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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 Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City (64 found)
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.

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.

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.

Brayley (Harpenden)
Member since 09 January 2016
Harpenden

At Brayley Kia, it's our policy to treat every visitor as a welcomed guest in our home. Every day, every time, without fail, no exceptions. Our friendly and expert team look forward to assisting you.

Bengeo Service Centre
Member since 24 May 2011
Hertford

"Bengeo Service Centre has been established for over 25 years serving the community of Hertford and the surrounding area. Bengeo Service Centre offer servicing, diagnostics, MOT and mechanical repairs for any make or model."

WSS Cars
Member since 24 May 2011
Hertford

"WSS Cars carry out servicing to all makes of vehicle and have facilities to carry out electronic testing and resets for most makes of vehicles. All parts replaced are from main dealers, unless specified pattern parts are requested. Bosch parts are our preferred pattern replacement. We are Castrol Oil dealers and it is used for all of our vehicle servicing. General maintenance, repairs and MOT failure work is carried out. Free estimates are available, where possible. Specialist repairs are available; some may require to be carried out off site. We have a large stock of batteries, wipers and replacement bulbs that our staff are happy to fit for you while you wait. A free local collection and delivery service and loan cars are available if pre-booked. As a Firestone tyre dealer we have a large stock of their tyres, with a twice a day delivery from two suppliers, so if we do not have your size in stock, we should have it for you within hours. All tyres fitted are given a new valve, and the wheel is balanced free of charge. All types of light to medium accident damage or body repairs can be carried out, to cars and commercial vehicles. We have a slidebed recovery vehicle with a secondary specframe for specialist recovery of your vehicle. Any type of valet you require from a simple wash and vacuum, to a full shampoo and wax, interior shampoo and clean, paint touch up and colour restore, the choice is yours."

Star Autos
Member since 24 May 2011
Hertford

"Star Autos are an independent garage offering a wide range of services in Watton At Stone, Hertford. We can offer servicing, air conditioning servicing, mechanical repairs, and MOT repairs. We can arrange other services for our customers including MOTs."

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall St Albans
Member since 30 October 2013
St Albans

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall St Albans

Tom Luther Mobile Mechanic
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Tom Luther Mobile Mechanic was established in 1973, and provides a wide range of mobile services in the Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, St Albans, Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Hitchin, Letchworth and surrounding areas. Tom Luther offers tuning, diagnostics, servicing, repairs, and MOT failures and non starters, all carried out at a convenient location to you, whether at home, the office or elsewhere."

hertford auto centre
Member since 04 May 2018
hertford

Welcome to Hertford Auto Centre, the MOT and Servicing specialists in Hertford

Hertford Auto Centre are based in the town of Hertford, a short walk to the town centre and close to Hertford East train station. We have many years experience in the motor industry, Our new workshop is fitted out with all the latest equipment for all vehicle manufactures, so you know your car is in safe hands. All our staff are fully trained, and we offer a collection and delivery service.

We offer Mot's to motor cycles, motor bikes, trikes,quads, cars, vans, minibuses, lgv's, motor home campers, horse boxes.

All vehicles serviced to manufactures specification, all work and parts are fully guaranteed.

We are members of various trade organisations and authorised service centre for leasing companies such as Vosa, lex, phh, lombard, aproved by the aa, rac, motiva, prestage fleet, lease drive, fleet assist, arval plus many more.

While you are waiting for your car you can relax in our reception having a cup of tea or coffee watching TV or free wifi.

Fix Auto Stevenage UK
Member since 30 May 2017
Stevenage

With over 25 years of experience in mastering prestige car body repairs, you can enjoy complete peace of mind. Fix Auto Stevenage provides you with a complete service from start to finish, if you have been involved in an accident and need repairs or want to refresh your cars paint work from general wear and tear, Fix Auto Stevenage will ensure your car is repaired to the highest standard.

• Lifetime Guarantee.
• Free Collection & Delivery Plus Courtesy Car.
• Genuine OEM Parts On Prestige Vehicles.
• Our Body Shop is Accredited By The British Standards Association.
• Approved By Aston Martin, Jaguar Land Rover & Partnered With Major Insurance Groups
• Award Winning Prestige Vehicle Body Repair Shop.

Brake and Service World Ltd Herts
Member since 30 June 2011
St Albans

"As a family business with over 40 years experience in the trade, Brake and Service World Ltd Herts can provide you with the expertise you expect. Our branches in Luton, Milton Keynes, St Albans and Peterborough are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure all work is carried out to the highest standard. Brake & Service World specialise in servicing and brakes for all makes and models of cars and vans. You will find our prices are very competitive . Our comfortable customer areas provide you with a full view of your vehicle whilst our highly trained technicians are working. Our commitment to customer care is demonstrated by our subscriptions to The Good Garage Scheme and The Motor Industry Code of Practice."

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Respraying in Welwyn Garden City

Average rating for  Respraying in Welwyn Garden City bookings

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How much does Respraying cost in Welwyn Garden City?

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 Welwyn Garden City for Respraying on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Respraying Cost by Car Make in Welwyn Garden City
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£552.57
Vauxhall£480.64
Audi£472.19
Volkswagen£558.77
Ford£571.52
Mercedes£552.47
Toyota£404.69
Nissan£494.04
MINI£494.66
Peugeot£477.61

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 01/07/2020 and 29/09/2020.

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Welwyn Garden City. 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 Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City 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 15,171 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 Welwyn Garden City;

  • Enter your car registration number
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  • We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in Welwyn Garden City

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