Posts Categorized: General Information

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 »

What Determines Whether Paintless Dent Repairs Are a Practical Option?

Paintless dent removal can be a practical option for your vehicle that has gone through a bad hailstorm and looks pockmarked with dents and dimples. Impact Paintless Dent Repair has trained technicians who can remove dents, dings, dimples, and creases without having to involve what most people would consider to be traditional repair and painting… Read more »

What to Know About Car Insurance and Hail Damage

There are more Americans than ever before filing car insurance claims related to hail damage. In 2016, hail insurance claims across the country rose by almost 50 percent compared to the previous year. As hail storms become more prevalent in certain parts of the country, people are turning to their car insurance companies for help… 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 »

How Winter Weather Can Adversely Affect Your Vehicle

When the weather’s nice, things seem so relaxed. However, when the weather’s best described as a “winter storm,” watch out! When wind, ice and snow combine together, bad things happen, from fender benders to highway pile-ups. Bad winter weather can mess with your car or truck in many ways, including unwanted dents from rock salt…. Read more »

What is the Typical Duration for Hailstorms?

What’s the deal with hail? Basically, when it hails, pellets of ice fall from the sky and do all sorts of damage. Many people have found dents in/on their cars and trucks thanks to hailstorms, thus needing the services of Impact Paintless Dent Repair to correct the problems. A Look at the Science of Hailstorms… 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 »