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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 Stevenage 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 Stevenage (109 found)
Luton Automotive 1
1432 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.7 / 5

Hi

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO MINIMISING RISK DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING OUR CUSTOMERS A FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH TO BOOK IN!

We operate from 3 locations : LUTON; MILTON KEYNES and OXFORD SO WE COVER BEDS. HERTS.BUCKS&OXFORDSHIRE. WITH TEAM MEMBERS AVAILABLE MOST TIMES IN DIFFERNT COUNTIES WE ARE ALWAYS ABLE TO HELP
We offer a pick up and drop off service for a small fee where we leave our vehicle outside your address and pick up your car and repair it then return it back to you.

We also provide you with mobile service where we can repair minor and quick repairs outside your address. subject to availability
We have a recovery truck with a small charge pick up cars that require a ramp and heavy work such as gearbox or clutches.
We are approved & experienced with:-

WINDSCREEN & BODY GLASS
WINDSCREEN CHIP REPAIRS
BODYSHOP REPAIRS
MECHANICAL & DIAGNOSTICS
ROADSIDE RECOVERY
AIR CONDITIONING
MOT's
Please call us as all work carried out is warranted.
17 years business portfolio
"Service without compromise"

http://www.lutonautomotive.com/

VA BODYSHOP
9 Jobs Completed
Hitchin
5.0 / 5

VEHICLE BODY REPAIR SPECIALIST
VA Body Shop is a vehicle body repair and respray specialist. specialising in accident repair and painting.
From small dent removals and painting to large scale bespoke styling of cars, vans and bikes.
We also do alloy wheel refurbish,3 stage polish, all types of bumper repairs, scratch removal, painting panels or whole car all at competitive price but with the highest quality.
Please call for more information or pop in to meet our experts who would be happy to help.

FREE ON SITE ESTIMATES
INSURANCE & PRIVATE QUOTATIONS
OPEN 6 DAYS WEEK

CALL US FOR QUOTE

Pitstop Letchworth LTD
49 Jobs Completed
Letchworth
5.0 / 5

Pitstop Letchworth LTD

A & K Motors
27 Jobs Completed
Luton
3.0 / 5

we are based in Luton with qualified mechanics and a friendly management who is able to do all mechanical works, MOT ,body works , Welding, tyre, brakes, service etc. pop in for any sort of mechanical and body works and leave with smile on your face.

PHOENIX AUTOCARE
1 Job Completed
Stevenage
5.0 / 5

Need a reliable and honest mobile mechanic or smart repairer? Then look no further! Whether it's a small scratch, diagnostics, brakes and pads or a service you need I have the expertise and experience to meet your needs.

I'm based on the Hertfordshire/Essex/London border and can travel to your work or home to carry out repairs and servicing. I have over 18 years experience as a mechanic and smart repairer and can provide a reliable and convenient service at competitive prices.

TTINTS AUTOCENTRE
85 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.6 / 5

We offer a wide range of vehicular products and services. , Give us a call or pay us a visit. Our friendly staff are always ready and happy to answer your questions. All work comes with a warranty.

I have an extremely strong work ethic. When I'm working on a vehicle, I don't want just to rush the job. Rather, I prefer to complete the job with perfection. I am a skilled professional with over 16 years of experience have a look at my gallery and pictures. I pride myself on my customer service skills. With all these years of experience as a vehicle technician, I have learned to master the art of this game and can fix your car within a reasonable time scale.
My work portfolio: https://www.instagram.com/ttints/

B V Bowles
2 Job Completed
Shillington
5.0 / 5

B V Bowles have been providing professional car repairs in Hitchin since 1974 and our services extend across the entire Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire areas. The fantastic reputation we enjoy owes much to the traditional service values our business employs.

Our garage in Hitchin delivers mechanical repairs and servicing packages at fair, transparent prices that are frequently lower in price than those on offer at nearby main dealerships. The high volume of repeat custom we enjoy from satisfied customers says everything about the quality of service we always strive to provide.

AX Welwyn
8 Jobs Completed
Welwyn Garden City
5.0 / 5

A X Welwyn excel at repairing small to medium bodywork damage and giving you a fantastic paint finish. We give a lifetime guarantee on all our work so you can be confident that once our body repair experts have finished, your car will look perfect again.

We are passionate about cars and believe they deserve to be looked after. Whether you've had an accident, are trying to get the best price when selling your car, hoping to avoid a big bill from your leasing company or just want to keep your car looking as good as possible, we can help.

