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Respraying in Ashbourne

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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 Ashbourne 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 Ashbourne (8 found)
WALKERS GARAGE (CROMFORD) LIMITED
Member since 09 May 2017
MATLOCK

Walkers Garage is a independent garage based in the Cromford area which will be able to facilitate all your vehicles service and repairs.

Maltings Garage
Member since 19 February 2013
Uttoxeter

"Established in 1970, Maltings Garage has been providing professional car servicing and repairs ever since.We take pride in providing a professional, friendly service at competitive prices. We work on anything from car servicing, through to accident repairs."

Shentons Garage
Member since 10 May 2017
Ashbourne

For over 35 years, Shentons Garage has been providing a friendly and professional automotive service to Ashbourne, Derbyshire and surrounding areas. Our high standard of customer service and the quality of our maintenance work is the reason we have successfully maintained a strong customer base for so long. This dedication to quality control, matched with the substantial services we can offer, is why we continue to be Ashbourne’s preferred choice for car repairs and maintenance.

All of our qualified motor vehicle technicians have over 60 years of experience combined in vehicle repairs & servicing, and have confidence in working on all types of vehicles including cars, trucks, lorries and motorcycles. Our MOT facilities can carry out checks on all vehicles up to 3500kg.

Above all, we guarantee excellent customer service and aim to exceed your expectations in quality, cost and time of work. Our team is more than happy to answer any questions about your vehicle and the services we offer.

Beeson & Galloway Ltd
Member since 15 September 2011
Ashbourne

"Beeson & Galloway Ltd is an Ashbourne based company which was established in 1974, and currently employs 20 professional friendly people providing the 'total automotive repair solution' using the latest 'state of the art' equipment and technology. It is our company mission to provide a quality, efficient and friendly complete automotive repair service in accident repair and servicing. We can even help you find a new vehicle. We have been accredited with the BSI PAS125 kite mark for body repair demonstrating our capability to structurally repair motor vehicles (BSI) licence no. KM546769."

T & E Car and commercial services Ltd
Member since 21 November 2019
Longford, Ashbourne

Small local independent garage run by 2 ex Mercedes trained mechanics. We are Mercedes Benz specialist able to under take all aspects of work on cars/vans and HGV’s not just the Mercedes brand. We have our own Mercedes dealer level diagnostic tool (Mercedes Benz C5 star machine)

Riverside Autocare Centre
Member since 29 July 2014
Wirksworth

"Riverside Autocare Centre offer an experienced service with honesty at the core of all we do.

We want you to feel comfortable with the service you receive from us which is why we go to great lengths to explain things clearly, without resorting to industry jargon.

Our services range from MOTÔÇÖs, servicing and tyre replacement through to exhaust systems and much more."

NR Technical Services
Member since 24 March 2018
Ashbourne

We are professional and experienced vehicle technicians, having many years experience in the trade working on the full range of vehicles currently on our roads, we can offer anything from a small interim service to complicated diagnosis of a vehicle electrical control fault. We can undertake any job to the highest standard, satisfaction guaranteed. All our technicians are fully qualified with many additional technical qualifications under their belt too.

Balance Hill Autos
Member since 13 February 2013
Uttoexeter

"We are a family company, based in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. Established in 1999, with over forty years of combined experience within the motor trade, we offer Repairs, Used car sales, MOT, Valeting and a whole lot more. Our services include, Tyres, Servicing, Key coding - Radio coding, Electric diagnostics, Air conditioning, Batteries, MOT, Vauxhall specialists, Body repair, Full Valet ServiceUsed car sales, Free collection & delivery service,"

Respraying in Ashbourne

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Ashbourne. 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 Ashbourne 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 Ashbourne 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 15,164 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 Ashbourne;

  • 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 Ashbourne

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