Respraying in Aylesford

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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 Aylesford 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 Aylesford (20 found)
JR Vehicle Services
387 Jobs Completed
Aylesford
4.8 / 5

We are an independant garage that caters for most of your vehicle needs. We are fully qualified, fully insured and very keen to repair vehicles honestly and as reasona

An Tyres & Company
106 Jobs Completed
Kent
4.8 / 5

We are glad that you took the time out to know more about us. We are AN Tyres, and we are the most popular auto garage in and around Maidstone. We started small in 201

West Malling Garage Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
West Malling
4.5 / 5

Welcome to West Malling Garage Ltd - the place to find quality used cars for sale and a reliable local garage for all your servicing, MOTs and repairs. We are an indep

Beadles Toyota (Maidstone)
1 Job Completed
Maidstone
4.0 / 5

Beadles Toyota Maidstone offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to

Malling Repair Services
Member since 19 September 2021
Maidstone

Malling Repair Services were established in 1982. We offer a wide range of services to suit all your motoring needs - air con re-gas and service, full or intermediate ser

Maidstone Kia
Member since 19 September 2021
Aylesford

A family owned business, serving the Maidstone area for more than 45 years. We are the South East's premier Kia dealer, but we also service and repair all makes, and carr

Britannia Mot & Repair Centre
Member since 19 September 2021
Aylesford

"We offer fully comprehensive servicing for all makes & models of cars and light commercial vehicles including the re-setting of service indicators. Did you know that yo

SE Tyres Maidstone
Member since 19 September 2021
Maidstone

"We have 17 fast-fit auto centres located across the South East. SE Tyres Maidstone offers a range of services and tyres from all the major manufacturers including Goody

The Big Body Shop
Member since 19 September 2021
Aylesford

"The Big Body Shop can repair all makes and models of vehicles from minor dents, scuffs and scratches to full resprays and collision damage. Our other services include co

Whites Vehicle Engineers Ltd
Member since 19 September 2021
CHATHAM

Reliable, experienced and friendly mobile mechanic with vast knowledge in all make and models, young and old. I prefer the honest approach and if it can be fixed rather t

RICCI RESCUE
Member since 19 September 2021
WEST MALLING

"HI, MY NAME IS RICCI, AND HAVE BEEN A MOTOR MECHANIC FOR 30 YEARS, WORKED IN A GARAGE FOR 19 YEARS BEFORE GOING TO WORK FOR THE AA FOR 5 YEARS , NOW A FLEET TECHNICIAN A

Ace MOT & Clutch Centre
Member since 19 September 2021
Aylesford

"We are Ace MOT & Clutch Centre, based in Aylesford, Kent who specialise in all aspects of MOT testing and general car maintenance.We have an excellent reputation for ser

C&C autos mobile mechanic
Member since 19 September 2021
Snodland

Here at C&C auto mobile mechanics we are a father and son team with over 45 years experience between us who take 100 percent pride in out work and go above and beyon

Auto Technics Mobile Car service
Member since 19 September 2021
Gillingham

"Auto Technics have over 20 years experience in the motor industry, covering all aspects of car mechanical repair and servicing.We provide professional mobile servicing a

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Respraying in Aylesford

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Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Aylesford. 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 Aylesford 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 Aylesford 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 15,537 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 Aylesford;

  • 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 Aylesford

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