"An excellent facility! Skilful repair work accompanied with helpful advice. A fast and very cost-effective service" Jock McKenzie - Director: Hampshire County Youth Bands
“..brass repairs of a fantastic quality with a friendly and professional attitude. Highly recommended” Paul Hart – Brass Peripatetic: Southampton Music Service
The HAYES MUSIC brass repair workshop is on-site at the shop premises, we can offer a wide range of services from a replacement waterkey cork to a complete re-lacquer or silver plating. Repairs are dealt with on a 'first come, first served' basis but certain quicker jobs can now be done while you wait, eliminating the need for a return journey to collect.
A full BRASS service would involve :-
Complete strip down of instrument Valves, valve casing and tuning slides checked & repaired and the Instrument cleaned – inside & out Reassembled – valve felts, springs and waterkey corks changed as required Instrument checked and played
WOODWIND servicing is available on three levels :-
STANDARD SERVICE Repair any damaged key-work. Part dismantle if necessary. Replace any cork or felt if needed. Adjust regulation and setup. Lubricate all key-work.
GENERAL SERVICE Dismantle instrument. Clean body and key-work. Repair any damaged key-work. Replace any cork or felt if needed. Re-assemble instrument. Regulate and setup. Lubricate all key-work.
MAJOR SERVICE Dismantle instrument. Clean body and key-work. Repair any damaged key-work or body dents. Replace all pads. Replace any cork, felt or springs if needed. Re-assemble instrument. Regulate and setup. Lubricate all key-wor.