James Wood (Automotive Refinishers) Ltd

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WHEN your pride and joy has been dented or severely misshaped in an accident, you want to have confidence in the repair work and repainting that is needed to get the car safely back on the road and looking good. Based in Knaresborough, there is a company that can offer a wealth of accident repair and automotive painting knowledge and experience to ensure that your vehicle is brought back to superb condition throughout. JAMES Wood has now taken over what was the David Fox Citroen’s Paint and Bodyshop operation at Unit 1, Wharfedale Park on Halfpenny Lane, Knaresborough.

With more than 25 years automotive paint and bodyshop experience, James Wood (Automotive Refinishers) Ltd offers the highest possible standards of vehicle accident repair and paintwork at an extremely competitive cost.

James Wood is fully conversant with all the latest accident repair technologies and techniques whilst his labour rates are exceptionally competitive. Insurance and privately-funded work is undertaken with free estimates and advice being provided.

All forms of accident repair can be performed on site, from the removal of a light scratch or bumper rub to full panel, quarter panel or door skin replacement and the complete reconstruction and re-spray of any make or model of car or van. Complete front end re-sprays can be conducted to remove annoying stone chip damage. Rebuilds and restoration programmes can also be undertaken on both classic and competition cars too.

In addition to City & Guilds training, James is an ATA (Automotive Technician Accreditation) technician with the specialist skills to perform plastic welding on vehicle exteriors and interiors. A highly proficient welding specialist, he is also able to carry out welding work to an exemplary standard wherever needed on cars and light commercial vehicles, and that’s certainly worth bearing in mind when bumper bars can cost as much as £800 each on prestige vehicles!

These specialist skills ensure that the majority of vehicle repairs can be undertaken at a fraction of the cost of paying for new replacement parts to be fitted which keeps end bills to a minimum without compromising on quality.

James Wood (Automotive Refinishers) Ltd’s workshop is equipped with the latest facilities including Jun-Air paint spray booth ovens which employ high quality Spies-Hecker automotive waterborne paints, which are not only environmentally friendly, but provide a superb standard of finish. Max Meyer automotive paints will soon be available to use as an alternative when required.

All paint work is performed within a completely dust-free environment and the paint curing process takes place within the workshop’s Jun-Air spray booth ovens using Cure-Rite ultra-violet light systems, which minimise the curing time to just five minutes. These spray booth ovens are large enough to accommodate long-wheelbase, high-top vans such as the largest versions of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.

Easily scuffed on kerb stones, damaged alloy wheels can badly affect your car’s overall appearance. Another area of expertise offered by James Wood (Automotive Refinishers) Ltd is the refurbishment and repair of alloy wheels. Scrapes, scuffs and damage can be removed through the use Ayce systems specialist equipment so that alloy wheels are brought back to excellent condition, saving you a considerable sum on alloy wheel replacement.

No job is too small for this company and only the finest products are utilised during the repair process including products from respected brands such as 3M. Remember that it is you that has the final say on where you want your vehicle’s accident repairs performed, not your insurance company. James is currently going through the process of becoming a Citroen Approved Repairer, and by choosing James Wood (Automotive Refinishers) Ltd to carry out the work, you know that you can trust him to finish the job to the highest possible standard.

As an experienced professional automotive paint and bodywork technician, James works hard to maintain his enviable reputation within the industry and that means you should be pleased with a job well done at the end of the day.

The quality of their work is second to none, so the next time your vehicle needs any bodywork repair or paint damage removed, why not call James Wood (Automotive Refinishers) Ltd a call on (01423) 313116. You can find the workshop at Unit 1 Wharfedale Park on Halfpenny Lane, Knaresborough HG5 OSL.

Look out for the company’s new website, www.jwautorefinishing.co.uk, which is currently being developed - it’s coming soon!