Respraying in Woodley

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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 Woodley 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 Woodley (52 found)
The Servicing Master Centre LTD
108 Jobs Completed
Reading
4.6 / 5

If you’re looking for a reliable Car Garage In Reading look no further, we are The Servicing Masters. We specialize in Servicing, Wheel alignment and tracking, Air Con re

Bosch Service Centre - Bosch Reading
44 Job Completed
Reading
5.0 / 5

Based in the Reading area and comprising of full service, repair and MOT garage and vehicle body and accident repair centre. We are just on the edge of Reading town centr

Prestige service and maintenance
20 Jobs Completed
Reading
5.0 / 5

Prestige service and maintenance is a premier garage, located a stones throw away from Reading town centre. We have two designated MOT bays along with a large area provid

P J Repair
16 Jobs Completed
Reading
5.0 / 5

Here at Bodyvision we pride ourselves on providing excellent car body repairs by people you can trust, at low cost in serving Reading, Bracknell, Wokingham, Maidenhead, G

Falcon Auto Centre
21 Jobs Completed
Reading
3.0 / 5

We have been open for 14 months, We operate from a new unit with four ramps and all equipment was bought brand new. We are open from 0800 to 2200 Monday Friday, Saturday

MS Autos Reading LTD
8 Jobs Completed
Reading
4.3 / 5

"Independent Volkswagen Audi Seat Skoda Specialist We have all the latest diagnostic equipment and tooling to ensure you V.A.G group vehicle is maintained to only the hig

BGS Bromley Garage Services Accident Repair & Service Centre Winnersh RG41 5JR
7 Jobs Completed
Winnersh
4.3 / 5

We are a small family run business with over 50 years experience in vehicle repairs covering a wide range of services including servicing, mechanical and accident repairs

Maybank Garage
3 Job Completed
Reading
5.0 / 5

"Maybank Garage has been maintaining Berkshire's vehicles for over 30 years, providing premium service, maintenance and dedication to customer care.We carry out numerous

AVS Cars
8 Jobs Completed
Sindlesham
5.0 / 5

"Located in Sindlesham, Berkshire. AVS cars is a professional, friendly garage with many satisfied customers. We pride ourselves on offering our services at great prices

NATIONAL VEHICLE SERVICING
7 Job Completed
Wokingham
4.0 / 5

Expert on-site vehicle servicing and repairs, Only Main Dealer technicians, the best equipment and parts. Our state of the art vans come to you at Home or Work. As pr

Mot Centre Reading
4 Jobs Completed
Reading
5.0 / 5

We are a One Stop Car And Motorcycle Garage offering Any Kind of Service you May Require from Car And Motorbike Mots to Car Servicing Air Conditioning Tyres And All Gener

Body Vision Accident Repairs
1 Job Completed
Reading
4.0 / 5

"Here at Bodyvision we pride ourselves on providing excellent car body repairs by people you can trust, at low cost in Reading, Bracknell, Wokingham, Maidenhead, Caversha

Evans Halshaw (Reading)
Member since 19 September 2021
Reading

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 an

Jemca (Bracknell)
Member since 19 September 2021
Bracknell

<Toyota Centre name> offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensu

Woo Motor Services
Member since 19 September 2021
reading

we service and repair all makes and models and arrange mot no job too big or to small

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The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Woodley. 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 Woodley 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 Woodley 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 15,559 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 Woodley;

  • 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 Woodley

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