Could you paint your own car? You probably could — but chances are, the results would be dismal. There is a reason people pay auto body shops to do this work. Professional auto body repair technicians have been trained in the art and science of repairing and painting cars. They also have the materials and supplies to do it right the first time. If you want good results, you hire the pros. Of course, there's nothing wrong with learning more about auto body work, even if you don't intend to do so yourself. In fact, we highly recommend being informed on the matter, which is why we publish this blog.