Repairs


A comprehensive wind instrument repair service is offered for individuals, schools and orchestras at competitive rates. All work is carried out on the premises by Helen Kavanagh, giving customers the
opportunity to speak directly to her about their specific requirements. All work is fully guaranteed.

The current hourly rate is £33.00 plus parts.

Clean & Setup

This involves dismantling the instrument and cleaning the body, keys and toneholes .The pads are checked before the instrument is regulated throughout and lubricated on reassembly.

Working Order/Service.

As for Clean and Setup plus the replacement of pads, springs and corks as necessary. Enough itemised work to get the instrument into good playing order, by carrying out as much work as the customer wishes to be done.

Repad

This involves dismantling the instrument and cleaning thoroughly. All pads are replaced, springs and corks are checked and replaced as necessary. The instrument is regulated throughout and lubricated on reassembly.

Other Repairs

Most minor and emergency repairs can be carried out promptly. It is however advisable to telephone before a visit to check availability. There is a minimum charge of £15.00.

Appointment Service

An appointment service is available at no extra charge for customers who would like to pre book their instruments for a particular day. A limited number of loan instruments are available for use while your own is being repaired.