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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 Westbury 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 Westbury (7 found)
KP Garage and Bodyshop
6 Jobs Completed
Westbury
5.0 / 5

K.P Garage and Body Shop is a unique family run business with over 30 years’ experience in the motor trade, Dave and Luke have a real passion for cars and the motor trade. Both are fully qualified motor industry professionals, Dave on the mechanical and electrical side and Luke is the bodywork specialist. We both share a deep passion for retro cars and especially the restoration of them. Being a garage and body shop means our customers get the best of both worlds, with the garage carrying out servicing, maintenance, mechanical and electrical repairs and diagnostics and the body shop carrying out all body repairs and resprays. Being a combined garage and body shop means we can undertake larger accident repairs other body shops can’t and also take on more unique jobs as well as large or small restorations. We only use professional level equipment so you can rest assured that your vehicle will be in good hands at all times. With our own professional spray booth and paint mixing room, colour matching is not a problem. Whether it’s your personal vehicle, company car or fleet vehicles we guarantee to surpass your expectations.

Checkpoint Tyre and MOT Centre
Member since 09 May 2017
Warminster

Checkpoint Tyre and MOT Centre is a local tyre supply and fitting centre serving Warminster and the surrounding area. Offering personal service and local knowledge along with an excellent range of tyre brands to suit all pockets and vehicles.
As well as tyres we also offer wheel balancing and tracking.

Platinum - Trowbridge
Member since 08 February 2016
TROWBRIDGE

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. Competitive service and MOT prices are only but a few of the surprises we can offer you. If you live within 10 miles of our dealership, we are able to provide you with our collect and deliver service. If you have somewhere to be whilst your vehicle is being repaired, we offer a courtesy car service. With every job; we complete a free vehicle health check to provide total peace of mind. In addition, all Renault approved parts come with a one year guarantee!

M-Tech Automotive
Member since 03 July 2017
Westbury

M-Tech Automotive has been established for over fifteen years offering Motorsport Preparation, Rolling Road Tuning, After market engine management, turbo & supercharger conversions, roll-cage installation and even full race car/project builds.

The M-Tech Automotive team will ensure that our workshop provides an excellent, professional and an above all, efficient service, Our qualified Motorsport / Automotive technicians take pride in making sure your vehicle receives the best care and attention. We also have full Rolling Road and Engine Dyno facilities in house - equipment needed by any reputable tuner.

We have also become somewhat of an MX5 specialist - often having five or more MX-5s on site having various works carried out ranging from turbo conversions through to full race car builds...

DMC Auto Engineers Ltd
Member since 15 August 2012
Trowbridge

"We are a small local company run by Steven Cade and Steven Milsom.We have been open since 2000, we have been in the motor trade in the Trowbridge area for over 20 years and as a small local business take great pride in our friendly service, customer care and high standard of workmanship.We are ideally located close to the town centre and are able to cover most aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair from a bulb replacement or brake check to head gaskets. No job is too small. We have two courtesy cars available free of charge for all our customers and a free collection and delivery service from home or work within the Trowbridge area on request. We also use genuine or quality patented parts and use quality oil in all our services. We also have several contracts including a major utilities company and a local dairy company."

The Garage Wiltshire
Member since 15 August 2012
Trowbridge

"Efficient, friendly & experiencedFixed price servicing from only -ú49.00.Free vehicle safety checks included in every service.Latest diagnostic equipment used.Vehicle accessories fitted:from parking sensors to Bluetooth kits"

Alan Petrie Motors Ltd
Member since 01 August 2011
Westbury

Alan Petrie Motors Ltd is an independent authorised Bosch Car Service Repair Centre and we probably have more technical equipment than many franchise dealerships. As a member of the Bosch Car Service network we work to an OFT approved standard which ensures your peace of mind when entrusting your car to us.

Respraying in Westbury

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Westbury

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