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Whether it’s a minor scratch or a severe dent, damaged bodywork can affect your mood as you head off to work or go about your day. Now you’re wondering how much car bodywork repair costs. The answer is: it depends. In this guide, we’ll break down our car bodywork repair services, provide estimates for cost and time, and explore the key factors influencing repair costs.

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Our bodywork repair process

At Whoops Wheel Fix It, our skilled technicians and cutting-edge machinery ensure your repairs are meticulous and swift.

  1. Dismantling: We dismantle weather strips, door handles, and wing mirrors to access the affected area.
  2. Polishing: We carefully work over the scratch using a dual-action polisher to smoothen the surface.
  3. Priming: Next, we apply primer and meticulously smooth it off before allowing it to dry.
  4. Spray Booth: The repair then moves to our smart repair spray booth, where we apply the base coat colour followed by a lacquer clear coat for added protection.
  5. Curing: To ensure durability, we use an infrared heat light to cure the paint.
  6. Final Touches: Finally, we attend to the final details, ensuring a flawless result that restores your vehicle’s appearance.

Watch our video to learn more about our process and witness the expertise behind every repair.

Factors that affect the cost of car body repair

When it comes to bodywork repair, there’s no one-size-fits-all cost. Several factors come into play when calculating the expenses. Let’s explore the most important factors:

  1. Severity of Damage: Naturally, repairing minor scratches costs less than addressing severe dents.
  2. Location of Damage: Where the damage is located on your vehicle can significantly impact the repair cost.
  3. Make and Model of Car: The make and model of your car can influence repair costs, especially if specialised parts or labour are required.
  4. Age of the Car: The age of your vehicle can affect repair costs due to factors such as parts availability and condition.
  5. Labour Costs: Labour expenses vary depending on factors like the complexity of the repair and the expertise of the technicians.
  6. Insurance Coverage: If your repair is covered by insurance, the overall cost may be higher due to specific requirements for restoration.

Understanding these factors is essential for accurately estimating the cost of your bodywork repairs.

Estimated repair costs

As highlighted in the previous section, the cost of your car body repair is influenced by various factors. Below, you’ll find an estimated price list for some of our repair services. Please note that some entries are marked with “—” indicating that prices may vary based on specific circumstances. For a comprehensive and accurate quote, we recommend reaching out to us directly.

Type of damageRepairEstimated costEstimated time
Car scratchClear-coat scratches£300 - £750 + VAT (entire car)10-25 hours
Deep paint scratches£300 - £700 per panel2 days
Car bumperMinor damage£300 - £50036 hours
Medium damage
Severe damage£400 - £1,000 for replacement bumper2 days
Car dentPaintless dent removal£12524 hours
Car alloy wheelsMild scratches£75 - £150 + VAT
Damage across face
Diamond-cut alloy
Powder coating

Book car bodywork repair at Whoops Wheel Fix It

Ready to book your car bodywork repair in London? With years of industry expertise and experience, we’ve assisted thousands of drivers with their vehicle repair needs. We understand the importance of keeping you on the road, so we’ll schedule your appointment promptly and complete the work promptly, minimising downtime.

Get in touch with our team on WhatsApp to discuss your repair needs and schedule your appointment today.

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