Our online quotes are designed to provide you with a convenient idea of repair costs and if they will exceed the cost of your excess following an accident. We cannot confirm the extent of the damage until we have completed a thorough inspection at Holmes Panel & Paint. This is designed basically to help you decide if you should make a claim first before coming to see us at the panel shop . There is often damage that may not be visible until repairs have begun. We will advise you of our findings should this be the case. Vehicles with extensive structural damage or private quotes will be required to be brought in for an onsite inspection and assessment by Holmes Panel & Paint . All written private quotes start from $55.00 the cost will be determined by the size of the quote and time that is spent in return you are provided with a fully detailed quote report , if you book the vehicle in for repairs the quote fee is deducted from the final invoice . We do not repair repairable write offs , please do not ask us to quote as refusal may offend.