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Repairs

Repairs, Maintenance, and Cleaning available for all instruments.
Electrical repairs & component-level repairs for amplifiers/electronics.
All repairs performed by professional luthiers and technicians with an
Average 4 to 10 day turnaround.
Repairs are backed by Suburban Music's 30-day warranty.*

SAMPLE PRICES FOR COMMON REPAIRS/MAINTENANCE:
FRETTED STRING INSTURMENTS

  • $5 (+Parts) INSTALL/EACH: Strap Button or Strap Lock
  • $5 (+String) RE-STRING ONE STRING: Fretted String Instrument
  • $20 (+ Strings) RE-STRING: Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar
  • $25 (+ Strings) RE-STRING: Classical Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Mandolin
  • $45 (+ Strings) SET-UP/RE-STRING: Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
  • $50 (+Strings) SET-UP/RE-STRING: 7/8/12-String Guitar, Mandolin, Locking Tremolo System
  • $130-$300 REPAIR CRACKS

ORCHESTRAL STRING INSTRUMENTS **

  • $10 (+String) RESTRING ONE STRING: Orchestral String Instrument
  • $25 (+Strings) RESTRING: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass
  • $75-$180 (+Strings) SET-UP/RE-STRING: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass
  • $70-$120 VIOLIN BOW REHAIR: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass
  • $90-$300 REPAIR CRACK: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

AMPLIFIER/STEREO/TV/ELECTRONIC REPAIRS

  • $25 SIMPLE SOLDER REPAIR: Per Jack or pot
  • $45 PICK-UP INSTALLATION (+PICK-UP): Per Pick-up
  • $45-$250 AMPLIFIER REPAIR

BRASS AND WOODWIND INSTRUMENTS**

  • $15-$35 SAX, CLARINET, FLUTE REPAIR: Replace 1 Pad or Cork
  • $65-$95 BRASS & WOODWIND REPAIR: Playing Condition Adjustments, Yearly Maintenance, Cleaning, Repair Valves, Adjust Pads, Straighten Keys as Needed
  • $150-$425 BRASS & WOODWIND TOTAL OVERHAUL: All Work as Needed. Disassemble, Repair Dents, Chemical Flush, Replace Corks & Pads, Grease Valves, Oil Slides, Playing Condition Adjustments


This list of common repair costs are the lowest prices for labor only - repairs may cost more. Price does not include necessary parts or strings. We will provide a repair estimate of cost and time duration at drop-off. Authorization will be required at drop-off, and further authorization will be required once an updated estimate is provided.
*Warranty applies to original repair labor, and does not cover parts, strings, or any user abuse/misuse, or a separate repair. Warrantied repairs will be performed at no additional cost.
**Repair Labor Fees are FREE for all Suburban Music Classical String Rentals with Insurance, also for Veritas Instrument Rentals (RentFromHome.com) with Loss Damage Waiver (LDW). Call store for details (630)682-4291.
Repairs left more than 30 days after repair has been completed will be sold for the cost of the repair.

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