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Respraying in Cardiff

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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 Cardiff 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 Cardiff (57 found)
M.R.Car Sales
227 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.8 / 5

M.R Car Sales is your local garage that is run by a team of experienced and skilled car mechanics. We understand every aspect of vehicle repair, hence no job is too big or small for us. One of the most common reasons for our positive feedback is our free on-call consultation. Not every vehicle issue needs to be addressed at a garage. With years of experience, our car mechanics propose resolutions for minor vehicle trouble over a phone call.

The Scratch Master
6 Jobs Completed
Llanbradach
5.0 / 5

We are a mobile body shop bringing the body shop to you. Our service gets rid of all the inconvenience using a standard body shop can cause, leaving you stranded at a garage or without a car for days on end. We are 100% mobile, we come to your home or place of work to carry out all body work repairs from bumper corners to complete sides. We also take on commercial body repairs and smart repairs.

We take great pride in our work and provide our customers with a guarantee for all work completed, no matter how big or small the job. We will not be beaten on price!

City Service Centre
90 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.8 / 5

City Service Centre is a vehicle repair and servicing garage in the centre of Cardiff, we are conveniently located within walking distance to the city centre, with bus & train services near by. Our experienced staff have over thirty years of experience working with cars and vehicles. This expertise means that they can undertake a wide range of repair and servicing jobs with skill and speed.

The repair services that we offer include wheel balancing and alignment, engine diagnostics and battery servicing. We carry out on site MOT testing, and we can also arrange Class 7 & Motorcycle MOT testing if requested. We also offer a free initial consultation. We are your one stop shop, we cater for ALL of your motoring needs.

Hutchings Hyundai
3 Job Completed
PONTYPRIDD
5.0 / 5

Fifth generation family run business . Hyundai Franchised Dealer for the sale of new & pre-owned vehicles. All make servicing and repair. Hyundai diagnostics.

Tssst
14 Jobs Completed
Ely
4.8 / 5

"We are a family run garage which prides itself on offering high quality work at a reasonable price. Our services include welding, respraying, bodywork damage, vehicle restoration and valeting. You can have a look at some of our previous work on our you tube channel which is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8C9CQYE-psNUZffUHBKftAYou can find us on facebook and twitter"

K & J MOTORS
2 Job Completed
pontyclun
5.0 / 5

Karl and Jayson have, between them, over 30 years of experience in both the dealer and independent motor trade. Providing an honest, trustworthy garage for all car repairs in Pontyclun and the surrounding area.
We pride ourselves on our customer service; delivering thorough servicing, maintenance, repair and MOT's.

We use the latest dealer computers for all diagnostic work, ensuring we provide the same technical expertise as a dealer; but at a fraction of the cost.

Fairwater Garages
Member since 18 July 2019
Fairwater

Fairwater Garages

Wessex Garages Limited
Member since 25 April 2017
CARDIFF

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.

Motorline Toyota Cardiff
Member since 06 July 2015
Cardiff

Motorline Toyota Cardiff 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.

Wessex (Cardiff)
Member since 11 May 2016
Cardiff

The role of our Corporate & Small Business Department revolves around achieving two principle objectives. The first is to contact new and existing customers offering a dedicated corporate support team enabling our customers to get the very best levels of service available to them. Our second objective is to work alongside our customers and establish long and mutually rewarding relationships. Our success can only be measured by continually ensuring that our customers receive the same high quality of service. From the initial vehicle quotation or service request, through its ordering or workshop processes and, very importantly, upon the vehicles final delivery to you. We are passionate towards making the entire Wessex experience as quick and efficient as possible time and time again. - New and Used Vehicle Quotations - Contract Hire / Leasing Quotations - Vehicle Specifications and New Model Information - Vehicle Availabilities and current Lead-Times - Test Drives / Vehicle Demonstration Requests - Efficient Dynamics, and how can this can save you / your business money - New and Used Vehicle Servicing

Glamorgan Accident Repair Centre
Member since 11 August 2017
Penarth

Our commitment to quality and value for money has meant we are the accident and repair centre of choice for a wide range of corporate and individual customers. We are recommended by major insurance companies including Saga, Liverpool Victoria and the RAC.

