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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.

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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
Wolverhampton£24£196
Leeds£26£190
Bristol£26£192
Dacorum£33£227
North Tyneside£28£205
London£35£220
Waverley£52£245
Suffolk Coastal£19£159
Cardiff£25£174
Slough£38£243

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
Dundee£26£210
Maidstone£28£213
East Dunbartonshire£36£178
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£21£165
Redcar & Cleveland£19£194
Ashfield£27£190
North Lincolnshire£19£158
Macclesfield£34£196
Plymouth£20£164
East Hertfordshire£36£232

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Redcar & Cleveland£31£241
Newport£29£205
Birmingham£30£209
Leeds£32£223
Vale of White Horse£37£218
Mid Sussex£40£234
Waveney£25£240
Glasgow£28£224
Reigate & Banstead£47£273
Cambridge£35£243

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Renfrewshire£32£258
East Dunbartonshire£26£219
Stockport£28£187
Exeter£24£144
Stroud£28£247
Newport£20£172
Guildford£23£180
Glasgow£26£219
South Ayrshire£12£75
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk£20£150

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Redcar & Cleveland£32£217
Nuneaton & Bedworth£27£146
Belfast£28£147
Suffolk Coastal£15£150
North Lincolnshire£18£145
Sefton£38£207
Blackburn£69£318
Cherwell£60£250
Cardiff£47£150
Doncaster£44£225

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
The Wrekin£11£11
Bassetlaw£12£100
Braintree£14£115
Manchester£14£110
Chelmsford£20£123
Tameside£15£116
Walsall£15£116
Norwich£20£133
East Dunbartonshire£13£110
Stafford£17£106

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
Bury£34£219
Halton£35£258
Blackburn£34£128
Wokingham£42£240
Test Valley£58£464
Epping Forest£41£265
Milton Keynes£39£221
Mid Sussex£43£240
London£42£269
Sefton£36£278

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
Guildford£55£296
Sandwell£38£226
Breckland£32£236
North East Lincolnshire£32£232
Huntingdonshire£39£258
Portsmouth£41£246
Broxtowe£38£242
Reigate & Banstead£56£286
London£54£281
Fife£38£257

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Stratford-on-Avon£47£249
London£53£277
Newbury£53£271
Caerphilly£32£215
Thurrock£44£254
East Dunbartonshire£37£246
Vale of Glamorgan£37£222
Bolton£45£236
Swansea£32£217
Bridgend£35£213

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
Middlesbrough£45£150
Sheffield£19£141
Ipswich£19£144
Wokingham£30£192
South Lanarkshire£16£149
Trafford£22£165
Erewash£20£159
Reading£32£198
Dover£19£154
North Somerset£23£168

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