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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 Kempston 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.

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Top garages for Respraying in Kempston (21 found)
Bedford MOT Centre
2 Job Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

Established over 25 years ago, covering all aspects of mechanical repairs and mots. We're located in town centre of Bedford.

Rob Frost
2 Jobs Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

"Mobile car service operating in the Bedford area. Brakes suspension, diagnostics along with servicing and mot arranging. Completely mobile saving the customer money."

Steven Eagell Toyota (Bedford)
Member since 12 July 2015
Bromham

Steven Eagell Toyota Bedford 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.

Bells (Bedford)
Member since 08 December 2015
Bedford

Welcome to the Kia Family! When you bought your Kia, it was built with the finest care and attention. Now you are part of the Kia family, we will continue to offer you and your car the same care and attention for the duration of your ownership. And, as the experts on Kia, we feel we’re best placed to keep your car running to the high standards you expect from it. We like to treat our customers just like family members. Therefore if any work is necessary now or in the future, we will only do it after your approval. You can be assured that we only use Kia Genuine Parts while carrying out any service or maintenance requirements, this means all parts and labour are covered by a 2 year warranty. As an authorised Kia Repairer, we will carry out any necessary service and maintenance actions to provide you with peace of mind, even providing complimentary tyre checks and letting you know when your next MOT is due. Our fully trained technicians have access to all the latest Kia technology, diagnostic systems, tooling and information so don’t hesitate to pop in for a chat or some advice. We look forward to welcoming you to our dealership soon!

Auto Fit Bedford
Member since 03 January 2015
Bedford

"Auto Fit Bedford is the garage you can trust. Looking for a local garage you can trust for servicing, MOT or car repair? Here we provide cost effective, money saving car servicing and repair to everyone compared to that you would receive at a main dealers. We have qualified technicians and compliant equipment, and all parts used are approved and to individual manufacturer's recommendations. So you will be surprised by our quality service and price."

Elite Car Repairs
Member since 10 September 2019
Bedford

Elite Car Repairs are a customer friendly business that offer a complete car repair service aimed at the whole car market in Bedford, Bedfordshire.

Vindis Bedford
Member since 20 June 2014
Bedford

"Vindis Bedford, part of the Vindis Group, provides full aftersales services in our expansive workshop at our retailer on Ampthill Road, Bedford. Services include, but are not limited to, all major and minor services, MOTs, diagnostics and much more. It is all delivered using genuine Volkswagen parts fitted by Volkswagen trained technicians, specialists in the care of all Volkswagen models."

L.A. Auto Services
Member since 24 June 2011
Bedford

"L.A. Auto Services Ltd were established in 1983. We specialise in German cars, but we also service and repair all makes of cars. We pride ourselves on giving you a personal and friendly service. All our staff are trained to the highest standards and even with their years of experience they continue to attend various courses to keep up-to-date with the latest servicing technologies and repair techniques. It has always been our aim (and always will be) to provide quality, value and personal commitment to you the client. L.A. Auto Services are also part of the official 'Bosch Car Service Centre' network."

Ampthill Motors
Member since 24 June 2011
Bedford

"Ampthill Motors provides a range of car servicing options designed to keep you on the road. Established in 1990 and with over 30 years of experience, we're a local name you can trust and rely on. No matter what type of servicing or repairs you need, from mechanical repairs to engine diagnostics, our fully qualified mechanics can help. As a family owned and operated business we pride ourselves on offering a warm, friendly and personal service. You'll get an expert service at a fair price. All work is fully insured and guaranteed."

Bedford Audi
Member since 09 April 2014
Elstow, Bedford

"Bedford Audi, part of the Vindis Group, provides full aftersales services in our expansive workshop at our Centre on Ampthill Road, Bedford. Services include, but are not limited to, all major and minor services, MOTs, diagnostics and much more. It is all delivered using genuine Audi parts fitted by Audi Academy trained Technicians, specialists in the care of all Audi models."

Evans Halshaw Ford Bedford
Member since 30 October 2013
Bedford

Evans Halshaw Ford Bedford

ASIFS CAR AND COMMERCIAL SERVICES
Member since 14 August 2014
BEDFORD

My name is Asif and I am a mobile Mechanic.I am a friendly person and I will do my very best to help you!I do mobile servicing from small cars up to large vans.I remove light scratches from paintwork and i machine polish cars and vans too.I will come to your home or work place to carry out a job for you.All used parts and oils will be disposed by myself at a local recycling centre.I will price you up a job and if it will need any additional work carried out I will ask you first and then you can decide to go ahead or not! I will not pressurise you in any way to have work carried out if you do not wish to have it done as its your choice!!!!!!I can do:Servicing Diagnostics Supply and fit parts Brakes Gearbox oil change Coolant change Brake fluid change General repairs undertaken Light scratch removal Machine bodywork polishing Battery replacement+jump starts Car audio Electrical I do not do the following:Gearbox replacement Clutches Flywheels Cambelts or chains Tyres Headgaskets I hope to hear from you soon.(ASIF'S CAR AND COMMERCIAL SERVICES)

Total Fleet Care
Member since 27 September 2011
Ampthill

"We are an independent family run business who have been working in the motor trade for over 40 years. Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire are all served by our garage. We can work on all types of vehicles ranging from cars to light commercials including small plant equipment.Total Fleet Care is an MOT and repair centre located between Flitwick and Ampthill, Beds. We cater for the local villages, focusing on both fleet and individual vehicle requirements. Our servicing won't invalidate your manufacturer's warranty! You can save money by bringing your vehicle to us for Servicing, Repairs, Bodywork, Tyres, Exhausts, Brakes, Recovery, Breakdown, Passenger Tail Lifts and MOT Testing. Collection and delivery is available - we are a friendly, affordable family run business."

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Respraying in Kempston

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Kempston. 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 Kempston 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 Kempston 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 15,161 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 Kempston;

  • 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 Kempston

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