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Respraying in Falkirk

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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 Falkirk 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 Falkirk (18 found)
Auto Doctor
26 Jobs Completed
Bonnybridge
4.9 / 5

Auto Doctor service and repair all makes of vehicle.We have the latest technology, which when combined with over 10 years of experience in the motor industry can be used to diagnose and fix all motor faults.

Auto Doctor can do mechanical and electrical repairs as well as M.O.T's, servicing, engine and fault diagnostics, air conditioning repairs and recharge, all at very competitive prices.

SDM
1 Job Completed
Falkirk
5.0 / 5

SDM 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.

Peoples Falkirk
1 Job Completed
Callendar Road
5.0 / 5

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on.

Here at Peoples we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing your vehicle. Our service promise to you is simple: no surprises or hidden extras…and the very best people looking after your car.

Our Ford Service Promise to you:
✓Complimentary UK and European Roadside Assistance with your Service (so that when you set out on your journey, our friendly, skilled roadside help goes with you).
✓ Free FORD eCHECK (a 30-point visual electronic health check of your vehicle).
✓ All work is carried out by trusted Ford-trained technicians using the latest diagnostic tools.
✓ All published prices are recommended retail prices and include parts, labour and VAT.
✓ We’ll only use Ford quality parts fitted by specialist technicians.

Ford Motorcraft 4+
For all Ford vehicles four years or older, we’re your one-stop shop for Ford Motorcraft 4+ servicing and repairs, plus MOT and tyres. Ford Motorcraft 4+ offers complete high-quality care at an affordable price, with prices starting from RRP £125 for a Ford Motorcraft Minor Service
Prices include complimentary UK and European Roadside Assistance and a free ‘wash and vac’ for your Ford. Plus, with free tyre rotation and the option of an MOT at just £30 (RRP £35 without service), there are many other good reasons to come to us first.

A service you can depend on…Because no one knows your Ford like a Ford Dealer does.
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Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Falkirk
Member since 30 October 2013
Falkirk

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Falkirk

Autotune, Grangemouth
Member since 06 January 2012
Grangemouth

"Autotune has been established in Grangemouth for over 10 years. We are an authorised MOT testing Station, whose personnel have between them over 60 years experience in the automotive repairs industry."

Hunters Of Linlithgow
Member since 06 January 2012
Linlithgow

"Our modern hi-tech workshops are fully equipped with the very latest in state of the art diagnostic equipment, enabling us to provide our customers with the full functionality of a main dealer but with huge savings on typical labour and parts costs. Block exemption means the warranty on new vehicles is not affected and all parts and lubricants which we use are all manufacturer approved. Our staff of techicians are time served professionals, factory trained and quailfied to the very highest standards and our continuous on going training programme, ensures we constantly keep pace with new technology and developments to ensure 100% customer satisfaction.We cater for every make, year and model of vehicle and we are also an approved independent VW & Audi Specialists.Fom the minute you check your vehicle in with our friendly front desk staff you can be assured of an honest trustworthy service which has made us one of the most respected motor service points in Central Scotland.And it doesn't end there. We are also one of Scotland's largest tyre and exhaust retailers offering huge savings on leading brand names and exclusive budget ranges. Add to that, the supply and fit of replacement parts and our competitively priced used cars, it's not surprising that Hunters are becoming the first choice of more and more car owners across West Lothian and beyond!Why continue to pay so much.... when Hunters offer so much more!"

ACME
Member since 06 March 2013
Falkirk

Mechanical repairs

Commercial mechanical services
Member since 17 August 2019
Denny

We run a 24 hour garage service we undertake all aspects of work from a simple bulb to an engine rebuild we also off 24 hour road side assistance and also have mobile technicians who will come to you home or work place at any time of day or night

MTH Group
Member since 24 April 2017
Falkirk

Free QuotesFree ParkingFree Initial ConsultationEstablished Since: 1969Battery servicingBrakes & clutchesBrakes repairsCar air conditioningCar alarm fittingCar brakesCar diagnosticsCar electricsCar securityCar servicingDiesel engineersEngine diagnosticsExhaust systemsGarage servicesMechanicsMobile auto electriciansMot testingMotorhomesOil changeVan repairsVehicle inspectionWheel alignment

RSR Motor Engineers
Member since 24 April 2017
Laurieston

Situated in Laurieston, Falkirk, RSR Motor Engineers have 16 years worth of experience and expertise and also the latest diagnostic machines for working on any car issues or problems you may be having. As well as excellent customer service, RSR also provide a delivery service for your vehicle if you are a local customer.

Ewan Lawson Motors
Member since 24 April 2017
Larbert

Established in 1983, Ewan Lawson Motors are a family run vehicle repair centre based in Larbert offering servicing, MOT, repairs and tyres as well as a variety of other vehicle related services, all available at affordable prices.

MACFARLANE MOTORS
Member since 05 June 2017
Denny

Garage Services

Rosehall Garage
Member since 25 April 2017
Falkirk

Service and Repairs

Viewforth Tech
Member since 27 August 2015
Bo'Ness

View forth Tech has been serving the local community for the last 20 years.

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Respraying in Falkirk

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Falkirk

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