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Respraying in Bishop's Stortford

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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 Bishop's Stortford 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 Bishop's Stortford (23 found)
RSR Porscha
120 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
4.9 / 5

Twenty one plus years in the automotive industry. City and Guilds Certificate achieved. Worked with UK Main Dealer's: BMW and Porsche. Worked in Canada also for a BMW Main Dealer in Toronto and a Porsche Main Dealer in Edmonton Alberta. Returned to the UK 2009, continued in the Automotive Industry as a Freelance Certified Porsche/BMW Technician, working with Prestige Used Car Dealer's. Covering Marque's such as:.. Maserati Ferrari Lamborghini Aston Martin Porsche Rolls Royce Bentley BMW Mercedes and Audi , Also Convertible Soft/Hard Top Diagnostics..********************QUALITY is KEY*******************

P&A Autos
3 Job Completed
Harlow
4.0 / 5

Looking for a garage in Harlow for car repairs or an MOT? If so, look no further than the quality services on offer at P&A Auto's. With a wealth of experience in the trade, you can count on us to repair and service your car to the highest possible standard. So, for quality vehicle repairs in Harlow and beyond, call or visit us today! We offer a friendly reliable service, have a comfortable waiting area and we won't be beaten on price.

All Klasse Autos
13 Job Completed
Bishops Stortford
5.0 / 5

All Klasse Autos was established in April 2010 by Alex Brant and Kelly Dawkins, who are fully manufacturer trained technicians with Mercedes Benz and VW Audi however we are able to and cater for almost all makes and models, with over 35 years of combined experience! Our work is always carried out to manufacturer specifications, using genuine parts and all work is guaranteed.

We have a state of the art workshop, using the latest diagnostic equipment and technology to dealership level, so you can rest assured that your vehicle is receiving the best care and attention in excellent working conditions.

A G Autos LTD
Member since 08 January 2020
Bishop Stortford

We are a garage service based in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire. We offer a wide range of services, from servicing, to MOT Repairs, We offer MOT while you wait .

If you are looking for any kind of work done on your vehicle by a professional team, then you’ve come to the right place! Servicing, Pre-MOT checks, clutch, brakes, tyres or anything else, we can provide you with an outstanding service at very competitive rates.

In fact we even suggest that you check out our rivals and ask for a quote first, you will see what we mean.

CMC Hyundai Harlow
Member since 06 February 2018
HARLOW

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities.

We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake of being different, but because it makes us better. And for us, that starts with you.

We're dedicated to providing a full spectrum of aftersales care, including maintenance and servicing. And naturally, all work is carried out to the highest standard by our team of Hyundai trained technicians, using only genuine parts.

Hunsdon Garage
Member since 25 May 2011
Ware

"Hunsdon Garage are located in Hunsdon, Ware and offer a wide range of services to the surrounding area. Our services include; on-site petrol station, MOT testing, servicing, paint work repairs, diagnostics and tyres. We can provide these services for any make of car."

C.L. Motors
Member since 25 May 2011
Ware

"C.L. Motors is a family run business which was established in 1982 offering a friendly and reliable service to the Bishops Stortford and surrounding area. We offer MOT preperation work, servicing, mechanical repairs, diagnostics and tyres."

Hills of Bishop's Stortford
Member since 23 July 2015
Bishops Stortford

Hills of Bishop’s Stortford after-sales team are fully committed to providing the best customer service from start to finish.

Our service team has a wealth of experience that can assist you with any enquiries on your Toyota vehicle. From hybrid health checks to servicing costs or maintenance, the Hills team ensure that any guest is completely satisfied with their visit to Hills Toyota.

With fully trained Toyota technicians and consultants, who better than to look after your vehicle than Hills?

Sommerville Service
Member since 25 May 2011
Bishops Stortford

"Sommerville Service is an independent garage offering a wide range of services to the Bishops Stortford and surrounding area. We specialise in diesel vehicles, and can provide mechanical repairs, servicing, and MOT repairs."

M.C.G. Auto Services
Member since 25 May 2011
Bishop Stortford

"M.C.G. Auto Services has been providing automotive services to the local community and surrounding area since 1989. We offer MOT testing, manufacturer spec servicing, engine tuning, fault diagnosis, tyres supplied, fitted and balanced, fast fit clutch, brake and exhaust services. We can also provide advanced engine and electrical diagnostics on all models, irrespective of age, and performance tuning and upgrades from engine tuning to the supply and fit of performance part upgrades."

Garretts Garage Services
Member since 25 May 2011
Bishops Stortford

"Garretts Garage Services is an independent business providing a wide range of garage services in the Bishops Stortford and surrounding area. We can offer MOTs, servicing, general mechanical repairs, diagnostics and tyres, exhausts and batteries for any make or model."

David Nunns Garage
Member since 25 May 2011
Stansted

"David Nunns Garage offers mechanical repairs, servicing and diagnostics, for any make or model, based in the Stansted area."

Pelham Autos
Member since 26 May 2011
Buntingford

"Pelham Autos are a local automotive repair company in Hertfordshire. We offer a vast range of reliable services inlcuding; full servicing, tyres, exhausts, batteries, accessories, bodywork. Each service is carried out by a fully qualified mechanic to the highest standard. We are located in the rural countryside of Stocking Pelham, opposite the church."

CW Autos Harlow
Member since 29 June 2011
Harlow

"CW Autos Harlow is your local independent garage. Based in Harlow we offer a friendly, reliable service, have a comfortable waiting area and we won't be beaten on price! We can offer the following services; MOTs arranged, free vehicle inspection, new/part worn tyres, engine diagnostics, specialist servicing (all makes), exhausts, batteries, brakes, shocks, clutches, timing belts, engine work, body repairs, SMART repairs. We can offer special rates for independent traders."

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Respraying in Bishop's Stortford

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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 Bishop's Stortford. 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 Bishop's Stortford 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 Bishop's Stortford 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 15,158 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 Bishop's Stortford;

  • 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 Bishop's Stortford

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