Paintless Dent Repair

Straightline Collision Paintless Dent Repair

What Is Paintless Dent Removal?


Paintless Dent Removal (PDR) is an exciting and innovative method for removing minor dents, dings and hail damage. PDR, by definition, is autobody repair that removes minor dents and dings by using specialized tools that have been specifically designed to manipulate and flex the backside of the metal to remove dents without the necessity of sanding, priming or painting.



What is Paintless Dent Repair?


Paintless Dent Repair or PDR is the process of removing door dings, minor dents and creases. This is done by using specially designed tools to massage the underside of the damaged area. When performed properly the area becomes virtually undetectable and does not weaken the metal or harm the original paint.



Where Did PDR Originate?


Although PDR has been around in various forms for nearly 50 years, we are just now experiencing the impact of its redefined repair technique. PDR originated in Germany on the assembly line of Mercedes-Benz. Recent advancements in the high-tensile metals and the use of polyurethane paints on automobiles are chiefly responsible for Paintless Dent Removal becoming a viable and popular alternative to conventional body techniques. Simply put, PDR is a way of removing dents from automobile without disturbing the original paint on your car.