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Respraying in Melksham

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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 Melksham 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 Melksham (8 found)
Meads Of Melksham
13 Job Completed
Melksham
5.0 / 5

Mead's of Melksham is a small, family run, independent garage that undertakes servicing and repairs for all makes and models of cars and vans. Kevan Freeland opened the business in 2011 as Freeland Automotive Ltd. We have offered a first-class service to our customers ever since. Now semi-retired, Kevan is off to enjoy some well earned rest while Adam Mead – part of the team from day one – has taken over the reins and has rebranded the company with the intention of taking customer care and satisfaction to the next level.

Hinton Services Ltd
10 Jobs Completed
Trowbridge
4.5 / 5

We, at Hinton Services located in Wiltshire, just off the A350 are ready to tackle your car's demands. Whether your problem is big or small, we can take all of your vehicle worries away. We understand how reliant on vehicles we are today, and also how much it can affect family and business being without your vehicle for any length of time. That is why we aim to deal with your problems as quickly, efficiently and as cost effectively as possible.We offer a collection and delivery service from and to your place of work or your home. Courtesy vehicles are also available, but these are subject to availability so booking is recommended. We are able to service and repair almost all fleet and lease vehicles through the 1 link platform for companies.We are an MOT testing station for class IV vehicles and can provide pre-MOT inspections on class VII and commercial vehicles up to 7.5 tons. We can provide servicing and repairs on all makes and models, including 4x4's, commercial vehicles up to 7.5 tons, vintage cars and even quadbikes. For replacement we only use quality branded, standard parts.Because we hold a CPC certificate we can give you periodic safety inspections for operator licensed vehicles to the VOSA standard. We also welcome fleet work, with booking available for lease companies through the 1 Link system.

Melksham CarCare Centre
Member since 07 September 2011
Melksham

"Melksham Car Care Centre is your local garage offering reliable motor repairs and servicing. Being a small independent business, we like to think you're treated better and charged more fairly. We're proud of our independence. We don't want to join a franchised operation, but we do want the resources to serve you better, which is why we've chosen to join over 1300 similar garages to become a Car Care Centre. This is a network of garages recognised for their workmanship with the backing of Unipart, meaning we can now confidently display a service pledge showing our commitment to our customers."

DMC Auto Engineers Ltd
Member since 15 August 2012
Trowbridge

"We are a small local company run by Steven Cade and Steven Milsom.We have been open since 2000, we have been in the motor trade in the Trowbridge area for over 20 years and as a small local business take great pride in our friendly service, customer care and high standard of workmanship.We are ideally located close to the town centre and are able to cover most aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair from a bulb replacement or brake check to head gaskets. No job is too small. We have two courtesy cars available free of charge for all our customers and a free collection and delivery service from home or work within the Trowbridge area on request. We also use genuine or quality patented parts and use quality oil in all our services. We also have several contracts including a major utilities company and a local dairy company."

Angell Motors
Member since 15 August 2012
Melksham

"Angell Motors was established in 1983. The owner, Stuart Seymour, offers a friendly and reliable service and is experienced in the repair and maintenance of all makes and models of vehicles. Angell motors is also a Volvo specialist garage and staff have been trained by a Volvo main dealership. Based just off the High Street in Melksham, Angell Motors is the garage you can trust with strong customer relations and excellent workmanship, all at an affordable price."

MobileTech Services
Member since 11 February 2015
Melksham

MobileTech services offers a wide range of mechanical services on all makes and models. Offering small to large repairs and electrical diagnosis, mechanical repairs and inspections. Mobile facility so we can to your door.

Auto-Tech
Member since 25 September 2012
Melksham

"We are located on the New Broughton Road in Melksham, Wiltshire. We can provide onsite servicing and MOT's, we look forward to receiving your enquiries. "

Crash Car Repairs
Member since 14 October 2011
Corsham

"Established in 1992, Crash is a family run business offering a professional auto body repair and van repair service but with a personal touch. Crash can supply immediate free estimates for private or insurance repair and our friendly team deal with all insurance companies. If you can't get to us, then we also offer free onsite estimates within 15 miles and free collection and delivery within 20 miles.In 2009 Crash moved from its Pound Mead site into its custom fitted unit on the Leafield Industrial Estate, Corsham.The spacious new workshop allows the professional team plenty of room to complete each accident repair and allows ample space for customers to see how work is progressing. Above the workshop is a welcoming reception/lounge area, with television and coffee machine.Whilst your vehicle is repaired, Crash have a fleet of eight free courtesy cars, both petrol and diesel and all less than two years old, so when the worst happens to you, you'll be glad you ran into us!Many things can cause dents on a car, for example, a car door hitting the body or a small collision. We have the facilities and experience to remove dents from any part of a car and make sure that the bodywork of each car is restored correctly. Each dent is carefully worked on and the paintwork of each car will remain unaltered so there is no risk of colour mismatch. Many manufacturers and delivery companies approve of the method we use for car body dent repair.We are able to provide a car paint repair service for all makes and models of car using a specialised technique to match the existing paint colour and only concentrating on the affected area. The car paint repair process can either involve touching up the paint or using our car respraying facilities to complete it. Our professional workers are fully qualified and experienced to carry out our car body paint repair services.Scratches on a car can decrease the value of it depending on how bad the scratch is. At Crash we will repair any size scratch and exactly match the existing colour code of the paint, then repair the affected area only and finish it so it will look like nothing happened to the car. Light scratches can be repaired using a polisher and special polishing formulas but deeper scratches will require spraying or touching up with the correct paint.We can give you your estimate at our workshop, we can come to you and give an onsite estimate within 15 miles and we can offer free collection and delivery within 20 miles."

Respraying in Melksham

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Melksham. 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 Melksham 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 Melksham 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 15,165 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 Melksham;

  • 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 Melksham

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