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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 Buntingford 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 Buntingford (17 found)
Leka fastfit centre ltd
Member since 05 April 2013
Buntingford

"At Leka MOT Ltd we specialise in all types of automotive repair and part replacement. Our services include tyres, exhausts, brakes and MOT testing, we also have expertise in German manufacturers. We're open 6 days a week from 0830 till 1830 Monday to Friday and 0900 till 1300 Saturday. Our expert team of qualified mechanics will make sure your car gets the full attention it deserves to ensure hassle-free motoring. We have all the latest technology and equipment to ensure the most professional and best quality MOT service is available to you, covering both petrol and diesel models from any manufacturer on the market. We stock a wide range of reasonably priced parts and high quality parts for all makes and models, including tyres, exhausts and accessories. We also offer a full range of valet services from washes, mini valets and polishes to interior valets, leather care and waxing. "

Autofix Buntingford
Member since 25 May 2011
Buntingford

"Autofix is an independent business providing a wide range of services in the Buntingford and surrounding area. We offer mechanical and electrical repairs, servicing, MOTs, diagnostics, tyres and exhausts."

Philip Walker Motor Vehicle Engineers
Member since 25 May 2011
Buntingford

"Philip Walker Motor vehicle Engineers has over 25 years of experience, our friendly team provide a quality service and expertise. Customer satisfaction is important to us, ensuring work carried out is at the highest quality and guaranteed. We provide a free collection and delivery service with all work fully insured. Servicing and repairs are at a reasonable price. No job is too small. We provide: spares, repairs, servicing, turbo's exchanged, airbags and emission warnings, general mechanical repairs, engines replaced, overhauled, MOT presentation and repairs, diesel fuel injections, brakes and clutches, turbo kits, welding and lights."

S.J. Tokely Repairs
Member since 26 May 2011
Buntingford

"S.J. Tokely Repairs is a family run business, with a reputation for providing a good service at a fair price. We are based in Buntingford and offer mechanical repairs, engineering, servicing, MOTs, diagnostics and general repair work for any make or model."

Howe Engineering
Member since 26 May 2011
Buntingford

"Howe Engineering is an independent family run business based in Hare Street, Buntingford, Hertfordshire established in 1988. We specialise in Saab and Land Rover but work on all vehicles. Although we are based in the South East we have customers as far away as Scotland and Ireland and offer a friendly, professional service. We have the technology and skills to be at the forefront of maintenance and servicing of the modern car in the same way as a Main Dealer and using us this will not affect your warranty. Using AutoLogic we can re-map or re-programme your vehicle for optimum performance and economy. Servicing and MOT reminders are sent out automatically and courtesy cars are available, if booked in advance. We specialise in LPG conversions and we sell LPG. We run our own Car and Van Rental company covering Royston, Buntingford, Stansted and BishopÔÇÖs Stortford. We are members of the Retail Motor Industry Federation and the British Vehicle Renting and Leasing Association."

Barry Jones Auto Centre
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Barry Jones Auto Centre is a leading independent BMW & MINI specialist for all servicing, mechanical repairs and performance tuning based in Stevenage and ideally located for Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. Barry Jones Auto Centre offers a complete range of garage services which are perfectly tailored to BMW & MINI owners looking for a professionally qualified alternative to the higher priced BMW & MINI main dealers. Barry Jones Auto Centre has built a reputation on our commitment to both vehicle and customer care. We provide a high-quality service thatÔÇÖs friendly and professional so you can be confident that both you and your vehicle are in safe hands. We look forward to hearing from you!"

Gold Star Vehicle Maintenance
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Gold Star Vehicle Maintenance provides a garage service for road vehicle maintenance. With over 25 years of experience, Ford and Peugeot specialists, we are based in Stevenage covering the town and all surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on the service that we provide, and we welcome all customers. Our experienced mechanics are all fully qualified and able to cater for all your vehicles needs, whatever the problem may be. Gold Star Vehicle Maintenance provides a fast, reliable, friendly service to all of its customers and guarantees customer satisfaction. We have an excellent reputation amongst our customers and know how to provide an outstanding service. Customers who use us can expect a service that is second to none and extremely professional."

Clark's Garage Walkern
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Clark's Garage Walkern are an independent family run business, established in 1950 and now in it's 3rd generation. We are a Renault specialist, although all makes and models are welcome. We provide MOTs, servicing, general repairs, diagnostics, tyres and used car sales. "

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."

Stevenage Auto Repair Centre
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Stevenage Auto Repair Centre is an independent, family run garage in Stevenage which has been established for over 30 years. We provide a friendly, reliable and fair service, which has kept our customers returning to us, time after time. We can offer MOTs, mechanical and electrical repairs, servicing, air conditioning services, and diagnostics."

uk vehicle rstorations
Member since 07 January 2018
bishopsstortford

We restore, rebuild and repair cars vans and trucks
and all aspects of mechanical and servicing, welding, shot-blasting, and recovery service We also offer mobile services for breaks and gearbox changes

KLJ Services
Member since 19 April 2016
Stevenage

KLJ Services

Pit Stop Motorist Centre
Member since 18 June 2012
Stevenage

"Pitstop Motorist Centre is an independent family run garage, owned by Steve McLellan, who has over 34 years experience in car service repairs and maintenance all undertaken to the highest possible standards. Our garage provides M.O.T services and is based in the Stevenage area covering the surrounding areas of Hitchin and Letchworth as well. At Pitstop, Stevenage our M.O.T, car service and maintenance programs equals and exceeds manufacturers recommended procedures.We offer a complete quality car service including car repairs as well as providing parts, tyres and exhausts all at competitive prices. As well as our car service we also offer a full M.O.T for all makes and models of cars including light commercial vehicles.At Pitstop, we are also a DELPHI APPROVED Service centre, which means that we have the knowledge and expertise to deal with all your air-conditioning needs. All our work is undertaken by our fully qualified and skilled staff to ensure all our work is of the highest possible standards.Here at Pit Stop Motorist we pride ourselves on providing a complete service that caters for all your needs, whether that is putting your car through its M.O.T, car repairs or purchasing quality tyres we can help you. We also provide a range of top quality exhausts for all make and models of cars and light commercial vehicles all at great value prices."

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Respraying in Buntingford

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Buntingford. 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 Buntingford 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 Buntingford 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 15,159 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 Buntingford;

  • 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 Buntingford

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