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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 Kettering 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 Kettering (14 found)
Spotless Motors Ltd
20 Jobs Completed
Corby
5.0 / 5

Our world-class facility offers state-of-the art equipment, affording our customers the finest technicians, tools, and technology available in the collision repair industry.

Spotless Motors is a quality-minded body shop staffed by highly qualified personnel who utilise cutting edge technology in rebuilding and refinishing our clients' vehicles. Please feel free to look into the many services we offer.

We are staffed by technicians who are trained to replicate exacting factory standards to meet the level of sophistication found in today's automobiles.

Kettering Clutch Centre
40 Jobs Completed
Kettering
4.6 / 5

Servicing, repairs, welding, exhausts, clutch repairs

Paint FX
Member since 08 October 2019
Kettering

Your car's got a lot of potential. Just imagine it with some great alloy wheels or a new paint job, or even a body kit. All of that is possible at Paint FX, and at a far more affordable price than you'd expect. Paint FX is your specialist in Northamptonshire for vehicle restoration.

We pride ourselves on providing cost effective paint jobs and bodywork repairs. You'll save money compared to the main dealer prices, and your vehicle's warranty will still stand. There are no hidden extras as no work is done without your permission. The price we quote is the price you'll pay.

We're also accident specialists. If your car has been damaged in an accident or an act of vandalism, we'll remove all trace of the incident. Your car will be left looking as good as new.

California Car & Commercials Ltd
Member since 02 December 2014
Kettering

We are a established MOT and service centre run by two brothers with a combined experience of 15 years in the motor trade. Our new site on Garrard Way, Kettering consists of 5 service bays and a class 4, 5 & 7 MOT bay. Our aim is simple, to be a one stop shop for all your motoring needs. Wether it be your annual MOT and service or more major work our highly experienced staff are on hand to help. We have a clean, modern premises with state-of-the-art technology and equipment including the most up to date Snap-On class 4, 5 & 7 MOT bay.

We run our own fleet of recovery vehicles so collection and delivery is always available.

Feel free to call Tony or Mario for any of your vehicle needs
01536 415 815 - 07770 063 063

Feakins of Kettering Ltd
Member since 23 May 2017
Kettering

Feakins of Kettering are a family owned Female friendly garage. We are PROUD to be recognised and certificated as a female friendly Garage by the Foxy Lady Drivers Club. With an all-female reception team we promise you honesty and integrity, and will never sell you anything you don’t need.

Feakins Garage service and repair all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles and are an authorised MOT testing station.
Our fully equipped Vehicle Body Shop, is able to undertake all insurance work, and carry out repairs and paint work for all makes and models of cars and commercial vehicles.

Garage Services include:
- MOT Test Centre
- Accident & Crash Repair
- Re-sprays and all Bodywork
- Servicing Cars and Commercial Vehicles
- Tyres and Exhausts
- Batteries and brakes
- Mechanical Repairs
- Air-con Re-gas

Our service also includes Courtesy cars free of charge, free collection and delivery service to the local Kettering area.

Forest Gate Kettering
Member since 28 February 2018
Kettering

We are a Vauxhall Franchised Dealer and have been operating for 30 years. We are family run and Customer Service is at the very heart of everything we do.

EVERY SERVICE, ANY MAKE ANY MODEL, COMES WITH 12 MONTHS BREAKDOWN COVER FREE OF CHARGE, HOMESTART, ROADSIDE, RELAY AND ONWARD TRAVEL

Fix Auto Kettering (A.E. Smith Bodycraft Ltd.)
Member since 09 September 2011
Kettering

Many insurance companies will try to direct your claim toward their own 'recommended repairer' regardless of their expertise. At A.E. Smith Bodycraft we have in-house facilities for the complete repair and refinishing of vehicle bodywork. Our fully qualified staff have over 25 years experience in this area. We will be pleased to offer you a free inspection and estimate should you require it. It is your right to have your vehicle repaired at the bodyshop of your choice. Don't let your insurance company waste your time asking you to provide 2 or 3 estimates. Simply call in to see us and we'll do all the paperwork for you.

Dave's Vehicle Repairs
Member since 26 January 2019
Barton seagrave

Small family ran business with with a large attension to detail 10 years intrade experiance inclueding manufacture repair center.
Low rates
High quality

Evans Halshaw Citroen Kettering
Member since 30 October 2013
Kettering

Evans Halshaw Citroen Kettering

Daves autos
Member since 03 December 2016
Barton Seagrave

Mobile mechanic

Ellens' Autos
Member since 06 November 2018
Rothwell

I began my career on the automotive industry over 10 years ago. I spent some time working in independent garages gaining experience on a range of makes & models. I offer repairs to all makes/models & repairs from diagnostics to clutches. No jobs is too big or too small.

JR Motors and Logistics
Member since 18 October 2011
Kettering

"JR Motors & Logistics is a Kettering based company, created by two cousins. With a love for cars and all things mechanical, this exciting, enthusiastic new duo bring a very relaxed feeling about them, as family is the main vein of this venture.Growing up, it was all cars, cars, cars for these two, working on them, driving them, modifying them.Their knowledge of all vehicles in professionally learnt and also based on their own personal experiences of working and maintaining their own cars, those of friends and families and a small but ever expanding group of customers. They offer a very professional yet informal and friendly service, putting customers at ease, provide good work and rates and get customers coming back time after time. Also provided (if local) is a collect and drop off service for those who may be too busy to take their vehicles in for that much needed service, MOT or general maintence work."

Richard Sanders Kettering
Member since 08 February 2016
KETTERING

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!

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Respraying in Kettering

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Kettering

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