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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 Torquay 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 Torquay (15 found)
Speedwell (Torbay)
1 Job Completed
Paignton
5.0 / 5

Welcome to the Kia Family! When you bought your Kia, it was built with the finest care and attention. Now you are part of the Kia family, we will continue to offer you and your car the same care and attention for the duration of your ownership. And, as the experts on Kia, we feel we’re best placed to keep your car running to the high standards you expect from it. We like to treat our customers just like family members. Therefore if any work is necessary now or in the future, we will only do it after your approval. You can be assured that we only use Kia Genuine Parts while carrying out any service or maintenance requirements, this means all parts and labour are covered by a 2 year warranty. As an authorised Kia Repairer, we will carry out any necessary service and maintenance actions to provide you with peace of mind, even providing complimentary tyre checks and letting you know when your next MOT is due. Our fully trained technicians have access to all the latest Kia technology, diagnostic systems, tooling and information so don’t hesitate to pop in for a chat or some advice. We look forward to welcoming you to our dealership soon!

Neil Tucker Van Sales.
Member since 07 August 2019
Newton Abbot

Neil Tucker is independent commercial vehicle dealer specialising in quality used commercial vans and vehicles.
Offering a one stop shop for van customers, we are able to accommodate almost all requirements.
All of our retail used Vans are hand picked from good reputable homes and come with a new MOT. All known defects are rectified prior to collection
Our vehicles are HPi checked. Part exchange is welcome. Finance arranged and settled, and most major credit cards accepted.

Based in Milber Newton Abbot in Devon we are easily accessible from throughout Devon and Cornwall.
With 25 years of experience and a depth of industry knowledge Neil Tucker is able to combine the experience, professionalism, and quality used vans at good prices whilst maintaining a constant and personal and friendly service with our customers.

Grease Monkey Garage SW
Member since 18 May 2016
Torquay

Based in Torquay, Grease Monkey Garage SW is the answer for all round vehicle services including mechanical and body repairs. The company is the merger of two highly skilled car technicians with over 30 years combined experience, dealing with all aspects of vehicle repair.

Dave’s previous experience includes many years spent at BMW and other local garages and he is delighted to have now merged with Danny Hall of Restyle Bodyworx, formerly of Abbotskerswell, specialising in body and alloy wheel repairs and paint with an extremely high customer satisfaction rate. Please get in touch to experience the difference in vehicle repairs!

Motec (SW) Ltd.
Member since 11 March 2019
Paignton

Motec (SW) Ltd

AMC Motor Engineering Ltd
Member since 13 December 2018
Paignton

AMC Motor Engineering Ltd

Snows Toyota Paignton
Member since 29 June 2015
Paignton

offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and your Toyota receive the best care possible, and we will only ever use Toyota genuine parts on your Toyota.

Yalberton Autos
Member since 17 February 2016
Paigton

Our state of the art workshop houses three 2 posted ramps, a 5 tonne two post light commercial ramp and a pit for light commercial vehicles. This allows us to carry out any type of repair to almost all makes and models of vehicles.

We are also registered to conduct class 4 MOT's and offer a modern and comfortable waiting area for our customers.

Torre Garage
Member since 21 September 2017
TORQUAY

Torre Garage is based in Torre, Torquay. We have dealership trained staff and offer servicing and repairs to all makes and models

Hyundai Torbay
Member since 14 August 2017
TORQUAY

Situated in the heart of the English Riviera, Hyundai Torbay is the No1 name for Hyundai in the South West especially on the South Devon coast. We offer full main dealer facilities, Sales of new and used Hyundai cars & vans, also all other makes of used cars, Service, MOT, and of course Parts & Accessories.

Sherwell Valley Garage
Member since 08 February 2012
Torquay

"We are a local, independent garage, serving Torquay and the surrounding area.We are a Unipart Car Care Centre which means all parts fitted come with a nationwide 12000 mile or 12 month guarantee (whichever is sooner)."

Vigurs Body Repair Centre
Member since 08 February 2012
Upton, Torquay

"We are an extremely reputable company offering car body repair and spraying facilities. With many years experience in the repair of car body and spraying services you can rely on us to provide top quality repairs.At Vigurs Crash and Spray Ccentre we strive to ensure that our customers are 100% satisfied with the service we provide. We understand that having an accident can be a frustrating and often extremely worrying experience, but by deciding to use our services you will benefit from considerable expertise which has been gained over the years.So, next time youÔÇÖre after top quality car body repairs, why not give Vigurs Crash and Spray Centre a call."

Motec UK Ltd
Member since 08 February 2012
Paignton

"We are a established, local, independent garage. We subscribe to the motor industry code of practice offering an open and fair pricing policy.Our workshop is furnished with modern equipment and large enough to comfortably fit many cars and commercial vehicles - not to mention our experienced team of technicians.We can cater for your every need, we now have a large commercial section for individual or fleet users, from repairs to vosa weekly inspections. Please give us a call with you requirements."

Chelston Electrical Services Ltd
Member since 20 July 2011
Torquay

"Chelston Electrical Services Ltd are situated right in the heart of Torquay and enjoy an ever growing reputation for providing a professional and an excellent repair, maintenance and MOT centre that you can really trust. We specialise in batteries for all vehicles and MOT preparation and tests. Or prices are very competitive and we pride ourselves on a friendly and reliable service."

Hele Road Garage
Member since 15 February 2012
Paignton

"If you're looking for garages in Torquay remember Hele Road Garage. With over a decade of experience we're both qualified and experienced to be able to assist you with all your different car needs, whether repair or service. Based in Torquay we're able to assist customers throughout the local area including Barton and Hele. So, don't hesitate to get in touch today.We are not limited to cars and can also provide assistance to other vehicles including motorbikes, so why not get in touch today to see how we can help you?Hele Road Garage is a family run business that consistently provides a fantastic standard of workmanship and great attention to detail which is why we have such an outstanding reputation and why our customers comes back to us time and time again with all their different vehicle needs. We can guarantee all our parts and all labour undertaken as we put our customers first and want them to leave and remain happy. This is why we also offer a car collection service and rates that are extremely reasonable."

Horsepool St Garage
Member since 08 April 2013
brixham

We are a one stop shop for all your transport needs. From recovering you from the side of the road to repairing a simple puncher we repair all makes and models and offer a free collection and delivery service

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Respraying in Torquay

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Torquay

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