If you have ever had an accident and in the process damaged your body work you know how difficult it can be in getting quotes, sorting through the quotes and choosing a reliable service for the car body repair can be. It’s a bit of a mine field choosing a car body repair service for it’s not just the reliability that is the concern but the price also. Static repair centres or accident repair centres as they are also known can charge a small fortune for simple repairs such as a bumper scratch or key scratch repair; this is mainly down to their huge overhead and labour costs which they have to consider when working out a cost for a car body repair. Don’t worry there is a new alternative, Mobile Car Body Repairs.
Mobile car body repairs are a scaled down version of the static site equivalent. They are specialists in repairing small light collision on cars such as a bumper scratch, stone chip, seat burns or dent repairs. They are significantly cheaper than a body shop or accident repair centre with up to 70% saving on most repairs compared to their static site equivalents. The most remarkable aspect of this type of car repair service is they are mobile, so they have the unique ability to come to your home or place of work to carry out your repair (basically anywhere as long as there is some access to a power supply). Another additional bonus of this service is that the repair time on average is only 2-3 hours per damage, so most repairs can be completed within a day.
This type of service was originally designed for the use within the car trade, the mobile repair service would mainly be used to touch up and refurbish cars bought from auctions and part exchanges before they were put up for sale on the garages forecourts. Mobile car body repair service still work within this field but have also branched out to the public. You will not get as good of a deal as a car showroom would due to the amount of cars they have to repair but they are still quite competitive.
As you can see the mobile car body repair service should be your first port of call if you have had an accident and require a repair, just remember that although they sound like the holy grail of auto repairs they are not able to repair larger scale repairs or damage such as full resprays or panel replacements.