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Respraying in Cheltenham

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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 Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham (50 found)
Whitepost Garage
540 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.8 / 5

Independent garage trading over 25 years, up to 60% lower than main dealer. Free collection and delivery. We specialise in clutches, gearbox and engine repairs and can often offer a loan car. We also do mot, servicing, and general garage repairs also free advice any time.

T L Automotive Services Ltd
118 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.1 / 5

Here at TL Automotive we are a friendly and trusted independent garage dedicated to providing sensational service to you and your vehicle.

We are here to build solid and trusting customer relationships based on providing a truly excellent service with great value. We want to prove to you that we will go the 'extra mile' to gain your custom and, more importantly, retain it.

SAS AUTOS LTD
5 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
5.0 / 5

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123 Car & Commercial
14 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.9 / 5

"123 Car & Commercial are a Gloucester based MOT, servicing and car repair specialist who believe that it is the customer that counts. We are a state of the art VOSA approved MOT test facility in the heart of Gloucester city, servicing the needs of business and private customers throughout Gloucestershire. We are proud approved members of the three main independent automotive schemes. We operate 2 MOT test bays on our busy trading estate as well as a service and repair workshop, and have businesses on-site to assist with body repairs, paint, valets or specialist vehicles. Here at 123 we have a passion for all things automotive, we have a Land Rover specialist as well as a technician with a healthy interested in modified cars and classics. We can service your old air-cooled VW or tune your Pinto kitcar, right through to a standard annual service on your brand new Focus or a new clutch in your van."

Woodmancote Garage
1 Job Completed
Woodmancote
5.0 / 5

"Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our small dedicated team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.We have over 28 years experience in the Motor industryAnd we are a registered member ofThe Good Garage SchemeWe would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the locality"

Mottec Automotive
5 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.4 / 5

"I have been in the motor industry for over 40 years and ran my own mobile diagnostic business in Gloucestershire for over 18 years up to 2002. I have now set up a state of the art mobile Auto Electrical, Diagnostic, Re-Mapping and technical support service, for the motor trade and motorists in Gloucestershire and beyond.Unlike main dealers, I actually understand how the vehicle systems work and will always try to find the balance between a totally professional & permanent repair, and an economic solution. I am recognised by the IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) as a highly qualified and professional Technician and am bound by the IMI Code of Conduct, so you can be sure of a honest, ethical & professional service. Anyone is welcome to call and I will always offer my best advice free of charge."

DDV Smart Solutions Ltd
9 Job Completed
Cheltenham
5.0 / 5

Hi there,

DDV Smart Solutions Ltd is a family run, Cheltenham based body work specialist. What separates us from the rest is that we will be straight with you and will always be on your side throughout the repairs. This attitude to go above and beyond is what has allowed us as a company to compete on a national level through the years.

In addition to a stellar service, we can provide you with a courtesy car while you have your work done.

We look forward to hearing how we can help!

Wessex (Gloucester)
Member since 25 January 2016
Gloucester

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

Pioneer Service Centre
Member since 17 February 2013
Cheltenham

"Pioneer Automotive is a leading independent specialist for all Audi and Volkswagen servicing, mechanical repairs and performance tuning based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and situated near Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Worcester. With Pioneer Automotive you get a complete range of garage services which are perfectly tailored to Audi and VW owners looking for a professionally qualified alternative to the higher priced main dealers. We provide full Audi and VW servicing including cam belts, fault diagnosis, mechanical repairs, electrical faults, air conditioning, MOTs and more."

Auto-Wizards
Member since 25 April 2018
CHELTENHAM

We are a Cheltenham based company specialising in Alloy Wheel Refurbishment, Window Tinting, Smart Repairs, Windscreen Chip Repairs + More

Clearwater Cars (Gloucester)
Member since 05 December 2016
Gloucester

Welcome to the Kia Family! When you bought your Kia, it was built with the finest care and attention. Now you are part of the Kia family, we will continue to offer you and your car the same care and attention for the duration of your ownership. And, as the experts on Kia, we feel we’re best placed to keep your car running to the high standards you expect from it. We like to treat our customers just like family members. Therefore if any work is necessary now or in the future, we will only do it after your approval. You can be assured that we only use Kia Genuine Parts while carrying out any service or maintenance requirements, this means all parts and labour are covered by a 2 year warranty. As an authorised Kia Repairer, we will carry out any necessary service and maintenance actions to provide you with peace of mind, even providing complimentary tyre checks and letting you know when your next MOT is due. Our fully trained technicians have access to all the latest Kia technology, diagnostic systems, tooling and information so don’t hesitate to pop in for a chat or some advice. We look forward to welcoming you to our dealership soon!

French Car Repairs
Member since 22 April 2015
Cheltenham

The French Car Centre is a new company started by three local men that believed they spotted a need for an independent French car specialist that offered main dealer service and facilities at small dealer prices, based in Cheltenham. Market research indicated customers wanted to talk directly to experienced technicians that they could trust, be given the best, cost efficient options for repair, and be provided with main dealer facilities. They find all of this with us. We are keen to help and will try to beat any genuine quote as we are aware of the tight economic climate and will try to help if at all possible. Since opening in May 2010 a number of motorists have asked us whether we service and repair cars and vans other than French - the answer is yes - now a third of our turnover is from non French vehicles.

Andy's Mechanical Services Ltd
Member since 15 September 2020
Gloucester

Andy's Mechanical Services Ltd

Village Auto Services
Member since 23 November 2011
Tewkesbury

"Village Auto Services offer servicing, diagnostics, MOT and repairs for all makes of cars and light vehicles in Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Bishop's Cleeve, Woodmancote and surrounding areas. We offer a free collection and delivery service and can offer a complimentary courtesy car while your work is being completed. We are a family run business offering over 20 years experience with all types of vehicles, 4x4's, diesels, light commercial vehicles, modern classics (we are member of the mk 1 Golf owners club), specialist in anything pre-80s. Among other services, we offer: MOTs, annual and interim services, on board diagnostics with electric plug ins, general repairs and welding, valeting, car air conditioning servicing. At Village Auto Services no job is too big or too small, from bulb and wiper replacements to full engine rebuild or replacement, we can provide competitive quotes and free advice from our experienced mechanics."

Holbrook Garage
Member since 19 February 2013
Stroud

"Holbrook Garage is one of the leading independent garages in the Stroud area, situated just outside Bisley, on the road to Birdlip, the site is fronted by the Murco petrol station which sells petrol, diesel, Autogas LPG, red diesel, and paraffin, plus coal, logs, charcoal, and wood pellets. We are also distributors Calor Gas in bottles.The shop also sells a range of convenience store items such as confectionary, snacks, bread, food and drink. We sell household and personal cleaning products, and have a refill station for many cleaning product manufacturers. We also sell newspapers, magazines and books. Teas, coffees, sandwiches and cakes are sold for take away, or consumption in the shop.The workshop and MOT station has a highly experienced and qualified team with particular specialist areas in diagnosis and computerised four wheel alignment, as well as servicing and mechanical repairs. We also offer a full air conditioning service.A collection and delivery service is offered for customers, and for broken down vehicles we offer a recovery service.Our technicians all have specialism areas of work, certain vehicle manufacturers like VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat, Renault, Volvo, Peugeot, Mercedes, BMW etc.Recently two technicians celebrated 25 years with the company. "

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Respraying in Cheltenham

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Cheltenham. 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 Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham 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 15,170 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 Cheltenham;

  • 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 Cheltenham

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