Respraying in Totton

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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 Totton 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 Totton (36 found)
Saleks Motors
547 Jobs Completed
Southampton
4.6 / 5

Saleks Motors trade as one of the premier independent garages in Southampton and as a proud member of the Bosch Autocrew network. Serving the entire Hampshire area, we en

Hendy (Eastleigh)
4 Job Completed
Eastleigh
5.0 / 5

In the last decade, Kia has risen as a major global player in the automotive world and at Hendy Kia, we are pleased to offer the full range of new cars at our dealerships

DP Cars
45 Jobs Completed
Southampton
4.7 / 5

"We can carry out to the highest standard all vehicle repairs including :- Servicing Repairs Mots (arranged at reduced rate) Electrical work Full diagnostic capabiliti

Hendy Ford Marchwood
6 Jobs Completed
Southampton
3.7 / 5

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Hendy Ford Marchwood we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servici

Duda-Garage
2 Jobs Completed
Southampton
4.5 / 5

* Car servicing and repair* Full Diagnostic equipment* Engine Management Systems* DPF / FAP Particular Diesel Filter* ABS / ASR / ESP / DSC / TSC* Fuel systems diagnostic

Hendy Ford Eastleigh
6 Job Completed
Eastleigh
5.0 / 5

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Hendy Ford Eastleigh we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servici

Hendy Ford Southampton
Member since 27 September 2021
Southampton

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Hendy Ford Southampton we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servi

Viking Garages (Southampton)
Member since 27 September 2021
Southampton

At Viking Garages, our customer support doesn't stop once you've purchased a new or used car. We want you to enjoy driving you car and keep it maintained to the highest o

Calmore Service Station
Member since 27 September 2021
Southampton

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

ABTECH avss Ltd
Member since 27 September 2021
Southampton

"We are an independent specialist for cars in the Volkswagen group, namely Audi, VW, Seat and Skoda. Established in June 1997 and with over 90 years combined motor trade

Hodges Auto Centre Ltd
Member since 27 September 2021
Southampton

"We are a vehicle repair centre, based in Bevois Valley, close to the City Centre of Southampton. We will travel to collect or deliver a vehicle within a 20 miles radius.

Millbrook Ltd
Member since 27 September 2021
Southampton

"Millbrook, as a company, has been located in the same premises in Shirley since we began at the beginning of the 1980's. We are large enough to be able to cope with mos

Picador-Southampton
Member since 27 September 2021
SOUTHAMPTON

We are a Renault and Dacia main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Dacia vehicles. Co

Fox Tech Services
Member since 27 September 2021
Southampton

"At Foxtec we pride ourselves on offering a level of service second to none within the industry.We have invested heavily to ensure that we can perform all the services yo

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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 Totton. 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 Totton 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 Totton 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 15,581 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 Totton;

  • 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 Totton

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