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How Do We Fix Scratches Or Dents On Your Car?

Almost Every Scratch Can Be Completely Removed On Your Car - But How Exactly Is This Done? We Explain In Detail How Both Scratches & Dents Can Be Repaired!

Nov 14, 2014

How Do We Fix Scratches Or Dents On Your Car?

Over time, it is likely that your vehicle will accumulate some scratches and dents. Whether it’s a ‘trolley ding’ while your car was at the supermarket or you’ve been in a minor accident, bumps, dents and chips are a common feature of car ownership.

However, leaving bumps and scratches untreated can have a negative impact on your vehicle. As well as affecting the look of your vehicle they can also end up costing you money - either through corrosion or because you’ll get less when you come to sell it.

However, most bumps and scratches can be repaired quickly leaving your vehicle looking as good as new. Keep reading to find out more.

Why it’s important that you get your car repaired

Scratches and dents on your car or van are part of everyday life. However, what may seem like small cosmetic imperfections to you – dents, scratches and chips – can significantly affect the market value of your car when you come to sell it.

In addition, even a small dent can let rust develop and you could end up with corrosion that is bigger than the size of the original scratch. In time, this can damage your vehicle’s outer shell and repairs can run into hundreds of pounds.

It’s therefore important that you deal with chips, scratches and dents. Most imperfections like this can be easily fixed in our Bodyshop and next we’ll look at how these are fixed.

Most scratches and dents are easily fixed

If you have a dent or scratch on your bodywork then our specialist Bodyshop technicians can fix it. Common types of bodywork damage that we can help you with include:

Dents
Stone chips
Bumper scuff paint repairs
Scratches
Plastic trim repairs
Smart Repair

The re-spray of one panel takes approximately one hour and repairing scratches or chips is normally a five step process:

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The affected area is sanded and treated to make sure no dirt or dust will show up on the bodywork finish
Primer is added. This acts as a base coat and gives the paintwork a glossy shine
Using your vehicle’s chassis number, we’re able to match the exact paint colour of the repairs to your original paintwork
Using specialist tools, our technicians begin the re-spray process. Timing is crucial as if left for too long the applied paint could run
The technician controls the heat and humidity to get the perfect finish
Dent Repair

If you have a dent in your bodywork then our trained technicians can also help. Here, each dent is removed precisely and accurately from all angles. Our experts manipulate the steel using various tools specifically designed for the job. These tools allow our technicians to reach some of the most difficult to access areas on your car.

Get a free evaluation from Sandicliffe

As we’ve discovered, if your car has a dent, scratch or other bodywork damage it is not necessarily the end of the world. Sandicliffe’s experienced Bodyshop team can repair your car whether it has a small scratch or more serious bodywork damage. When you call us we’ll book you in at a time that is convenient for you and we’ll give you a free evaluation. So if you have a scratch that you're wanting to get rid of, no matter how big or small - please get in touch! 

Get A Free Valuation At Our Bodyshop Today!

Scratches and dents on your car or van are part of everyday life. However, what may seem like small cosmetic imperfections to you – dents, scratches and chips – can significantly affect the market value of your car when you come to sell it. In addition, even a small dent can let rust develop and you could end up with corrosion that is bigger than the size of the original scratch. In time, this can damage your vehicle’s outer shell and repairs can run into hundreds of pounds.

It’s therefore important that you deal with chips, scratches and dents. Most imperfections like this can be easily fixed in our Bodyshop and next we’ll look at how these are fixed.

Most scratches and dents are easily fixed

If you have a dent or scratch on your bodywork then our specialist Bodyshop technicians can fix it. Common types of bodywork damage that we can help you with include:

  • Dents
  • Stone chips
  • Bumper scuff paint repairs
  • Scratches
  • Plastic trim repairs

Smart Repair

The re-spray of one panel takes approximately one hour and repairing scratches or chips is normally a five step process:

  • The affected area is sanded and treated to make sure no dirt or dust will show up on the bodywork finish
  • Primer is added. This acts as a base coat and gives the paintwork a glossy shine
  • Using your vehicle’s chassis number, we’re able to match the exact paint colour of the repairs to your original paintwork
  • Using specialist tools, our technicians begin the re-spray process. Timing is crucial as if left for too long the applied paint could run
  • The technician controls the heat and humidity to get the perfect finish

Dent Repair

If you have a dent in your bodywork then our trained technicians can also help. Here, each dent is removed precisely and accurately from all angles. Our experts manipulate the steel using various tools specifically designed for the job. These tools allow our technicians to reach some of the most difficult to access areas on your car.

Get a free evaluation from Sandicliffe

As we’ve discovered, if your car has a dent, scratch or other bodywork damage it is not necessarily the end of the world.

Sandicliffe’s experienced Bodyshop team can repair your car whether it has a small scratch or more serious bodywork damage. When you call us we’ll book you in at a time that is convenient for you and we’ll give you a free evaluation. So if you have a scratch that you're wanting to get rid of, no matter how big or small - please get in touch! 

 

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