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Comparing Mobile Repair Services And Traditional Auto Repair Shops

As much convenience you might think you are receiving from a mobile repair service, traditional auto repair shops invest a lot of money into equipment and quality labour. They pay taxes and are governed by personnel safety and health requirements along with environmental restrictions. In choosing among a classic auto repair shop and a mobile repair service, the choice must be driven by more than merely convenience.

Author: Nia Lawrence
Date: Jan 1, 2011 - 9:52:39 PM


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Are mobile car repair services an option, and if it is, does this option make sense or will it cause more harm than good, to yourself and to your environment?

There are types of repairs that can be executed at home, or any location, with ease. There are also home services that are more trouble than it is worth. Learning which services can be done at home and which services have risks when done at home can save you from creating new problems while dealing with your auto repair.

Battery Repair or Replacement

Battery repairs or replacement can solve start-up problems. Practically all automotive organisations and repair services have specially equipped vehicles that are customised in order to fix any battery problem. These services bring with them diagnostics equipment, stocks and the tools required to repair or replace a problematic battery. If there's something that can't be addressed while at home, these services can send a wrecker to tow your automobile to where it needs to be properly serviced. Old batteries are then recycled.

Fixing or Replacing Windshields and Windows

Glass and windshields that are in need of repairs can be easily fixed on-site. An issue that might come up when working on glass installations is temperature and moisture due to the fact that the adhesives used are quite sensitive. A sheltered or heated space may be needed. Naturally, glass work cannot be performed in the rain. Larger mobile companies are well-equipped and can take care of the sanitation and disposal issues that may come up with glass work.

If you're looking to save a few dollars, take a look at car wreckers in Australia for used and new glass and windshields.

Paint-free Scratch and Dent Repairs

Getting a seasoned professional can work the dent and scratch repair with ease, minimal risks and waste anywhere your vehicle may be. By using a variety of techniques and tools, scratches and small dents can be quickly remedied without any damage to the paint, which removes the need to repaint. Having paint-free body work is a a great environmentally safe type of repair.

Working on Automobile Chassis and Body

Body and chassis work shouldn't be executed anywhere else outside of a proper auto repair facility. A lot of noise comes with this type of car work which can be a huge problem for neighbours and business around the area. It is also very dirty, especially if using second hand parts from car wreckers in Australia and any type of painting is involved. Although used parts from car wreckers in Australia are an affordable and great alternative to buying new parts, they tend to be a little dirty. Auto paint can only be used in an area where conditions are controlled to protect the work from forming bubbles in the paint and to keep the environment around the work area safe. Auto parts from car wreckers in Australia supports the environment by recycling and sustainability.



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