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Contact a Guitar Center Repairs technician to discuss specific repair and maintenance services either by phone or in person. If you're unsure of what repairs or maintenance your instrument requires, we can help you determine what needs to be done.
Evaluation & Quote
When you bring your instrument to a Guitar Center store, an experienced technician will evaluate the type of service required and give you a quote for these services while you wait. We'll call you for authorization before performing any additional repairs.
When we're finished servicing your instrument, we'll give you a call. Exact turnaround times are dependent on the extent of the service being performed and the store's volume of repairs. All work is done in-house and is guaranteed.
Contact your local Guitar Center store for pricing and more information about these repair and maintenance services.
Guitar Center Repairs is your go-to spot for expert stringed instrument repairs, upgrades and servicing. Located inside every Guitar Center store, our staff of experienced, certified technicians will keep your guitar or other stringed instrument in peak playing condition and help you get the most out of your investment. We also repair and modify other equipment like effects pedals, amps and more at select locations. Set up an appointment or stop by any Guitar Center today.
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We sure hope so. Sometimes there is damage that is beyond repair or the work just wouldn't be cost effective, but that doesn't happen too often. Bring that ailing axe in to your nearest Guitar Center location and our repair experts will do a free evaluation and let you know.
We can do everything from restringing, tune up and maintenance to electrical repair, hardware repair, structural repair and more.
No appointment is necessary. Just drop by your nearest Guitar Center location. You can certainly make an appointment if you prefer–it might save you from waiting in line, but it is not required.
We'll get right on it. Prompt turnaround is always a priority at Guitar Center Repairs. However, exact times depend on each store's volume of repairs. Guitar Center guarantees the strictest quality and productivity standards at all Guitar Center Repairs locations.
Yes. Guitar Center Repairs offers vendor warranty service and Pro Coverage service for many brands in most of our locations. Please contact your nearest Guitar Center Repairs technician to find out more.
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We only hire the best. All Guitar Center Repairs technicians are experienced instrument repair experts. They attend certification classes and receive ongoing training and certification so you always know your guitar is in safe, expert hands.
How often you need to replace your strings depends on how often you play, climate conditions, type and quality of string, etc. Generally, every three to four weeks is about right, but if you play hard and often, you'll want to change strings as soon as they start to feel grungy or lose tuning stability.Tune-Up/Setup
If you're getting anything short of perfect performance from your instrument, it's Guitar Center Repairs time. Generally, it's a good idea to have a setup done two to four times a year, just to keep everything running smoothly.
Unless it's made of graphite, environmental factors definitely make a difference. Depending on where you live, the severity of the effects varies. Extremes of temperature or humidity, as well as drastic shifts between extremes, will take more of a toll and require more frequent setups.
It's all about maintenance. From rehearsal to gig night, the world is a dangerous place and no guitar is safe. If you want your instrument alive and kicking for years to come, regular setups and professional repairs are a must.
From pickups and electronics to hardware and cosmetic upgrades, there are countless ways to take your guitar to the next level. Our expert Guitar Center Repairs technicians will listen to your wish list and help you turn your musical dreams into reality.
Have additional questions about getting repair service? Contact a Guitar Center Repairs technician at your local store.
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