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Respraying in Dunstable

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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 Dunstable 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 Dunstable (52 found)
Luton Automotive 1
1426 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.7 / 5

Hi

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO MINIMISING RISK DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING OUR CUSTOMERS A FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH TO BOOK IN!

We operate from 3 locations : LUTON; MILTON KEYNES and OXFORD SO WE COVER BEDS. HERTS.BUCKS&OXFORDSHIRE. WITH TEAM MEMBERS AVAILABLE MOST TIMES IN DIFFERNT COUNTIES WE ARE ALWAYS ABLE TO HELP
We offer a pick up and drop off service for a small fee where we leave our vehicle outside your address and pick up your car and repair it then return it back to you.

We also provide you with mobile service where we can repair minor and quick repairs outside your address. subject to availability
We have a recovery truck with a small charge pick up cars that require a ramp and heavy work such as gearbox or clutches.
We are approved & experienced with:-

WINDSCREEN & BODY GLASS
WINDSCREEN CHIP REPAIRS
BODYSHOP REPAIRS
MECHANICAL & DIAGNOSTICS
ROADSIDE RECOVERY
AIR CONDITIONING
MOT's
Please call us as all work carried out is warranted.
17 years business portfolio
"Service without compromise"

http://www.lutonautomotive.com/

A & K Motors
27 Jobs Completed
Luton
3.0 / 5

we are based in Luton with qualified mechanics and a friendly management who is able to do all mechanical works, MOT ,body works , Welding, tyre, brakes, service etc. pop in for any sort of mechanical and body works and leave with smile on your face.

George W Roberts and Son
45 Jobs Completed
Leighton Buzzard
5.0 / 5

Family run independent garage business established 1967 specialising in all all makes and models. Tell us your problem, and our committed team of technicians will work to find a resolution for you as quickly as possible.

We specialize in a wide range of makes including but not limited to: Audi, BMW, Ford, Peugeot and Vauxhall. In addition to this we offer free local collection and delivery recovery, courtesy cars, and transport links to local public transport services.

Customers can also wait on site if they like, making use of free WIFI tea and coffee while they wait, there is also a McDonalds 5 minutes walk away and 15 minutes walk into the High Street.

Call us today to get the job done.

A5 Autobody
116 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
4.8 / 5

A5 Autobody

Georgina Service Station
20 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
4.2 / 5

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TTINTS AUTOCENTRE
85 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.6 / 5

We offer a wide range of vehicular products and services. , Give us a call or pay us a visit. Our friendly staff are always ready and happy to answer your questions. All work comes with a warranty.

I have an extremely strong work ethic. When I'm working on a vehicle, I don't want just to rush the job. Rather, I prefer to complete the job with perfection. I am a skilled professional with over 16 years of experience have a look at my gallery and pictures. I pride myself on my customer service skills. With all these years of experience as a vehicle technician, I have learned to master the art of this game and can fix your car within a reasonable time scale.
My work portfolio: https://www.instagram.com/ttints/

Chiltern Tyre & Exhaust
4 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
5.0 / 5

"Welcome to Chiltern Tyre & Exhaust, we have been trading now for over 15 years and our aim is to offer a high quality, honest and reliable service to all of our customers. We have an extremely spacious and well equipped workshop and are able to offer a wide range of mechanical services to all makes of vehicle. We work on cars, MPV's, 4x4's and light commercial vehicles and would welcome your custom. You can rest assured that your vehicle is in safe hands with Chiltern. We are here to offer vehicle repairs and general servicing, vehicle diagnostics as well as arranging your MOT. We are also able to carry out any remedial works that may arise during the testing process. You are welcome to wait in our comfortable customer waiting room where there will be a selection of reading material and comfortable seating."

Agromac Ltd
15 Jobs Completed
Houghton regis
4.8 / 5

"Cars and small Vans trader with garage facility
offering full range of repairs starts from scratch removal through panel bitting, arch welding ends on body straightening using specialised dozer jig and spraying.

We can carry out all bodywork and almost all mechanical tasks starts from oil service, brakes, clutches, radiators, cambelts ends on engines overhull. We also do diagnostics on VAG and PSA vehicles.

Courtesy car can be offered also towing or recovery can be arranged.

We accept all major debit and credit cards"

BRD Autocare Centre
2 Jobs Completed
North Luton Industrial Estate, Luton
5.0 / 5

"We are an Italian family business with more than 35 years experience in maintaining all types of vehicles in addition to prestigious vehicles. In Italy I have worked on more that 500 different Ferrari's, Lamborghini's and Masserati's.B.R.D. Autocare Centre has the reputation of delivering excellent work. .If you have one of these prestigious cars or even just your run of the mill day to day family car and want to make sure that it is maintained to the highest standards without having to pay dealer prices then please give us a ring and make an appointment to give your car the quality service it deservesOur garage is equipped with the latest tools and diagnostic equipment which means we can have your vehicle back to good health with least downtime possible and a quick turnaround.If you book a service with us then we can collect and deliver your vehicle for FREE ( within an 8 mile radius ). This means that you can even be at work whilst we collect your vehicle and have it delivered back to you before you go home.-áIf you have a vehicle that has broken down and you need it to get to our garage then we can arrange this for you aswel for a very competetive price, or you can simply call your breakdown service and have your vehicle delivered to us.We also do MOT`s while u wait in our own clean brand new MOT section. All Diagnostics also covered and all types of repairs including automatic gearboxes too, no job too big or too small, give us a try!"

Mobilevehiclesolutions.com
1 Job Completed
dunstable
5.0 / 5

"We are a new mobile mechanic business operating in the herts, beds and bucks area. With over 26 years experience. Speacialising in vehicle servicing, general repairs, diagnostics, timing belt replacement and other motoring needs. We are honest, courteous and reliable, carrying out repairs at your home or place of work, giving you more time to tend to your everyday needs without having to arrange trips and lifts to your local garage!"

Brake and Service World Ltd Beds
1 Job Completed
Luton
4.0 / 5

"As a family business with over 40 years experience in the trade, Brake and Service World Ltd Beds can provide you with the expertise you expect. Our branches in Luton, Milton Keynes, St Albans and Peterborough are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure all work is carried out to the highest standard. Brake & Service World specialise in servicing and brakes for all makes and models of cars and vans. You will find our prices are very competitive . Our comfortable customer areas provide you with a full view of your vehicle whilst our highly trained technicians are working. Our commitment to customer care is demonstrated by our subscriptions to The Good Garage Scheme and The Motor Industry Code of Practice."

Steven Eagell Toyota (Luton)
Member since 22 September 2015
Luton

Steven Eagell Toyota Luton 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.

Grovebury Cars (Dunstable)
Member since 07 June 2016
Dunstable

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!

Grovebury Cars (Leighton Buzzard)
Member since 20 January 2017
Leighton Buzzard

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!

Perrys Hyundai - Luton
Member since 25 March 2017
Luton

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.

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Respraying in Dunstable

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Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Dunstable

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