Choose AX Welwyn to look after your car and you know that we will treat it as if it is our own, which is why everything we do is covered by the best guarantees in the world. Our opening hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and by appointment only on Saturdays, Sundays we are closed.

D&Ls Autos Ltd
12 Jobs Completed
hertford
4.8 / 5

"We are a newly opened business in Mead lane in Hertford. At D&Ls AUTO's we fix all types of cars and vans, we will try to beat any genuine price. new customers 10 percent discount. We will collect your car if your are local. Doing a comparison with other garages/mechanics we are cheaper call us for a quote and see for yourselves ! :) We get ripped off with the fuel cost these days, don't be ripped off with the servicing and repairs as well.

Auto-Motive Mobile Vehicle Services
1 Job Completed
stevenage
5.0 / 5

"Car trouble getting youdown?With over 10 years of experience in themotor industry, City & Guilds Level 3 Maintainance& Repair of motor vehicles qualificationsand having served as of an MOTtester since 2005 your vehicle could not bein safer hands.Auto-MotiveFleet MaintenanceAre you a business in Hertfordshire with your ownfleet of cars or small commercial vehicles, from 3 to30? If so you will be eligible for our20% service cost discount.Why go through the expence and inconvenience ofloosing your vehicle for the day or more, when we cancome to you with our well equipped mobile workshop to undertake any service or repair quickly and professionally,ensuring youÔÇÖre back on the road and earning as soon as you can. "

Carserv UK
2 Jobs Completed
Hitchin
5.0 / 5

"Carserv UK are based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire and cater for a whole range of vehicle electrics, repairs and services. We are determined to stand out from the crowd and not become just another high street garage. We pride ourselves on our friendly service and we will not be beaten with the level of customer care we deliver and of course our quality of work is second to none, backed up by a 12 month guarantee on all of the work we carry out to give you full peace of mind. All of our work is covered by our unique price promise providing you with total peace of mind from start to finish and protecting you from the usual hidden costs you get elsewhere."

Pound Avenue Garage
63 Job Completed
Stevenage
4.0 / 5

Pound avenue garage is a well-established local business based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. We can offer customers a full range of mechanical and bodywork repairs, with no job being too big or too small. We have been established for over 15 years and have 4 highly skilled technicians available to work on your vehicle. All work comes guaranteed for your peace of mind.

We are located in the heart of the old town and close to the a1m, m25 and m1 motorways and just two minutes from the railway station so finding us could not be easier. Luton airport is only 20 minutes away and pick up can be arranged, as well as a courtesy car with prior booking.
Our extensive services include:
• Vehicle servicing & repair
• Car & van batteries
• Car & van mot's
• Engine diagnostics
• Exhaust systems
• Budget & branded tyres
• Brake & clutch replacement & repair
• Welding services undertaken
• Cam belts fitted
• Tracking & wheel alignment
• Highly experienced mechanics
• Extremely competitive rates
• Superb reputation

Easy Auto Repairs
Member since 02 September 2019
Welwyn Garden City

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.

Ken Brown (Stevenage)
Member since 11 January 2016
Stevenage

Let our Kia Service department take the inconvenience and worry out of having your car serviced or repaired. You can be sure of the very highest standards of service and attention from our friendly and professional reception staff or our fully trained workshop technicians. We are able to undertake all warranty repairs on Kia vehicles and in addition we are able to service, repair and MOT most other makes of vehicles including diesels. We are also air conditioning specialists, which means that we offer an extremely competitive price on re-gassing and repairs to most makes of car. We have always been proud of the quality workmanship, which comes, out of our service bays. NOW! We’ve made it simpler for you. You can arrange your next service online - no matter what make of car.

Hatfield Auto Centre
Member since 04 October 2015
Hatfield

Hatfield Auto Centre has been established for over 25 years and caters for all your motoring requirements.

We provide a personal and friendly service at a price you want to pay for the motorists of Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and surrounding areas in Hertfordshire.

Our customer base has been built up over the last 25 years by repeat business, recommendations, and our policy of value for money.

We are your local auto centre with our one-stop-service provider.

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Respraying in Stevenage

Average rating for  Respraying in Stevenage bookings

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Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Stevenage. 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 Stevenage 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 Stevenage 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 15,175 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 Stevenage;

  • 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 Stevenage

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