Frequentley Asked ?'s
My guitar is having issues, can you fix it?
Give me a call and I can set up a free evaluation.
What kinds of repairs do you offer?
FM Guitar Repair does everything from restringing, tune up and maintenance to electrical repair, hardware repair, some structural repair, and more.
Do I need an appointment?
Nope, no appointment necessary. Just give me a call and we can set up a pick up or drop off time and date.
How long will my repair take to be completed, what is the turnaround time?
Prompt turnaround is always a priority. I can quote you a turnaround time, once I have evaluated the repair.
Can I trust you with my instrument, are you experienced?
Please read the About Me tab. I have been building, repairing and playing guitars for over 13 years. In order to stay on top of my game, I attend certification classes and receive ongoing training and certification so you always know your guitar is in safe hands.
How often should I change the strings on my guitar?
It depends on how often you play, climate conditions, type and quality of string, etc… Generally, every 4-6 months. IF you play every night than every 1 - 2 months would be recommended.
Do temperature and humidity affect my instrument?
Florida's high temperatures and humidity can cause cracking, make glued joints and tops lift up and buckle, trigger neck warping, along with a host of other problems. The least severe of these issues
can be corrected with a set-up, neck adjustment or the careful re-application of glue.
How can I prolong the life of my instrument?
By maintaining it with regular setups and professional repair.
How often should I tune up (set up) my guitar?
To keep your guitar playing at optimal performance, it's a good idea to have a setup done 2-4 times a year.
How much do you charge for a setup?
Check out my Price List.
Do you intonate and strobe tune?
What kinds of things can I do to upgrade my guitar?
From pickups and electronics to hardware upgrades, There are so many options. Give me a call and we figure out how to take your guitar to the next level.