Hail damage is repaired at partner dealerships across the country by Hail Direct. It works like this:
Minor dents can be removed utilizing Paintless dent removal tools while particular care is taken to guarantee that your vehicle's paint does not suffer any damage. Paintless dent removal may usually be done on the same day, although this will depend on the placement, depth, and number of dents on your car. For minor dings that haven't destroyed the paint, PDR may be the best solution. These dings may have been produced by trolleys, parking lot dings, or hail or stones. Additionally, it can be used in conjunction with a more extensive dent repair in order to minimize the amount of filler required.
Many customers fear that they will be overcharged for repairs and be without a vehicle for a long amount of time if they take their vehicle to an auto body shop. A professional auto body shop can help you with your car's hail damage repair, which is something you shouldn't try to do on your own most of the time.
Whenever a dent occurs on a vehicle and hail damage results in multiple dents the metal surface is stretched. You can use a rapid heating and cooling process to correct the stretch, eliminate the damage, and make the car's surface look normal again. It is possible to reheat each dent with such a heat gun, then cool it down with a very cold component, such as dry-ice treatment. The concept is that the convective cooling from the ice will force the metal to shrink, thereby pushing the dent out of the car, making the metal more malleable from the heat. However, warming the vehicle's surface might cause damage to the paint and make the situation even more difficult.
If you have an insurance claim, HailDirect Inc. will deal directly with your insurer. If your car has hail damage, we can assist you to negotiate with your insurance adjuster to keep your vehicle from being totaled before we even start our PDR process. We'll let you know if your call is deemed a total loss so that you can determine what to do next. For hail damage repairs, we'll cover your deductible and our professionals will attempt to restore your car to its pre-damage state.
Does paintless dent repair work on hail damage?
Paintless dent repair performs effectively on hail damage which hasn't damaged the paint on the vehicle. Small hailstones generally only cause minor damage that can be easily rectified. Paintless dent repair is the most common method of repairing hail damage in the majority of instances. Consequently, the glue pulling process or the ability to replace internal surfaces and moldings temporarily is required for a Paintless dent repair technician. Paintless dent repair is easier to cure if the hail damages are on the roof, bonnet, doors, front fenders, and quarter panels of the automobile.
Does hail damage affect the car's title?
To get a salvage title, you'll need to have hail damage declared a total loss in your state, and the damages will start showing up on your car's title. A 'hail' label is used in many states to identify hail-damaged vehicles from those that have been damaged in other ways." According to Insurance companies, "Others just mark the title as salvage.'" There is no problem with the vehicle's title if it has not been declared salvage.