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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 Lowestoft 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 Lowestoft (24 found)
mirracoat
21 Jobs Completed
great yarmouth
5.0 / 5

We are a car body repair shop . we specialise in cosmetic repairs, bumper scuffs , wings doors bonnets , light accident damage , alloy wheel refurb , full resprays , full bumpers ,
we have been established for 5 years now and have quickly achieved a good reputation . all our work comes with a three year warranty . all work carried out is done following manufacturers data sheets and repair processes . all cars are valeted and inspected before being released . IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE YOUR OWN INSURANCE WITH US .. WE WILL USUALLY PAY YOUR EXCESS FOR YOU .

Binks of Beccles Ltd
1 Job Completed
Beccles
5.0 / 5

Established in 1992 our family run business prides itself in offering our customers a professional and personnal service at very competitive prices. There are an extensive selection of well presented used cars always available, supported by a well equiped workshop with Bosch trained technicians. Our Bosch car service centre offers value and quality. Please call for any quotation!

Ace Service Centre
Member since 29 March 2019
Great Yarmouth

"Ace Service Centre is a complete garage solution, we are based in Great Yarmouth off Suffolk Rd behind Great Yarmouth College. We also offer a wide range of other services: Tyres inspection fitting and balancing, Exhausts repairs and replacement, Batteries Testing and replacement, Head skimming, Electrical diagnostics, Welding repairs, Servicing and Pre MOT services, MOT Repairs, Vehicle recovery services, Ace also collect and deliver cars to make our service as comprehensive as possible.

John Grose (Lowestoft)
Member since 30 May 2016
Lowestoft

Our Ford & Kia dealership on Whapload Road underwent a massive refurbishment project during the end of 2010 and the first half of 2011. The result is a state of the art showroom with the latest service and repair technologies. Available here, we have the very latest range of brand new Kias, Ford cars and Ford vans, as well as a fantastic range of quality used vehicles, with access to 100's across group stock and 1000s nationwide. You'll also find a fully equipped service and repair department. Our friendly team are looking forward to meeting you

Dingle's Toyota (Lowestoft)
Member since 23 December 2015
Lowestoft

offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and your Toyota receive the best care possible, and we will only ever use Toyota genuine parts on your Toyota.

Albies Workshop
Member since 23 December 2015
great yarmouth

Albies workshops is based in the heart of Great Yarmouth. we already maintain and run our own fleet of over 140 vehicles. so we know how important it is to keep your car in tip top condition. with 12 ramps, 4 mot test lanes, spray shop, nitrogen inflation facilities. Full up to date diagnostic equipment. we are able to undertake any repair on anything that has wheels. motorcycles, cars, vans, campers, etc.

Blackbelt Diagnostics
Member since 20 February 2012
Lowestoft

Diagnostic technician

SWB Mutford Garage
Member since 25 October 2011
Beccles

"Based in the North Suffolk village of Mutford near Beccles, SWB Mutford Garage specialises in servicing and maintaining all models of Land Rover. We are enthusiastic about Land Rovers and strive to provide a high quality and personal service. Our business is based on over 22 years of experience in the motor trade. Peter Short who runs the garage is NVQ and City and Guilds qualified and Land Rover factory trained having worked for a number or main Land Rover franchises for over 10 years. We will service, repair, carry out MOT work or prepare you vehicle for work or travel, all models of Land Rover from 1948 to present day are catered for. We specialise in Series Land Rovers and have years of experience of leaf spring technology. We have the latest diagnostic technology to diagnose and performance tune. We will carry out aspects of auto electrical work from fitting a radio to wiring up a split charge system."

Great Yarmouth Coachworks
Member since 06 October 2011
Great Yarmouth

"Great Yarmouth Coachworks has been established since 1950, we offer everything for the motorist in the Norfolk and North Suffolk area of East Anglia. We provide MOT testing, servicing and repairs, and sales of quality vehicles. Our fully trained team are able to service and repair all makes of vehicles. Our specialist repair workshop and bodyshop have all the equipment and facilities to deal with all your servicing and bodywork repair requirements. For your ultimate convenience, a full vehicle collection and delivery service is available. We are fully registered for MOT testing for all class IV vehicles - cars and light vans. MOT testing is by appointment, our efficient service means that usually only short notice is required."

Bradwell Car clinic
Member since 28 October 2011
Great Yarmouth

"At Bradwell Car Clinic, we fit the bill perfectly.Whether you want us to replace your engine, fix your clutch or brakes, prepare your car for it's MOT or iron out the bodywork, our team of technicians, with over 30 years' experience, will perform all of your car servicing needs to the highest possible standard.Since being established in 1981, we have served the local community and taken car of all it's auto repair requirements. Courtesy cars are available and we offer a call out service if you're local. We'll even take a look at small vans, transits and light commercial vehicles for you.We have a big parking area on our premises, which we offer the use of free of charge, as well as a storage area that our customers can take advantage of. We're happy to help, so don't hesitate to call us."

Albies Workshops
Member since 01 July 2011
Great Yarmouth

full mot workshop and spray bay facilities

Moll & H Garage
Member since 08 November 2011
Lowestoft

"Moll & H Garage are a one stop shop for all your vehicle maintenance needs. Based in Lowestoft we provide a wide range of garage services to customers across Suffolk. With over 30 years experience in the motor industry, we have built up a strong reputation and long standing customer relationships within the local area. Our team of fully qualified motor service engineers work on all makes and models, offering a range of garage services including MOT service and repairs, engine diagnostics and replacement brakes. Moll & H Garage offer a free drop off service to customers in the local area. When you bring your car in for servicing, we'll drop you off back at home or work so you don't have to pay for a taxi."

A.D. Pope Vehicle Repairs
Member since 09 November 2011
Lowestoft

"A.D. Pope Vehicle Repairs offers full vehicle servicing, car repairs, diagnostics and MOTs in Lowestoft and the surrounding area. With over 40 years of experience, we are the business you seek for all car related mechanical problems and fixes. Our experienced engineers service all mainstream car makes and vintage models. We are the comprehensive car repairs service dedicated to friendly service, honest rates and swift fixes. Your safety has always been our highest priority and that's why we use the latest vehicle repair technology to get your car back on the road quickly and to the highest standard. We offer great rates and expedient service on all car brands, including servicing and repairs, electronic engine diagnostics and repairs, air conditioning recharges and interior hygiene specialists, MOT tests and re-tests, and professional friendly advice."

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Respraying in Lowestoft

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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 Lowestoft. 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 Lowestoft 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 Lowestoft 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 15,160 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 Lowestoft;

  • 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 Lowestoft

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