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Respraying in Coleraine

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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 Coleraine 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.

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Top garages for Respraying in Coleraine (5 found)
Jamie Wylie Repairs & Car Sales
6 Job Completed
Antrim
5.0 / 5

James Wylie is a highly experienced time serviced mechanic.

In 1981, James began work as an apprentice with a Citroen dealership. He worked with the company for 10 years, continually learning and developing his skills.

In 1991, James started his own business which has continued to grow and develop for over 25 years to provide a friendly, reliable, quality service and establish a solid reputation with the motor vehicle industry.

Over a period of 35 years, James and the technicians at James Wylie Auto Repairs have attend various Citroen, Peugeot and specialist training courses to keep up-to-date with the latest technology.

At James Wylie Auto Repairs, all the staff endeavour to maintain a high quality of service so customers can keep their vehicles in great condition. Regular servicing and maintenance is always recommended to ensure your vehicle remains safe, road legal and economical - at James Wylie Auto Repairs, we are very competitively priced.

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday, 08.30am - 5.00pm

Our business prides itself in:
Making all our customers feel welcome
Being approachable, friendly and reliable - giving you piece of mind
Providing professional, independent advice and service
Working to a high standard at all times
Using the highest quality parts and accessories
Being affordable and providing excellent value for money
Offering a full warranty on all our work
Explaining any work which we carry out on your vehicle
Having a good local reputation, striving to build long term customer relationships, based on trust
A clean and well equipped workshop and garage
A clean, modern reception waiting area
Experienced and knowledgeable stakk who keep up to date with the latest vehicle repair and maintenance technology
Most of all, appreciating your custom and giving you a service that is second to none

Roadside Garages (Coleraine)
Member since 17 August 2017
County Coleraine

Ease your mind and book your car into Roadside Garages now for its complete Service and check up, each and every car will receive a complete FREE check over and report by one of our experienced in house technicians (all manufacturer-trained), full estimates and approval will be sought from the customers before completion of any work. We also operate menu-priced servicing as recommended by each manufacturer, We'll change your oil and filters, carry out a Full Safety Inspection including Tyres, Battery, Lights & Wipers, brakes. We are also a fully equipped diagnostic centre, offering you the latest, techincal diagnostic service to care for your car, it includes an onsite rolling road facility which comes with a fully printed report on every car tested, If interested speak to our service team today, each vehicle receives a complimentary Wash and Vacuum. And why not secure your future servicing needs at todays prices with the purchase of an in-house service plan available for Vauxhall, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, and Kia (or just any Manufacturer you can think off) - includes Cars, 4x4's, LCV's and People Carriers as well as Commercial Vehicles. At Roadside we have more than 25 years experience, our mechanics in total have a combined 100 years experience in providing quality and service at a price that's second to none. We also operate a 24 Hour Breakdown Recovery which is available to both the trade and general public.

James Wylie Auto Repairs and Car Sales
Member since 27 April 2017
Bushmills

Auto Repairs and Car Sales

Lindsay Ford Coleraine - Service Department
Member since 29 September 2011
Coleraine

"Right People. Right Parts. Right Prices. Nobody knows Ford like Lindsay Ford Coleraine - Service Department. To ensure your vehicle remains safe, well-maintained and within the terms of any warranty, you should have your vehicle serviced in line with Ford's recommended intervals. Using the latest, diagnostic equipment, Lindsay Ford Coleraine - Service Department ensures that we don't have your car off the road for any longer than necessary. Ford-trained technicians, using the latest technology and equipment ensures a highly efficient service, which is excellent value for money. With your service you get a no-quibble guarantee. And don't forget that regular servicing is a good investment because it helps preserve the resale value of your car. When part-exchanging at Lindsay Ford Coleraine - Service Department, we offer the best prices for cars with a full service history."

Rapid Fit - Coleraine
Member since 29 September 2011
Coleraine

At Rapid Fit - Coleraine all Makes and Models are welcome - we look forward to receiving your enquiries.

Respraying in Coleraine

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Coleraine

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