Respraying in Aberdeen

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A Full Respray or even Panel Respraying can take years off of your , but it's vital to use a bodyshop around Aberdeen with the experience and equipment to finish the job to a high standard, at great value. Fortunatly ALL our Paint Shops and Bodyshops fulfil that criteria.

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Top garages for Respraying in Aberdeen (32 found)
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5 Job Completed
Aberdean
5.0 / 5

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Farburn Motors
93 Jobs Completed
Aberdeen
4.0 / 5

Farburn Motors is a local independent garage specialising in repairs, servicing, MOT, bodywork and spray painting of motor vehicles and light commercial vehicles. We are experienced and equipped for fleet contracts, with a fast turn around. We can provide a free local collection and delivery service, as well as the provision of courtesy cars should this be required (subject to availability).

We pride ourselves on our workmanship and staff expertise. Our customers commend our friendly approach, and appreciate our competitive rates combined with our efficient and quality service. We are members of the Scottish Motor Trade Association - meaning that we adhere to a strict code of conduct at all times.

A W Anderson
8 Jobs Completed
Aberdeen
5.0 / 5

A W Anderson are a family owned business, run by husband and wife team Steve and Mandy. Steven's father opened this garage back in 1982 and we have built up a fantastic reputation in the local area. Our team of 4 technicians have over 100 years of experience in the motor trade between them and are ready to tackle all your motoring needs. We specialise in vehicle servicing, clutch repairs, engine & gearbox repairs, diagnostics and also offer bodywork repairs, welding, accident damage repairs (including insurance repairs), dent removal, etc. We also carry out restoration work and have worked on many classic cars in the past. We are members of The Federation of Small Businesses and The Good Garage Scheme, who monitor our performance, keeping standards high.

Our services include:

Mechanical and body repairs
Vehicle servicing
Diagnostic tuning
Accident damage repairs
MOT arranged
MOT preparation
MOT welding and repairs
Insurance estimates
Paint spraying

GB England Holdings
2 Job Completed
Aberdeen
5.0 / 5

GB England Holdings are a local, independent garage based in Aberdeen which has been going strong since 1975. We specialise in bodywork and are an approved Accident Repair Centre with all body work and spray painting done on-site. Aside from bodywork, we do also carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, servicing and routine maintenance too on all makes and models of vehicles using the latest diagnostic equipment. Our skilled team of fully qualified technicians are on hand to get your vehicle road worthy asap and can perform class 4 and 7 MOT’s too.

Arnold Clark Aberdeen
5 Job Completed
Aberdeen
5.0 / 5

Arnold Clark is a family run business, it has gone from strength to strength over the past 50 years and has established itself as Europe's largest independent Motor Dealer, with over 145 branches across the UK. Arnold Clark provides a full range of motoring services including Tyres, MOT, Repairs and Servicing. For more information about the company and the services we have to offer please visit your local dealership or www.arnoldclark.com

Auto Repair Aberdeen
12 Jobs Completed
Aberdeen
5.0 / 5

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Granite City Motors
Member since 10 April 2017
Aberdeen

family run business since 1998, we repair all makes of vehicles, mots, and recovery

Pitstop Aberdeen Ltd.
Member since 07 June 2019
Aberdeen

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Aberdeen

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Pittodrie Car Stadium
Member since 12 December 2012
Aberdeen

"Looking for a local garage you can trust for MOT testing, vehicle servicing or repair? Or perhaps you are looking for a reliable second-hand car?Pittodrie Car Stadium has provided vehicle servicing and repairs and used car sales to Aberdeen for over 30 years. We service and repair all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles.We are a family run business based in Aberdeen City."

Pit Stop
Member since 12 December 2012
Aberdeen

Looking for great value car servicing? Need a reliable MOT test centre? We are specialists offering car servicing and MOT's at great prices. We pride ourselves on our excellent service and our trained staff will be happy to answer all of your questions regardless of your vehicle make or model. Call us today for a great deal on your next car MOT or car service.

Colins Mot & Service Centre
Member since 12 December 2012
Bucksburn

"Colin's MOT & Service Centre are local independent car garages catering for all your motoring needs. Founded in 1996; Colin's have built on years of experience, gaining a reputation for providing a personal and friendly service.We offer all brands of tyres, exhausts, brakes, MOTs, mechanical repairs and servicing. Colin's can cater for all car, van and 4x4 manufacturers. The products we offer are all fully guaranteed."

Joes Garage Services
Member since 12 December 2012
Aberdeen

"It's never been more important to keep your car on the roadGetting to work on time, picking the kids up from school or even just getting from A to B - you rely on your car every day of the week.So when an unexpected breakdown leaves you in the lurch, you need the mechanics who can get you back on the road fast. At Joe's Garage Services, we do just that.We pride ourselves on a reliable vehicle repairs service. From the headlights to the exhaust and everything in between, we are experienced in all repairs for all makes and models of vehicle. Plus, we are happy to arrange and prepare your vehicle for MOT testing. So if your car is in need of a repair or service, call us today and arrange your free estimate."

