Professional Instrument Repairs

Metronome Music has been providing professional, high quality repairs for a wide range of instruments since 1962! Having repair technicians in-house allows us to make sure that every instrument we sell is in perfect working order. It also allows you to keep your instrument perfectly maintained and have critical repairs completed quickly at a local shop you trust. 


Metronome Music also partners with another local repair facility to service amps, keyboards and other audio equipment. Please contact the store directly for details. 

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Fretted Instrument Repair

The Luthiers at Metronome Music's repair shop have experience completing repairs on a variety of fretted instruments but we most frequently work on guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins and ukuleles. Contact us directly about working on specialty instruments or completing custom work.


Turnaround time varies depending on the repair. A $25 deposit is required when you drop your instrument off. The remaining balance will be due when the instrument is picked up.




Popular Services



Re-frets & Fret Dressing

Fret work is delicate work that requires skilled, experienced professionals. Luckily, we have them! Contact us if you have questions about having fret work done on your instrument.

Full Re-fret
Replacing all of the frets. This job can take a long time and some guitars are much harder than others. Your instrument will need to be evaluated before we can provide an exact estimate. 
$275 - $400

Partial Re-fret
Usually most guitars don't need all of the frets replaced and instead need select frets replaced to fix a specific problem. This is when we charge by the fret.
 $15 per fret

Full Fret Dressing
A full fret redressing is a process that includes leveling, crowning and polishing of all the frets. Once complete this brings back the original shape, smoothness and ease of play to the frets. 
$123.75

Partial Fret Dressing
A partial fret redressing is for when only a portion of the instrument's frets need to be worked on. 
$93.75

Complete Setups
Full setup for most guitars, basses and other fretted instruments. Some instruments will have an additional surcharge like guitars with Floyd Rose style tremolos.
$81.25

Strap Button Installations
Installation of a strap button on most fretted instruments. 
$12.50

Restring & Clean
Installation of new strings, conditioning of the fretboard and basic cleaning. Some instruments will have an additional surcharge like guitars with Floyd Rose style tremolos or 12-string guitars.
$15-$25

Pickup Installations
$43.75 for a single passive pickup. Active pickups can be installed starting a $81.25
$43.75/$81.25 

Input Jack Replacement
Does not include cost of new input jack or non-standard input jack types. 
$31.25

Replace Tuning Machines
Replacing tuning machines on most guitars, basses & other fretted instruments. Does not include the cost of new tuning machines.
$31.25

Electronics Rewiring & Customization
Prices vary depending on the make/model of instrument and the scope of work for the particular job. Drop your instrument off anytime for an estimate.
Starting at $50


Band & Orchestra Instrument Repairs

Metronome Music has decades of experience providing high quality band and orchestra instrument repairs to professionals, students and schools. Our technicians are all professional, experienced musicians who know the importance of things being exactly right. Whether you are bringing your clarinet in for a routine service, you need a complete overhaul for your saxophone, need to have a dent taken out of your bell, or a new bridge installed on your cello, you can trust that your instrument will be in the best hands possible. Contact us directly about working on specialty instruments or completing custom work. 


Turnaround time varies depending on the repair. A $25 deposit is required when you drop your instrument off. The remaining balance will be due when the instrument is picked up.


Popular Services


Straighten Trombone Slides
Straighten the main slide on any trombone. 
$43.75/basic  $68.75/includes dent removal

Repair Stuck Valves
Stuck valves on a trumpet or other brass instrument is a very common problem that can usually be corrected without replacing the pistons. 
$31.25

Replacing Strings & Tuning 
Replacing the strings and tuning for any violin, viola, cello or upright bass. Does not include the cost of strings.
$12.50

Install New Bridge  
Installing a new, pre-set bridge on any violin, viola, cello or upright bass. The cost of a new bridge varies and is not included. 
$12.50 

Reset Sound Post
Resetting a sound post on any violin, viola, cello or upright bass.
$22.50



Full Instrument Overhauls
A full overhaul is an extensive process that varies on each instrument but will bring any instrument back to it's best possible condition. This service is available on additional instruments as well.
$220/piccolo, $240/flute, $206.25/clarinet, $406.25/alto sax, $486.75/tenor sax, 

Full Instrument Repads
Replacing all of the pads on the instrument. This service is available on additional instruments as well.
$197.50/flute, $168.75/clarinet, $331.25/alto sax, $396.75/tenor sax

Individual Pad Replacement
Replacing a single pad on the instrument. Cost varies by instrument.
$10.00 - $17.50/each 

Wind Instrument Cleaning 
Each instrument has different cleaning needs and full cleanings always require some level of disassembly.  Instrument polishing is available on some instruments for an additional fee. 
$31.25 - $68.50 depending on instrument

Replace Tenon Corks 
Tenon corks are located at the joints of the instrument and are vital to the instruments playability.   
$25/clarinet, $35/saxophone

Loosen Stuck Tuning Slides
Tuning slides are found on all types of instruments and get stuck from time-to-time.  
$25.00 - $43.75 depending on instrument

Pull Stuck Mouthpiece
While a stuck mouthpiece seems like an easy fix that's not always the case. Bring it to us and don't risk damaging the instrument.
$8.50 - $39.75 (evaluation required)