14 Aug KC Dent Repair
Kansas City Paintless Dent Repair
Fireman Turns Paintless Dent Repair Technician
Josh Riley, Kansas City Area Fireman / Fire Captain / Paramedic, started his fireman training when he was 18 years old in his hometown of Clearwater, KS. After learning the paintless dent repair field several years later, he went on to further his fireman career and obtained his paramedic licence. Josh spends his “off” days from the fire department at his repair shop in Blue Springs, MO or out-and-about doing mobile dent repair in the KC area. Josh will travel to the customers place of work or home to make it easier on his clients.
Home-Grown Dent Repair and Auto Detailing
Crystal Riley, Josh Riley’s wife and business partner, opened Firehouse Dent & Detail early 2014. Prior to Firehouse Dent, they partnered up to open Midwest Hail Medic in Odessa, MO. While Josh is working as a Paintless Dent Repair technician, Crystal is heading up the Auto Detailing department, as well as, the director of customer service. Even the kids will join in on the detailing at times. Their middle son, Trevor, reminds Josh often that he someday wants to be a fireman and dent guy just like dad.
In addition to Josh and Crystal Riley of Firehouse Dent and Detail of Kansas City, many of their family members are also Dent Repair specialist. Crystal’s father has been in the paintless dent repair business for many years and actually assisted in talking Josh into going to dent school. Along the way, other family members have joined the dent field, including brother-in-laws, Crystal’s uncles, mother-in-law, and even his mother-in-law’s mother! Family get-together’s usually consist of the latest repair techniques on the newly released models of various automobiles, new updated hail lights, and sharing stories of the craziest dents they’ve fixed.
To learn more about the services offered at Firehouse Dent and Detail call (816) 723-3785 or visit www.firehousedent.com.