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Respraying in Aberdeen

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Aberdeen. We have the produced the following guide to help you understand what is involved in the job and what you need to do if you would like to carry the car respray out yourself.

Having the paint on your car resprayed is a great way to restore its appearance and cover up any scratches, scuffs or fading that may have built up over time.

You can try to respray a car yourself however the finish will not be as professional unless you are an expert.

Specialist bodyshops in Aberdeen will be able to provide you with a fresh and quality finish which is why recommend getting quotes to see how much it will cost.

All you have to do is fill in your personal details and the detials of your car and we will then be able to find the best local bodyshops or gargaes to provide car respray quotes directly to you.

What is involved during a car respray?

A car respray can be a messy job which is why using a bodyshop with a specifically designed area is the best way to ensure quality.

After cleaning the car with soap and water, the mechanic will scrub your with a special sanding sponge which will help the new paint stick to the car.

All of the windows, tyres and trimmings will then be covered with newspaper and sheets as it is important not to get any paint on these parts.

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Different garages have different spaces for respraying a car as some will have specialised machinery and rooms whereas others will carry out the respray in a conventional space. The mechanics themselves may spray your manually as opposed to using machines if they are not a specialist body shop.

Having a professional carry out a car respray will ensure the quality of the job is ensured however if the cost of a car respray is too much you can always try it yourself.

At WhoCanFixMyCar we would recommend that you post the job in the form above and simply wait to see how much garages in Aberdeen will charge for the job. It’s a completely free service so it is worth finding out before you decide to respray your own car.

Below are the steps you need to take to respray your own car properly if the quotes you have received are too expensive.

How to Respray a Car

Materials for car spray

You need to gather all of the supplies required to respray your which includes; 5-10 cans of paint cans (depending on the size of your car), masking tape, lots of newspaper, a paint drip cloth, a sanding sponge, 3-4 cans of flat grey spray primer and rust killer spray.

All of these supplies can be bought online.

Where to respray a car

It is essential that you carry out the respray on your in a well ventilated area however this cannot simply be somewhere outside. If there is a high amount of sun exposure to the paint then it will ruin the work you have done, similarly, if it rains the pain will run and cause streaking on your .

Many people who decide to respray their own cars do so in a garage. If you are considering doing the same thing it is vital that you cover the entire area including the floors and walls. The paint will get everywhere so cover everything!

Cleaning before a car respray

Your needs to be completely clean and dry for the new layer of paint to stick to the exterior properly.

You should take your car to a car wash or carry out a through clean yourself with hot soapy water. This may be better than a car wash as the drive back home may result in your car picking up dirt on the journey.

Preparing a before a respray

This is where you make use of your sanding sponge. Wet the sponge and scrub the entire area which will be resprayed. This will help the new layer of paint stick to the car.

Dry the car before respray

As soon as you have finished scrubbing the car with the wet sanding sponge, its time to dry the car. once more this is a vital part of getting the ready for a respray.

If the weather is suitable and dry, leave the out to dry further.

Remove rust before a respray

If there are any rusted areas on the car then you need to ensure that they are as sanded down as much as possible as this will help the new paint cover the damage.

You also need to ensure that all of the dirt is removed from the rusted areas as this will prevent the new paint from sticking to the car.

Using spray on rust killer is a good way of helping the paint stick properly. Ensure any rusted area are covered by rust killer.

Cover the windows before a respray

As soon as the car is bone dry, it’s time to cover all of the fittings such as the windows, wheels and handles with masking tape, newspaper and sheets.

Respraying a car

Now you can begin respraying your . Start by using the primer on the rusted areas as this will also help with covering the damage effectively.

Cover everything during a car respray

As soon as all of the damaged area are covered in primer, you can begin respraying the . It is important to focus on one area of the car at a time. Such as all of the car doors individually, then the bumpers and so on. It is important to provide a light and even coat the first time around. Once this is complete you can begin with the second and third coat.

The car spray paint that you use will carry instructions in regards to how long it will take to dry so make sure to pay attention, as it may vary from brand to brand.

If you follow these instructions properly, you will have a great chance of carrying out a professional looking job.

However, there is a huge amount of care and attention required to perform an expert job which is why we would recommend having a body shop or mechanic carry out the car respray.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy, which is why we've simplified the process.

We work with a network of 15,175 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive car respray deals for you.

To find the best car resprays available in your Aberdeen;

  • Enter your car registration number
  • Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  • We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in Aberdeen

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal before booking the car respray online.