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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 Dorking 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 Dorking (13 found)
KSM Autoclinic
Member since 05 January 2015
Redhill

Been established for 34 years family business

COOPER BANSTEAD BMW / MINI
Member since 19 December 2014
TADWORTH

"A well established (over 25yrs) MINI and BMW dealership with a proven track record in customer service outstanding facility highly trained technicians collection and delivery service courtesy cars provided. Customer shuttle service to local Station, complimentary service wash and vacumn, and visual health check servicing while you wait.Services provided include: Airconditioning, MOTs, Clutches, Diagnostics, Tyres, ELECTRONIC FOUR WHEEL ALIGNMENT, FULL ELECTRONIC GEOMETRY CHECK."

Redhill Honda
Member since 27 January 2017
Redhill

Redhill Honda which is close to the M23 and M25 motorways. Redhill is easily accessed by public transport too, with Redhill, Earlsgate and Reigate stations all within a few miles of our dealership.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

MB Auto Repairs
Member since 13 November 2015
Tadworth

I am a Mobile Mechanic with many years experience as a mechanic. I can come to your Home or Place of Work which ever suits you.

Meadvale Garage
Member since 05 May 2011
Redhill

"Meadvale Garage is an independent garage which has been servicing the cars for the Redhill and surrounding areas for over 40years. Offering such services as Servicing & Repairs,MOT Testing all come with Quality Workmanship. We can service any Make or Model of Car. "

Holmesdale Garage Ltd
Member since 06 April 2020
Reigate

Holmesdale Garage are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.
In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind
We cover Reigate, Redhill, Dorking, Banstead and surrounding areas.

Germantech Ltd
Member since 06 March 2020
Redhill

Welcome to Germantech, the Independent Audi, BMW, Mercedes Mini, Porsche and VW Specialists now in Redhill, Surrey, having previously been in Wimbledon for 10 years. During this time, we achieved runner-up in the national "Car Dealer Awards - Service and Repair outlet of the Year 2017".
We pride ourselves on our friendly, professional approach and welcome you to experience a real alternative to the more expensive main dealers.
At Germantech Service Centre you get a complete range of garage services which are perfectly tailored to Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Mini, Porsche and VW owners looking for a professionally qualified alternative to the higher priced main dealers. We provide servicing to manufacturer standards including brakes, cam belts, fault diagnosis, mechanical repairs, electrical faults, air-conditioning, Turbos, MOTs and much more.
Our dedicated team of specially trained staff combined with the latest diagnostic equipment make us a real alternative to the main dealers. We carry a comprehensive range of tooling and have direct access to the full range of genuine parts and accessories.
We also have a full vehicle bodyshop where we carry out expert repairs for car owners on all makes and models of vehicles, from small scuffs and wheel refurbishment, to accident repairs and insurance claims.
Our facility in Redhill, Surrey is within a 5 minute walk of the Redhill train station and various local bus routes and we also offer a FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE (within a 5 mile radius).
We welcome you to experience the difference!!!

CarHacks
Member since 05 June 2018
redhill

We do all sort of car electronics Service and regular mechanic repairs.Car diagnosis,fault investigation, Programing ignition keys,immobiliser reprogramming, ECU remaps,chip tunings,Diesel particulate filter (DPF) solutions,Exhaust recirculation valve (EGR valve) delete,Milage Correction, all the kind of adaptations,synchronisation,reprogramings,
We are MERCEDES, BMW,AUDI specialist...any other make welcome.
We can supply brake done recovery.

We are working only with main dealer diagnostic tools...for example for Vauxhall we use TECH2 or GM MDI diagnostic interface, for Mercedes MB STAR C5,for BMW ICOM diagnostic, for AUDI,SCODA,VW,SEAT- Ross Tech diagnostic....ect.

KSM Auto Clinic
Member since 10 May 2011
Redhill

"KSM Auto Clinic provides Redhill and the surrounding areas with a wide range of car and breakdown services. For all car makes and models, our mechanics can service, upgrade and make repairs. Established in 1980, we have a long history in servicing all mechanical repairs to cars and light commercial vehicles. We are a family business, with mechanics who have been working with us for twenty five years. We pride ourselves on our customer satisfaction record and during our years of service, and we have forged many meaningful relationships with both motorists and commercial car companies."

