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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 Glastonbury 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 Glastonbury (8 found)
Lintells Garage Ltd.
7 Job Completed
Somerset
5.0 / 5

Lintells Garage is a family owned garage based in Glastonbury, Somerset. Established in 1956 we have a wealth of experience in a wide variety of vehicle repair and maintenance services.

As an RAC and Autofirst approved garage you can rest assured that we operate to the highest standards in all our repairs and maintenance.
We service all makes and models but specialize in Peugeot and offer an extensive list of services covering most mechanical, electrical issues and so much more.

In addition to our expertise, efficiency and great customer service, our customers can also benefit from additional services such as a 24/7 recovery service and service plans as we value the importance our customers place on convenience and peace of mind.

So if you need a repair or maintenance on your vehicle get in touch today!

Bowleys Garage
Member since 22 March 2016
Wells

Bowley's Garage is a professional, family run garage offering MOT testing, servicing, diagnostics & repairs for all makes and models of car. Based within easy walking distance of Wells' historic cathedral and city centre, we offer a pleasant alternative to travelling to Bristol or Bath to reach manufacturer dealerships.We regularly invest in the latest equipment and technology to ensure that our workshop team can effectively service and work on the latest cars. We keep up with modern vehicle development by working closely with Bosch's Automotive Aftermarket division, the leading industry provider of workshop training and support for independent garages.

Bowley's is a premier independent garage, focusing on customer satisfaction and traditional business values. As a Servicesure Autocentre and a Motorcodes code of practice subscriber, customers can be assured that we adhere to strict business practices to ensure customer quality standards.

ONTHEROAD MOBILE CAR TECHNICIAN
Member since 06 January 2019
Yeovil

MOBILE CAR MECHANIC SOUTHWEST AREA DORSET AND SOMERSET PRIMARILY

Wells Tyres
Member since 13 May 2011
Wells

"Protyre-áhas a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and Wells Tyres pride ourselves on the level of service Wells Tyres provide to our customers. All our centres have comfortable reception areas, featuring product displays and helpful experienced staff. As Wells Tyresll as car tyres Wells Tyres have specialist fitters for alloy wheels, motorcycle tyres, exhausts, brakes and shock absorbers, and our rural centres also offer a 24-hour on-site agricultural breakdown service. With our huge buying poWells Tyresr Wells Tyres are able to give impartial advice and the best prices guaranteed on an all leading tyre brands, wheels and allied products."

Glastonbury Motor Body Repairs
Member since 21 September 2011
Glastonbury

Glastonbury Motor Body Repairs established 1964 are based in Glastonbury and offer a wide range of services to the surrounding area. We offer body and accident repair services for all makes and models.

Catcott Garage
Member since 03 September 2012
Catcott, Nr Bridgwater

"We are based in the small village of Catcott, near Bridgwater, Somerset. Over the past thirty years the team has built up a strong reputation for quality work and trimming. Our cars have regularly won awards at concourse competitions, and have been featured in several articles in the specialised Classic Car market."

Auto-Mech Cheddar
Member since 20 February 2017
Cheddar

We are dedicated to quality, Auto-Mech are always looking for ways to increase the excellent service already available to our customers. Locally based in Cheddar, Somerset, Auto-Mech is able to provide all your servicing and maintenance needs.

Established in 1992 and open its doors to our first customers on 27th July that year.

Tim Symes join the Business as a Partner in April 2006.
Acquired Unit 4 in 2008, expanding the Business.
Became MOT test station in 2009
Auto-Mech then became Auto-Mech Cheddar Ltd, as our continued success led to becoming a Private Limited Company on 1st May 2011.
In 2015 we started supporting & sponsoring a Charity close to our hearts. CRPS Charity. With every Full MOT we are donating £1 to this Charity

Respraying in Glastonbury

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Glastonbury

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