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Paintless Dent Removal to Increase Your Car’s Resale Value

When you’re trying to sell your car on, even the smallest dents and scratches in your bodywork can considerably reduce the overall appearance of your vehicle and put off potential buyers. If you’re finding it hard to sell your car at its current asking price, paintless dent removal (PDR) could be the perfect way to increase its value.

Pothole Breakdowns up By a Third: What to Do if You Hit One

The number of people affected by breakdowns caused by potholes has increased by a third in the last year, according to the RAC. Damage we’ve seen here at the Bodyshop as a result of poor road surfaces includes broken suspension springs, damaged shock absorbers and distorted wheels.

Mood Lighting for Your Interior

Interior modifications can completely transform your car, making the entire driving experience and feel of your vehicle more enjoyable. Ambient or mood lighting is a subtle way of giving the inside of your vehicle a slick renovation, as it can instantly change the ambience and appearance of your car, while highlighting all of the best […]

Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary: Essex Parade

This year marks 70 years since the first road Ferrari was built in 1947. To celebrate this monumental milestone, a parade was held in Essex over the weekend with more than 100 of the sports cars being driven through the streets in celebration, their value totalling a huge £80million. The procession started in Billericay, passing […]

MOT Laws Might Be Changing – What Do You Need to Know?

As it stands, the law requires a car to have its first MOT three years after it has been newly bought. The Department for Transport has recently announced they are looking to extend this amount of time to four years. This would be the biggest shake up in MOT Law for decades, but what could […]

Why Choose an Independent Essex Bodyshop?

When you have a problem with your car, it’s often very tempting to opt for repairs at the nearest well-known, commercial garage. However, it’s difficult to know whether these garages will offer you the best customer service, expertise and value for money. Here we’ve broken down what we think are the biggest benefits of opting […]

Summer Breakdowns: Common Causes & How to Prevent Them

  As the weather is getting warmer and with heatwaves on the horizon it’s important to remember that, just as with colder weather, your car is more vulnerable to faults. Here are some of the most common causes of breakdowns in hot weather (as reported by the RAC) and ways in which you can avoid […]

Window Tint your Car for Summer!

Whether it is for privacy, interior protection or simply aesthetic reasons; tinting the windows of your car is the perfect modification this summer.

What Are Your Rights in an Accident – We Perform Both Insurance Jobs and Private Car Repairs

What are your rights in an accident? The Bodyshop in Ilford explain what they are and the next steps to take after being involved in a car accident.

What to Look Out for When Buying a Car – Part One

Buying a car is no doubt an exciting experience and you may think you’ve found your dream vehicle, hopefully along with an ideal price tag, but it’s important to ensure that you double check a few things first. By failing to make some simple checks you could be facing a costly first few months.