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Keyed Car Repairs

You might have been the victim of a keyed car incident if you notice deep scratches along your car door. As frustrating as it is, Axioma can help. With over 500 years of cumulative experience, our team of skilled technicians comes equipped with a fully stocked repair kit to repair damaged cars from the comfort of your home.

The repair process when your car has been keyed

Our Small to Medium Area Repair Technology (SMART) services allow us to carry out key scratch repairs without needing to paint the entire panel. Our experienced technicians can isolate the damaged area and accurately blend the colour for a flawless finish. We cross-check the colour against the manufacturer’s colour code to ensure a perfect match each time.

Why choose Axioma for your car repair?

As a trusted and experienced auto body shop in the UK, we’ve built a 5-star reputation due to our expertise in repairing damaged cars caused by minor collisions and our dedication to providing excellent customer support. We use precise techniques to ensure your car’s repair colour matches your car’s original colour. Whether you need to restore a scratched bumper or remove an auto dent, Axioma can quickly repair your auto damage.

If you’re thinking, “my car got keyed, and I have no idea how to fix it,” we can help. Submit a photo of the damage, and we will send you a personalized quote. Our team of specialized repair technicians can fix your car’s cosmetic damage and make it look like new.

Bumper Repair FAQs

“Someone keyed my car” is something we often hear in our industry. We know that some scrapes can be deep, and depending on the types of scratches, we have developed an efficient service for a fast and accurate repair of keyed vehicles at an affordable price.

How can I fix a keyed car?

Fixing bodywork damage caused by keying requires cleaning the affected area and selecting and applying fresh layers of paint that match. Guaranteeing a true colour match might require you to paint the entire body panel. However, many keyed car jobs demand professional help. At Axioma, we can provide you with an assessment based on photos and perform all home repairs within a few hours.

Is car keying illegal?

Yes, in the UK, keying or scratching a vehicle is an act of vandalism. If your car has been keyed, you can file a police report by dialing the 101 non-emergency line. Penalties for car keying depend on the value of the damage caused. Those found guilty can be fined between £2,500 – £5,000 and face a prison sentence of between 3 and 6 months.

What cars get keyed the most?

In the UK, no car brand is immune from being keyed and damaged. Whether by accident or on purpose, the best way to prevent car keying is by parking in an enclosed garage and leaving plenty of space between your car and others. You can also set up a dash cam for times when your car is in public.

Will insurance cover keyed car?

Most car insurance companies cover paintwork due to an act of vandalism. But you will need to check your comprehensive insurance policy or call your insurance agency to confirm. You can also benefit from SMART repair method, which can significantly reduce repair costs related to scratches, scuffs and dents to your car.

How does this work?

Step 1

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

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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.

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