You may have heard many urban legends about repairing hail damage to your car yourself. You can find countless videos on YouTube, for example, touting the benefits of everything from dry ice to hair dryers when it comes to repairing the small but significant dents that pieces of hail can cause to your car. And since enough hail slamming into your new car can really destroy its value, it’s no wonder that there are so many DIY methods for home repair.
DIY Legends of Hail Repair
Unfortunately, the fact is that they just don’t work. Let’s break them down one by one, with the proviso that there is no evidence that any method beyond actual dent repair works.
Some sources will tell you that simply parking your car in sunny areas will cause the heat of the sun to remove the dents. Read More
When the careless driving of others damages your car it can be incredibly frustrating. Sure, every once in awhile whoever dented your car will actually leave a note on your windshield. But for the most part people who cause relatively minor damage to your car don’t stay around to take responsibility. Especially if you are someone who takes pains to maintain your car’s value and works hard to keep your car looking great, this can be incredibly frustrating.
So what should you do when this happens to you? While it may seem like there’s nothing you can do about it, there are actually some steps you can take to improve your situation when you find your car dented in the parking lot: Read More