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Respraying in Long Eaton

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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 Long Eaton 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 Long Eaton (26 found)
Auto-Line MOT Center
67 Jobs Completed
derby
5.0 / 5

Here at Auto-Line we offer high quality servicing and mechanical repairs for low prices. We carry out any repairs to industry standard service manual labor times.

We also offer a free collection and delivery service and vehicle movement services, which are subject to availability.

We are a small close-knit team of two technicians with over 30 years of experience between us. We have a real passion for what we do and carry out every single job, no matter how big or small, to the highest standards as we would our own vehicle.

Owner Oliver is fully licensed, insured and qualified in the following;
DVSA registered Authorised Examiner and mot tester
Automotive Refrigerant Handling (ECLevel 3 Award (IMI Awards Ltd)
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence, Level 3 Diploma (IMI Awards Ltd)
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles, Level 2 Diploma (IMI Awards Ltd).
Numerous product courses with Ford
Numerous product course with jaguar land rover
Numerous product courses with BMW

Richard is a landrover master technician
Very experienced with all makes and models as comes from and aftermarket background.
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence, Level 3 Diploma (IMI Awards Ltd)

TS AUTOS
152 Jobs Completed
Beeston
4.8 / 5

We are a small family run business since 1979 thriving on a high level of good workmanship and customer satisfaction. We cater for all your cars needs and more from basic oil and filter changes through to engine rebuilds, engine swaps, timing belts, timing chains, clutches and much more.
We also Have a bodyshop. we are a fully insured accident repair centre so whether its a minor pimple dent, scuffed alloy or a heavy crash damaged vehicle we do it all..
We offer a pick up and delivery service within the area (10 miles) also courtesy cars available..

Professional Vehicle Servicing LTD
26 Job Completed
Nottingham
4.0 / 5

We operate from a large, well-equipped vehicle repair workshop in Nottingham and already provide servicing and maintenance to cars & commercial vehicles for Trade, Retail, Lease, Hire companies, Schools and NHS funded fleet vehicles.
We boast a 14 strong fleet of recovery and rescue vehicles based at the same address.

We pride ourselves on our professionalism and high standards and have gained an excellent reputation within the motor trade in Nottingham over the 30+ years we have been established.
We hold and are familiar with full "O" licence requirements, work with "Tachodisc" Goods Vehicle Inspection check sheets for commercial operator and are "1 Link and Zenith" uses.

Our workshop facilities include

- 7 lifts
- MOT testing
- Full-size HGV Inspection pit meaning we can usually accommodate most vehicles
up to 12 Tonne GVW.

On a daily basis, we accept and accommodate same day emergency repairs on behalf of the AA, RAC and other motoring organisations. We carry many genuine Ford, Renault, Fiat, Citroen and Peugeot service and braking parts in stock.

N K Motors (Chilwell)
Member since 23 December 2015
Nottingham

Established in 1981, the NK Motor Group is a family run business which prides itself in supplying quality new & used vehicles and an outstanding customer service. Although primarily one of the UK’s leading Kia franchise dealers, we have always had a passion for supplying top quality Performance & Prestige vehicles. All of our vehicles are hand picked to ensure that they are of the highest quality, free from accident damage, clear of any existing finance and represent excellent value for money. Initially opened with just 1 site in the Chilwell area of Nottingham, the NK Motor Group has gone from strength to strength. We now boast 3 sites within the Nottingham and Derby area. All of which provide ample customer parking and easy access to various major road networks.

ESP Servicing
Member since 17 January 2015
Long Eaton

Based in Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire, ESP Servicing brings you over 35 years experience in vehicle repair, our investment in main dealer diagnostic equipment, technology and our fully dealer trained team of vehicle technicians will keep your car where it belongs, on the road, at minimal cost.Whilst specialising in German vehicles ESP Servicing can service and repair ANY Make and model of vehicle to main dealer standards using only quality manufacture parts and materials to maintain your vehicle.Did you know that servicing your car at ESP Servicing will in no way invalidate any dealer warranty you may still have on your vehicle, our servicing programmes are exactly the same as the main dealer but a fraction of the cost without compromising quality.

Jim Steel Garages (Nottm) Ltd
Member since 14 June 2015
Nottingham

Light commercial unit based in Bilborough Nottingham.

Jim Steel Garages (Beeston) Ltd
Member since 14 September 2015
Nottingham

Family run garage based in Beeston, Nottingham

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Chilwell
Member since 30 October 2013
Nottingham

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Chilwell

Jim Steel Garage Services
Member since 07 September 2011
Beeston

"Jim Steel is a friendly, experienced and family run independent garage that's been established as part of the community in Beeston, Nottinghamshire for over 25 years. In 2006 we were the first independent garage to win the UK quality Kitemark in the East Midlands, and we continually invest in state-of-the-art diagnostics and quality equipment to be able to service the latest cars from Audi to Volvo to the standard of the main dealers."

Chillwell Mot Centre
Member since 19 May 2017
Nottingham

Chillwell Mot Centre

CASTLE DONINGTON SERVICE CENTRE
Member since 11 May 2017
Derby

We are located in the centre of Castle Donington at 101Bondgate Castle Donington Derby DE74 2NS on the main road. We cover servicing, repairs and MOT's on all makes of cars and vans including class 5 and 7 and motorhomes. We also offer a free courtesy car whilst your vehicle is in for repair,servicing or MOT. We also do Tyres, puncture repairs, Batteries, Brakes, Cambelts, Exhausts, Welding , Airconditioning Regas, Engine Diagnostics

Allen’s Autocare
Member since 11 May 2017
Derby

Allen’s Autocare Ltd is a family run business that is committed to providing quality services to our customers at excellent prices. We pride ourselves on offering a warm and friendly service with honest and practical advice that you would expect from a family run garage
In order to provide our customers with peace of mind, we joined Trust My Garage.

Knighton Services
Member since 24 June 2017
Derby

we are a mobile business
for 99% of all your needs

Michael key Service and repair
Member since 09 August 2017
Long Eaton

A family run business that was established 1985. Micheal Keys has 14 dedicated and trained staff and 3 MOT testers that Pride on providing quality.

Onestop autoservices
Member since 26 September 2018
Nottingham

Small family run business that thrieve on reputation always carry out work to the best of our ability why still beating all major high street garages prices.

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Respraying in Long Eaton

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Long Eaton. 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 Long Eaton 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 Long Eaton 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 15,167 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 Long Eaton;

  • 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 Long Eaton

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