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Respraying in Edinburgh

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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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh (111 found)
Multifix Garage
183 Jobs Completed
Elgin Street, Dunfermline
4.9 / 5

Here at Multifix our passion is to deliver you with high-quality workmanship at competitive prices. With over 25 years’ experience, we cover all makes and models and a variety of services including body and paintwork. Our FREE collection and delivery service is available for customers within a 25-mile radius.

If you are unable to come to us we also have a fantastic mobile service which means we can come to you wherever you are. You can rest assured that we always have you covered. Whether it’s a clutch replacement or brake pads and discs, our parts come under standard manufacturer warranty and are sourced from well-recognised suppliers. Light commercial vehicles are also welcome at Multifix.

We are a local independent garage that is home to a friendly, approachable team who will always discuss your options and provide you with excellent advice.

Autofix Garage
41 Jobs Completed
Edinburgh
4.2 / 5

We are a local garage based on West Harbour Road (EH5) in Edinburgh. We carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, electrical work and servicing as well as specialising in all aspects of bodywork. We can carry out full resprays/body customisation and even accident and insurance work in our workshop, all carried out to the very highest of standards regardless of job size.

Using only good quality parts, we can help get your vehicle road worthy again ASAP and all work comes guaranteed for your peace of mind. Our mechanic, Radek, has over 15 years of experience in the motor industry and has experience working on all makes and models of vehicles.

We can offer a local collection and delivery service for a small fee.

R&B AUTOS REPAIRS AND SALES
130 Jobs Completed
kirkcaldy
4.8 / 5

R&B Autos is an independent garage located in the heart of Kirkcaldy, near the High Street. We are proud to provide the best car services for a wide range of mechanical work, accident damage repairs, high-quality respraying, insurance claims, bodywork, wheel alignment, suspension work and much more. We want our customers to drive away 100% satisfied and that's why we do our utmost to ensure you get fantastic customer service and outstanding repairs.

We also sell second-hand cars which have been hand-picked and are in excellent condition. Our team have many years experience in repairs and services and will always give you honest advice. Our workshop is open 7 days a week and we offer a local collection and delivery service for those within 3 miles. If you wish to wait around while we fix your car, we have a customer waiting room where you can enjoy refreshments and WIFI.

The Garage.
75 Jobs Completed
Glenrothes
4.6 / 5

Situated in Glenrothes, Fife, The Car Garage is an independent vehicle repair company offering MOT preparation and service facilities on-site. We pride ourselves in providing a reliable and friendly repair service to clients in the Glenrothes area.

High Quality Repairs from a Name You Can Trust.

Is your car or van in need of a repair? If so, bring it along to our garage where all repairs are carried out by our team of highly skilled mechanics. With over 10 years’ experience, it’s no wonder why we’re the main choice when people need their vehicle repairing. So whether you’re in need of a general repair or service, or would like us to look at your shock absorbers and suspension, we’re able to undertake all mechanical repairs on-site.

Quality Assurance

We will ensure that from the moment your vehicle is booked in, to the moment it leaves our Repair Centre you can be assured of our best attention at all times. If we need to discuss any aspect of your repair we will give you a call.

Great Customer Service

At The Car Garage, providing great customer service is at the heart of everything we do. From dropping your vehicle off, until you collect it, we will keep you updated every step of the way. We guarantee the best services for all your motoring needs in the Glenrothes area!

Reith Motors LTD
139 Jobs Completed
Edinburgh
4.8 / 5

Reith Motors is a family run business that understands the importance of providing a first class service at competitive prices. We pride ourselves in being car service experts; whatever make or model, we can help keep you on the road.

Reith Motors offers free, honest advice, and has done so since being founded in 1966. Over 50 years experience between Graham and John allows us to service, maintain, advise and repair vehicles of all types and ages.