With Glamorgan Accident Repair you are in safe hands. We have a highly trained team of engineers, a state of the art workshop and have been awarded the BSI Kitemark standard of BSI10125. We provide a five year guarantee on all repairs (or the remainder of the manufacturers’ warranty).

Our workshop is in easy access of the M4 corridor, allowing fast response and pick up times. We have Penarth train station on our doorstep, providing regular direct shuttles to Cardiff Centre and Central Station. (Our customers often enjoy shopping in the capital without the cost of parking whilst their car is being repaired!)

Xpress Centres - Cardiff
Member since 10 May 2018
Cardiff

Xpress Centres are located at Tesco Extra stores across the country and specialise in the same-day repair of bodywork damage.
We repair dents, bumps, scratches, scrapes and scuffs on any panel of your vehicle, including bumpers, wings, doors, boots, tailgates, bonnets, roofs and headlights.
Most repairs take less than half a day and work is carried out to a first-class standard by experienced, trained technicians using the latest specialist equipment and approved paint. All work is covered by a lifetime guarantee.
While we get your car back to looking its best, you have access to a premium courtesy car so that you can carry on with your day.
With prices starting from around £100, Xpress Centres is the perfect solution for damage which falls under your insurance excess.
You can even spread the cost of your car repair over four months with no interest and no fees.
We also hold a BSI Kitemark for vehicle damage repairs, that shows our customers that we are committed to vehicle safety and high quality repairs.

--- Why Choose Xpress Centres? ---
• All repairs are carried out in less than one day and come with a lifetime guarantee
• We are conveniently located at your local Tesco Extra store
• A premium courtesy car at every centre
• Repair Now, Pay Later

--- What Our Customers Say ---
• "My car looks like new again"
• "The service was outstanding"
•"A real showroom finish"
• "Absolutely amazing!"
• "Great repair work. Looks brand new."
• "I would highly recommend you"

Griffin Mill (Pontypridd)
Member since 26 May 2017
Pontypridd

Griffin Mill Motability based in south Wales can help you find the perfect car, taking care of everything for you, so you can enjoy the freedom to drive. We have a great selection of Peugeot, Kia, Fiat and Skoda cars which are regularly updated. Griffin Mill is your premier dealer for new cars and approved used cars in South Wales, servicing Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd, the South Wales Valleys and Bridgend — we are easy to find, just north of Cardiff off the A470. We are an official dealership for Peugeot, Skoda, Kia and Fiat and approved aftersales centre for Renault. As main dealers for Peugeot, Kia, Skoda and Fiat and additionally, an after sales service provider for Renault, whether you are a private or a business customer, Griffin Mill has an extensive selection of models for you to choose from. Further, if you require, a range of finance deals are available including our exclusive Ticket2Drive package. At Griffin Mill it is our mission to provide you with a friendly, professional, value-for-money service. Please browse this website to see our latest deals on new and used cars. Stock is updated daily, guaranteeing great choice and service.

Fordthorne Motor Park
Member since 26 February 2015
Cardiff

Fordthorne is first for Ford in Cardiff. Fordthorne holds the Ford Main Dealer Franchise for the West of Cardiff, including the towns of Penarth, Barry and parts of the Vale of Glamorgan. It is a successor to the original Ford Franchise holder in Cardiff, which was established in 1922. The company has won numerous 'Customer Satisfaction' awards from Ford Motor Company and we are proud to be national award winners nine times.

It is essential to take care of your vehicle with regular servicing and maintenance. This will ensure your vehicle is kept in the best possible condition and protect its resale value.

We use original parts, designed and engineered to fit and perform perfectly with your vehicle. Our trained technicians will ensure you receive the best service possible. Here at Rapid Fordthorne we hold the official kite mark stamp of quality to ensure your receiving the very best for your car.

Alliance Cars
Member since 28 November 2019
Cardiff

Alliance Cars is South Wales's largest and fastest growing Jaguar and Mercedes Specialists. With experience of over 50 years combined, we are confident that we are able to supply the services you require at a reasonable rate. Our purpose built building will impress the hardened driver or even an enthusiast. Our workshops are custom designed to ensure that waiting time is minimal and your vehicle is easily accessible for viewing while is in with us.

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Respraying in Cardiff

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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 Cardiff. 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 Cardiff 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 Cardiff 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 15,151 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 Cardiff;

  • 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 Cardiff

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