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Respraying in Havant

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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 Havant 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 Havant (26 found)
Xpress Centres - Portsmouth
6 Job Completed
Portsmouth
5.0 / 5

Xpress Centres are located at Tesco Extra stores across the country and specialise in the same-day repair of bodywork damage.
We repair dents, bumps, scratches, scrapes and scuffs on any panel of your vehicle, including bumpers, wings, doors, boots, tailgates, bonnets, roofs and headlights.
Most repairs take less than half a day and work is carried out to a first-class standard by experienced, trained technicians using the latest specialist equipment and approved paint. All work is covered by a lifetime guarantee.
While we get your car back to looking its best, you have access to a premium courtesy car so that you can carry on with your day.
With prices starting from around £100, Xpress Centres is the perfect solution for damage which falls under your insurance excess.
You can even spread the cost of your car repair over four months with no interest and no fees.
We also hold a BSI Kitemark for vehicle damage repairs, that shows our customers that we are committed to vehicle safety and high quality repairs.

--- Why Choose Xpress Centres? ---
• All repairs are carried out in less than one day and come with a lifetime guarantee
• We are conveniently located at your local Tesco Extra store
• A premium courtesy car at every centre
• Repair Now, Pay Later

--- What Our Customers Say ---
• "My car looks like new again"
• "The service was outstanding"
•"A real showroom finish"
• "Absolutely amazing!"
• "Great repair work. Looks brand new."
• "I would highly recommend you"

Clarks Auto Service Ltd
20 Jobs Completed
Hampshire
4.9 / 5

A Friendly Family run garage offering service and repairs to all makes and models of car, van and Motorhomes in Waterlooville. MOT's carried out on site. Free estimates, diagnostics, air con regas. Courtesy Cars available. Free Local Collection and Delivery service. We are proud Members of Checkatrade, Foxy Choice (Female Friendly Garage Scheme) and Motor Industry Code of Practice. Our Pricing is clear and competitive and we pride ourselves on exceptional customer service. So whatever your problem from a water leak to a replacement engine, we can help.

Perrys Portsmouth
9 Jobs Completed
Portsmouth
5.0 / 5

Welcome to Perrys Portsmouth, where the price of servicing is comparable with the prices you pay at a local fast fit. That said, choosing a franchised dealer will mean that you'll get a great deal more. With Perrys, we don't fast fit. Instead we use care and attention to ensure that you receive the right fix, at the right price, first time around. Our time-served technicians are all manufacturer-trained using the latest diagnostic equipment and technology, with all of our work guaranteed for 12 months or 10,000 miles. Also, you will be safe in the knowledge that we use trusted and official parts.We offer a wide range of alternative transport options from Courtesy Cars to Collection and Delivery. If you prefer, you can while you wait for your vehicle to be repaired or serviced in one of our sites comfortable reception areas, which have free Wi Fi and refreshments.We look forward to hearing from you.

Bright Sparks Garage
15 Jobs Completed
Waterlooville
4.3 / 5

We are a family run business with over 25 years experience, we offer mechanical repairs, car restorations, welding, shot blasting, paintwork, and servicing

E K Auto Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
Hilsea
5.0 / 5

"EK Auto Ltd was established in 2002 specialising in fine automotive vehicles such as Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW. Our expertise covers Automotive Servicing and Repairs, Automotive Electronics and Electrics, Diagnostics, Transmissions, Sports and Performance Cars. As part of our exceptional workmanship standards our engineers are trained to the highest standards in Germany. We pride ourselves in providing exceptional levels of workmanship and professional customer service. "

Hendy (Cosham)
Member since 16 July 2016
Portsmouth

Within the Hendy Group we are proud to offer 5 different aftersales services: Car and Truck Servicing, Vehicle Parts, Fast Fit, Bodyshop repair and specialist vehicle cosmetic repair. Every department has fully trained and qualified technicians, some are specialised in specific areas. Customer satisfaction and a high standard of work are a top priority to the Hendy Group, and are seen at its highest level within the aftersales departments.

