INSTRUMENT REPAIRS & SERVICING

Living Music offers a wide range of service options for your instrument.

Why have my instrument regularly serviced?

 

Keeping your stringed instrument serviced regularly will help your instrument hold tune, sound, play and feel better - AND will even prolong the life of your frets.

Guitar repair at Living Music Greensborough

No Frills Instrument Service - from $30 plus strings:
Suitable for: All instruments

Our No Frills Instrument Service includes just changing the strings, nothing more. We'll also give you a full report on what work (if any) your instrument may need done to bring it back to it's full potential. 

Orchestral Instrument Service - from $40 plus strings:
Suitable for: Violin & Cello

Our Basic Stringed Instrument Service includes a thorough check over the instrument, fingerboard cleaning & conditioning, full body clean and wax tuning pegs. We then replace the strings and tune the instrument. Also included is a full report card of your instrument’s health.

Stringed Instrument Service - from $60 plus strings:
Suitable for: Classical Guitar (without electronics), Ukulele, Banjo

Our Basic Stringed Instrument Service includes a thorough check over the instrument, fret buffing, fretboard cleaning & conditioning, lubed machine heads and full body clean. We then replace the strings and tune the instrument. Also included is a full report card of your instrument’s health.

Acoustic Stringed Instrument Service - from $60 plus strings:
Suitable for: Acoustic Steel String Guitar and Classical Guitar (with electronics)

Our Acoustic Stringed Instrument Service includes all steps of a Basic Stringed Instrument Service (see above) PLUS a pickup/tuner/battery test and a full instrument set up. Set up includes intonation calibration and clean and lube of all electrical components. Also included is a full report card of your instrument’s health.

Electric & Bass Stringed Instrument Service - from $60 plus strings:
Suitable for: Electric Guitar and Electric Bass Guitar

Our Electric & Bass Stringed Instrument Service includes all steps of a Basic Stringed Instrument Service (see above) PLUS a pickup/tuner/battery test and a full instrument set up. Set up includes intonation calibration and clean and lube of all electrical components. Also included is a full report card of your instrument’s health.

Locking Tremolo System (Floyd Rose) Stringed Instrument Service – from $99 plus strings:
Suitable for guitars with a locking tremolo system (ie a Floyd Rose-style bridge).

Our Locking Tremolo System Stringed Instrument Service includes all steps of a Deluxe Stringed Instrument Service (see above) PLUS set up and tuning of a locking tremolo system. Also included is a full report card of your instrument’s health.

 

Brass and Woodwind Services – prices available upon request:

Our brass and woodwind technician recommends having your instrument serviced once a year. Please contact us for service options and pricing for Brass and Woodwind Services.
Please note: Brass and Woodwind services can take up to two working weeks to be completed.

Other repair and service options (just some of the many) - prices available upon request:

  • Single string replacement
  • Output jack replacement
  • Wire re-soldering
  • Machine head replacement
  • Bridge and nut replacement
  • Floating Bridge set up
  • Fret dressing

    Contact us today to find out more about servicing your instrument!

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