Gaining access to dents for PDR is one of the many interesting, and sometimes challenging, aspects of this trade. In this article, I will briefly describe the basics of a PDR repair, how a PDR technician approaches the repair, and how access to the dent is achieved.
Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) is much different than traditional body work. A conventional paint repair in a body shop either 1) replaces the damaged panel or they 2) reshape the panel with special tools, fill the remaining low with a filler, sand the panel, prep it, and then repaint it all.
Sharp dents can be repaired with the PDR process by a qualified and experienced technician. Here are some examples of recent repairs that have come through the shop. Have a sharp dent and not sure if it’s a good candidate for PDR? Just text photos to 2086259006 or better yet swing by the shop!