Respraying in Leek

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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 Leek 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 Leek (15 found)
Hanley Motor Company
111 Jobs Completed
Stoke-on-Trent
4.9 / 5

Hanley Motor Company is a leading used car dealer based in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. If you are looking for a quality used car for sale then look no further than Han

W T Bell (Burslem) Limited
31 Jobs Completed
Stoke on trent
5.0 / 5

With a family business trading for over 50 years, we understand what customers really want in regards to service, value, quality, and integrity. Based in the heart of Sto

Rapid Automotive
44 Jobs Completed
Stoke on Trent
4.9 / 5

Here at Rapid Automotive we are a fully-fledged independent garage offering to carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing, MOT’s and bodywork

Holdcroft Hyundai
Member since 27 September 2021
STOKE-ON-TRENT

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

Longton Motors
Member since 27 September 2021
Longton

"For free vehicle delivery and collection services from an established Stoke-on-Trent garage that has been helping customers with vehicle breakdown problems, maintenance

Snow's Garage (Hanley) Ltd
Member since 27 September 2021
Hanley

"Snow's Garage is a family owned and run independent garage. We have been at this site since 1982.All repairs are carried out 'In House' with experience in all modern sys

M.I.Automotive
Member since 27 September 2021
Stoke on Trent

"Based in the Stoke-on-Trent area, M I Automotive specialise in a range of repairs to cars and light commercial vehicles.With more than 20 years of experience in the trad

Wolfs service garage
Member since 27 September 2021
Stoke on trent

Engine rebuild, welds, clutches, breaks, MOT failures , servicing, and lots more

Crown Garage Ltd
Member since 27 September 2021
Leek

After training as a mechanic and working at Peppers in Leek, Frank Lawson decided it was time to start out on his own. In 1937 Frank and his wife May built and opened Cro

Chadwick & Sons
Member since 27 September 2021
Leek

Chadwick & Sons

Allford
Member since 27 September 2021
Stoke On Trent

"We're based in Burslem and serve the whole of Stoke-on-Trent as well as the surrounding areas. Although we specialise in Ford cars and light commercial vehicles, we also

DJ Auto Electrical Ltd
Member since 27 September 2021
Stoke-on-Trent

"At DJ Auto Electrical Ltd, we have 38 years' experience and the ability to repair all makes and models of vehicle.We have one of the largest collections of factory diagn

K.A.S MOTORS
Member since 27 September 2021

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE: - 24Hr Roadside Breakdown - FLAT OR DEAD BATTERY - FLAT TYRE CHANGE - JUMP START BATTERY - General repairs - Exhausts - Steering - Brakes - Suspensi

Cobridge Car Testing Centre.
Member since 27 September 2021
Stoke on Trent

Cobridge Car Testing Centre

PBS Car Centre
Member since 27 September 2021
Tunstall

"PBS Car Centre is a Stoke based car garage providing a wide range of car repairs and servicing. With over 20 years experience and as a family run company you can be sure

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Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Leek. 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 Leek 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 Leek 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 15,578 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 Leek;

  • 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 Leek

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