Different Types of Car Dents
Written on the 24 May 2022 by BumperTech
Whether it’s in the parking lot, at work or while you’re driving, getting a dent in your car is nothing but a nuisance. In some (if not all) cases, car dents can quickly become a costly nightmare if not addressed.
We understand that you might not want to rush to a body shop for every dent and ding and home DIY solutions are available in abundance. However, if you're unsure of what you're doing, that small indentation can quickly turn into a bigger problem.
Types of Dents
Sure, some dents might not require immediate attention, but it's important to know that more often than not, these dings and fender benders can lead to bigger problems.
The type of dent always depends on what caused the impact, the size, depth and overall severity of the damage itself. The most common dents are -
While all car dents need to be addressed, a ding is often ignored by car owners as it usually doesn't require a touch up of paint work.
It's difficult to put a generalised definition to a sharp dent as the damage caused by them varies - but the impact is always sharp and deep.
You've definitely seen a round indentation on a car - if not your own car. These hollow dents are often confined to just the surface and are more than likely a quick fix.
Similar to the sharp dent, however, getting rid of creased dents depends on the severity of the impact. For instance, a creased dent can be small but spread along two or more panels.
Often caused by an accident, this type of impact often leads to your vehicle's bodywork needing to be replaced and repainted.
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