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Do You Need a Car Breakdown and Mobile Mechanic Service?

When driving, mishaps and accidents cannot always be prevented. When your car breaks down in the middle of the road, there are a number of factors to consider, such as how to stay safe from other vehicles, how to get home safe, and how to recover your car.

If you have a breakdown or accident, you need to contact a breakdown and mobile mechanic service as soon as possible. A breakdown service puts the stressful task of repairing your car and getting you on your way in the hands of a professional. A mobile mechanic will collect your information and provide prompt breakdown and accident assistance. They will take you to your nearest garage or wherever else you need to go and may even be able to arrange an overnight stay or rental car if you are stranded.

What Does a Car Breakdown and Mobile Mechanic Do?

The assistance offered by a car breakdown and mobile mechanic can vary depending on the provider, but, in general, the aim is to help you to continue your journey as quickly as possible. This could mean some quick roadside assistance or towing your car to a local garage for a repair service. Breakdown specialists provide many services, including:

  • Diagnosing and repairing the problem: Professionals will diagnose and fix the problem with your car, either at a safe location on the roadside or at your nearest garage.
  • Flat tyre changing: A car mobile and breakdown professional will help you change any flat tyres, so that you can be on your way.
  • Towing your car: If your car has broken down or if you have a flat tyre that can’t be safely changed where you are, a car mobile and breakdown mechanic will be able to tow your car to a safer location or the closest garage.
  • Jump-starting a battery: If you do not have jumper cables with you or if you don’t know how to use them, a car mobile and breakdown specialist will be able to assist you. Jump-starting the car incorrectly could damage the entire wiring system, especially if your car is old.
  • Fuel assistance: You may have run out of fuel on the motorway or another location. A breakdown mechanic will be able to refuel your vehicle so that you can continue your journey.

How to Find a Car Breakdown and Mobile Service near You?

To find a car breakdown mechanic near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting where you are from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to car mechanics in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Whether you are after a mobile mechanic to get you on your way or a car windscreen replacement and repair service, HaMuch has the qualified mechanic for you. We list only qualified tradesmen and allow you to compare prices so that you always get the best deal.

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Car Mechanic near London£44£269
Car Mechanic near Birmingham£28£176
Car Mechanic near Leeds£32£217
Car Mechanic near Glasgow£32£93
Car Mechanic near Sheffield£28£90
Car Mechanic near Bradford£34£214
Car Mechanic near Liverpool£36£249
Car Mechanic near Edinburgh£20£155
Car Mechanic near Manchester£36£228

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
New Forest£32£228
Lisburn£20£132
Reigate & Banstead£36£229
Kingston-upon-Hull£18£152
Stockton-on-Tees£37£199
North Lanarkshire£27£202
Bassetlaw£21£179
Bristol£27£198
Portsmouth£27£191
Cheltenham£28£228

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Charnwood£23£190
Kirklees£23£175
Braintree£29£189
Stratford-on-Avon£27£209
Blackburn£22£164
Wrexham Maelor£25£186
Luton£30£213
West Lancashire£25£163
Bournemouth£29£184
Ipswich£24£178

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Ashfield£28£201
North Somerset£29£216
Carmarthenshire£30£212
South Ayrshire£27£214
North Tyneside£28£202
Middlesbrough£31£228
Nottingham£29£202
Reading£42£261
Portsmouth£36£232
Basingstoke & Deane£39£251

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Exeter£24£144
Warwick£16£126
Kirklees£22£130
Blackpool£26£219
Pembrokeshire£25£200
Nuneaton & Bedworth£16£133
London£38£259
Havant & Waterloo£24£167
Leeds£55£194
Highland£28£210

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bath & North East Somerset£39£222
Blackpool£55£254
Basingstoke & Deane£90£190
Swale£34£232
North Hertfordshire£55£243
Redcar & Cleveland£32£217
Lisburn£28£147
Chester£33£293
Test Valley£75£325
Horsham£38£213

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Huntingdonshire£43£207
Ashfield£16£119
Bridgend£11£110
North Tyneside£13£93
Sheffield£12£82
Norwich£20£133
Horsham£16£109
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£31£222
Milton Keynes£19£139
Lancaster£12£80

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Huntingdonshire£15£150
Brighton£45£268
South Bedfordshire£32£162
Reigate & Banstead£49£359
Chelmsford£57£382
Swansea£32£218
Maidstone£38£158
Blackburn£34£128
Wrexham Maelor£38£255
Stockport£37£232

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Vale of Glamorgan£38£225
Wirral£36£222
Arun£45£272
South Tyneside£41£249
Newport£35£229
Reigate & Banstead£56£285
East Dunbartonshire£39£271
The Wrekin£43£274
Liverpool£37£229
Ipswich£65£300

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Vale of Glamorgan£59£740
Barnsley£33£219
Fife£39£262
St Albans£51£273
North Lanarkshire£38£253
Solihull£38£228
Redcar & Cleveland£36£235
Chelmsford£43£251
Doncaster£32£216
North Ayrshire£36£217

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Mid Bedfordshire£29£190
East Hertfordshire£26£184
Wrexham Maelor£18£141
Warwick£21£156
Flintshire£20£146
Macclesfield£20£164
Brighton£53£207
Knowsley£22£156
East Hampshire£24£181
Dover£19£154
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