What Hailstorms Can do to Your Vehicle

Hailstorms are probably one of the most aggravating weather events that drivers and vehicle dealerships experience. Hailstorms suddenly arise and can cause a lot of damage to a vehicle’s body.


Hailstones range in sizes comparison of dimes and the largest, the half dollar. The heaviest hailstone ever recorded weighed 2lbs. The rate of speed that hailstones fall ranges from 20 mph to even 100 mph.


Due to the force of hailstones hitting a vehicle’s surface, many small or large, deep dents appear that more often than not, will need to be professionally removed. Because of the sudden impact and occurrence of this type of storm, there’s really not much protection you can prepare for ahead of time.


Car dealerships (as seen in video below) are at a very high disadvantage, as they do not have the power to move hundreds of vehicles to safety. On the road drivers are also susceptible and the amount of damage can’t be evaluated until after the storm has passed.


Most hailstorm damage is moderate and the preferred method is painless dent repair. This method is the least invasive but provides great results of pushing out the dents and restoring the vehicle’s body. If you get caught in a hailstorm, rest assured that we have the Hail Repair Specialists needed to handle all catastrophic hail events.

Written by Chad Harley

Chad Harley

Professional hail technician since 1998. Vale National Master Craftsman 2004. Over a decade of experience in collision repair and refinishing prior to paintless dent repair.

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