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Respraying in Spalding

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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 Spalding 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 Spalding (11 found)
GF AUTO SERVICES
10 Jobs Completed
SPALDING
5.0 / 5

"We are a small garage just my son and myself. We offer a personal service and pride ourselves on having a honest approach.I was trained in the Royal Air Force where stayed for nearly 19 years.We offer a collection and delivery within in a 10 mile radius,or we can pick up on a recovery truck if required.We can carry out servicing,tyres,diagnostics,air con and arrange MOT,s and body repairs.We also do motorbikes and are a motorbike MOT station."

Reeves Tyre Centre
1 Job Completed
Spalding
5.0 / 5

"Reeves Tyre Centre is a family run business with over 40 yrs experience serving the Spalding area.The workshop is based in the village of Gosberton which is ideally situated for the growing businesses in the area.We can offer a wide range of services for all vehicles, from tyres, batteries, exhausts, servicing with diagnostics for all makes of vehicles and repairs through to MOT preparation.We can collect and return any vehicle within the local area and offer a 24hr breakdown and recovery facility.Please do not hesitate to contact me for any other information or quotes.Simon Reeve,Reeves Tyres Centre

jjdautorepairs
2 Jobs Completed
spalding
5.0 / 5

"local garage services offering repairs, mot's servicing offers a pick up and drop off service"

Taylors Accident Repair
Member since 03 March 2012
Lincs

Approved for Vauxhall / Peugeot / Citroen / Fiat / Alfa / Hyundia / Ford and we repair vans upto 5 tonne.Smart Repairs from -ú70.00Loan cars / Loan vansPaint spraying Jig workAccident DamageInsurance work

EMG Hyundai - Spalding
Member since 17 January 2017
SPALDING

EMG are a friendly multi franchised motor dealer based in St Johns Road in Spalding and have been for over 60 years, Hyundai franchise Holders for nearly 12 years and Ford Authorised repairers for more than 40 years. We undertake all mechanical work on both cars and commercials from MOT's to Engine rebuilds. All work completed to a high standard and in a personal manner, we'd be happy to help look after your car - any make, any model.

Halls Garage
Member since 09 August 2011
Bourne

"Halls Garage was established in 1945, and provides a range of garage services from MOTs to engine rebuilds and vehicle resprays. With fully qualified mechanics at hand, we can cater for a diverse range of requirements that include cars, LCV's, motorcycles or trikes. Furthermore we also sell a range of quality new and used vehicles. We are MG specialists, and offer a fast and efficient local service. We pride ourselves on our reputation for honest and reliable service and as aprofessional and efficient garage."

KDF Autos
Member since 04 September 2012
Boston

"Based in Sutterton we service, repair and provide M.O.T. preparation for all makes and models of cars. We sell all leading and budget brand tyres as well as batteries and exhausts. We pride ourselves on our personal approach and understand that every customers needs are different. Our trained technician has over 30 year main dealer experience in car servicing and repair.We're always happy to answer any questions and provide expert advice. "

Fleet Road Garage
Member since 11 May 2015
Holbeach

Specialist in Mercedes, VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda, having all the latest diagnostic equipment to dealer level which ensure we give you the same level of service of the Main Dealer at a fraction of the cost.All makes of vehicles attended to with all facilities including MOT, air con, tyres etc etc.

Lovells Auto Body Centre Spalding
Member since 20 April 2011
Spalding

"Lovells Auto Body Centre Spalding have everything you need to repair or restore damaged vehicles ranging from push bikes to light commercial vehicles. Offering a wide spectrum of motoring services including accident repair, MOT, servicing, tyres, wheel alignment, air-con servicing, valeting and sign writing. Our team are experts in their field qualified to industry standard and above. We aim to deliver the best possible service in automotive repair to you, by investing in the latest equipment and techniques."

Rental assist 24/7 (Spalding)
Member since 20 April 2011
Spalding

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Towngate Tyres
Member since 13 October 2011
Market Deeping

"Towngate Tyres changed to the ownership of MC Vehicle engineering on 1st Month 2004. Towngate had a terrific reputation similar to MC's. When it became available due to the past owner retiring it made sense for MC to take on the business. Still using the same staff and following on all the service as provided before, MC and the team can offer everything from tyres to batteries to Exhausts."

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Respraying in Spalding

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Spalding

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