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Respraying in Bodmin

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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 Bodmin 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 Bodmin (10 found)
PRG Ltd.
49 Jobs Completed
Wadebridge
3.9 / 5

Here at PRG Ltd. We have twenty five years experience repairing Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles and Lorries up to 18t. We can carry out a range of work at our fully equipped workshop, ranging from Servicing to Welding and everything in between. We take great pride in our communication and customer service always striving to put the Driver first.

We also have a full body shop as well as Building and Repairing Horseboxes.

SS Motors
2 Job Completed
Wadebridge
5.0 / 5

"Here at SS Motors we specialise in servicing, MOTs, brakes, exhausts, tyres, clutches, fault diagnosis, modifications and aftermarket parts ie performance suspension kits brakes exhausts ector any other car repair you may needWe provide a high quality service at affordable prices to get you back on the road.We are an independent garage in wadebridge, Cornwall with many years of experience within the motor industryMOT's - SERVICING - ENGINE REPAIRS - FAULT DIAGNOSIS - BRAKES - EXHAUSTS - CLUTCHES - TYRES - SUSPENSION KITS EXHAUSTS AND BRAKES ENGINE COMPONENTS ECT

MID CORNWALL MOT CENTRE LTD
Member since 11 September 2019
Cornwall

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Eyres Garage
Member since 19 January 2012
Wadebridge

"Eyres Garage in Wadebridge has been servicing and repairing cars, vans and carriages for customers in North Cornwall since 1900! Our focus on customer care and providing a professional all round service from drop off to collection, has been the reason why we have been in business for 111 years. Whatever the age of your vehicle, we have the facilities, equipment and well trained staff to be able to deal with it quickly and professionally, as well as offering good value for money. We offer car and van repairs and servicing, MOTs, vehicle air conditioning, and fleet repairs."

P & H Motor Repairs
Member since 19 January 2012
Wadebridge

"P & H Motor Repairs are a family run garage, running for more than 20 years. We specialise in accident repair and valeting, offering competitive rates and free estimates, we take on both private and insurance work."

Handy Autos South West
Member since 11 October 2011
St Austell

Specialising in British vehicles, particularly the marques of British Leyland, Austin,Morris, Land Rover and MG Rover vehicles. I can now offer emergency recovery and OBDII Diagnostics. Engine light on? Get in touch on this website.

Mart the Mobile Mechanic
Member since 12 October 2011
St Austell

"I am a fully qualified and experianced mechanic operating from the St Austell area but covering Cornwall and Plymouth area, undertaking all kinds of servicing and repairs of all cars and small commercials."

VRS Motor Bodyworks Ltd
Member since 21 December 2011
Bodmin

"VRS Motor Bodyworks pride ourselves on our quality work, service and value for money and you can always be sure that no matter the reason your vehicle is with us, it is being given top quality work by our highly skilled staff. We offer a wide range of services at competitive prices, including servicing, using genuine and non-genuine parts at your request. We also offer MOTs, wheel alignments, air conditioning services, brakes, battery and anti-freeze checks, exhaust replacement, and air bag and SRS investigations. We specialist in accident repair and pride ourselves on our re-sprays, which ensures you get your vehicle back in the best condition."

Beacon Garage (Bodmin)
Member since 14 June 2017
Bodmin

Reliable mechanic in Bodmin

We are a local garage serving Bodmin and surrounding areas.

We are a family run business offering over 25 years of experience in the motor industry and you can count on us to deliver a high standard of auto service to you.

We repair and service all domestic and commercial vehicles

Offering excellent knowledge of most makes of vehicles

From a basic oil change to a major engine rebuild, we offer value for money together with quality of workmanship and are proud of our workmanship.

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Derrys Garage
Member since 22 September 2015
Wadebridge

Derry's Garage is one of the oldest established garages in Wadebridge. Billy Ahern gave the garage a new lease of life in 1998 employing experienced mechanics who provide a high quality of workmanship. With a great deal of experience and the latest equipment they will offer you a high quality service.

Some of the services they provide are MOT's, repairs, services and used car sales.

The garage has installed an MOT facility and can carry out tests on Class 4 and Class 7 commercial vehicles, anything up to 3.5 tons. A Stanhoy shaker plate to test a vehicle's suspension and four-post ramp.

The garage has all the modern diagnostic equipment demanded for the fault finding and code reading of the modern vehicle. Tyres, exhausts, a Ferodo brake and Valeo air conditioner centre and body work can be arranged.

So, if you are looking for a competitive service then look no further for all your motoring needs. They are always on hand to help.

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Respraying in Bodmin

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Bodmin

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