From a simple guitar re-string, set up or re-wire to a broken head stock as shown below, fret dressing and re-fretting. Apex Music offers a complete service for all Repairs and Guitar work, upgrades and modifications. Although our work benches are always busy, no need to book your instrument in - you can just turn up with it and we'll do our best to turn it round in a couple of days.

Violin Repairs -

New bridges, re-strings and sound posts re-fitted


In-house Repairs

All of our guitar and instrument repairs are carried out by experts in our shop in Earley, and not contracted out. We can assure you that your instrument will not leave the premises.

Pickup Upgrades

If you purchase your new pickups from us, we'll fit them absolutely FREE!


Here are a few before and after images of some repairs that the owners were over the moon with. Customer reviews can be seen on our Facebook page at Apex Music Shop.   



  • Broken Guitars/broken necks/headstocks  
  • Re Fretting and fret stoning/dressing
  • Restoration
  • Re Spraying/lacquering                                                  
  • Electric Guitar Re-stringing                         
  • Bass Guitar Re-stringing                              
  • Acoustic Guitars Re-stringing
  • Electric guitar complete set up
  • Replace switches and electrics                    
  • Amp Repairs
  • Pickup Upgrades and complete re-wires
  • Replace Volume or tone controls
  • Fit new top nut/ saddles / bridge pieces
  • Full Set-Ups to all guitars
  • Quick turn-around of repairs
  • Also PAT Testing done on the premises
  • Amplifier repair service
  • We can remove most scratches to your favourite guitar or instrument either by polishing out or re-lacquering - this also includes some pick guard scratches - ask us about it next time you're in the store!

Basic Repair Charges

Electric Guitar restring 6 string standard bridge plus strings £20.00
Acoustic Guitar restring plus strings £20.00
Acoustic Guitar file bridge saddle to lower action plus strings £25.00
Acoustic Guitar set up (plus strings) adjust neck, file saddle £50.00
Electric Guitar restring locking trem plus strings £50.00
Electric Guitar complete set up (standard bridge) intonation, bridge and neck adjustment, clean neck plus strings £50.00
Electric Guitar complete set up as above locking trim plus strings £70.00
Replace 3 way toggle selector switch LP style plus parts £30.00
Replace 3/5 way selector Strat style plus parts and strings £35.00
Replace pickup selector switch other type plus parts £30.00
Replace volume or tone pot Strat plus strings £35.00
Replace volume or tone pot other style plus strings £35.00
Fit new bone top nut plus strings £35.00
Fit new bone string saddle plus strings £35.00
Fit standard jack socket plus parts £20.00
PAT testing per item ( amp and separate IEC lead = 2 items) £3.50 


All other repairs based on £50 per hour plus VAT at the current rate.

Want to Find out more?

Please do not hesitate to contact us directly with any questions