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. However, more and more cars are moving towards aluminum, due to its light weight and comparable strength to steel. Ford's [...]

By |2017-05-27T02:11:59+00:00June 8, 2016|Education, Industry Trends|

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 quicker than glue pulling. However, recent advances in glues, tabs, pulling devices, and techniques have lessened the gap. In the [...]

By |2017-05-27T02:12:06+00:00January 14, 2016|Education, glue pulling, Industry Trends, technology|

NAPDRT & PDR Nation create PDRpages.com

Two paintless dent repair industry trade groups (PDR Nation & NAPDRT) have joined forces to create a document aimed at helping technicians determine what procedures are relevant and necessary when performing PDR on damaged vehicles. When a vehicle is dented, dinged, or damaged during a collision or hail storm, technicians want to perform the cleanest [...]

“Best News in the PDR world” Dent Techs Magazine

with: Steve Hartley and Tim Chase (Ontario, Canada) PDRtalk is not the only online source of information on paintless dent repair. Around the same time PDRtalk.com was launched, Tim Chase of Toronto, Canada introduced Dent Tech Magazine. Both websites have similar goals: Educate the public and spread awareness about PDR Create and archive high [...]

How to increase PDR revenue with a Pricing Guide

with: Derek Reed, Dent Wizard (Atlanta, Georgia USA) How do you determine a price when selling paintless dent repair to individual retail customers? A lot of PDR guys will say, "Every dent is different, and I know how much to charge from experience." There is some truth to that statement. Dents in cars are caused [...]

Urgent: Is Your Dent Repair Website Mobile Friendly?

with: Richard Routson, Dentmasters (Virginia, USA) If your website looks and functions poorly on a cell phone, you are losing potential customers and search result rankings. The mobile revolution is here. Internet searches on cell phones and tablets now eclipse searches on desktop computers in the United States. Plus, Google recently released an update to [...]

By |2017-05-27T02:11:51+00:00May 7, 2015|Advertising, Education, Retail, SEO, Website Help|

Top 10 Reasons to Choose PDR over a Conventional Body Shop Repair

with:  Paul Kordon, Dentmasters There’ s no doubt that if you own and operate a vehicle you are going to experience a ding, dent, or even collision damage.  Ever since the creation of the automobile there has been a need to repair body damage after an accident.  Up until the refinement of Paintless Dent Removal [...]

By |2017-05-27T02:11:53+00:00March 16, 2015|Body Shop, Education, Marketing, Retail, Selling|

PDR Nation Aims to Unite, Educate, and Certify the Industry

with:  Gene Fetty, Dent Repair Now PDR Nation is a fairly new trade organization within the paintless dent repair industry.  Currently, PDR Nation consist of over 225 technician members worldwide.  In order to join prospective members must pay a quarterly or annual fee and complete a series of training courses and test (including a physical/visual [...]