Leslie Car Care Tip

Keep Your Car Looking New

Even with today's long-lasting finishes dents, dings and cracked glass age the appearance of a vehicle. Here's information on paintless dent removal you may find helpful.

According to The Car Care Council many types of door dents or small dings are fixed without sanding, filler or painting, preserving the integrity of the vehicle's original factory finish.

Technicians use specially designed tools that allow them to access the problem and actually massage it out. If paint touch-ups are required, the technology is available to match your vehicle and repair scratches, minor chips and blemishes on most surfaces. There are a couple of factors that have an effect on the success of this process:

  • The location of the dent on the car is important. For example, a dent on the edge of a door, trunk or hood probably can't be fixed using this process.

  • If there is paint damage or scrapes across multiple panels, this may indicate that the damage is too severe, as the paint may crack as the dent is removed.

Like dents and dings, chipped cracked glass can also diminish the value of a car. However, the fix is not necessarily a new windshield. Seventy percent of all glass damage is repairable. Using resins that are constantly being improved, technicians not only can fix your glass, but also make it stronger. In addition, the resin can create a repair that is difficult to detect. This technology can be used to repair the following types of glass damage in automobiles: star breaks, combination breaks, bulls-eyes and cracks of any length.

Note: Leslie Car Wash has the trained technicians and the equipment to perform Paintless Dent Removal. See us for a free inspection.