Types of auto body repair
1. Paintless dent repair
This has been the most revolutionizing method used by auto body specialists. It has opened the doors to a new art in the auto body repair industry called PDR. When your vehicle gets a dent or many dents, however the paint work is not damage. A PDR is the best option in such a situation. When a PDR technicians works on your car, they use state of the art tools to tap away at repairing your dent. Little by little, they work at the dent. Taking time and patience and precision tools. Once they are done with their work, be rest assured that you will not notice a dent anymore and the best is that it required no painting.
2. Body filler
For the bigger and heavier auto body damages, body filling is usually the best option to restore the car. The technician will apply body filler on the surface of the dent, which is a material such as plaster for drywall. This type of repair is the appropriate option when a dent is too large to PDR. The body filler is spread slightly higher that the dent so that it can be sanded off to be level with the rest of the car body. When the body filler dries, the area is then primed, cleaned and painted to look like the rest of the car body. You will not notice the dent on the car after the job is completed.
3. Bumper Cover replacements
In most everyday collisions, the back and front plastic bumper covers are often the most affected parts. This mostly happens if the accident involves a collision. The actually metal bumper is hidden behind the plastic bumper cover,if the damage was very severe the actual bumper require to be replaced. Any local qualified body shop will be able to repair it. The Plastic Bumper covers if damaged can most of the times be repaired instead of being replaced entirely. However, if the bumper metal is damaged, it will need to be replaced as this means the vehicle structure is no longer the same and the metal steel as been weaken.
4. Car body painting
This is a common type of auto body repair. The repair is mostly done to help protect the outside part of the car. The body painting helps protect the body from weathering or it can be for cosmetic purposes. During an accident, your car may get direct damage or might get a deep scratch on the outside part after a collision. Most people view this type of repair just for cosmetic purposes, but it goes a long way in protecting your car from further damages. Note that chips and scratches do pose great risks to your car including cracking, paint damage and rusting. Therefore, car body painting helps protect your car from all these issues. The most critical thing is to make sure the paint applied matches the body and model of the car.
5. Car collision repair
A car accident may involve collision. Car collision repair may include several fixes and is necessary to enhance the functionality and durability of your car. A collision can occur anytime and most people tend to ignore the damages that result because they seem minor. To avoid further problems it is good to have a auto body shop assess the damage and have it repaired. The repair work may involve working on the damaged frame or other car body parts.
6. Window repair and replacement
Window damage is one of the most common problems you may face with your car. The damage may come in different sizes and shapes. Besides, the damage can result from various causes. Some of the major causes of car window damage include collision, dust storm, hailstorm among others. This type of auto body repair involves just repairing the window or replacement if it is extremely damaged.
7. Frame alignment and repair
Car frame repair or alignment is necessary to ensure that your car stop shaking or pulling to the right or left while driving. This form of repair is necessary to enhance the overall health of your car. It also helps avoid accidents because when your car shakes or pull to the right or left there is a high risk of accident.
8. Car detailing
Car detailing is a form of auto body repair that may not be necessary to enhance the health of your car. It is a form of repair that just makes you feel proud of your automobile. The repair may involve polishing the taillights and headlights or touching the paint. Besides making your car look good, it also enhances its resale value.
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