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Where to buy PDR tools

Recently, the paintless dent repair tool industry has become very exciting. The level of innovation has dramatically risen and the variety of new tools being released has rapidly increased. New materials, ideas, and designs have [...]

By |January 11, 2017|Industry Trends, PDR directory, PDR tool distributors, PDR Tool manufacturers, PDR Tools, technology, Tools|Comments Off on Where to buy PDR tools

PDR Tool Review: Elim-a-dent 18 volt Glue Gun (Makita version)

James Lee has delivered another excellent product from Elim-a-dent tools. This cordless glue gun operates on 18 volt Makita power tool batteries. The design, build quality, and operation are all excellent. Dual Temp 375f High [...]

By |December 13, 2016|glue pulling, Industry Trends, PDR tool review, PDR Tools, technology, Tools|Comments Off on PDR Tool Review: Elim-a-dent 18 volt Glue Gun (Makita version)

Tool Review: Mobile Tech RX (PDR estimating/invoicing software)

Dentmasters recently starting using Mobile Tech RX for automotive hail damage estimating after a series of severe hail storms damaged thousands of cars in the Washington, DC metro area. Check out my video review of the [...]

By |November 8, 2016|estimating, Industry Trends, PDR software, PDR Tools, Pricing, Retail, Software, technology|Comments Off on Tool Review: Mobile Tech RX (PDR estimating/invoicing software)
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ASA and NAPDRT conduct aluminum PDR study

Any paintless dent repair technician or auto body man who has worked with aluminum knows it is a totally different beast than steel. Aluminum body panels have been used on certain luxury cars for decades. [...]

By |June 8, 2016|Education, Industry Trends|Comments Off on ASA and NAPDRT conduct aluminum PDR study
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How to get more individual retail PDR clients

When most people first learn paintless dent repair, they gravitate towards wholesale dealership and auction work, because it's quick and easy. Plus, the large volume of cars and not so picky customers allow a new [...]

By |April 24, 2016|Advertising, How to, Industry Trends, Marketing, Retail, SEO, technology, Website Help|Comments Off on How to get more individual retail PDR clients

Get ready for hail checklist: be a regional hail expert

courtesy of Ryan Hampton and the The Hail Company (USA) As a PDR company that focuses on a local market all year long, you already understand the daily struggles of running a business. When a [...]

By |February 19, 2016|Education, Hail, hail management, Marketing|Comments Off on Get ready for hail checklist: be a regional hail expert

Building multiple profitable businesses and having fun with friends

interviewed and written by: Richard Routson Keith Starling is the definition of a young hustling entrepreneur. He currently owns and operates two successful cash positive businesses in Kansas City, Kansas. Each business was self funded [...]

By |February 10, 2016|Body Shop, Dealership, estimating, Fixed location, Hail, Marketing, PDR journey, Social Media, tech spotlight|Comments Off on Building multiple profitable businesses and having fun with friends

Mobile Tech Expo Tool Haul & Review

with: Richard Routson, Dentmasters (Arlington, Virginia USA) Wow, MTE 2016 was fantastic. What a fun and educational experience? For those that don't know, the Mobile Tech Expo is an annual conventional for individuals in the [...]

By |February 1, 2016|glue pulling, PDR tool review, Tools, Video blog|Comments Off on Mobile Tech Expo Tool Haul & Review

A New Approach to Hail Storm Management, with Ryan Hampton

interviewed and written by Richard Routson Ryan Hampton has been repairing hail damaged cars for 14 years. Similar to other guys in the industry, Ryan’s paintless dent repair journey has been a long winding road [...]

By |January 23, 2016|Hail, hail management, Industry Trends, PDR journey, Selling, Systems, tech spotlight, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A New Approach to Hail Storm Management, with Ryan Hampton

PDR Glue Guide: temperature range and strength

written by: Richard Routson, Dentmasters (Arlington, Virginia USA) Glue pulling has come a long way since the days of Walmart glue and clunky slide hammers. Traditional PDR methods have always been more accurate and much [...]

By |January 14, 2016|Education, glue pulling, Industry Trends, technology|Comments Off on PDR Glue Guide: temperature range and strength