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Respraying in Tooting

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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 Tooting 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 Tooting (187 found)
The Westbury Garage
752 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

For all your servicing needs

London Autocare LTD
179 Jobs Completed
Sutton
4.7 / 5

Ower 10 years experience
Accident Repairs
Engine rebuilds
Clutches
Gearbox reconditioning
Brakes
Services
ECU Remapp and programming
Tyres

Ross Motors (Streatham) LTD
879 Jobs Completed
Lambeth
4.6 / 5

Ross Motors (Streatham) LTD provide full garage services, car repairs, dealer level diagnostics, tyres, bodywork and MOT's. We are based in Streatham, south west London. We are proud to have been trading since 1994, providing customers with the highest quality of service. Our main customers are the general motoring public to whom we offer car servicing and mechanical repairs at affordable prices, as well as trade customers whose vehicles we maintain at scheduled intervals. We have established a large customer base within the London area and perform all types of mechanical work whether it be big major engine rebuilds or small jobs such as changing a blown bulb we suit all budgets. We have a top of the range workshop boasting facilities such as 4 vehicle lifts, a dedicated A/C re-gassing station, Tyre bay, a pit for commercial vehicle repairs and our state of the art diagnostic centre which consists of main dealer diagnostic machines for 15 car manufactures, capable of advanced fault finding and dealer only functions like coding and reprogramming of components, modules and keys.

Eagle Autos
1486 Jobs Completed
South Wimbledon
4.8 / 5

Eagle Autos provide a personalised quality service for all makes and models and include cars that are still within the manufacturer’s warranty period and also cars that are over 3 years old.
IMPORTANT NEWS FOR OWNERS OF NEW VEHICLES STILL UNDER WARRANTY
In 2003, a new European legislation changed the way you can have your car serviced and repaired.
You now have the freedom to use garages other than main dealers to have your car serviced and still maintain the manufacturers warranty, so long as you use manufacturers genuine parts.
Regulations are now in place to maintain quality and standards, but giving you the option to save money on your vehicle maintenance.
Eagle Autos comply with these new regulations.
We also give the personal service that the main dealer does not offer.
We comply with these new regulations so come to us .. you will see the difference

Strand Motor Company Ltd
472 Jobs Completed
West Croydon
3.8 / 5

At Strand Motor Company, we are a Specialist Vehicle aftersales centre and offer car repairs in Croydon and further afield such as Thornton Heath, Wallington, Mitcham and beyond in the South London area.
We don't only just service cars; we cover everything to do with your vehicle! Therefore, we offer everything you need from a modern state-of-the art workshop - with transparent charges and excellent customer service at the heart of everything we do. Our team of dedicated service professionals are here to meet your requirements and give you and your vehicle the best possible service and care. As a Specialist Service and Warranty Centre in the South London area, all our servicing and repair work is carried out to the manufacturer's required standard and under the terms of your warranty.
Our experienced team of Aftersales Advisers will deal with the warranty company on your behalf and make all the necessary arrangements. As a specialist service centre, all work and repairs are completed to a high standard and you will receive a manufacturer's stamp in your service book. We use OEM quality parts for all your repairs. As a specialist service centre, with technicians who have worked all their lives on a large range of vehicles, you can be sure of the highest standard of workmanship. Faults can often be identified much more quickly by expert technicians who are used to working with your type of vehicle, taking less time to make repairs and costing you less money.
We are conveniently situated near west Croydon train station.
We have courtesy vehicles which are available upon request. However to ease the strain, we will also collect and deliver your vehicle from your home or place of work.
We look forward to giving you a warm welcome - and make sure to take a look at our latest reviews, too.

G1 Autocentre Ltd
64 Jobs Completed
Mitcham
4.0 / 5

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.
In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind
We cover Colliers Wood, Mitcham, Wimbledon, Balham and Croydon

SAI Wimbledon Ltd
178 Jobs Completed
London
4.3 / 5

SAI MOT Centre is one of Wimbledon's leading auto repair, full car service and MOT testing stations for many models of cars and other utility vehicles. SAI MOT Centre can undergo MOT testing at our facilities as we’re DVSA approved testing stations in South London and more specifically in the Wimbledon area. Whether your vehicle needs its first MOT after three years or your annual MOT test is due – we can help you out and provide you with quick, reliable MOT testing. You can now book an MOT in Wimbledon using our interactive live, MOT booking system, giving you a real-time solution right to your fingertips. We aim to provide convenience with our cheap MOT services that start from just £29 and we will gladly pick up your vehicle and drop it back off after it has been tested.

SAI MOT Centre is a local, independent business in London near Wimbledon that has years of experience in MOT testing, car servicing and repairs. We offer a range of quality services and repairs including arranging MOT testing, servicing and diagnostics, tyres and wheel alignment, exhausts and suspension, batteries and brakes, clutch, cambelts and air conditioning. We will always reassure you that you’ll be receiving quality work. We are committed to making our services and repairs affordable, providing our customers with huge savings leaving them coming back to our MOT station time and time again.

Executive Motor Services
671 Jobs Completed
Camberwell
4.4 / 5

Executive Motor Services is a high quality establishment, offering car service to customers across South East London which was established over 30 years ago and specializes in all models of cars. Our dedicated business has a wealth of experience and knowledge plus all the latest diagnostic tools and equipment with a fully fitted workshop and fully qualified staff, the company provides all kind of professional car body works. We offer comprehensive car maintenance to the general public, which hopefully will be cost effective for everyone and our friendly staff allowing customers to get back on the road safely and quickly. We also do special offer of collecting and returning car from home around South East London;

South East Customz
55 Jobs Completed
Croydon
4.9 / 5

South East Customz as seen on TV!
You Dream It _ We Create It!
Auto Repairs & Modification Centre based in the heart of South East London.

