Respraying in Leighton Buzzard

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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 Leighton Buzzard 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 Leighton Buzzard (46 found)
George W Roberts and Son
56 Jobs Completed
Leighton Buzzard
5.0 / 5

Family run independent garage business established 1967 specialising in all all makes and models. Tell us your problem, and our committed team of technicians will work to

M.R AUTOS
349 Jobs Completed
Milton Keynes
4.7 / 5

Welcome to M.R Autos! A family run business that will look after your car, always offering the best deals for you! We provide competitive pricing on all mechanical repair

Georgina Service Station
20 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
4.2 / 5

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Bletchley Hyundai
1 Job Completed
Milton Keynes
4.0 / 5

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

Hexon Cars Ltd
86 Jobs Completed
Leigton Buzzard
4.8 / 5

Hexon Cars & Motorcycles repair centre We also have more than 70 cars & motorcycles for sale What we do Servicing Free Car and motorcycle check Air-con

Fastlane Station Ltd
119 Jobs Completed
Milton Keynes
4.3 / 5

We are a family run business with over 40 years of experience in the motor trade industry. We do PRICE MATCH on servicing, MOT, Bodywork, Diagnostics, Clutch, Brakes, Exh

Bletchley Kia
3 Jobs Completed
Milton Keynes
3.0 / 5

At Bletchley Kia, we believe in providing customers with the greatest and widest range of both new and used vehicles, an unparalleled level of pre- and after-sales servic

Chiltern Tyre & Exhaust
4 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
5.0 / 5

"Welcome to Chiltern Tyre & Exhaust, we have been trading now for over 15 years and our aim is to offer a high quality, honest and reliable service to all of our cust

Agromac Ltd
15 Jobs Completed
Houghton regis
4.8 / 5

"Cars and small Vans trader with garage facility offering full range of repairs starts from scratch removal through panel bitting, arch welding ends on body straightening

Mobilevehiclesolutions.com
1 Job Completed
dunstable
5.0 / 5

"We are a new mobile mechanic business operating in the herts, beds and bucks area. With over 26 years experience. Speacialising in vehicle servicing, general repairs, di

Perrys Milton Keynes
Member since 22 September 2021
Milton Keynes

Welcome to Perrys Milton Keynes, where the price of servicing is comparable with the prices you pay at a local fast fit. That said, choosing a franchised dealer will mean

Grovebury Cars (Dunstable)
Member since 22 September 2021
Dunstable

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 an

Eaton Green Motors
Member since 22 September 2021
Aylesbury

"We are a small, friendly family run business based in central Luton. Our mechanics have a wide and varied knowledge base and a combined experience of over 70 years. As

Grovebury Cars (Leighton Buzzard)
Member since 22 September 2021
Leighton Buzzard

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 an

Truline
Member since 22 September 2021
Milton Keynes

"Quality car repairs and MOT centre in Milton Keynes. From tyre puncture repairs to a complete engine retuning, Truline's qualified mechanics will carry out all car repai

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Respraying in Leighton Buzzard

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The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Leighton Buzzard. 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 Leighton Buzzard 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 Leighton Buzzard 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 15,560 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 Leighton Buzzard;

  • 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 Leighton Buzzard

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