When a hailstorm hits, it leaves its mark on your vehicle. The damage left behind can be significant. Hailstorms take a toll in San Antonio. The April 12, 2016 hailstorm cost $1.4 billion in damage to homes and cars.You will need to repair hail damage on your car. There are a couple of options that San Antonio body shops can provide.
With any hail damage, take it to a San Antonio body shop that offers certified collision repair and has technicians who are certified to perform paintless dent removal (PDR). A totaled vehicle does not qualify for hail damage repair.
Get an Estimate
Find out about the hail damage repairs needed as the first step to getting an estimate. Before getting an estimate, know what your insurance policy covers for auto body repair and if it covers PDR. Find collision centers that offer free estimates.
A certified technician can tell you what it will take to remove any damage. There are two different types and it depends on how extensive the damage is to your vehicle.
Types of Hail Damage Repair
If the damage to your vehicle has not chipped or cracked the paint, then it may be possible to have PDR to remove the damage. Typically, PDR fixes hail damage. This is beneficial in that it maintains the original factory paint, saves time, and saves money. Additionally, this is a good way to avoid any negative CARFAX reports if you plan on selling the car soon.
Any paint damage will require collision repair to not only remove the dents but perform paint work on the vehicle. Find an auto body shop San Antonio residents prefer that offers certified collision repair. This ensures better quality and that the paint matches its original factory color.
When it comes to San Antonio hail damage repair, including paintless dent repair, or collision repair, the team at ProCare Automotive & Collision routinely trains and certifies with various manufacturers and to be highly skilled at the latest techniques for PDR. Contact us to schedule a free estimate or use our Smartphone Estimating Tool for a fast way to get the repair process started.