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The Fair Repair Company

Fair to the customer, the environment and to our independent artisans.

Sell My Car

Are you looking to sell your car online? Perhaps you thought about going to one of the major new players like Cazoo or Cinch?

Did you know that the average price difference between a "fair" looking car and a "good" looking car can be up to 20%?

We founded Axioma in 2018 to revolutionise how car repairs are carried out - let us help you maximise your car's worth! 

Our Ethos

At Axioma we believe that car repairs should be fair. Fair to the tradesmen we work with, to the customers that need their cars repaired and to the environment (by providing a sustainable car body repair service). We offer different sorts of car dent repair services with the common denominator of providing a high quality, local and artisanal repair experience.

You can learn more about our other services such as bumper repairs and dent repairs, or pop by our home page to learn a little more about us and how we're in this game to change body car repairs forever.

car scratch repair

How do scratches affect car worth

A car scratch may not seem like a big deal to you, but car appraisers are picky people. Second-hand cars are usually appraised according to the Kelly Blue Book. There are 4 categories: "Excellent", "Good", "Fair" and "Poor". More than 80% of vehicles typically fall in the "Fair" category, while only a select few are deemed Good or Excellent. 

Just a couple of small bumper scratches, paintwork scratches or dents can mean the difference between a car deemed Good and Poor. Our independent repairers are here to help with that.

Mobile Car Paint Repairs

Small to Medium Area Repair Technology (in short, SMART) car body repairs entail that mobile paint repair services can be done at the convenience of your home. We can carry out the mobile paint repair without needing to remove or paint the entire panel, focusing our efforts on the damaged area.

Our expert technicians will be able to accurately blend the repair and to guarantee an excellent, accurate result. Our artisans have over 500 years of cumulate experience and will cross-check the colour they use against the manufacturer’s original colour code specification to guarantee that the colour matches perfectly.

The combination of our artisans' skills, along with a trialled and tested technique for scratch repair will ensure that the colour and texture of your panel be restored back to its original condition. 

How to Fix a Paint Scratch

Step 1 - Clean the affected area

The technician will need a clean area to be able to repair the scratch properly. This is required to ensure that any paint scratches are clear from dirt and visible.

Step 2 - Masking and Prepping

Once the affected area is cleaned, the repairer will isolate the scratch from the rest of the panel by applying a mask. This ensures that only the scratched panel will be affected by the repair, and will avoid the repairer having to paint the entire panel. 

Step 3 - Sanding

The technician will use various grades of sanded paper to remove paint from the affected area. This process ensures that the scratch is effectively sanded away and the affected area can be painted to match the rest of the panel.

Step 4 - Apply filler if needed

For deeper scratches the technician will apply a special filler that will allow them to smoothen the affected area and completely remove the damage.

Step 5 - Paint and Cure

Once the filler has cured, the technician will proceed to sand the affected area, apply the base paint and finish the car with a final coat of paint. Nearly all modern vehicles use a two part, base coat/clear coat paint system, with the base coat needing a clear over the top of it to produce the proper sheen and protect it from UV rays from the sun.

Paint Repair FAQ

What is SMART repair and how does it work?

SMART Repair is a process that allows our technicians to separate the scratched area of a panel from the rest of the panel, and only repair/paint the affected area. This technique allows for more cost effective and more eco-friendly repairs. Take a look at the How To section for details on the process.

Will my colour match?

Since the technician only repairs a portion of the panel, a concern for most clients is whether they will be left with a car scratch repair that does not match the colour of the rest of the panel. Axioma repairers all have years of experience working with car paint repairs. They will use the manufacturer's paint code, a special tool called a spectrophotometer and their artisanal experience to ensure that the affected area is blended into the rest of the panel.

How do I care for my scratched panel after its been repaired?

We recommend to wait about 5 days before washing the affected area or polishing it. Your expert technician will be on site to give you their exact suggestions depending on the situation.

How Much Does a Scratch Repair Cost?

We don’t provide a pricing grid, however, for bumper scuffs / scrapes you are likely to pay between £130 and £180 depending on damage and location. Panel damage will typically range between £160 and £230 depending on location and severity.

Axioma for Paint Repair

As the fair repair company, Axioma specialises in providing affordable paint repair and mobile car paint repair services. Our paint repairs for cars can be carried out quickly and at your door by one of our expert artisans. With over 500 years of cumulate experience, our expert technicians can easily fix paint scratches in almost every panel of your car.

We understand that car ownership comes with a myriad of costs and worries - car paint repair is no longer one of them. Let our local experts come to you, and fix that paint scratch in your car!

Thanks to our innovative SMART repair techniques, we can repair your paint quickly and cost effectively, at the convenience of your home. Our goal as the UK's most innovative car paint repair platform is to provide you with a fantastic car scratch repair whilst saving you time and money.

How it works

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Complete the form below and Axioma will contact you within 24 hours to provide an assessment based on photos. 

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Once our quote is accepted, Axioma will source a repairer to carry out the work (mobile scratch / scuff repairs, or more extensive body repairs) at that price.
The repairer will be in touch to book your car in for repairs.

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The majority of Axioma repairers will be able to carry out the work at your home location. Alternatively, they can arrange for your car to be collected and delivered back to you once the work is complete. 

 

If you decide to take an Axioma repairer we will be able to ensure that the correct work was carried out by providing before and after photos.

TESTIMONIALS

"Fantastic job on a Mercedes C43 AMG. Dent and paint scratches fixed to perfection. Brilliant customer service from Alex and unbelievably professional job done by Rob. Great price too. The quality of service and job provided well outperforms the price that is about 50% cheaper than competitors as I have had several quotes before I decided to use Axioma. Highly recommended."

"It was quick, easy and affordable. I uploaded the photos and they quoted me for a fraction of the price that my local bodyshop gave me. Tommy came after just a few days of booking and repaired the paint scratches silently and voila! It was like there wasnt anything there!"

"Cheaper than other quotes I received, followed up with a professional, trust-worthy and thorough service on a paint scratch and dent on my car. Very happy."