***Pick up and Drop Off Service available***

Does your guitar or banjo need restringing?  Do your bass strings buzz a little bit? Want to upgrade your electric pickups? Would you like that mandolin you found in your grandmother’s attic to play like new?

THE REPAIR SHOP at Music On The Hill can help!

Whether vintage, used or brand new, we’ll get your instrument in great playing shape.

Our skilled technicians will examine and assess your musical instrument maintenance and repair needs on-site with friendly and timely service. 

Consultation and assessment are always free.

THE REPAIR SHOP’s On-Site Repair Services Include (but are not limited to):

Includes new strings, set bridge/saddle height and radius, adjust action, clean/oil fretboard, clean and polish body, clean electronics, adjust truss rod, tighten tuners and intonate. Up charges for premium string requests.

We highly recommend a full set-up for maximum value and best maintenance for your instrument.

Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo – $85
Bass Guitar & 12-String – $95
Locking Tremolo – $100

*Overly dirty instruments will incur a $10 fee for extra labor required


Includes string replacement, nut lubrication, wipe down of instrument
6-String Steel, Bass, Ukulele, Mountain Dulcimer – $20 plus price of strings
Classical, Mandolin, Banjo – $25 plus price of strings
12-String Guitar –  $35 plus price of strings
Locking Tremolo – $35 plus price of strings


Guitars, Bass, Mandolin, Banjo – $20
If Neck must be removed – $25
Dual Truss Rod – $30


Single Humbucker – $50 plus cost of Pickup
Dual Humbucker – $70 plus cost of Pickup
Hollow Body Guitars – $120 to $150 plus cost of Pickup
Telecaster – $75 for bridge pickup/intonation: $95 for two plus cost of pickups
Stratocaster – $55 for one pickup, $70 for two, $80 for three plus cost of pickups
Electric Pickup Modifications – Please give us a call to discuss your needs


Soundhole Pickups (wired to jack) $70 plus price of Pickup
Piezo with battery attachment ($80) plus price of Pickup


Plastic: $45 includes nut
Pre-cut Graphite or Tusq – $65 includes nut
Hand Cut Bone Nut – $100 includes nut blank
Compensated Saddle – $100 includes nut blank


Without need for doweling or reaming – $50
Reaming/Fitting – $65
Single ‘Drop in’ – $10 (includes best match tuner)


Replace Input Jack on Pickguard or Plate – $25 plus cost of Jack
Strap Button $25 (includes button)

We do not service Amplifiers or Effects Pedals at this time

 Due to our limited space, repairs not picked up within 30 days of notification will be  charged a storage fee of $10 for up to 14 days, after which the instrument will become property of the store. We reserve the right to refuse instruments for repair if we feel that we cannot execute the repair. However, we happily refer you to a specialist who can solve your issue.

We are not responsible for damage to instrument finish (dents, dings or chips) for instruments left without a gig bag or case.


We partner with outside band and orchestra service providers to meet your needs. Please give us a call to set up repair or maintenance for your instrument.

Additionally, we rent all manner of band/orchestra instruments (Fractional Violins, Violas and Cellos are available) as well as Guitars, Mandolins and Banjos. 

REPAIRS GENERALLY TAKE 7-14 DAYS TO FULFILL – May be longer/shorter depending on how long our queue is, if parts need to be ordered, etc…WE WILL GIVE YOU OUR BEST ESTIMATE AS TO WHEN YOUR INSTRUMENT WILL BE READY.

Please give us a call at 202-733-3158
for further information on rental rates, additional repair pricing
and pick up/delivery services