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Respraying in Musselburgh

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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 Musselburgh 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 Musselburgh (61 found)
Autofix Garage
50 Jobs Completed
Edinburgh
4.2 / 5

We are a local garage based on West Harbour Road (EH5) in Edinburgh. We carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, electrical work and servicing as well as specialising in all aspects of bodywork. We can carry out full resprays/body customisation and even accident and insurance work in our workshop, all carried out to the very highest of standards regardless of job size.

Using only good quality parts, we can help get your vehicle road worthy again ASAP and all work comes guaranteed for your peace of mind. Our mechanic, Radek, has over 15 years of experience in the motor industry and has experience working on all makes and models of vehicles.

We can offer a local collection and delivery service for a small fee.

Reith Motors LTD
143 Jobs Completed
Edinburgh
4.8 / 5

Reith Motors is a family run business that understands the importance of providing a first class service at competitive prices. We pride ourselves in being car service experts; whatever make or model, we can help keep you on the road.

Reith Motors offers free, honest advice, and has done so since being founded in 1966. Over 50 years experience between Graham and John allows us to service, maintain, advise and repair vehicles of all types and ages.

McLennans Garage
52 Jobs Completed
Loanhead
4.0 / 5

"Established in 1992, McLennans Garage is a family-run, independent garage located in Loanhead near Edinburgh.Over the 20 years we have been in existance our main focus has always been to deliver a quality service at competitive rates for our customers. We pride ourselves on providing a personal and friendly service. As part of our code of quality we are members of the Scottish Motor Trade Association as well as The Good Garage Scheme. McLennans Garage is well established and has a large customer base encompassing both private cars and business fleets. At any time whilst we are carrying out work, a member of staff is always available to explain costs, procedures and timescales. All makes of vehicles are welcome. "

Qwiklube - Musselburgh
81 Jobs Completed
Musselburgh
5.0 / 5

Our philosophy is simple a fair price for an excellent job with outstanding customer service!

We are so confident about the standard of workmanship and quality of the parts we use that all work is guaranteed so you know when you drive off the forecourt your repair, service or part is backed up by the Qwiklube 12,000 mile or 12 month warranty.

The qwiklube model is no more complicated than that, we are totally transparent in everything we do and will always work with you so the outcome suits your circumstances and vehicle. Our team will treat you with respect, honesty and integrity, our most important outcome is a happy customer.

We are a growing business which is due to our growing customer base so why not pop in to one of our branches to experience a new and refreshing approach to vehicle maintenance and repair, I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

Polmart garage
39 Jobs Completed
Edinburgh
4.7 / 5

Professional car body repairs,accident damage,coatch works,welding,cracks bumper repairs
full car restoration,panel bitting, scratch repairs
All mechanical repairs:clutch,engine's, timing belts,all mot repairs,servicing,brakes,suspension
Computer car diagnostic LUNCH,DELPHI
QUALITY WORK GUARANTEED
ALWAYS ON GOOD PRICES

Auto Sphere
5 Jobs Completed
Edinburgh
4.5 / 5

As your local Edinburgh accident repair centre, Auto Sphere Body Repairs Limited is perfectly positioned to provide the ultimate range of solutions for all of your vehicle repair requirements.

We can completely repair all brands and models of cars and light commercial vehicles to an extremely high standard. From luxury 4x4s to hot hatchbacks, classic sports cars to cutting-edge modern supercars, as well as more modest family run-arounds. In short, we have all of your repair needs covered.

Whatever vehicle you need repaired, you can depend on Auto Sphere Body Repairs Limited to restore its appearance to an as-good-as-new, showroom level, which will have it looking like it has just rolled off the factory production-line.

Arnold Clark (Edinburgh)
Member since 27 January 2016
Edinburgh

Arnold Clark is a family run business, it has gone from strength to strength over the past 50 years and has established itself as Europe's largest independent Motor Dealer, with over 145 branches across the UK. Arnold Clark provides a full range of motoring services including Tyres, MOT, Repairs and Servicing. For more information about the company and the services we have to offer please visit your local dealership or www.arnoldclark.com

Macklin Motors Hyundai Edinburgh East
Member since 01 February 2017
EDINBURGH

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 of being different, but because it makes us better. And for us, that starts with you.

We're dedicated to providing a full spectrum of aftersales care, including maintenance and servicing. And naturally, all work is carried out to the highest standard by our team of Hyundai trained technicians, using only genuine parts.

