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Respraying in Eastbourne

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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 Eastbourne 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 Eastbourne (8 found)
Matts Mobile Mechanic
14 Jobs Completed
Eastbourne
5.0 / 5

"Welcome to Matts Mobile Mechanics, IÔÇÖm a mobile mechanic that operates in Eastbourne and the surrounding areas of the south east of England.I have been in the trade for over 12 years and have gained many qualifications.I can come out to you to wherever itÔÇÖs most convenient, this can be at home, work or another location of your choice.I am able to carry out various repairs on your vehicle from your basic servicing, cam belt replacement, suspension work, brakes, exhausts, clutches, etc to complete engine replacements plus much more!
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East sussex vehicle repairs
Member since 10 June 2017
Eastbourne

We offer a mobile mechanic service based in your area

Yeomans (Eastbourne)
Member since 12 September 2015
Eastbourne

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.

Haven Garage Limited
Member since 11 November 2014
Pevensey

"Haven Garage is a family owned business opened and established in 1976. The experienced and skilled technicians at Haven Garage are here to serve Pevensey, Pevensey Bay, Herstmonceux, Eastbourne and surrounding areas. We hope to deliver honest and professional automotive repairs and maintenance services to the community, whether or not they are major or minor repairs, servicing or maintenance on all makes and models (Including vans and motorhomes). Due to the fact we are a certified by Motorcodes and the RMI, and an M.O.T centre, we are able to provide the benefits of an established entity whilst maintaining the personal touch of a family owned business. "

Bourne Motors
Member since 25 November 2011
Eastbourne

"Bourne Motors are an independent SAAB specialist, situated in Cornfield Lane, in the centre of Eastbourne. Established in 1975, we have many years of experience in servicing and diagnostic testing of SAABs and all other makes of cars. Since 1992 Bourne Motors has specialised in the servicing and repair of SAAB vehicles. However, we can, and do, offer servicing for all major car marques and models, to the manufacturer's recommendation. The work being undertaken by our trained team of vehicle technicians. Bourne Motors has worked hard to gain a reputation for offering honest, friendly and knowledgeable advice to our clients. Now this reputation has started to spread further afield, with clients travelling from Kent, West Sussex and London, after hearing about Bourne Motors through the recommendation of friends or associates. Most of our clients are repeat customers, and some have been servicing their vehicles with us for over 20 years."

Hastings Motor Care
Member since 13 December 2018
Eastbourne

Hastings Motor Care

Bentley Services of Eastbourne
Member since 08 March 2013
polegate

"25 years experience with Bentley and crewe built Rolls Royce,factory trained on all Continental models. "

Birchwood (Eastbourne)
Member since 27 April 2017
Eastbourne

For Kia in Sussex, Birchwood Kia should be your only destination. Our Kia showrooms are located throughout Sussex in Eastbourne and Washington. From Kia servicing and Motability to our dedicated Kia business user team, our extensive range of aftersales services perfectly complement our range of used Kia cars and the full, exciting range of new Kia cars available to view and test drive today. The new Kia Picanto is the small car with a huge personality. With quirky, individual styling, the new Picanto will stand out in style while offering high levels of fuel economy and driver satisfaction. Those looking for a fantastic driving experience will find it with the new Kia pro_cee’d. A low stance and coupe-like profile make the new pro_cee’d a stylish car, while its choice of engines deliver plenty of performance and economy for the complete package. Style, practicality and performance all combine in one unique package with the new Kia Soul. A radical urban crossover, the new Soul combines the space and flexibility of an SUV with the economy of a super-mini and the driving experience of a lifetime. At Birchwood Kia in Eastbourne we offer the complete motoring experience. For Kia servicing we offer a manufacturer-approved workshop with fully-trained technicians using only genuine Kia parts and equipment for complete peace of mind. For the complete Kia motoring experience, visit Birchwood Kia in Eastbourne and Birchwood West Sussex Kia in Washington today to see how we’re making motoring easy for our customers!

Respraying in Eastbourne

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Eastbourne

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