hail damageMaintaining your vehicle's exterior as well as interior can be difficult at times because of all the things out there that are on this earth for one reason: to damage your car. Potholes, curbs, poles and many other objects can scratch, scrape, and damage your vehicle. There is one thing worse than all the others when it comes to damaging vehicles: Mother Nature.

Rain, snow, and worst of all -- hail -- can cause a lot of damage to your vehicle. In "hail alley" states like Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming, drivers can expect seven to nine hailstorms every year. However, hail can come down and damage your car no matter where you live.

Hail damage causes many problems for drivers including financial issues. A method of prevention is to place a car cover over your vehicle. They typically range in price from $50 to $500 depending on the quality, but they are great for preventing serious hail damage.

If your vehicle is exposed to hail, the dents that can result can be a major issue. The average vehicle dent caused by hail is about the size of a quarter. Each one of those quarter-size dents can take up to 10 to 15 minutes to completely remove. Having various quarter-size dents on your car can take much longer to remove.

If serious hail damage has happened to your vehicle, the dent issues could be much worse. Complex dents can take up to three hours to remove if they are exponentially large. The dent repair costs can surely add up if severe damage has occurred and there are a lot of dents.

There are dent removal services that you can reach out to so that your vehicle can get quality dent repair. Hail can cause so much unwanted damage to your vehicle so it is important to do everything you can to prevent this damage. Keep an eye on weather reports and if there is a chance of hail, plan to get your car under a roof or cover.

If your vehicle has been damaged by severe hail, consult with dent removal professionals.