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£266
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
Powys£20£190
Ashfield£31£224
Blackpool£22£164
Angus£24£195
South Oxfordshire£33£224
Wealden£25£208
Guildford£43£248
Colchester£29£198
Dundee£25£204
Bath & North East Somerset£27£201

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
Redcar & Cleveland£19£194
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£20£170
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk£40£280
Tameside£31£187
Slough£36£217
East Hampshire£20£181
Bury£31£183
Dundee£26£210
Salford£30£185
Liverpool£24£165

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Kesteven£35£181
Newcastle-under-Lyme£26£199
Southampton£38£241
Liverpool£29£202
North Tyneside£28£202
Reading£42£261
Fife£31£220
Rotherham£26£209
Belfast£23£172
Dover£29£196

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Peterborough£30£280
Rochdale£21£152
Cherwell£25£200
Waveney£15£120
Halton£33£243
East Lindsey£15£120
Gedling£16£126
Isle of Wight£23£170
East Devon£18£142
Warwick£16£126

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Stockton-on-Tees£32£217
Gloucester£50£175
Barnsley£49£326
Redcar & Cleveland£32£217
Stafford£65£300
Bolton£44£241
Thurrock£61£280
Bracknell Forest£64£329
South Gloucestershire£39£222
Chester£33£293

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Southampton£22£173
Amber Valley£16£129
Portsmouth£21£157
Leeds£18£113
Test Valley£18£135
Bridgend£11£110
New Forest£15£92
North Ayrshire£20£140
Swale£17£141
Thanet£10£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
Redcar & Cleveland£38£300
South Oxfordshire£52£275
Knowsley£35£258
Braintree£55£120
Thamesdown£35£200
Guildford£47£277
Bath & North East Somerset£46£400
Chelmsford£57£382
Conway£30£150

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
Reigate & Banstead£56£285
Wokingham£56£283
Glasgow£39£265
North Somerset£38£246
Aylesbury Vale£48£272
Belfast£33£208
Highland£40£320
East Hampshire£43£261
Nuneaton & Bedworth£39£233
Rotherham£33£225

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Stroud£40£277
Doncaster£32£215
East Hertfordshire£49£269
Maidstone£44£247
Broadland£40£233
North Hertfordshire£47£261
Conway£31£200
Bassetlaw£30£207
Wealden£48£255
Test Valley£38£248

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
Warrington£23£172
Windsor & Maidenhead£33£190
Colchester£20£155
Fife£24£175
Renfrewshire£23£186
Torbay£22£183
Highland£20£155
Liverpool£23£156
Guildford£33£184
Portsmouth£27£172
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