Why scrap your car in Leicester?

Have you been involved in an accident which has left your vehicle beyond repair? Perhaps the insurance company has written it off because the cost of repairing it is higher than the value of the car itself. If you’re asking yourself why scrap your car in Leicester, then you could be pleased to know that […]

Insurance Write Offs Explained.

People often imagine that an insurance write off means a car so badly damaged in an accident that it is beyond repair. As such it will be written off and sent to be scrapped. This is, of course, right in one sense, but did you know there’s actually so much more to it? In our […]

Replacement Windscreen Wiper Motors In Leicester 

Cars are complex creatures, full of a whole host of mechanical and electrical parts that can sometimes go wrong. Often when this is the case, it’s something small that can bring you all manner of nightmares and when your windscreen wipers stop working, it’s a perfect example. You might think those little wiper blades aren’t […]

Howkins Christmas Shut Down Dates 

Christmas is almost here and we can’t wait to get some good times in with family and friends over the festive period! This year we’re taking the chance to get a good dose of R&R in too, ready for the busy New Year that’s ahead, so as such, we wanted to let you know the […]

Will you take a car that has had bits removed?

It’s a question which we’re often asked. After all, it’s easy enough to think that a company which specialises in scrapping cars wouldn’t be interested in taking a vehicle that’s not the whole package. But, if you’re asking whether we will take a car that has had bits removed, then 99% of the time, the […]

Tyre Fitting Service in Leicester

Getting a flat tyre has to be about one of the most annoying experiences to have when it comes to your car, because chances are it’s when you’re least expecting it and can often come at the most inconvenient time. While it’s always a good idea to check the air pressure in your tyres regularly […]

Unwanted Car Removal Leicestershire

Howkins is a family run business and we have a great reputation as car dismantlers and can help with unwanted car removal Leicestershire. Regardless of the wear and tear of the car, we can take it off your hands to scrap for spare parts. We readily accept unwanted cars from are write offs to failed […]

Can You Trust Second Hand Car Parts?

There have always been arguments about whether or not used genuine car parts are better than new parts but can you trust second hand car parts? Over the years there has been some bad publicity about the use of second hand car parts but this has mostly originated from either new part manufacturers, who want […]