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Respraying in Royston

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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 Royston 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 Royston (12 found)
B2B Automotive
51 Jobs Completed
Royston
4.6 / 5

B2B Automotive specialises in small and large fleet service and maintenance.

With our trained technicians and strict approach to time keeping we keep service/repairs times to a minimum.
MOT's, Servicing, Repairs, Tyres, Exhausts, Clutches, Cambelts and much more all in one place.

Roy Castle & Co
16 Jobs Completed
Bassingbourn
4.7 / 5

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A505 vehicle services ltd serving royston and cambridge areas
17 Jobs Completed
Near Royston
4.8 / 5

"We have 15 years experience of cars and commercials. We have the latest diagnostic equipment to keep up with today's technology. We have a large fleet of free loan cars and commercials and can collect your vehicle from your work place or home, We are members of the good garage scheme and are a Mobil 1 approved service centre. All our work comes with 12 months parts and labour warrenty. We offer a Breakdown recovery service and can also collect your vehicle from the roadside or your home. We welcome AA-RAC-GREENFLAG Tow ins.

Station Garage Services ltd
4 Jobs Completed
Royston
5.0 / 5

Station Garage is a family run village garage which offers everything from small trailer tyres to large vehicle engine rebuilds. MOT's, Servicing and repairs all carried out.

Mantles (Royston)
Member since 22 February 2017
Royston

WELCOME .... to Mantles Kia- a long established, family owned business with a proud reputation built up over many years in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. You have come to the right place! As an officially appointed Kia dealer, we can offer you a GREAT deal on the car of your choice, whether it be New, Ex-Demonstrator or Used - all beautifully presented and backed by industry leading warranties for up to 7 years. We offer a much more personal approach to our customers than many other larger dealer groups and yet we are highly competitive on price. What our customers say about us....... •Friendly, approachable staff •A family business where they really care •GREAT service, GREAT products, GREAT prices! •Work completed to the highest quality standards •Independently owned and run, and it shows! •Good, local Service •Refreshingly different! .....this makes the ''Mantles Difference''.

S.J. Tokely Repairs
Member since 26 May 2011
Buntingford

"S.J. Tokely Repairs is a family run business, with a reputation for providing a good service at a fair price. We are based in Buntingford and offer mechanical repairs, engineering, servicing, MOTs, diagnostics and general repair work for any make or model."

A Drayton & Son
Member since 18 June 2012
Royston

"Welcome to A Drayton & Son in Royston and Buntingford. We are a local, independent garage, serving Royston,Buntingford and the surrounding area.We are a Unipart Car Care Centre which means all parts fitted come with a nationwide 12000 mile or 12 month guarantee (whichever is sooner)."

2 Stroke complete Autocare
Member since 19 June 2012
Bassingbourn

"2 Stroke Autocare is an independent garage established in 1984 by the current owner Michael Struebel. From the start Michael always wanted to offer more than other high street garages in terms of value and the quality of work undertaken. The ethos of the business was, and still is, to offer main dealer levels of service and back up but at village garage prices in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.2Stroke complete Autocare offers a new concept in total car care, quite literally all of your car maintenance needs are now available under one roof, from one business.We provide refreshments, and WIFI access in our spacious reception area to make your wait more comfortable. if your vehicle requires more time in the workshop, we have a fleet of courtesy cars that we offer to all customers free of charge. For our light commercial service customers, a service van is also available upon request, to avoid business interruption. "

Barkways Service Station
Member since 19 June 2012
Royston

"Barkway Service Station, near Royston, Hertfordshire is a family business, run by qualified mechanic Peter Blanche for over 20 years. At the garage there is a dedicated car body repair centre run by Peter's sons. The Car Body Repair centre uses the latest equipment such as a body alignment jig and low bake ovens to ensure that each body repair job looks as good as new. Barkway Service Station are long standing members of the Vehicle Builder & Repairers Association (V.B.R.A) and the Motor Vehicle Repairers Association (M.V.R.A). Barkway Service Station work conforms to the British Standards ISO9001 2000The garage at Barkway is located just a 5 minute drive from Royston, Herts on the south Cambridgshire/north Hertfordshire border. Barkway Service Station can look after all your motoring needs, from crash repairs to M.O.T. and Servicing by our dedicated team of specialists and mechanical technicians. With the quality of our workmanship and our commitment to excellence, many of the leading motor insurers choose to send their local customers to Barkway Service Station for car body repairs."

Revivals Garage
Member since 19 June 2012
Royston

"Revivals was started on April 1st 1991 as a very small garage with only one service ramp & two mechanics. Many 'many' years later we've upgraded the garage to five service ramps, including a rolling road, one MOT ramp & a work force of three full time working staff. Revivals initially started as restorations & servicing, but now we provide a lot more services for our clients ."

Gilhooly Commercial Ltd
Member since 20 June 2012
Royston

"We have successfully grown our MOT Test Garage in Meldreth Royston helping individuals and companies with their MOT Test requirements.Proprietor Mick Gilhooly has a hand's on approach to his business and with over 20 years experience in the motor trade he is committed to providing the best possible customer service for his clients.We have a dedicated team of expert mechanics, all based in our premises in Meldreth Royston. Our technical staff have many years of experience to draw upon when undertaking vehicle assessment checks. Particularly at this time, when we are all experiencing the impact of the Credit Crunch, we offer great value for money as pat of our MOT Test packages.Our MOT Test technicians at our office in Meldreth Royston are waiting to help you, so why not give Mick and his team a call.Our reliable MOT Test mechanics really do focus on being thorough and ensuring legally compliant MOT Tests for our clients. This includes an assessment of what type of car repair services are required for vehicles."

John R Ford and Sons Royston
Member since 13 May 2015
Royston

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

Here at John R Ford and Sons (Royston) Limited 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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Respraying in Royston

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Royston. 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 Royston 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 Royston 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 15,158 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 Royston;

  • 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 Royston

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