Find a Local Car Bodywork Repair Specialist near You


Do I Need a Specialist Mechanic to Repair My Car’s Bodywork?

When the bodywork of your car is damaged, you need a specialist to undertake repairs to any scratches, bumps and dents. As well as ensuring that everything from easing-out dents to refinishing bodywork paint goes according to plan, a specialist bodywork mechanic can keep costs down for you and make sure your car looks its very best by the end of the job.

While it might be tempting to leave a dent or scratch in your car’s bodywork and ignore it, the chance for additional damage increases due to wear and tear over time. A little scratch can become a bigger scratch if it’s left without a bodywork refinish.

What Does a Car Bodywork Repair Specialist Do?

A car bodywork repair tradesman is a specialist automotive mechanic who has trained in the cosmetic restoration of and repainting of bodywork. Some of the duties they perform include:

  • Smoothing out dents: After an accident the bodywork of your car can become severely or slightly dented, causing the bodywork to crumple. A specialist repair involves smoothing out those bumps and dents by carefully manipulating the sheet metal. If it is not possible to smooth out the dents completely, a specialist might replace a panel of your car’s bodywork to ensure it’s looking good-as-new.
  • Refinishing paintwork: Scratches and nicks can really affect the look of your car and impact your ability to sell it on when you want to. A specialist bodywork repair involves carefully matching the exact shade of paint used on your car’s exterior, and then sympathetically applying a new coat so that any damage is covered, leaving your car looking its best.

How To Find a Bodywork Repair Mechanic Near You

To find a car bodywork 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.

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