GT Motors
Member since 11 May 2011
Dorking

"We have a total passion for motor cars and take pride in the quality of our workmanship, from a straight forward service through to performance enhancing modifications, you can be sure that your car is in safe hands. We pride ourselves on offering great customer service and a professional approach not always associated with the independent motor trade. We believe in giving the best possible service, with highly competitive pricing, on all servicing and mechanical repairs. NO job is too small, from a simple light bulb to complete engine rebuilds and everything in between. Our advice is free so call in anytime with any concerns over your cars performance or simply to arrange your next service (We also make a pretty good cup of tea!). At GT Motorcars, we carry out annual servicing to manufacturer's specifications. We follow schedules recommended by manufacturers and perform the same servicing as those carried out by main dealers. Your car should be serviced at least once every year. Any vehicle that enters our workshops for servicing or general repairs will receive parts and consumables matching or sometimes exceeding the original quality. It is our belief that parts of an insufficient quality, however cheaper they may be at the time, can in some circumstances result in a costly replacement or further damage to other components. Free collection and delivery of your car is optional for local customers ÔÇö donÔÇÖt forget to ask when making your booking! "

Bianco Auto Developments
Member since 11 May 2011
Horley

"Whilst we are Alfa Romeo and Fiat Specialists we have experience in servicing and repairing all makes of cars. We'd be delighted to speak to you, whatever you drive. As far as Alfa Romeo's and Fiat's are concerned both Gary & Harry have a huge amount of main dealer experience to call on and contacts within the dealer network. They are happy to work on all cars, from the 1950's to the present day We can undertake most tasks to keep your car running just how you want it and you'll be surprised at the great value we can offer when compared to a main dealer. It goes without saying that routine servicing of you car will be to the manufacturers specifications. Through our years of experience and our connections in the motor industry we can provide and offer advice on a huge range of motoring services. If you think Bianco Auto Developments may be able help then please call Gary or Harry to discuss. As well as sorting to your car's needs we can make fixing is less painful too ! We can provide services such as a courtesy car, transport to / from a local station and collection & delivery of your vehicle. Again, please just call to discuss. Bianco Auto Developments can also provide new and second-hand parts for your car. Whilst all parts may not be in stock we can use our contacts within the industry to try to track down that elusive part at a reasonable cost."

Station View Garage
Member since 11 May 2011
Dorking

"Need an MOT in Dorking, a change of tyres for your car or if you vehicle requires a service, Station View Garage provides professional vehicle servicing, from our Dorking garage. We carry out vehicle repairs, car servicing and MOT testing for Class 4, Class 5 and Class 7 which covers cars, light vans, commercial vehicles, minibuses and motor homes. We handle all makes of vehicle, with BMW and new MINI a speciality. We are happy to undertake fault or seasonal check-overs. We offer courtesy cars; our commercial vehicle customers can take advantage of a van hire service. Station View Garage is in Station Road, next to Dorking West station. With a frequent courtesy shuttle service to and from Dorking main station. Find us Our experienced, approachable staff will extend a warm welcome to both new and existing customers."

MooreTech
Member since 28 September 2011
Cobham

"Established in 1985, Moore Tech has gained a healthy reputation for quality car servicing throughout Cobham, Esher, Oxshott, Walton, Weybridge, Ockham, Effingham, Molesey, Ripley and the surrounding areas. Although we specialise in high performance vehicle we also understand not everyone owns a Ferrari, Mercedes, BMW or Porsche. In fact we more than often nowadays find ourselves under a more 'standard' performance vehicles; at Moore Tech we offer a complete car care package for all makes and models from Audi to Zonda.Based in a beautiful part of Surrey's countryside (Downside in Cobham), our recently refurbished state-of-the-art MOT Test Centre sits along side our workshop where we carry out our car servicing, replacement tyres & exhausts, car diagnostics, computer fault reading and general motoring troubleshooting.We pride ourselves on honesty and openness and are always happy to offer general advise for any of your motoring troubles."

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Respraying in Dorking

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How much does Respraying cost in Dorking?

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 Dorking for Respraying on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Respraying Cost by Car Make in Dorking
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£672.25

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 26/06/2020 and 24/09/2020.

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Dorking. 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 Dorking 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 Dorking 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 15,163 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 Dorking;

  • 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 Dorking

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