Respraying in Carlisle

Compare, Book, Repair. Save.
Price Guarantee
Our price match promise
Best Local Garages
'Excellent' - 4.5/5 Trustpilot
Save £87.81
Average driver saving

Considering respraying work? Make sure you compare prices and reviews first.



A Full Respray or even Panel Respraying can take years off of your , but it's vital to use a bodyshop around Carlisle 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 Carlisle (22 found)
Thompson Service Centre
34 Jobs Completed
Carlisle
5.0 / 5

Established in 1994 by Geoff and Margaret Thompson, our company has seen its reputation gain momentum over the years for quality repairs with a reliable and trustworthy service.

In 2008 Angela and Michael Thompson joined the business and continue to maintain the family tradition for outstanding repairs and professional, first class service.

Through continual investment in the very latest state-of-the-art equipment, technology and training, Thompson Service Centre has achieved the prestigious PAS125 British Kitemark Standard for vehicle repair.

Our success in achieving an enviable reputation has been made through continuous ongoing development and investment not only into plant equipment and machinery but also into the staff and technicians.

We are immensely proud of our long-serving dedicated staff who are all trained to ATA (Automotive Technician Accreditation) standards and / or NVQ Level 3 in all the latest repair methodology.

Without question all of the Thompson team go the extra mile in ensuring that the customer and their vehicle whether they are private or fleet owned receive the best service possible.

Border Cars (Carlisle)
Member since 30 October 2017
Carlisle

Border Cars is one of the leading motor retail groups in South West Scotland and Cumbria, with six sites in Dumfries, Stranraer, Carlisle, Workington and Ayr. Since 1977, 7 days a week, we have focused on providing a high quality service to customers. We work hard to be successful and have one set of core values at our all sites - treat customers and visitors the way we would expect to be treated ourselves. Everything else follows from this. We operate the following vehicle franchises: Mazda, Kia, Chrysler Jeep, Fiat, Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Daihatsu, Skoda and Ford. We have workshops, parts departments, body shops, a large rescue and recovery operation and a filling station and we have built up a wealth of experience over the years. Founded in 1977 by Mike Fusco and with an uninterrupted history of growth and development, the business has an annual turnover in excess of £75 million and employs 234 staff. Retailing is a people business and the company has been careful to attract and retain the very best staff. When you visit our sites, everyone you come in contact with is asked to begin from the central theme of treating customers and visitors the way they would expect to be treated. We continually review our prices to ensure they are competitive, but more importantly we will stand out from the rest with a personal service and a caring atmosphere, not treating you like a number but instead listening to what you want and looking after all your motoring needs. If you have any questions about the business please do not hesitate to visit, phone or email us. Or, email the owner Mike Fusco at [email protected], or the Group General Manager at [email protected] Thank You

Border Hyundai - Carlisle
Member since 09 December 2016
CARLISLE

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.

BROADWAY AUTO REPAIRS
Member since 02 February 2016
Carlisle

BEEN TRADING NOW FOR OVER 7 YEARS WITH 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE. ALL MAKES AND MODELS CATERED FOR.

CHRIS MCAULAY CARS-ANNAN ROAD GARAGE
Member since 03 October 2011
GRETNA

"SERVICE AND REPAIRS AND DIAGNOSTICS TO ALL MAKES AND MODELS OF CARS 4x4s AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES. MOTS AVAILABLE,RECOVERY AVAILABLE,COURTESEY CARS AVAILABLE,COLLECTION AND DELIVERY.FORD MAIN DEALER TRAINED TECHNICIANS"

Lookers Renault Carlisle
Member since 29 March 2016
Carlisle

We are a Renault and main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Dacia vehicles. Competitive service and MOT prices are only but a few of the surprises we can offer you. If you live within 10 miles of our dealership, we are able to provide you with our collect and deliver service. If you have somewhere to be whilst your vehicle is being repaired, we offer a courtesy car service. With every job; we complete a free vehicle health check to provide total peace of mind. In addition, all Renault approved parts come with a one year guarantee!

