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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 Laindon 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 Laindon (13 found)
Service24hr
4 Jobs Completed
Basildon
5.0 / 5

Worked for many year in the industry and achieved many qualification in First aid repair and maintenance, advance electronics and diagnostics, programming, and ivr licence with light and heavy vehicles
with garage, recovery, mobile experience

L V Repairs
53 Jobs Completed
Basildon
3.7 / 5

Welcome to L V Repairs.

LVR are a local independent car repair business and has been servicing the community for over 10 years. We specialise in all makes and models so what ever the issue we will ensure on doing our best to get you back on the road.

We offer a range of services such as
MOTS, Bike MOTS, Servicing, Repairs, Diagnostics, Recovery's, Tyres, Air conditioning, 4 Wheel laser alignment, Insurance approved crash repair centre, Body repairs, Clutches, Brakes, Exhaust, Non starters and many more.
All of our service, Diagnostics and repairs work is carried out the highest standard using OE (original equipment) parts and engine oil. We maintain a strict standard of work to insure it won't affect your manufacturer warranty.

We also offer to collect and return your vehicle from your door or place of work free of charge and are fully insured

We are big enough to cope and small enough to care.
So, For a fast, friendly & Helpful service, Don't hesitate to give us a call for a free quote.

Auto Motive Kar Klinic
14 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.8 / 5

Auto Motive Kar Klinic - quality repairs at affordable prices located in Basildon. We are a garage based in Basildon, and have over 25 years of experience within the motor trade, and a wealth of knowledge on all kinds of vehicles. We offer a full range of services, ranging from small services to major engine rebuilds, and everything in between. Here are just some of the services we can provide; engine rebuilds / replacements, gearbox replacement, clutch replacement, timing belt replacement, servicing and MOTs, steering and suspension repairs, ABS and brake repairs, welding and MOT repairs.

Swan Coachworks Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.7 / 5

Swan Coachworks based in Basildon, Essex - Vehicle Repair, Service and MOT Centre. We are a specialist commercial vehicle and car body repair shop. If you're looking for a warm and friendly service, you have come to the right place. We carry out all aspects of car body repair from panel beating to respraying. We have a wealth of experience with body repair, MOT testing and servicing for cars, commercial vehicles, classic and exotic cars. We have been trading for over 25 years so you can be sure you are dealing with an established car body repairs centre. We have experience with a wide variety of manufactures including BMW, Mercedes, Ford, and VW.

Basildon Hyundai
Member since 18 June 2017
BASILDON

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities.

We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake of being different, but because it makes us better. And for us, that starts with you.

We're dedicated to providing a full spectrum of aftersales care, including maintenance and servicing. And naturally, all work is carried out to the highest standard by our team of Hyundai trained technicians, using only genuine parts.

MotorAid Basildon Commercials
Member since 06 February 2015
Basildon

"MotorAid Basildon Commercials has been an independent specialist for fifteen years, servicing and maintaining our customers German cars from our two branches in Basildon and Hainault in Essex. We also have a Commercial / 4x4 branch at Basildon which takes care of all makes of vans, trucks & 4x4, as well as recently being appointed as a HINO approved repairer for sales service and parts. "

D.A. Performance
Member since 27 June 2011
Basildon

"D.A. Performance have been in business since 2006. We are a local independent garage which does any kind of work including Computer Diagnostics, General Servicing & Repairs, MOTs Arranged, Alloy Wheel Refurbishment, Spraying, Body Repairs, Customising any area of any car, New & Part Worn Tyres Supplied & Fitted."

South Hill Garage
Member since 27 June 2011
Basildon

"Welcome to South Hill Garage, here's our service history! Established in 1965 we are a family owned and run company, who have built a reputation as a leading independent Renault and Volvo specialist in Essex. We pride ourselves on our highly personable and specialised team who are at your disposal for expert advice on all matters of ownership. South Hill draws upon its expertise and market knowledge to provide customers with the highest standard of service and customer care. We know that customers have a choice and we want it to be us. Over four decades our particular emphasis has been to provide customers with a service they know they can trust and rely on. Our high quality, personal attention is available without paying main dealer rates. 'Where independence means a great deal'."

Jet Wheel Tyre - Pitsea
Member since 01 September 2017
Pitsea

Jet Wheel Tyre is a family run business selling a huge range of products and services for your car, including tyres, wheels, exhausts, brakes, accessories and repairs. We have three branches in South Essex, and despite being a small business we are a well-oiled company that gives all our big competitors a run for their money, matching and beating larger companies on price, variety and most importantly, service. Professionalism and service is our most important aspect of the business; giving our customers the best experience is our priority.

Our flagship store is located in Benfleet and has won the Pirelli Performance Centre of the year twice, and maintains a Pirelli Performance Centre Platinum Award.

Groom Automotive Ltd
Member since 09 November 2016
Bulphan

We offer a collect, maintain and deliver service to the south east of essex.

Oakdene Autos
Member since 30 November 2011
Basildon

"Joe Hodgetts Proprietor of Oakdene Autos has been a car addict and total petrol head since the age of 12 when he acquired his first car. Joe grew up in Oakdene Road Pitsea one of six children, the road was unmade and full of potholes that his father always insisted were filled in with rubble and ash to make sure that if any of them need assistance the relevant vehicle could get to them. It sounded an idyllic childhood full of fun and adventures especially after acquiring an old Ford Anglia Estate pick up truck to go into the fields collecting manure. After Joe served his apprenticeship he set up his own car repair business in Wrexham Road, had a couple of moves and has been at Daniels Farm in Laindon for over 20 years.For over 35 years now Oakdene Autos have been providing a professional car repair service to all types of customers, whether they are a large corporation or the individual owner of a well loved 20 year old car. Oakdene Autos offer services that include: Car repairs, Servicing, MOT, and a full Tyre service. They also provide Bodywork services including Crash Repairs, re-sprays, welding, rebuilds or customization.While the new premises were in need of some outside decoration the garage was soon fully open and the Car repairs, MOT and Tyre service that Oakdene offers at these premises are now fully operational. There is a large reception area where customers can relax while waiting for their car to be repaired or given the once over. The courtesy car fleet is now larger and the service has been extended to the new premises offering customers the piece of mind of still being mobile even though their own vehicle is off the road. Oakdene Autos offers MOT tests while you wait six days a week with a free re-test within fourteen days. Also above the garage is office space that is available for rent, more details are available from Joe or Mel. You can be assured of courteous and friendly staff that are always willing to help, even if its just for advice. Joe and his partner Mel are really smashing and a delight to deal with and this attitude reflects throughout all the staff. I think you will agree that In order to stay in business for such a long period of time they must be doing something right."

A & S Auto Repairs
Member since 11 November 2011
Basildon

Mobile mechanic specialising in transits and lCVs

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Respraying in Laindon

How much does Respraying cost in Laindon?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Respraying is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Laindon for Respraying on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Respraying Cost by Car Make in Laindon
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£478.33
Audi£845.45
BMW£589.09

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/06/2020 and 28/09/2020.

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Laindon. 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 Laindon 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 Laindon 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 15,170 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 Laindon;

  • 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 Laindon

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