Nistec UK
Member since 19 July 2019
Portsmouth

We are a garage with more than 40 years of combined experience, delivering a comprehensive offering of servicing and repairs with the ability to both service and repair your car whilst protecting your warranty. Fixed, fair and completely transparent pricing for servicing and repairs – you will never be charged more than quoted and only genuine parts used (unless otherwise specified). All makes and models serviced, repaired and cared for, but we are also Nissan and Vauxhall independent specialists – We invest heavily in the latest technology and equipment designed for all modern vehicles. A free courtesy car is available – subject to avaliblity, and we can provide a collection and delivery service for complete convenience!

RSL Autos
Member since 20 June 2019
Havant

RSL AUTOS is a family run business that focuses on the customer first. We pride ourselves on our workmanship as well as being honest and reliable. Our repeat customers, ongoing recommendations and 5* customer feedback on Facebook is testimony to this. We carry out work to the highest standards and treat every car as if it is our own. Anyone is welcome in our garage, there is no job too big or small.

Seward Renault
Member since 20 February 2016
PORTSMOUTH

We are a Renault and Dacia main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Dacia vehicles. Competitive service and MOT prices are only but a few of the surprises we can offer you. If you live within 10 miles of our dealership, we are able to provide you with our collect and deliver service. If you have somewhere to be whilst your vehicle is being repaired, we offer a courtesy car service. With every job; we complete a free vehicle health check to provide total peace of mind. In addition, all Renault approved parts come with a one year guarantee!

Auto-Barn Motor Services Ltd
Member since 20 June 2012
Lovedean

A family run garage with over 40 years experience. We are German auto specialists all with main dealer background.

Portsmouth Protyre
Member since 13 May 2011
Hilsea

"Protyre-áhas a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and Portsmouth Protyre pride ourselves on the level of service Portsmouth Protyre provide to our customers. All our centres have comfortable reception areas, featuring product displays and helpful experienced staff. As Portsmouth Protyrell as car tyres Portsmouth Protyre 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 poPortsmouth Protyrer Portsmouth Protyre are able to give impartial advice and the best prices guaranteed on an all leading tyre brands, wheels and allied products."

etyres Southampton
Member since 30 September 2011
Portsmouth

"etyres was the UKÔÇÖs first online tyre retailer and we have been operating in Portsmouth since 1998. Over the years thousands of satisfied customers have returned to us to place repeat orders for tyres and car batteries and recommend our service to their friends and family.Our prices are up to 40% cheaper than the leading high street depots and we operate a free mobile fitting service ÔÇô which means we come to you to fit your tyres at a location of your choice, whether it is home or work.All our prices include VAT, new valves, balancing and tyre disposal ÔÇô there are no hidden extras. And we also supply and fit batteries.Well as Portsmouth, we also cover the surrounding areas including Havant, Waterlooville, Emsworth, Southsea, Fareham, Porchester, Southwick, Chichester, Gosport , Denmead and Hayling island.As well as Southampton we also cover the surrounding areas of Locks heath, Hedge end, West end, Hamble, Eastliegh, Chandler ÔÇÖs ford, Totton, Winchester , Lymington, Bishops Waltham and Romsey."

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Portsmouth
Member since 30 October 2013
Portsmouth

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Portsmouth

SE Tyres Portsmouth
Member since 03 August 2011
Portsmouth

"We have 17 fast-fit auto centres located across the South East. SE Tyres Portsmouth offers a range of services and tyres from all the major manufacturers including Goodyear, Continental, Uniroyal, Pirelli, Dunlop, Michelin, Nokian, Avon and Hankook. Our Fast Fit Centres offer a range of facilities, including tyres, brakes, MOTs, servicing, exhausts, batteries and wheels across the South East of England"

HCS
Member since 09 August 2011
Hayling Island

"HCS can supply a wide range of car, van and commecial vehicle parts as well as services, We look forward to receiving your enquiries. "

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Respraying in Havant

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Havant

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