Posts By: Chad Harley

How to Prepare Your Car if a Hailstorm is On the Way

Hailstorms cause quite a bit of damage every year. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration reports that hail results in about $1 billion worth of damage to crops and property on an annual basis. It’s why you should do whatever you can to protect your vehicle from hail if you can. Here are some steps you… Read more »

How Did Paintless Dent Repair Get Its Start?

In the history of the planet, cars and trucks are a relatively new development… they’ve been around in modern form since the beginning of the 1900s, and even way back then, they were getting dented. Hey, it hailed back then, too! The History of Paintless Dent Removals As for paintless dent removal, that concept took… Read more »

Could New Research Make it Easier to Predict Hailstorms?

Could it become easier to predict hailstorms? Meteorologist Victor Gensini thinks so. He recently led a Northern Illinois University study that identified a method to predict the likelihood of hailstorms up to three weeks in advance. Research Findings It turns out that there is a relationship between jet stream patterns over the Pacific Ocean and… Read more »

Where Did My Mystery Car Dent Come From?

Did you ever take a look at your vehicle and see a dent and wonder, “Where did that come from?” You’re scratching your head thinking, “I didn’t see that there before. How long has it been there? What did that?” So where do mystery dents come from, anyway? Maybe an animal did it! Even though… Read more »

Why Does Hail Form?

Hail is a very big problem for those who live in states like Wyoming, South Dakota, and Montana. When hailstorms hit, they can cause extensive property damage, especially when it comes to vehicles. Many people are forced to seek vehicle repairs following hailstorms. Nevertheless, most people don’t understand why hail forms in the first place…. Read more »

Factors That Determines a Vehicle’s Trade-In Value

If you’ve had a vehicle for any amount of time, eventually there comes a time when you either “junk it,” trade it in, or sell it. With trade-ins, you’re basically using what you’ve currently got in order to get some money off the new vehicle you’re purchasing. So, for example, you’ve got a 2006 Dodge… Read more »

Tips for Avoiding Body Damage to Your Vehicle

Your car is likely a significant investment, and you want it to stay looking new for as long as possible. Even a minor dent or ding can detract from the appearance of a vehicle, and may lower the value of the car. Here are a few tips for avoiding body damage to your car. Hailstorms… Read more »

Why Paintless Dent Repair is the Right Choice After a Hailstorm

Hailstorms are just a part of life in many areas of the country, particularly during the summer months. Unfortunately, these storms often result in considerable damage to property, including vehicles that are hit by hailstones. In fact, hailstorms cause billions of dollars’ worth of damage each year in the U.S. Here’s why paintless dent repair… Read more »