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Respraying in Ringwood

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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 Ringwood 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 Ringwood (8 found)
Automotive Vehicle Service Ltd
Member since 07 September 2011
Verwood

"Andy Cox welcomes you to their family business at Automotive Vehicle Services Ltd ,Verwood's complete motoring centre. Our premises consists of two units. Two for general service with 1 MOT bays also one unit for our Specialist Tyre Fitting centre which houses our latest acquisition in diagnostics by Bosch - Launch and other Engine Test Equipment.We also offer a free collection and delivery to local areas."

DLH CARS AND COMMERCIALS
Member since 10 November 2019
Wimborne

WE ARE A FAMILY RUN BUSINESS AND HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED OVER 40 YEARS.
WE ARE LOCATED IN WIMBORNE WOOLSBRIDGE IND EST. OUR AIM IS TO SATISFY EVERY CUSTOMER AND GIVE THEM THE BEST EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE WHEN HAVING THEIR VEHICLE REPAIRED, SERVICED OR MOT'D
WE COVER EVERY MAKE AND MODEL OF CAR, VAN AND TRUCK.
WE HAVE A PASSION FOR BMW'S AND WE ARE QUITE EXPERIENCED IN THAT MANUFACTURER. WE HAVE 3 FULLY QUALIFIED TECHNICIANS AND AN APPRENTICE ALONG SIDE 2 OFFICE STAFF.323

HDM Autos
Member since 24 May 2017
Ringwood

HDM Autos Ltd is a long established car repair garage, servicing all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles, MOT class 4 and 7, free local collection and delivery. Open 6 days a week.

Millsteam Motor Company
Member since 16 May 2011
Ringwood

"Millstream is a family run business, established in 1987. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with an honest and reliable service, taking time to ensure that when your vehicle leaves our garage you can trust that the work has been completed to a high standard and to your requirements. The garage is situated in Ringwood, Hampshire, close to Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole in Dorset, next to it's sister self-drive van hire company Callvan Hire We provide vehicle servicing, repairs and MOT's to customers in the Ringwood and Verwood areas. We offer local companies a full service for fleet repairs, servicing and MOT's class 4,5 and 7. We also offer a full range of services for motorhomes, caravans and privately owned cars and vehicles - repairs, tyres, exhausts, MOT's, Air conditioning repairs and servicing, brakes, engine diagnostics, everything your car might need to run smoothly and efficiently."

Verwood MOT Centre Ltd
Member since 16 May 2011
Verwood

"Verwood MOT Centre is an independent garage and MOT station that has been established for over 15 years. We MOT cars, vans, light commercial vehicles and minibuses. (Class 4 category) ur aim is to maintain your vehicle to the highest standards, economically and at the best price. We are a fast fit centre for brakes, clutches, exhausts, suspension, tyres and we can meet all your servicing requirements. All makes and models of vehicles are welcome including cars, vans, camper vans, and minibuses (max, 9 seater). We believe that regular servicing is the best way to care for your vehicle and keep it in excellent condition for many years. With our quality servicing you can be confident in your car or van each and every time you rely on it to get you to your destination. Our full range of services includes MOT testing preparation and testing, recovery service, tyre replacement, brakes and other mechanical items."

Keystone (PC) Ltd
Member since 06 June 2011
Ringwood

"Keystone, a family-run business established in 1947, offers a fast and friendly, personal, professional service. Whilst specialising in high performance sports and prestige used German cars such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen, we are also able to supply new cars at competitive prices. We can also source a bespoke car to your specification if nothing in our quality used stock meets your requirements. Let our team of skilled and experienced professionals give you the benefit of Keystone's decades of experience with any of your motoring requirements."

LPA
Member since 02 February 2016
Verwood

We Are A Small Liquid Wrapping Business Using Genuine Plastidip To Provide Customers With A Cost Effective Exterior Coating.

Triton Motor Services Ltd
Member since 13 May 2011
Christchurch

"Triton Motor Services was founded by Jon Trite in the early 1990's. In 1999, the company moved to its existing premises next to Bournemouth International Airport. Using his experience, Jon set out to create a company that not only provided guaranteed value for money but also gave the customer the satisfaction that their vehicle is in expert hands. The sudden increase in popularity of Japanese imports and the loss of the local Subaru dealership has meant that there is a great demand for Triton's expertise. Triton are equipped with all of Subarus specialist tools, equipment and diagnostics and have received such a great reception from local customers that they are now known as the Bournemouth Subaru Centre! Triton Motorsport have completed several projects recently, including a full rebuild of a Group N Mitsubishi Evo 7 and the WRC Fiat 131 Abarth. Triton have been offering high quality servicing and tuning expertise to all its customers for nearly twenty years and will continue to do so for many years to come."

Respraying in Ringwood

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Ringwood. 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 Ringwood 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 Ringwood 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 15,162 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 Ringwood;

  • 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 Ringwood

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