If you've ever had extensive hail damage to your vehicle you know just how expensive and frustrating it is. A Texas inventor has now created the solution, The Hail Protector.

For under $500 you can now protect your vehicle, when parked, from any size hail that may fall from the sky with intent to harm your car! In the video above the invention withstands all kinds of torture.

From softballs hurled by fast-pitching experts to tennis balls, and even play dough with icy spikes insert, this invention seems to hold tight and protect what lies beneath.

They even created a mobile app that alerts you when hail could be in your area. When it's go time, they say it installs in minutes. Just watch.