A salutory lesson
Good morning all,
Just tought I'd give a gentle word of advice. I live in Shropshire and have been going to the same garage for the last 4 years, excellent service and very friendly. I took all my car problems there, all my work van propblems and referred friends and family. However I recently realised from this forum that I seemed to be paying more for the work than other people were. My last welding cost £400 for example!
I therefore asked for a quote for changing my wishbones on the front (all 4) plus small welding on my inner sills, the quote was around £1k. I then asked other local grages for the same work and was quoted £300!
I am feeling a little peeved and annoyed that I didnt check for more than one quote before (I do in all my other lines of work).
Anyway my words of advice are always get more than one quote and dont fall into the rather easy trap of continuing to use the same garage and thinking personal contact = value for money!