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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 Sevenoaks 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 Sevenoaks (68 found)
Swanley Garage
75 Jobs Completed
Swawnley
4.3 / 5

Welcome to Swanley Garage Services, on the following pages you will find some brief information about our Garage and the high quality, friendly and reliable services we o

KF Servicing & Repairs
23 Jobs Completed
Swanley
5.0 / 5

"Offering affordable car or van servicing, diagnostics, repairs, brakes, health checks and audio installations."

West Malling Garage Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
West Malling
4.5 / 5

Welcome to West Malling Garage Ltd - the place to find quality used cars for sale and a reliable local garage for all your servicing, MOTs and repairs. We are an indep

Opps fuel and mechanical services
14 Job Completed
Rusthall
5.0 / 5

Hi my name is mark jones I have been a mechanic for over 20 years always worked for a company but due to family ties I feel I have to now work for my self I can do wrong

Automotive Repair Systems
3 Job Completed
Orpington
5.0 / 5

We are a team of SMART repair specialists operating across the country. We have over 70 qualified technicians, and are able to carry out SMART and body repairs nationwide

Go Vauxhall Sevenoaks
1 Job Completed
Sevenoaks
5.0 / 5

"Go Vauxhall Sevenoaks manufacturer trained technicians provide low cost servicing and MOT tests on all makes and models, to maintain your vehicle and help retain its va

Lifestyle Ford Tunbridge Wells
1 Job Completed
Tunbridge Wells
5.0 / 5

We at Lifestyle in Tunbridge Wells are a main Ford, Suzuki and Subaru dealer. We offer a collection and delivery as a customer drop off and collect. Courtesy cars availab

Aperfection Limited
5 Jobs Completed
swanley
2.5 / 5

"We are a multi functional car and van repairs garage, located in the Swanley Village area, we also cover areas such as: - Dartford - Bromley - Sevenoaks - Hextabl

MOTORVATION SAAB
2 Jobs Completed
Tonbridge
4.5 / 5

"Founded by Chris Wilkinson we have always sought to establish ourselves as professional, friendly and above all honest. As Independent Saab Specialists we have always re

Topmech73 Ltd
Member since 28 September 2021
Kent

Topmech73 Ltd is MOBILE MECHANIC service and was established in 2014. From day 1 we have consistently delivered our customers with a top-quality service. With over 25 yea

Baseline Finishes
Member since 28 September 2021
Swanley

We are a company based in Swanley, United Kingdom specialising in automotive paint spraying, car body repair, car restoration, commercial body vehicles, metalwork sprayin

Aston Garages
Member since 28 September 2021
Orpington

"At Aston Garages our success is built upon our ability to deliver excellent service for our customers, every single time.A winning combination of professional and friend

Lifestyle (Tunbridge Wells)
Member since 28 September 2021
Tunbridge Wells

Lifestyle Europe have multiple service locations in the South East offering Main Dealer Servicing and Repairs for Ford, Mazda, Renault, Kia, Subaru and Isuzu. This locati

Bodiwork by Devey Ltd
Member since 28 September 2021
The Moor Road otford

A new accident repair company in the heart of Sevenoaks Kent backed by the former dragon and television personality Hilary Devey. Our team have over 30 years experience i

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Respraying in Sevenoaks

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How much does Respraying cost in Sevenoaks?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Respraying is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Sevenoaks for Respraying on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Respraying Cost by Car Make in Sevenoaks
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£422.50

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/06/2021 and 28/09/2021.

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Sevenoaks. 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 Sevenoaks 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 Sevenoaks 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 15,578 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 Sevenoaks;

  • 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 Sevenoaks

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