Specialising in Accident Repairs, Insurance Repairs, Mechanical Repairs, Fleet Management, as well as Vinyl Wrapping, Vehicle Detailing, , Custom Panel Fabrications, Custom Paints, Audio & Electrical Installations Vehicle Lighting Upgrades.

Situated at Yard 2, Rollins Street, London, SE15 1EP
www.southeastcustomz.co.uk
Facebook @southeastcustomz
Instagram @wolf_southeastcustomz

Sloane Services
144 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

If you are looking for a garage that provides highly experienced mechanics that you can trust, then give us a call. Established in 1977, our family run business has a superb reputation for offering you a comprehensive range of mechanical and car body work at extremely competitive prices. We cover everything from servicing, brakes, bodywork, diagnostic readings, tyres, batteries, clutches, gearboxes and MOT testing. You will be more than impressed by our attention to detail. So no matter what make and model of car or light commercial vehicle you own give us a call!

Mc auto body works ltd
46 Jobs Completed
Brixton
4.9 / 5

MC AUTO BODYWORKS is based in Brixton at 320a Coldharbour lane (arch 313) ,sw9 8se.
We are a small company that can offer the best and profesional services to all types of jobs of body work including accident repairs (private or insurance)alloy wheels refurbishment at hight quality and perfection

Central Autos Morden
87 Jobs Completed
MORDEN
4.3 / 5

Welcome to TA Central Autos, the largest independent accident repair centre in Morden.
We have qualified and experienced technicians to carry out excellent servicing, MOT's, accident repairs, general vehicle repairs, body works and health checks. We also sell quality tyres and reliable batteries at affordable prices.

Our accident repair centre is an insurance approved repair in Morden that guarantees quality service of your car.
Before we consign any work, we inspect the condition of the car closely and then decide whether it can be repaired rather than replacing. Our repairing services ensure that there is no worn trample, secondary damage or any other corrosion is present for your car

M AND G Autos Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
Battersea
4.5 / 5

M and G Autos is an MOT testing centre that also provides a general repair and garage service .They have been servicing the SW London area for over 20 years delivering a quality customer service. No Job to small all makes and model of cars welcome.

At M and G Autos Limited, we have worked hard to build a reputation for offering a trusted and “value for money” service to all our customers in London. We understand the importance of good customer service, with the majority of our work gained through positive word of mouth and repeat custom.

Rutlish Autocare Centre ltd
15 Jobs Completed
wimbledon
5.0 / 5

At Rutlish autocare centre we carry out repairs to all vehicles from cars to van both mechanical and body repairs, we have a well equipped workshop with plenty of ramp space and onsite storage for parking in a secure compound.

We aim to keep your repair costs down, and will advise you of which work is needed to be rectified immediately. all work is quoted prior to any repairs being carried out.
Jason the receptionist is happy to assist with any queries or quotations needed, so don't hesitate to contact him.

MOT's class 4 & 7 - Traders welcome ,

MOTs - we perform MOTs quickly and efficiently, with an MOT service while you wait(booking in). We also offer a repair and re-test service if necessary, so you can get back on the road as quickly as possible.

Car Services - you can extend the life of your vehicle by servicing it regularly, so we can spot defects before they become a major problem. We carry out car services on all makes and models.

At Rutlish autocare centre we are fully equipped with the latest electronic diagnostics equipment for any make of vehicles, from diagnostics to advanced fault finding and coding.

Tyres are to order usually 1/2 hour wait, and we offer very competitive prices fitted.

Clutches - we fit high quality and new clutches and our technicians are all trained and experienced in this specialist work.

Brakes - brake checking is an important part of our car services and our technicians are very skilled and experienced, with brake roller on site to test efficiency.

Exhausts - we can supply and fit a various range and quality of exhaust systems, from original to oe quality.

We can carry out all bodywork and supply a FREE written quotation to supply to insurance companies if needed.

We are located next to merton park tram stop which is one stop from Wimbledon town and 5/10minute stroll to south Wimbledon tube station.

contact numberpostcode: rutlish road sw193al
email: [email protected]

RR London
9 Jobs Completed
Battersea
5.0 / 5

"We are a Land Rover/Range Rover specialist who pride ourselves in delivering outstanding service at a reasonable rate. We like to take a personal approach with all of our customers and their vehicles whilst remaining transparent at all times. Running our workshop as efficiently as possible and employing only the best staff insure that your vehicle will be repaired right the first time in a reasonable amount of time. Don't wait for 3 weeks to make a booking with a main dealer, let us see what we can do for you today."

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Respraying in Tooting

Average rating for  Respraying in Tooting bookings

4.00

6 reviews

How much does Respraying cost in Tooting?

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 Tooting for Respraying on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Respraying Cost by Car Make in Tooting
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£543.83
Volkswagen£518.55
Vauxhall£510.03
Audi£468.19
Mercedes£458.89
Ford£569.02
Toyota£470.07
Nissan£480.72
MINI£454.74
Peugeot£504.21
Citroen£643.36

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/06/2020 and 28/09/2020.

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Tooting. 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 Tooting 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 Tooting 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 15,170 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 Tooting;

  • 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 Tooting

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