Hail Damage Leaving a Dent in Your Wallet? 3 Things to Know

Use Paintless Dent Repair (PDR ) to fix hail stone damage to cars by booking at Anderson's Autobody

Severe thunderstorms in North Idaho can hit in an instant and wreak havoc on your car. It happened last week, so 3 friendly reminders about Hail Damage:

1. If your car is pelted by softball-sized (or pea-sized) hailstones, it may leave unsightly dents and widespread damage decreasing your vehicle's resale value.

2. Plan to drop off your car or truck for at least 1-2 hours to get a proper cost estimate. To do it right, hail damage estimates take 3-6x longer than the normal 20 minutes.

3. Paintless Dent Removal (PDR) is one of the main techniques used to repair hail damage. Your vehicle will be worth far more on trade-in or private sale with those dents fixed - on average, you'll see an 80% cost savings with PDR versus conventional repairs.

Remember! Book online and budget 1-2 hours for a Hail Damage repair estimate A lot goes into it taking 5-6x longer than a standard cost estimate.

But over the long-term, PDR will leave less of a dent in your wallet.