have the chance to get it under cover. If there's not much you can do about preventing hail damage, there is certainly a lot you can do about repairing it. Finding an excellent body repair shop with great experience in hail damage repair is of the utmost importance, mostly because the first assessment will determine what type of repairs are necessary for your vehicle. Getting your car in for an assessment is definitely the first step to take and you should do this as quickly as it is safe to do so. Make sure you understand what is the type and extent of the damage before you actually send the car to repairs. Here, at CARSTAR at Pro Auto in Tampa, FL we provide you with a detailed repair plan that you can review and approve, so give us a call today and we'll make sure to restore your vehicle to pre-storm condition.
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.
Because we make things easy for you. Our excellent customer service is here to help from step 1 - guiding you through the process, liaising with your insurance company and taking the stress away from having your car in the shop. Our qualified and experienced technicians have worked with hail damage for many years and are able to offer you options when it comes to the repairing process. We can also arrange for tow services and rental cars, so you don't have to worry about a thing. Plus, our quality repairs will have your car restored to pre-storm condition as quickly as possible.
If you are not in need of hail damage repair, there are still plenty of reasons to stop by CARSTAR at Pro Auto in Tampa, FL. 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.
11207 Sheldon Rd,
Tampa, FL 33626
Center Hours: closed now
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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.