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Respraying in Alfreton

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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 Alfreton 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.

Enter your reg, describe what's needed (or upload photos) and our specialists will competitively quote for your work. Simply check their prices and reviews, and take your pick!
Top garages for Respraying in Alfreton (12 found)
Engines Masters
13 Jobs Completed
Pinxton
5.0 / 5

We are reputable local business at competitive rates. No jobs is too small or too big. Free estimate, full valet after repairs to every customer. We located only 10 min of the Junction 28 in Pinxton. We carry out all mechanical work as well as car body repairs and resprays.

Mattin Motorsport
78 Jobs Completed
Pinxton
4.7 / 5

Here at Mattin Motorsport we specialise in everything vehicle related, whether you are looking for a simple oil change or service to a clutch or cambelt we are the company for you. we take the upmost care and pride in our work.

Pit stop J28 ltd
Member since 24 June 2011
Alfreton

"Hello and welcome to Pit Stop of Derbyshire- the one stop-shop for all your motoring needs. Established 13 years ago, our humble family run business has gone from strength to strength to build up an outstanding reputation for providing exceptional services, that our valued customers trust to use time and time again. As a local independent garage you're guaranteed to receive a service that is finished to a high standard and we offer excellent value for money. Our dedicated team of mechanics are professional, efficient and friendly and as we are proud members of the Good Garage Scheme- we always have your best interests at heart. Here at Pit Stop we stock the most popular sized products, batteries, bulbs, wiperblades, etc. enabling you to get the part you need - when you need it. We stock all leading tyre brands such as Avon, Bridgestone, Continental, Dunlop, Firestone, Goodyear, Michelin to name but a few as well as the budget range tyre."

C X Automotive
Member since 24 June 2011
Ripley,

" Servicing and MOTÔÇÖs for all makes and models. With the latest diagnostic equipment from Texa , Autodiagnos, Sagem and Advanced diagnostics all aspects of the latest computer systems on all cars can be checked and investigated,service lights can be re-set etc. ABS,airbag and engine management systems can be thoroughly checked for faults and live data information analysed . Access to up to the minute data and specification's for every model range, means that your vehicle is serviced to the specific manufacturers specifications as required. MOT testing is carried out on site in the newly installed ATL (Automated test lane). Air conditioning specialists for the last 8 years,full repair and service facilities to the latest environmental regulations. "

Paul Ellis Autos
Member since 31 October 2015
Sutton-in-Ashfield

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Gary Vickers Automotive Limited
Member since 27 January 2014
Alfreton

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Ashfield Clutch Centre
Member since 04 July 2013
Kirkby in Ashfield

"Ashfield Clutch Centre & Park Lane Tyres are committed to providing Kirkby in Ashfield, Selston, Annesley and surrounding areas with quality low cost vehicle maintenance. Whether itÔÇÖs a new tyre, clutch, cam belt, brakes or body repair we offer the full range of services, our fully qualified staff are very friendly and always explain the parts you require replacing. We know how expensive repairs can be so source parts from a massive network of suppliers and main deal parts from Mercedes, Ford, Vauxhall, Fiat, BMW, Skoda, Audi, VW, Toyota, Suzuki, Jaguar, Lexus, MINI, Peugeot, Citroen and many more we drive down the cost of your repair.We have on occasions opened out of hours and worked through the night to help local companies get their vehicle back for the morning shift, we always say if you donÔÇÖt ask you donÔÇÖt get. Park Lane Tyres offer the a wide range of services from new tyres, puncher repair, balancing, tracking, swapping front wheels with backs, disposal, removal and much more the only service we donÔÇÖt do is part worn tyres. We do not see the advantage of using second hand tyres on our vehicles and wouldnÔÇÖt supply a inferior product to our customers.For a quick tyre check try using a 20p coin upright in the tread, the solid band round the 20p coin with the words twenty pence is the legal limit or come down and see us.We offer a waiting area with FREE WIFI & Tea or Coffee."

Ripley Recovery & Breakdown Service
Member since 27 September 2011
Alfreton

"24 HOURS BREAKDOWN & RECOVERY SERVICES DERBYSHIRE, NOTTINGHAM & SURROUNDING COUNTIES.WE RECOVER OR TRANSPORT CAR, VAN, 4X4, 3 WHEELER,MOTORBIKE, TRIKE / SCOOTER, MOTORCYCLE & TRAILERS.ALL WITH UP TO 5 PASSENGERSWE ALSO COVER ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT & CAN ALSODO COLLECTION & DELIVERY SERVICEREMOVAL OF SCRAP CARS CAN BE ARRANGEDWE CAN UNDERTAKE MECHANICAL,ELECTRICAL REPAIRS, CAR DIAGNOSTIC AT HOMEOR ROADSIDE OR BREAKDOWNS,MOBILE LOCKOUTS FOR CAR & VEHICLES MOBILE MECHANICEXPERIENCE INCLUDES 18 YEARS AS AN AA PATROL MANWITH HGV CLASS 2 LICENCE & FULL MECHANIC WITH CITY & GUILDSWE WORK WITH GPS SATELLITE NAVIGATION & DIAGNOSTICEQUIPMENT SO WE CAN GIVE YOU THE BEST HELP POSSIBLE .WE ARE FULLY INSURED"

Central Vehicle Repairs
Member since 28 April 2020
Alfreton

We are a garage of mechanics, who are main dealer trained. We specialise in Clutches and Timing belts, however we offer all repairs on Cars & Commercial Vehicles. We pride ourselves in offering a timely and professional service everytime. We aim to be competitive with our prices.

Premier Service Centre
Member since 13 June 2017
Sutton-In-Ashfield

We are an independent family run vehicle repair and servicing garage based in Sutton in Ashfield, near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Located on Alfreton Road, not five minutes from Junction 28 of the M1 . We are proud to have built up a loyal and local customer base. The equipment we use is the very latest and we have a wide range to deal with all types of servicing and engine management diagnostics.

Here at Premier Service Centre we take pride in offering a complete range of garage services and MOT testing by our highly qualified team of technicians. Our honest, friendly, efficient and quality service is tailored to meet the needs of all our customers at very reasonable and competitive prices. Free advice and quotations are given to keep our customers informed about the cost of any work necessary. Our aim is to Keep our customers happy and give them stress free motoring.

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Respraying in Alfreton

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Alfreton. 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 Alfreton 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 Alfreton 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 15,167 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 Alfreton;

  • 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 Alfreton

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