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Respraying in Maldon

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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 Maldon 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 Maldon (6 found)
Maldon - Supertyres
Member since 13 May 2011
Maldon

"Protyre-áhas a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and Maldon - Supertyres pride ourselves on the level of service Maldon - Supertyres provide to our customers. All our centres have comfortable reception areas, featuring product displays and helpful experienced staff. As Maldon - Supertyresll as car tyres Maldon - Supertyres have specialist fitters for alloy wheels, motorcycle tyres, exhausts, brakes and shock absorbers, and our rural centres also offer a 24-hour on-site agricultural breakdown service. With our huge buying poMaldon - Supertyresr Maldon - Supertyres are able to give impartial advice and the best prices guaranteed on an all leading tyre brands, wheels and allied products."

Briarsford Panelcraft
Member since 12 September 2011
Witham

"Welcome to Briarsford Panelcraft, through our dedicated accident repair centre all your vehicle accident, body and paint requirements can be taken care of, from resprays to heavy impacts, whether it be a small car or commercial vehicle. We aim to exceed your expectations by providing an accident repair service that is supported by both manufacturers and insurers guarantees. We are specialists in light commercial repairs, with quick turn around of repairs, placing high priority on working vehicles. We can even supply courtesy vans whilst yours is being repaired. We are BSI kitemark accredited, ISO 9002 accredited, and a Dupont five star partner. We are an Insurance Approved Repairer, environmentally compliant and a customer focused company."

Cold Norton MOT
Member since 29 June 2011
Chelmsford

"Cold Norton MOT is a local garage serving Cold Norton, Chelmsford and surrounding areas. We can provide for all your motoring needs, offering MOT on the premises, servicing, tuning, all mechanical repairs, seasonal check overs, and fast turnarounds. We are small enough to care and large enough to deal with nearly all jobs including light commercials."

SR Mobile Smart Repairs
Member since 27 April 2017
Great Totham

I am a Mobile Smart Repairer, offering all aspects of Car Body Repairs and Alloy Wheel Refurbishment. Based in Essex but travel throughout the South East.

Just Like New
Member since 22 July 2013
Witham

Car body shop and Repairs. All work undertaken from small dents and scratches to full color re-spray and custom work, including fitted body kits & mods. We also convert van's in catering vans, or horseboxes, or race trucks, or campers.. You spec it we build it! Get in contact

London James
Member since 14 October 2016
Maldon

London James is a prestige and classic car and motorcycle company committed to the restoration and upkeep of classic and prestige vehicles and the purchase and sale of these vehicles.

Born through a genuine passion for classic cars and motorcycles London James started its life as a concept by founder Sean Nutley. London James is now a prestige brand applied to classic and prestige cars and motorcycles restored by London James and a trusted brand for the purchase and sale of classic and prestige cars and motorcycles.

Cars, Motorcycles and other vehicles are carefully selected by London James and sympathetically restored where required with the addition of upgrades providing additional performance, reliability, comfort and enjoyment.
At London James we offer a full service and repair package for Classic and Prestige Cars and Motorcylces

Each vehicle is carefully serviced or repaired in line with our customers requirements ans manufacture guidelines.

We are fully insured for working on and driving each vehicle to ensure we can perform a satisfactory road test, etc…

We undertake a full diagnosis of any faults, liaising with our customers fully on the works required and the costs to complete these works. Once agreed repairs are carried out in accordance with manufactures guidelines and best practice by our experienced team of mechanics.

Respraying in Maldon

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Maldon. 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 Maldon 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 Maldon 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 15,159 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 Maldon;

  • 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 Maldon

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