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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 Glenrothes 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 Glenrothes (12 found)
R&B AUTOS REPAIRS AND SALES
140 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.
92 Jobs Completed
Glenrothes
4.7 / 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!

Arnold Clark (Kirkcaldy)
Member since 21 August 2016
Kirkcaldy

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

D & G Autocare
Member since 04 May 2016
Kirkcaldy

Proud to be Central Scotland's number 1 Autocare agents, D&G Autocare provide our customers with the best deals on MOTs, tyres, exhausts, brakes, servicing, suspensions, clutches and garage repairs, all under one roof!

Automotive Solutions Fife
Member since 17 March 2020
Whitehill Ind Estate

Independant Specialist

M B Motors
Member since 19 April 2017
Glenrothes

Mb motors was established by Martin Balfour in 2003. We cover all aspects of motor repairs to cars, vans, light commercial vehicles.

CORMACK AUTO REPAIR SERVICES
Member since 10 May 2012
Kilcaldy

"Looking for a Mechanic in Fife for Servicing, car repairs or an MOT? If so, look no further than the quality services on offer at Cormack Auto Repair Services. With over 25 years of experience in the trade and ex RAC , you can count on us to repair and service your car to the highest possible standard. So, for quality vehicle repairs in Fife and beyond call us today."

BK AUTO MOT LTD
Member since 30 July 2019
Kirckady

BK AUTO MOT LTD

Paint-Tec Fife
Member since 31 March 2020
Glenrothes

Paint-Tec Accident repair centre are one of the leading accident repair specialists in Fife, Tayside, Edinburgh, Perth And Kinross areas.

We are experts in automobile and motorcycle accident repairs for the trade, fleet and general public. With all our accident repairs guaranteed, our goal is to take all the stress out of having an accident. We realise that having an accident is painful enough.

All of our technicians are experienced and fully skilled. We carry out repairs to the original manufactures specifications. Our aim is always to make any repairs to your vehicle undetectable and have your vehicle restored to pre accident condition. We treat, look after and care for your vehicle like it was our own. Our accident repair centre is clean and well designed.

Paint-Tec’s Accident Recovery service is on call 24 hours a day. Our Recovery service deals with all aspects of motor recovery, accident and emergency, home start, track days transport, car & van recovery and full breakdown services. Paint-Tec Recovery only employs qualified technicians therefore our customers can be guaranteed a swift and professional service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

After repair all vehicles are cleaned to remove all repair residues and leave you prepared for the road.

We enjoy a long standing reputation for excellent customer service and high quality standards. We achieve this by continual investment in staff, equipment and premises.

Covering Fife, Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh, and Kinross Areas for all your car, van and motorcycle bodyshop requirements. Paint Tec Accident and Repair Centre main bodyshop is based in Glenrothes, in the centre Fife. We provide the complete automotive service, including dent removal, resprays, alloy wheel refurbishment, body repairs, servicing, crash damage, motorcycle accident repairs & paint work, and 24hour recovery service. With an established reputation built on providing customer excellence and leading edge technology.

Greg's Car Repair
Member since 29 November 2018
Kirkcaldy

Hi. What we can do for you ?
If you have any problem with your car , van please just call us... We are hire to help you ...
Regards
Greg's Car Repair

Evans Halshaw Ford Kirkcaldy
Member since 30 October 2013
Kirkcaldy

Evans Halshaw Ford Kirkcaldy

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Respraying in Glenrothes

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Glenrothes. 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 Glenrothes 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 Glenrothes 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 15,160 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 Glenrothes;

  • 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 Glenrothes

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