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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 Leatherhead 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 Leatherhead (10 found)
Wilsons Group
Member since 24 April 2015
Epsom

The company was established by Howard Wilson back in 1904, people were fascinated by the new horseless carriage and being eager to learn how to drive, motoring enthusiasts came to Wilsons where Howard and his company offered driving lessons. It was only natural that Wilsons would sell cars to this captivated audience but back then there were only a few thousand cars in the country.

In 1953 Wilsons became a Renault dealer and over the years have added Nissan, Peugeot, Fiat, Citroen and Vauxhall. With 6 new car franchises all on one site Wilsons is unique in that it offers customers a greater choice for their next new car. With over 4 acres of land, Wilson can also offer their customers a choice from over 1000 quality used cars all makes and models.

Despite the many changes that Wilsons has seen since the early 1900's it's still family run. Our chairman, Ian Wilson, is the third generation of the family and the Managing Director, Toni Wilson, is from the fourth generation. This continued family influence has seen the core values of choice, value and trust remain at the centre of the business. So you can be confident of finding the right car for you at an unbeatable price and receive the best levels of service. In short Wilsons is a family business that cares.

Shelly Motors (Epsom)
Member since 24 November 2015
Epsom

At Shelly Motors Kia, we aim to deliver extraordinary service by working together to achieve our clients’ expectations. Shelly Motors opened in 2013, launched by legendary F1 racing driver Sir Stirling Moss OBE, considered by many to be the best all-round racing driver of all-time. Our business is now in its third generation - continuing the family’s rich motoring heritage and founding principles of integrity, respect and responsibility. Shelly Motors houses state-of-the-art service facilities and approved diagnostic equipment for Kia. Combining technical expertise, red carpet service and attention to detail, Shelly Motors is at the forefront of development and client care. Our factory-trained technicians only use genuine manufacturer-approved parts and specialist manufacturer-approved equipment. As Kia specialists, we strongly recommend that your car is serviced by us; not only do we understand Kias better than anyone else, but as approved repairers, you’ll receive an authorised servicing stamp in your service book, which can help maintain your vehicle’s optimum value. To find out more or to book a service call 020 3130 6713.

COOPER BANSTEAD BMW / MINI
Member since 19 December 2014
TADWORTH

"A well established (over 25yrs) MINI and BMW dealership with a proven track record in customer service outstanding facility highly trained technicians collection and delivery service courtesy cars provided. Customer shuttle service to local Station, complimentary service wash and vacumn, and visual health check servicing while you wait.Services provided include: Airconditioning, MOTs, Clutches, Diagnostics, Tyres, ELECTRONIC FOUR WHEEL ALIGNMENT, FULL ELECTRONIC GEOMETRY CHECK."

SE Tyres Epsom
Member since 03 August 2011
Epsom

"We have 17 fast-fit auto centres located across the South East. SE Tyres Epsom 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"

Autotest (West Ewell) Ltd
Member since 11 August 2020
Epsom

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional service for all your motoring needs at a fair and affordable price, using Bosch and Original Equipment quality parts. Our garages are fully equipped with modern, innovative diagnostic systems for quick and accurate trouble-shooting.
We are audited by, and accredited to the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) to guarantee that we maintain the high standards set by Bosch.
You can rely on us for fast, expert and affordable vehicle servicing and repair work. For everything your car needs.

DML Coachworks Ltd
Member since 04 May 2011
Epsom

"DML are specialist repairers of Volkswagen and BMW cars, having been repairing them for over 8 years. We can offer dealer levels of service and our large group of suppliers ensures that your vehicle can be brought back to its previous glory. We can also source and fit after-market body kits for your BMW or Volkswagen to really make your car unique. As well as VW and BMW, we also repair any make and model of vehicle. If you had anything from the smallest chip to the biggest bash, we will do everything we can to get your car back on the road in no time at all. Our goal is to provide exceptional service honest advice, and competitive prices to all our customers."

MB Auto Repairs
Member since 13 November 2015
Tadworth

I am a Mobile Mechanic with many years experience as a mechanic. I can come to your Home or Place of Work which ever suits you.

Epsom Car Care Centre
Member since 10 May 2011
Epsom

"Epsom Car Care Centre originated in 1994 in a town-centre premises in Epsom. Things grew quickly and the next door unit was added to the premises. In 1996 the decision was made to move to the existing main site on Blenheim Road, on the town's Longmead Business Park, allowing more space and the capability to handle more cars and happy customers. The 6,000 square feet of workshop space allows Epsom Car Care to offer the complete suite of services to cars of all makes, models and ages. We have all the experience and high technology equipment to cater for your needs."

Station View Garage
Member since 11 May 2011
Dorking

"Need an MOT in Dorking, a change of tyres for your car or if you vehicle requires a service, Station View Garage provides professional vehicle servicing, from our Dorking garage. We carry out vehicle repairs, car servicing and MOT testing for Class 4, Class 5 and Class 7 which covers cars, light vans, commercial vehicles, minibuses and motor homes. We handle all makes of vehicle, with BMW and new MINI a speciality. We are happy to undertake fault or seasonal check-overs. We offer courtesy cars; our commercial vehicle customers can take advantage of a van hire service. Station View Garage is in Station Road, next to Dorking West station. With a frequent courtesy shuttle service to and from Dorking main station. Find us Our experienced, approachable staff will extend a warm welcome to both new and existing customers."

MooreTech
Member since 28 September 2011
Cobham

"Established in 1985, Moore Tech has gained a healthy reputation for quality car servicing throughout Cobham, Esher, Oxshott, Walton, Weybridge, Ockham, Effingham, Molesey, Ripley and the surrounding areas. Although we specialise in high performance vehicle we also understand not everyone owns a Ferrari, Mercedes, BMW or Porsche. In fact we more than often nowadays find ourselves under a more 'standard' performance vehicles; at Moore Tech we offer a complete car care package for all makes and models from Audi to Zonda.Based in a beautiful part of Surrey's countryside (Downside in Cobham), our recently refurbished state-of-the-art MOT Test Centre sits along side our workshop where we carry out our car servicing, replacement tyres & exhausts, car diagnostics, computer fault reading and general motoring troubleshooting.We pride ourselves on honesty and openness and are always happy to offer general advise for any of your motoring troubles."

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Respraying in Leatherhead

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How much does Respraying cost in Leatherhead?

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 Leatherhead for Respraying on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Respraying Cost by Car Make in Leatherhead
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£558.70
Audi£528.50
Volkswagen£633.35
Vauxhall£508.56
Mercedes£570.70
Ford£634.90
Nissan£515.48
MINI£519.63
Toyota£547.14
Citroen£636.44

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 20/06/2020 and 18/09/2020.

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Leatherhead

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