Category Archives: Paintless Dent Repair

  1. Car scratched against a pole while parking

    Can PDR Fix Any Type of Scratch?

    The short answer to whether Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) can fix any scratch is that it depends. While PDR is an effective and efficient way to repair minor dents and dings in a car’s exterior, it is not necessarily the best choice for deep scratches or gouges. Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) uses specially designed tools…

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  2. Stressed driver looking at her dented car after a minor auto accident

    Mistakes To Avoid When Your Car Needs Dent Repair

    It’s happened to the best of us: you’re driving along, minding your own business, when out of nowhere a car crashes into you and leaves your vehicle with a fresh set of dents. If you’re lucky, they only hit one panel or just managed to break the bumper. But if not, then you’re going to…

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  3. PDR technician's hand cleaning a car with a green cloth

    PDR is the Greenest Body Repair—Here’s Why

    Car repair is no easy feat, especially nowadays when cars and trucks are full of complex electronics. With the increase in electric and hybrid vehicles, PDR is quickly becoming the preferred repair method for body shops because it does not use harsh chemicals that could potentially damage a car’s electrical system. Paintless dent repair (PDR)…

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  4. historical photograph of a vintage vehicle and airplane

    How Paintless Dent Repair Came to Be

    Paintless dent removal Paintless dent removal (or PDR) is a method of removing minor dents in a car. Depending on what kind of damage you may have, paintless dent removal may be the ideal choice for you. is a technique that was pioneered by Frank T. Sargent in 1931. In his groundbreaking work ‘The Key…

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  5. Skilled Car Hail Damage Repair in Leander Technician Working to Hammer Out some Dents

    Why Paintless Dent Repair is More Important Than You Might Realize

    Paintless dent repair is a form of automotive bodywork that uses tools and equipment to remove dents from cars without causing any damage to the car’s paint. It is a win-win scenario for you because it saves money and ensures your paint stays intact all while the dents and dings on your vehicle are removed….

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  6. Paintless Dent Repair Specialist removing dents from a vehicle - Paintless Dent Repair Cost Estimate for overall price in Austin, TX

    Factors That Can Affect Paintless Hail Damage Repair Costs

    The cost of Paintless Hail Damage repair can vary greatly depending on several factors, including the severity of the hail damage, the type of paint used on your car, and whether any other repairs need to be made. Contact a local Paintless Dent Repair Company such as Dingz Happen to get an estimate for your…

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  7. Man looking at botched DIY dent repair on his car and thinking about the Austin paintless dent repair costs

    Why DIY Dent Repair Goes Wrong: Mistakes to Avoid

    Car dents are unsightly and can decrease the resale value of your vehicle. While many people choose to take their car to a professional for dent repair, others attempt to do it themselves. While DIY repair may seem like an affordable and easy fix, this is not usually the case. DIY dent repair can often…

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  8. blue car with hail damage that needs paintless dent repair for removal of dents in Austin, TX (PDR)

    Why You Need a Professional for Paintless Dent Repair

    Paintless dent repair is repairing dents or dings in a vehicle’s body without causing any damage to the paint or finish of the vehicle. You may be thinking, that sounds easy, I just pop or push the dents out myself! But it is truly not that easy. It is a process that requires a lot…

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  9. acorns in a tree ready to fall on an unsuspecting vehicle

    Can Acorns Really Dent My Car?

    Have you ever parked your car under a tree by accident, or noticed a scratch or a ding on it and wondered how it got there? You probably never imagined an acorn doing such a thing as that to your car. But yes, acorns can do damage to your car. Although the damage isn’t as…

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  10. Steven Lozano inspecting a car for hail damage before his interview with KVUE in Austin.

    Dingz Happen Featured on KVUE

    Dingz Happen founder Esteban Lozano’s recent interview on KVUE discussing recent Austin hailstorms and the Paintless Dent Repair Hail Damage industry. In this interview, you can learn more about the Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) industry, and how the recent hailstorms in 2021 & 2022 have affected those in Central Texas in regard to hail damage….

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