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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.
We are here to help when storms strike and make things as easy as possible for you. Choosing the right repair services are essential to getting your car back on the road in a timely and cost-effective manner. Here are 3 reasons why you should give us a call: 1. We Give You Options: Hail damage can take many forms and there is never one formula to fix it all. We provide complete damage assessment and draw up a customized repair plan that best fits your vehicle, whether it is paintless dent repair or conventional repairs. 2. We Are By Your Side: Getting back to normal after a storm can be difficult and stressful, but we like to make things easy for you. We offer 24/7 assistance and can help with everything from tow services and rental cars to insurance paperwork and more! 3. We Have the Best Resources: Whether your vehicle needs PDR or conventional repairs, we have the best technicians (with experience in both methods) and we use state-of-the-art equipment to ensure the quality of our repairs.
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.
3620 Oakton Street,
Skokie, IL 60076
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Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 12:00 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.