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Respraying in Canterbury

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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 Canterbury 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 Canterbury (33 found)
Westbere Garage
49 Jobs Completed
Canterbury
3.6 / 5

We are a quality-minded garage based in Canterbury. We are also the largest independent garage in Canterbury.

Our customers are proud of the top quality, professional and friendly service that we offer. We pride ourselves in high customer satisfaction.

This is why we are continually investing in a new technology training and equipment that enable us to deliver excellent service to our customers. Be rest assured, your car will be looked after by our highly qualified technicians.

We offer the same quality level servicing that you would experience at the main dealer. But we offer you the personal touch, we are a family run business and pride ourselves in high customer satisfaction.

By using Westbere Garage you will be treated as an individual, and you can rest assured with our company policy: “Top Quality Service, Nothing Less”

Motorline Hyundai - Canterbury
Member since 21 November 2017
CANTERBURY

Hyundai Main Dealer.
Servicing, Warranty and repair works carried out by Hyundai trained Technicians.
All parts and labour carry a 2 year guarantee. All fitted parts carry a 2 year unlimited mileage and consequential damage guarantee.
Accessories available. Please contact the service team for details.

Harbour Garage (Whitstable)
Member since 04 October 2016
Whitstable

As your local Kia dealership in Whitstable, Kent we can offer you a complete range of support services from Kia servicing to Kia extended warranties, kia accessories and general wear and tear items. We are the right choice for all your needs. Our Aftersales operation at Harbour Garage Kia Whitstable Kent prides itself in the levels of professionalism and service whether you need to book a service, MOT or require a bulb fitting nothing is too much trouble. The levels of personal customer care are not just part of the job but a priority to our valued customer.

Perrys Canterbury
Member since 16 October 2014
Canterbury

Welcome to Perrys Cantebury, where the price of servicing is comparable with the prices you pay at a local fast fit. That said, choosing a franchised dealer will mean that you'll get a great deal more. With Perrys, we don't fast fit. Instead we use care and attention to ensure that you receive the right fix, at the right price, first time around. Our time-served technicians are all manufacturer-trained using the latest diagnostic equipment and technology, with all of our work guaranteed for 12 months or 10,000 miles. Also, you will be safe in the knowledge that we use trusted and official parts.We offer a wide range of alternative transport options from Courtesy Cars to Collection and Delivery. If you prefer, you can while you wait for your vehicle to be repaired or serviced in one of our sites comfortable reception areas, which have free Wi Fi and refreshments.We look forward to hearing from you.

Gjmobileautos
Member since 05 March 2019
Canterbury

I have been a fully qualified mechanic for over 17 years now, and started my own mobile mechanic business in June 2018.

R. J. JACKSON Motors
Member since 29 March 2012
Herne Bay

"Established since 1987, R. Jackson Motors offer fully competent and competitive garage services.We are a small, family business who are members of the Good Car Scheme and Unipart Care Car Centre. We offer all garage services including MOT testing, car servicing and repairs. Our qualified mechanics are friendly and customer focussed in providing a prompt and reliable service."

Motorline Canterbury
Member since 13 August 2015
Canterbury

offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and your Toyota receive the best care possible, and we will only ever use Toyota genuine parts on your Toyota.

TM Motor Company
Member since 24 March 2015
canterbury

All makes and models welcome!

mechanic 2 you
Member since 02 July 2014
Canterbury

"Mechanic 2 You are a Kent based Workshop and-ámobile mechanics business. We have a fully equipped workshop with ramps in aylesham and a-áfully functional mobile workshop equipped for call outs and will recover cars within a reasonable distance.-áWith full VAG and Snap On-ádiagnostic equipment, we will work on any make and model of car, van and motorcycle-áand will take on any job from servicing and cam belts to gearbox and engine rebuilds. Christopher Hey is an Audi trained mechanic with 12 years experience in the motor trade."

Ashford Road Service Station
Member since 04 April 2012
Chilham

"We are a friendly, family run business established in 1965.We can offer a full range of servicing and general repairs to all makes of vehicle. With over 40 years experience servicing the local community of chillham and surrounding areas. "

AAK Auto Services
Member since 13 December 2018
Whitstable

AAK Auto Services

Benji’s Automotive
Member since 26 July 2020
Herne bay

Based in the Whitstable, Herne Bay, Canterbury area specialising in Toyota, Lexus, BMW, Mini and the VAG Group. We pride ourselves on the giving our customers and their vehicles the highest level of service possible.

PPC GARAGE LIMITED
Member since 24 June 2020
St. Nicholas-at-Wade, Birchington

We do all types of mechanical jobs, welding, body repairs and spraying

Invicta Canterbury
Member since 11 October 2011
Canterbury

"There are loads of new and used car bargains waiting to be bought up at Motorparks Car Dealers in Canterbury. You can buy with confidence from Motorparks Car Dealers in Canterbury and drive away the new or used car of your dreams.As part one of the largest networks of Car Dealers in the country, you can be sure that Motorparks Car Dealers in Canterbury have the knowledge and expertise to help you drive away a very satisfied customer."

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Respraying in Canterbury

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Canterbury

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