Alexander Latto (1986) Ltd
Member since 23 September 2015
Edinburgh

With many years of experience in Edinburgh, Alexander Latto can offer customers bespoke brake and clutch repair services. You can rely on the services of our experienced car repairs workshop to ensure the smooth operation of your vehicle. We can provide car servicing and repairs to all makes, car and commercial, tyres, MOT testing and specialist brake and clutch services.

We offer a 24/7 breakdown recovery service. And our experienced fully trained staff offer good quality service with affordable, competitive prices.

Auto Sphere Body Repairs (Fix Auto Edinburgh)
Member since 16 June 2017
Edinburgh

As your local Edinburgh accident repair centre, Auto Sphere Body Repairs Limited is perfectly positioned to provide the ultimate range of solutions for all of your vehicle repair requirements.

We can completely repair all brands and models of car and light commercial vehicles to an extremely high standard: From luxury 4x4s to hot hatchbacks, classic sports cars to cutting-edge modern supercars, as well as more modest family run-arounds: In short, we have all of your repair needs covered.

Whatever vehicle you need repaired, you can depend on Auto Sphere Body Repairs Limited to restore its appearance to an as-good-as-new, showroom level, which will have it looking like it has just rolled off the factory production-line.

Auto Sphere Body Repairs Limited: A reputation for excellence

By ensuring that our results consistently exceed the expectations of our clients, we’ve built up an enviable reputation over the years.

Our expertise and recognition within the automotive industry for producing sublime, immaculate results are factors which have helped us to add recognised car dealerships like: BMW, Citroen, Mini, Fiat, Kia, Peugeot and Vauxhall to our list of faithful clients.

We also work with a number of established garages, servicing centres and fleet companies whenever they need flawless body repairs to be carried out.

Belmont (Edinburgh)
Member since 01 December 2015
Edinburgh

Belmont took on the Kia franchise in Selkirk in 2009 and due to it's success The John Martin Group have also added it in to the Belmont Sighthill Showroom. Both branches offer the full retail range of new and used Kias as well as full servicing facilities to cater for all your motoring requirements. Belmont Kia is part of the John Martin Group; a motor group that originated in the 1960s which has grown to become one of Scotland’s leading motor retail groups. The John Martin Group trades under the well known brands of Belmont and Murray Motor Company and under these brands represent a wide range of franchises.

Peoples Edinburgh
Member since 16 November 2015
Hermiston Quay

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on.

Here at Peoples we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing your vehicle. Our service promise to you is simple: no surprises or hidden extras…and the very best people looking after your car.

Our Ford Service Promise to you:
✓Complimentary UK and European Roadside Assistance with your Service (so that when you set out on your journey, our friendly, skilled roadside help goes with you).
✓ Free FORD eCHECK (a 30-point visual electronic health check of your vehicle).
✓ All work is carried out by trusted Ford-trained technicians using the latest diagnostic tools.
✓ All published prices are recommended retail prices and include parts, labour and VAT.
✓ We’ll only use Ford quality parts fitted by specialist technicians.

Ford Motorcraft 4+
For all Ford vehicles four years or older, we’re your one-stop shop for Ford Motorcraft 4+ servicing and repairs, plus MOT and tyres. Ford Motorcraft 4+ offers complete high-quality care at an affordable price, with prices starting from RRP £125 for a Ford Motorcraft Minor Service
Prices include complimentary UK and European Roadside Assistance and a free ‘wash and vac’ for your Ford. Plus, with free tyre rotation and the option of an MOT at just £30 (RRP £35 without service), there are many other good reasons to come to us first.

A service you can depend on…Because no one knows your Ford like a Ford Dealer does.
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Macklin Motors Hyundai Edinburgh West
Member since 18 January 2017
EDINBURGH

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 of being different, but because it makes us better. And for us, that starts with you.

We're dedicated to providing a full spectrum of aftersales care, including maintenance and servicing. And naturally, all work is carried out to the highest standard by our team of Hyundai trained technicians, using only genuine parts.

Thompsons Motors Ltd
Member since 05 July 2017
Edinburgh

We are a local garage that you can trust for great quality and value for service and repair work. Operating for over 15 years at our Industry Lane garage, we are well established in Edinburgh and will continue to give our customers the level of service they expect at our location.

Our skilled team of highly trained and experienced technicians abide by the Motor Ombudsman code of conduct at all times, so you have confidence that your vehicle is in the safest of hands. We are a VOSA, Group Auto and AA approved garage are we pass their yearly audits to the highest of standards every year.

We have worked hard over the years to become a 5 star rated member of the Approved Garage Scheme. We do open on Saturdays, by prior appointment.

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Respraying in Musselburgh

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Musselburgh

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