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Respraying in Rushden

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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 Rushden 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 Rushden (13 found)
Colourful Touch Limited
54 Jobs Completed
Wellingborough
4.9 / 5

Vehicle repair bodyshop . from small scuffs to complete resprays. Servicing , tyres, wheel refurbishment.

Alex Little Panel and Paint Ltd
7 Job Completed
Willingborough
5.0 / 5

Alex Little Panel and Paint has been established since 2010. Our friendly and passionate team have over 50 years experience and are ATA accredited. We offer general body repairs, crash repair, diamond cut alloy wheel repair & refurbishment, end of lease work, company fleet maintenance work and full restoration of classic and performance sports cars.

We are located at Unit 4 Collets House, Crane Close, Denington Road Industrial Estate, Wellingborough NN8 2QH.

Venture Performance LTD
47 Jobs Completed
Sharnbrook
4.7 / 5

Full Workshop Facility at our base at Sharnbrook MK441NA.

We are also a Mobile Mechanic Specialising in Both Modern and Classic Vehicles. We have Years of experience with VW and Ford Classics as well as Japanese Imports.

Our main line of work comes from General Repairs and Servicing so whatever your problem give us a shout.

We cover Northamptonshire/Bedfordshire and Parts Of Cambridgeshire/Leicestershire.

When not fixing we are busy building road/track cars and offer full race support and race prep services.

Whatever your problems give us a shout, we have mechanics here with the spanners ready to get you moving again fast and efficient at low prices

Aiden James Motors Ltd
2 Jobs Completed
Rushden
3.0 / 5

"We are a family run business dealing with all types of vehicle repair and servicing up to and including lgv's. We also deal with MOT repairs. We have the latest diagnostic tools for fault tracing. We have two experienced technicians and an apprentice. One of our technicians has extensive knowledge of Volvo, VW, Ford, Mazda and Aston Martin."

Triple R Automotive.
Member since 19 August 2019
Podington

Triple R Automotive is an independent vehicle body shop with a strong belief that you, the customer, "Should not be without your vehicle when you need it!". It's for this reason we offer a wide range of services and options to make repairing your vehicle as easy and stress free as possible.

Over 25 years experience
Free Online Estimates
Lifetime Ownership Guarantee
Premium Overnight Repairs
Free Collection and Delivery
We Offer Mobile Repair at Your Home or Workplace
Same Day Repairs
Courtesy Cars Available
All this for your convenience!

Central garage raunds
Member since 20 November 2014
Raunds

"Central garage is a family run garage established over 35 years ago. We provide servicing and repair, diagnostic, mot and repair, welding, body and paint repair and classic restoration "

Shire Motor Services
Member since 15 May 2017
Wellingborough

Shire Motor Services are an independent garage based in Wellingborough, established since 1978. We have been at our current premises for over 30 years now and have gained a large loyal customer base over the years, both trade and retail, although we are always ready to welcome new customers in to our garage! We work on cars, light commercials and 4x4 vehicles and carry out most repairs from mechanical through to electrical, accident and insurance jobs too, as well as servicing. We carry out a fast fit service on tyres, exhausts, clutches and brakes. We take great pride in the level of workmanship carried out in our garage and try to offer competitive rates at all times, as well as a guarantee on our work.

We offer collection and delivery for customers within the Wellingborough area.

Sanders Garage
Member since 27 January 2012
Wellingborough

"Sanders Garage Ltd have been established for over 30 years and provide professional car garage services to Wellingborough, Rushden, Northampton, Kettering and the surrounding areas. As a family run business we understand the importance of return custom, which is why our customer service is second to none, always creating a great experience. Customers travel from all over the country to use our services. Why should you be terrified to get the car servicing bill through? We offer a high quality service at competitive prices, producing happy customers, time and time again. We always stand by our quotes and keep our customers informed so you don't get a nasty shock."

AutoCentre Rushden
Member since 27 January 2012
Rushden

"AutoCentre (Rushden) Ltd is a relatively new garage, which offers a full range of garage services from tyres and MOTs to full services. We produce high quality work and hold good old fashioned values where we respect the customer. We now also offer motorcycle performance dyno runs tyres and servicing. Already we have built up a loyal customer base, with lots of repeat business and people are coming to us on personal recommendations from friends. We also use the very latest tyre fitting and diagnostic equipment, which is being continually updated. In our drive to keep up to date with the most modern technology we have recently installed a system to allow customers full access to our MOT booking diary."

DG Motor Services
Member since 13 June 2012
Wellingborough

"A family based Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda specialist in Wellingborough town centre, we can repair and service all makes of vehicles. We have a dedicated VAG (Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda) scanner, snap-on and launch scanners for other makes."

Orbit Garage Wellingborough
Member since 13 December 2018
Finedon Road Industrial Estate

Orbit Garage Wellingborough

Marshalls Mobile Mechanics
Member since 06 December 2016
Northampton

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Respraying in Rushden

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Rushden

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