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Respraying in Chelsea

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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 Chelsea 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 Chelsea (90 found)
Smith and Hunter MOT Centre and Bodywork
144 Jobs Completed
London
4.2 / 5

Smith and Hunter, Kensington and Chelsea car repair and servicing garage in London is proud to be one of London's oldest fully equipped car repair garages. We offer full car servicing and car repair in Kensington and Chelsea, Notting Hill, Paddington and Bayswater in London & are the No.1 MOT testing centre in Kensington and Chelsea. With a long-standing & proud history for quality & service if you try us once you'll never want to go anywhere else for your car repair, service or MOT needs. We also have our own Bodywork garage located in close proximity for all your Cosmetic and bodywork needs

Central Car Care Ltd
100 Jobs Completed
Kensington
4.8 / 5

"Central Car Care Ltd is well established in Kensington SW7. A family run business who have been operating since 1978 with a genuine interest in quality, honesty and customer satisfaction. We pride ourselves on offering the best service possible at realistic prices. Our fully trained mechanics have many years of experience, and with one of the lowest labour rates in Central London, there is no job too big or too small!"

Sloane Services
144 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

If you are looking for a garage that provides highly experienced mechanics that you can trust, then give us a call. Established in 1977, our family run business has a superb reputation for offering you a comprehensive range of mechanical and car body work at extremely competitive prices. We cover everything from servicing, brakes, bodywork, diagnostic readings, tyres, batteries, clutches, gearboxes and MOT testing. You will be more than impressed by our attention to detail. So no matter what make and model of car or light commercial vehicle you own give us a call!

M AND G Autos Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
Battersea
4.5 / 5

M and G Autos is an MOT testing centre that also provides a general repair and garage service .They have been servicing the SW London area for over 20 years delivering a quality customer service. No Job to small all makes and model of cars welcome.

At M and G Autos Limited, we have worked hard to build a reputation for offering a trusted and “value for money” service to all our customers in London. We understand the importance of good customer service, with the majority of our work gained through positive word of mouth and repeat custom.

GCAP Performance
14 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

"GCAP Performance is a performance car specialists based in Notting Hill, West London.

A family ran business, Gary, the owner, comes from a family with a combined 90 years in the Automotive industry.

GCAP offer performance upgrade such as remapping, tuning, performance parts, exhausts, intercoolers and brakes. We specialise in high end performance vehicles but also offer mechanical repairs, servicing, brake, tyres, bodywork, wheel refurbs, detailing and valeting for all makes of motor vehicles.

Have a look at our webpage www.gcapperformance.co.uk for updates, blogs, gallery and contact information! "

RR London
9 Jobs Completed
Battersea
5.0 / 5

"We are a Land Rover/Range Rover specialist who pride ourselves in delivering outstanding service at a reasonable rate. We like to take a personal approach with all of our customers and their vehicles whilst remaining transparent at all times. Running our workshop as efficiently as possible and employing only the best staff insure that your vehicle will be repaired right the first time in a reasonable amount of time. Don't wait for 3 weeks to make a booking with a main dealer, let us see what we can do for you today."

Renno Services
1 Job Completed
Clapham
5.0 / 5

"WeÔÇÖre a Clapham based servicing specialist with 25 years of experience, and counting. Our knowledge base encompasses most major brands however we are RENAULT specialists. From electrical problems to servicing we are here to help."

Felgate Motor Company Ltd
Member since 04 October 2016
London

As a vehicle owner, you can take your car to any licensed garage for servicing. It is the responsibility of the engineers working on your vehicle to ensure that your car is serviced as per the manufacturer's guidelines. At Felgate Motor Company Ltd in Hammersmith, you can rest assured that our trained car mechanics will follow the manufacturers' recommendations to carry out the job. We also use genuine auto parts, oils and lubricants for replacements. Its important that you regularly bring your car to us to make sure everything is performing at its best.

Professional Auto Centre Ltd
Member since 25 May 2018
London

"Professional Auto Centre Ltd is a well established, family-run Car Accident Repair and bodywork repair business in South West London. With over 40 years experience in the motor industry and employing factory trained technicians we are the German car specialist to choose in London. We can offer a comprehensive range of garage services for your BMW, MERCEDES, VW, PORSCHE, AUDI including ÔÇô All mechanical services, Air conditioning, bodywork repair & accident repairs, diagnostics, warranty work."

Peter Norris (Clapham) Ltd
Member since 13 November 2014
Clapham

"Peter Norris Clapham is a long established independent garage specialising in Volkswagen and Audi motors offering dealer services at a fraction of the cost. We have 7 staff, including a service manager and 4 experienced and long serving technicians trained by the main dealer networks. Our fully equipped workshop has 6 bays with lifts and all the latest diagnostic equipment and facilities. Our garage and workshop is conveniently located close to the main tube and rail stations in Clapham"

Fix Auto West Kensington.
Member since 29 May 2017
London

Fix Auto West Kensington is an expert in car body repair and collision repair for all types of vehicles. Our body shop in London guarantees your cars body repair for life. Being part of Fix Auto's international network of body shops, we have established a reputation respected by many insurers.

If you are from London, Kensington, Chelsea, Hammersmith, Wandsworth, Fulham, Knightsbridge, Hyde park, Mayfair, Earls Court or elsewhere, call or visit our collision centre in London for a free estimate on any accident repair or auto body repair.

Inchcape (Battersea - OTSO)
Member since 30 June 2015
Battersea

Inchcape 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.

Chelsea Bridge Autocentre
Member since 11 July 2014
London

We have been established in the Motor industry for the last 20 years as Tyre specialist. Due to our love of motor vehicles we setup a garage 5 years ago just round the corner from Chelsea Bridge opposite The Battersea Power Station. All our staff are Ex main dealer technicians. We pride ourselves in customer service at the highest level and we offer a free collection and delivery service with fully insured drivers. We try to make life that little bit easier for you.

Fix Auto West Kensington
Member since 02 October 2013
London

"Fix Auto West Kensington is an expert in car body and collision repair, scratches, dents and spraying for all types of vehicles. Our body shop in West Kensington guarantees your cars body and paint repair for life. Being part of Fix Auto's international network of body shops, we have established a reputation respected by many insurers. If you are from London or elsewhere, call or visit our collision centre in West Kensington for a free estimate on any accident repair, auto body repair, re-spraying and dent removal. Fix Auto West Kensington has built a solid reputation in accident repair, consistently keeping pace with an ever changing industry. Although the company has grown in size and joins an international network, it still maintains a family atmosphere and we are proud of our simplified claims process with your insurer, our quality commitment and our Fix Auto guarantee all combine to ensure your peace of mind."

Seagull Automotive
Member since 29 January 2018
London

Located in east london

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Respraying in Chelsea

Average rating for  Respraying in Chelsea bookings

4.57

7 reviews

How much does Respraying cost in Chelsea?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Respraying is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Chelsea for Respraying on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Respraying Cost by Car Make in Chelsea
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£464.29
Audi£463.92
Volkswagen£516.53
Vauxhall£498.44
Ford£511.47
Mercedes£462.19
Toyota£470.07
Nissan£506.27
MINI£464.57
Peugeot£532.81
Citroen£571.32
Volvo£607.15

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 22/06/2020 and 20/09/2020.

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Chelsea

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