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Alloy Wheel Repairs Joondalup Archives

Smart Finish is urging motorists to take care on Perth roads. As a mobile service provider, our van is on the road all the time. All too often we see competitive drivers doing arrogant things like this:

This could have resulted in a very serious accident! Unfortunately, we cannot repair serious damage caused by collisions. That kind of damage would need a panel shop or would be a total write off. (The kind of vehicle damage we repair is purely cosmetic, like paint scratches and wheel scuff repairs.)

Of course, that's not the real problem. The real problem is when someone is injured or killed, even worse if they're the innocent party.

We hope that the Government roadworks start to help things around Perth soon. 

Stay safe people.

Our service is perfect for wheel damage that includes:

  • kerb rash – looks like a graze around the edges of your wheel
  • grazed paint
  • chipped and flaking paint

Badly Damaged Wheels

We took on a rather extensive wheel repair job last week in Perth. We don’t normally do such a big job, but this is a fine example of what can be achieved with SMART Repair techniques, so I’ve decided to share it here. We originally took this job on because the extent of damage was not clear from the original photos sent to us for a quotation. We had booked the job to be finished before 2.30pm. We had to put more hours into the job than expected and also had to extend the deadline to 6pm. Despite this setback – and all said and done – we are super happy with the results… and it was still achieved in a single day!

Get Your Alloy Wheels Repaired

Whether you have a single wheel or a full set of wheels, we can refurbish your wheels in a single day. We come to your place, or we can also arrange a workshop location if you prefer. Simple SMS photos of your wheels, or email the photos to us so we can give you a quote. Remember to send us a photo of the worse wheel, plus your location, so we can give you an accurate wheel repair quote and allow the proper amount of time for your booking.

Damaged your rims and feeling devastated? We understand…

Smart Finish repairs - making these old Lexus wheels look new again.

Smart Finish repairs – making these old Lexus wheels look new again.

We get calls every day from all kinds of people explaining the events that caused their wheel damage. Whether your wheel damage is courtesy of your spouse (who probably feels terrible right now), your kids (who are learning to drive in your car!), a random stranger (bastards) or phantom kerb (f$%k) – we know all about it.

Typical alloy wheel repairs for our Perth clients include fixing:

  • kerb rash (around the entire rim, or just a small segment of the wheel rim)
  • scraped wheels
  • grazed wheels
  • peeling paint (from a previous repair, or just an imperfection)

Alloy repairs can be required for any number of reasons – and we’ve heard them all. It’s easy to damage wheels on a sharp corner, a high kerb or an unexpected bollard. What’s more, some of our clients have had their wheels repaired multiple times because they keep re-damaging them! Why do they keep coming back? Because we do a great job, that’s why! Also, they share the same needs as you…

  • you want to maintain the resale value of your car, so it’s important to keep the wheels in good condition
  • perhaps you’re leasing a company car and you need to do repairs as part of your lease maintenance
  • maybe you spent years longing for the ‘perfect rims’ and now you finally have them, so you want them to be perfect!
  • you just hate the ugly look of scraped and scarred wheels (so do we!)

Whatever your reason, don’t be embarrassed to give us a call. We’ve heard it all!

Repairing alloy wheels

When you book our wheel and rim repair service, there are a few options. The most common scenario is that we come to your location and fix the wheel there and then. This is a convenient, same-day wheel repair service that clients love! A second option is that we can take your wheels away, repair them at our workshop and return them to you later. This pick-up/drop-off service is also super-convenient for our clients, as long as you don’t need to drive your car for a day or two.

In any case, there is a significant amount of work required in fixing a wheel. The steps include rebuilding/smoothing out the damage, repainting and refinishing. It takes as much artistic skill as it does technical skill; much of our time is spent making the wheel look perfect. The entire refurbishment process can take anywhere from 1.5 to 3 hours each wheel, depending on the extent of the damage.

Small or Large Damage on One or More Wheels

Even if you only have damage to one of your wheels, we can still come to your location and repair the one wheel. And it doesn’t matter if the entire rim needs repairing or it’s just one part of the rim. In other words, no matter what the situation, we can help you out. Very rarely the damage can be so bad that we won’t be able to repair it. In this case, we’ll refer you to a heavy-duty wheel repair shop. While you’ll end up paying more for that kind of service, it’s money well spent, especially to have bring your car back to showroom presentation.

The right person for the job

We’re proud to operate in partnership with a few alloy wheel repair shops and mobile businesses in Perth Northern and Southern regions. We find there is so much work that we don’t really need to be in strong competition. We all help each other out. As our customer, that’s great news for you because you can rest assured you’ll get the right person for the job and won’t pay more than you need to.

If you have a wheel that needs repairing, please give us a call. Better yet, send us an SMS or email with a photo of the damaged rim and we’ll give you a fast quote!

Mobile Service Area

Service Area – North and South of the River

To save driving all over the City, we try to keep all jobs on any particular day in one area. If you live more than 30 minutes  drive from the City, you might need to wait until we can arrange a few jobs in your area to make it worth our while coming out.

North of the River Mobile Vehicle Repairs

The Smart Finish mobile van can be seen all over Perth. Despite the fact we will travel to most areas in Perth, it seems South of the River people call us more often… and we’re constantly surprised by the number of jobs South of the River! So this post is a little reminder that we also offer services North of the River, in Osborne Park,  Joondalup, Wanneroo and surrounds. Our usual list of services applies!

Joondalup & North of the River

Given that we don’t often hear from you northern suburb people, we’d like to remind you that our services are available in Joondalup and other North of the River suburbs. So don’t be shy, give us a call!

  • Joondalup
  • Wanneroo
  • Wangara
  • Woodvale
  • Ocean Reef
  • Tapping
  • Carramar
  • All surrounding Northern Suburbs

South of the River

Yes, we also travel South of the River! We especially like those southern suburbs close the City.

Book Today!

Contact Smart Finish by email, phone or use our contact form. We will ask for a photo of the damage in order to give you a quote, then we can arrange a quote anywhere in Perth – including Joondalup and Northern Suburbs – so give us a call today!

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