McLennans Garage
43 Jobs Completed
Loanhead
4.0 / 5

"Established in 1992, McLennans Garage is a family-run, independent garage located in Loanhead near Edinburgh.Over the 20 years we have been in existance our main focus has always been to deliver a quality service at competitive rates for our customers. We pride ourselves on providing a personal and friendly service. As part of our code of quality we are members of the Scottish Motor Trade Association as well as The Good Garage Scheme. McLennans Garage is well established and has a large customer base encompassing both private cars and business fleets. At any time whilst we are carrying out work, a member of staff is always available to explain costs, procedures and timescales. All makes of vehicles are welcome. "

Qwiklube - Musselburgh
81 Jobs Completed
Musselburgh
5.0 / 5

Our philosophy is simple a fair price for an excellent job with outstanding customer service!

We are so confident about the standard of workmanship and quality of the parts we use that all work is guaranteed so you know when you drive off the forecourt your repair, service or part is backed up by the Qwiklube 12,000 mile or 12 month warranty.

The qwiklube model is no more complicated than that, we are totally transparent in everything we do and will always work with you so the outcome suits your circumstances and vehicle. Our team will treat you with respect, honesty and integrity, our most important outcome is a happy customer.

We are a growing business which is due to our growing customer base so why not pop in to one of our branches to experience a new and refreshing approach to vehicle maintenance and repair, I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

Polmart garage
37 Jobs Completed
Edinburgh
4.7 / 5

Professional car body repairs,accident damage,coatch works,welding,cracks bumper repairs
full car restoration,panel bitting, scratch repairs
All mechanical repairs:clutch,engine's, timing belts,all mot repairs,servicing,brakes,suspension
Computer car diagnostic LUNCH,DELPHI
QUALITY WORK GUARANTEED
ALWAYS ON GOOD PRICES

Auto Sphere
5 Jobs Completed
Edinburgh
4.5 / 5

As your local Edinburgh accident repair centre, Auto Sphere Body Repairs Limited is perfectly positioned to provide the ultimate range of solutions for all of your vehicle repair requirements.

We can completely repair all brands and models of cars and light commercial vehicles to an extremely high standard. From luxury 4x4s to hot hatchbacks, classic sports cars to cutting-edge modern supercars, as well as more modest family run-arounds. In short, we have all of your repair needs covered.

Whatever vehicle you need repaired, you can depend on Auto Sphere Body Repairs Limited to restore its appearance to an as-good-as-new, showroom level, which will have it looking like it has just rolled off the factory production-line.

Girdwoods Garage
5 Jobs Completed
Bathgate
3.7 / 5

Family owned business which has been running for 13 years. A complete one stop shop. We do all mechanical repairs, all bodywork repairs, MOTs, servicing, exhausts, tyres, wheel refurb, welding and diagnostics

Western Toyota Dunfermline
1 Job Completed
Halbeath
5.0 / 5

West Toyota Dunfermline 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.

A&P Mechanics Ltd.
Member since 29 May 2018
Broxburn

A&P Mechanics Ltd is family-run business, we have provided garage services to the motorists of Broxburn for a few years. We repair all makes and models with quality replacement parts. Fully insured and all work is guaranteed and warranties available on parts and products.

We take every care to provide a professional, courteous and most importantly a friendly service, not only to our regular customers but also to new customers. We invest in the latest in-car technology and equipment, and our fully qualified technicians undergo regular training, you can be assured that your vehicle will receive the highest quality of service and workmanship.

A collection and delivery service is available for those who are within a 5-mile radius, however, if you wish to wait around while we carry out any work on your car, we have a comfortable waiting are where you can enjoy some refreshments.

Arnold Clark (Edinburgh)
Member since 27 January 2016
Edinburgh

Arnold Clark is a family run business, it has gone from strength to strength over the past 50 years and has established itself as Europe's largest independent Motor Dealer, with over 145 branches across the UK. Arnold Clark provides a full range of motoring services including Tyres, MOT, Repairs and Servicing. For more information about the company and the services we have to offer please visit your local dealership or www.arnoldclark.com

Macklin Motors Hyundai Edinburgh East
Member since 01 February 2017
EDINBURGH

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 Edinburgh

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 15,261 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 Edinburgh;

  • 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 Edinburgh

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