Expert Car Dent Repair and Removal Services

A dent is when your car’s metal and paint is damaged or stretched.  There are two types of dent repairs, those which have superficial damages and those which have more damage hiding below the surface.

If you need professional dent repair, bring in your car to our quality auto body shop.  West Coast Body and Paint will assess the damage to your vehicle and discuss your repair options.  Our goal is to remove all dents and dings, get you back on the road quickly and safely.   We have plenty of experience in major and minor dent repair on nearly every make and model.

Auto Dent Repair Methods

  • Bumping dents with spoons
  • Bumping dents with dollies
  • Hammer-on-dolly
  • Hammer-off-dolly
  • Picking dents
  • Pulling dents
  • Shrinking metal

SMALL DAMAGE: Trusted Dent Repair

Life happens, you get involved in a small fender bender, hit a curve or a pole, now you need dent repair.  We have seen a variety of auto body damage at our auto body shop.  Car dents are one of those things, that although your car is still in working condition, it looks awful.  But beside it making your car look ugly, they might be unsafe and dangerous.

Superficial Damage

Your car’s dent, no matter how big or small needs to be fixed.  If it’s superficial, a dent makes your car look old and lowers the value of the car.   Dings, nicks, and small dents are common superficial damages which can be quickly fixed.  Furthermore, your car can have a small dent that actually hides a bigger problem, internal damage.

BIG DAMAGE: Expert Dent Repair

Your small dent might look like nothing at first.  Once we examine your vehicle further we usually find that the alignment and integrity of the vehicle is at risk.  A big dent in one that is not only big in size but in the depth of the damage to your car.  Either way, if you are unsure of the scope of your car’s dent come by our shop, we will give you a free estimate, let you know the extent of the damage, and the cost to repair it.

Internal Damage

If the damage is internal, say structural, then we are talking about a much bigger problem that needs attention as soon as possible.  Why?  Because if you get into another car accident the outcome could be worse.  Or even the regular use of your car might cause more or new damage to other components of your vehicle, causing more problems down the line.  We would not recommend you drive your car under these conditions.

The Professional Car Dent Repair Process

First, our skilled technicians need to reach the underside of the dent.  This might mean we will need to remove the body panels, tail lights, and the interior panel.  Next, we reach and reveal the underside of the dent, our talented technicians are able to repair, or remove, and restore the damaged area to its original position.  Lastly, the surface is then left smooth and painted to color match your car’s original color.

“Wow. where do I begin. I called Jaider about fixing some dents and scratches on my brand new mercedes benz. He was the FIRST person I called. Since i called the office, he requested that i send him pictures of my damage to his personal cell! amazing! after 30 minutes of me shopping around and DRIVING around for an estimate, Jaider and West Coast gave me the BEST deal!!! Not to mention the hospitality. He had my car done the NEXT day!!! Jaider sent me pictures of every stage to keep me posted as well. just awesome. Even matched my 3 stage paint absolutely PERFECTLY. you cant even tell it was painted. i would HIGHLY recommend Jaider and his business to EVERYONE. Fair, clean cut, well-priced, overall flawless work. West Coast body and paint not only has a new customer, but a new friend as well!”

-Sherwin L., Granada Hills, Los Angeles, CA, 4/5/2017

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Does your car have a dent that needs to be repaired in a Van Nuys or Los Angeles area body shop?

Come by our top-quality shop for big and small dent repair, call us 818.785.2639, text 818.793.7728, or email us at to schedule an appointment for a free estimate.  Check out our gallery or before and after pictures here.  We serve Van Nuys, the San Fernando Valley, and the Los Angeles area.

Ourestimates are always free and you are welcome to come by our shop anytime or make an appointment.  We know that many clients like the convenience of sending pictures of their car and request an estimate; but, in reality an estimate by this means is not really reliable.  Why?  Because the estimate will either be too high or too low.  In order to assess the damage and give an estimate, a car needs to be seen by a professional and in person.  This insures that the estimate is as accurate as possible, not too high or too low.  For more information click here.

If you are not able to come by our shop during normal working hours, you can give us a call or send us an email, and make an appointment when you can come, in most cases we are able to accommodate our clients.