Doing PDR the Right Way

by | May 10, 2022 | Dent Repair, Educational

Doing PDR the Right Way


Paintless Dent Repair or PDR is one of the most novel and non-invasive methods for dent repair. Paintless dent repair doesn’t involve any extra material or paint, which is why so many certified technicians prefer it to regular forms of dent repair. PDR may seem like an easy way to fix your car. However, many people attempt PDR by themselves. We discuss below why you must not do so.

Why You Shouldn’t Attempt PDR

Many videos and vlogs on Youtube will have you believe that you can attempt paintless dent repair on your own. However, there are many reasons that you should refrain from doing PDR on your own. 

1. You don’t have the right tools 

PDR is not an easy task to accomplish, and regardless of what someone may say on the internet, a kettle of boiling water and a toilet plunger aren’t the best tools to conduct paintless dent repair. Having the right tools is necessary, and the right tools are more than likely going to cost you money.

2. You don’t have the experience

Let’s say you manage to buy the correct tools for your experience. You would still not have the years of hands-on practice that professionals do. You may not know how to conduct PDR using those tools, and you’re likely just going to be wasting money and time on a fruitless task. 

3.  You can cause more damage

If your dent is a small one and you attempt DIY-ing dent repair, you may go as far as completely botching the job and converting a small PDR job to a dent repair job that cannot be fixed using PDR.


Why Should You Go to a Professional PDR Technician? 

Professional PDR technicians are named so, as they have years and years of experience with conducting PDR on their vehicles. We have listed below some of the reasons you should go to professionals instead.

1. It saves time 

Certified technicians have years of experience which means that they can conduct PDR for you in a matter of hours.

2.  It saves money 

It will cost you money to get the correct tools for PDR and then cost you even more money when you inevitably ruin your dent job by trying to attempt PDR. Why not skip two steps and save yourself a significant amount of money by just going to a certified technician and getting the work done there.

3. It is convenient 

You have to put in so much effort to get the tools and then learn how to conduct PDR. But if you go to a professional, they can take all of the work off your hands for only a couple of hundred dollars, and you’ll get a perfect job done.

Benefits of Getting PDR at Sioux Falls Dent Repair Services

At Sioux Fall Dent Repair, we have many ARC-certified technicians who want to ensure that you’re satisfied with the work they’ve done on your car. We want you to feel relaxed and comfortable. We have the best technicians and the best services. We even start you off with a free consultation and quote, so you’re the one in charge of your car’s repairs. 

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