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Respraying in Wetherby

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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 Wetherby 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 Wetherby (8 found)
ServiceLight Auto Repairs
2 Jobs Completed
Kirk Deighton
5.0 / 5

ServiceLight is a local and independent garage servicing the local area around Spoffoth, Kirk Deighton, North Deighton, Knaresborough, Wetherby and Harrogate.

We provide a full and friendly service, arranging to pick up your car at your convenience and then return it to you once your service or repairs are complete.

If your vehicle has suffered a breakdown in wetherby, kirk deighton, north deighton, spoffoth, harrogate, knaresborough or any of the surrounding areas you can arrange to have your car delivered to our workshop, where we will honestly and promptly diagnose the vehicles issues and then call you to discuss the problems and the relevant fixes before embarking on any repairs , so no nasty surprises or big bills creeping up on you.

We pride ourselves on providing dealer level servicing at the costs you associate with your local independent garages meaning you get great service for incredible value.

We only use manufacturer quality parts or better so rest assured we will not be fitting any poor quality goods to your car.

So whether its a quick oil change, a full engine change or a total rebuild, ServiceLight can cater for your every motoring need.

We take pride in what we do, with smiles on our faces knowing when we are done you will have a smile on your face too.

Thank you for considering ServiceLight to carry out any work you may need on your Car.

Nidd Vale Wetherby
Member since 24 November 2011
Wetherby

"At Nidd Vale Wetherby Our aim is to make choosing your next car or van, whether you live 1 or 1000 miles away from us, as simple as possible. Buying a new vehicle should be a pleasurable occasion. We realise that you are spending a lot of money. Yet, many of our customers tell us of previous experiences at other dealerships where, instead of simply doing a deal, the whole process turned into an ordeal! Our aim, at Nidd Vale, is to offer you the right car with the right back up, at a value for money transaction price and leave you feeling that you have bought a vehicle rather than been sold one. Our team is here to help, whether it be sales, service, parts, or body work and we look forward to being of service to you. "

Sandbeck Garage
Member since 17 December 2014
Wetherby

We are a small independent workshop.We have been established in the town a number of years.We can cater for all your motoring needs.Additionally we have an on-line store where we can provide all your consumeables right upto DIY and Professional tooling

Colin's Motor Repairs
Member since 09 May 2011
Harrogate

We look forward to receiving your enquiries.

Wetherby Car Service
Member since 27 June 2020
Wetherby

Wetherby Car Service is here for your automotive repairs and maintenance work, and all at a reasonable and transparent price. Wetherby Car Service has been serving the Wetherby area’s motor vehicle needs since our opening in 1997. Our success rides on the goal of providing the finest Car Repair Service services possible.

Tockwith Mot Centre
Member since 23 February 2015
York

Garage and Mot. All usual services

Andy Roe Mobile Auto Services
Member since 12 December 2016
Wetherby

Mobile mechanic. Offering; servicing, MOT's, diagnostics, maintenance & repairs. Dealer spec service at a fraction of the price & a location of your choice

Respraying in Wetherby

Car Respray Prices

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

  • 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 Wetherby

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