Cecil Street Auto Repairs
Member since 13 July 2011
Carlisle

"Welcome to Cecil Street Auto Repairs. We are a new independent garage ideally placed near the city centre of Carlisle with easy access from all areas. Our Technicians are trained in Vauxhall, Ford, Citroen, Peugeot and Toyota However we are happy to service all makes and models of car, 4x4 and light commercial. Why not go into Carlisle centre shopping while we service or repair your car! "

Carlisle Auto Repair Ltd
Member since 13 July 2011
Carlisle

"At Carlisle Auto Repairs, we pride ourselves on giving a good honest service at a reasonable price From MOT's, service and repairs to engine diagnostics and general garage services, there is nothing we cannot handle. We also carry out MOT's and have been authorised to test vehicles since 1981. We are proud to be top-category graded by VOSA, the government body who control the MOT scheme. Our firm has always moved with the times and we have all the latest diagnostic equipment to deal with engine management, ABS electronic control systems, mechanical and engine based problems. We are also crypton approved technicians."

Castleways Motors
Member since 13 July 2011
Carlisle

"What ever age, model or type of car you drive, at Castleway Services we have a wealth of experience to deal with every situation from routine servicing to fault finding diagnostics. We can even offer advice and guidance if you are unsure as to what to do about a particular problem"

Grahams Autocare
Member since 12 May 2017
Gretna

Garage Services

Ben Cross Motors
Member since 14 July 2011
Carlisle

"Providing specialist Volkswagen, Audi, Seat & Skoda repairs from our fully equipped workshop we have an established and reputable business which offers a friendly & professional service to all of our customers. We take pride in offering the highest standard of workmanship possible to each and every one of our customers. Using only genuine manufacturers parts our aim is to achieve complete satisfaction and we are confident you will be impressed with our service and professional approach to work. With a fully trained Audi technician and years of main dealer experience you can be sure that your vehicle will be serviced & repaired to maufacturers requirements, without the costly main dealer prices!"

Appleton's of Carlisle Ltd Auto Repairs & MOT Centre
Member since 14 July 2011
Carlisle

"AppletonÔÇÖs is a family run business, providing a full auto repair and MOT service, plus an ever changing selection of quality used cars. All service engineers are fully trained and experienced to carry out the full range of servicing and repairs required for all makes of cars and commercial vehicles. AppletonÔÇÖs reputation for quality and service is second to none. The used cars on show are of top quality and value for money ÔÇô every car on sale is fully serviced with 12 months MOT (where applicable) and carries a guarantee."

City Garage Carlisle
Member since 14 July 2011
Carlise

"At City Garage Carlisle we specialise in servicing and repair work for Suzuki, Chrysler, Kia, Saab, Dodge, Jeep and all types of 4x4's of all ages. Our workshop can carry out an extensive range of Servicing & General repairs, engine diagnostics as well as MOT checkover and of course full MOT testing. As an independent garage without the overheads associated with main dealerships we are able to offer competitive prices and the type of service that our customers are only to happy to recommend to friends and family."

USHERS GARAGE (Carlisle)
Member since 15 January 2014
CARLISLE

"Family run Local Independent Garage who specialise in the service and repair of Peugeot/Citroen cars but can repair all other makes and types. We carry out all usual work including, Service,Repairs, Engine Diagnostics, Clutch replacement,Brake repairs, Air Conditioning repairs & MOT TESTING (Class 4) ."

City Garage Carleton
Member since 14 July 2011
Carlisle

"At City Garage Carleton we specialise in servicing and repair work for Suzuki, Chrysler, Kia, Saab, Dodge, Jeep and all types of 4x4's of all ages. Our workshop can carry out an extensive range of Servicing & General repairs, engine diagnostics as well as MOT checkover and of course full MOT testing. As an independent garage without the overheads associated with main dealerships we are able to offer competitive prices and the type of service that our customers are only to happy to recommend to friends and family."

Show More Garages
Respraying in Carlisle

Car Respray Prices

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

v

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 Carlisle 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 15,176 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 Carlisle;

  • 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 Carlisle

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