How much does it cost to professionally clean a trumpet?

How much does it cost to professionally clean a trumpet?

Lacquered Trumpets (Brass Color)

Service Estimate of Price
Chem Flush Cleaning $70.00
Valve Repairs $48.00 ea. for Pistons $60.00 ea. for Rotors
Freeing Slides $45.00
Water Key Corks $21.00

Can you get a trumpet refinished?

The instrument replating service is sometimes an option for refinishing your instrument. It is much less involved than an overhaul and is most often used on instruments that are in very good to excellent condition.

How often should a trumpet be serviced?

A more thorough cleaning of all trumpet tubing should be scheduled monthly if you play your trumpet a lot or every 6 to 8 weeks if you don’t play as often. The monthly cleaning process involves taking the instrument apart and washing the pieces. It should only take about half an hour.

How much do trumpets cost?

Beginner trumpets usually range in cost from $400 to $1,200. Intermediate, or step-up trumpets usually range in cost $1,200 to $2,300 and entry level pro trumpets (still largely played by advanced students) around $2,400 and up.

How much does it cost to fix a dent in a trumpet?

Price: A minor dent will generally cost between $20 and $50 repair.

How much does it cost to Replate a trumpet?

Refinishing and Replating

Silver Plating Gold Plating
Trumpet Top $30.00 $90.00
Trumpet/Trombone Backbore $20.00 $70.00
Trombone Top $35.00 $95.00
Trumpet Top Rim and Inner Cup Gold Plating * $55.00

How much does it cost to gold plate a trumpet?

Sounds too low. Gold plating an instrument may be $1,500+, and that’s for the plate itself, not any prep work. “The starting estimate to silver plate your ready to plate trumpet is $130, gold $1650, plus shipping & handling. The turn around time is 1-2 weeks depending on in house work load.

Do trumpets go bad?

A trumpet mouthpiece can last for more than 100 years if it’s well taken care of. However, the silver plating might wear off after 30-50 years if it’s not cleaned properly and stored in a dry environment. The mouthpiece on a trumpet will typically outlast the pistons and valves.

How often should you bathe a trumpet?

You should give your trumpet a bath about every month or two to keep it in the best condition. It only takes about 30 minutes to do a good job. Carefully pull out the main tuning slide and the three valve slides.

Are dents in a trumpet bad?

On a trumpet like on any brass instrument, a dent to the valve casing must be repaired. These dents will prohibit the valve from moving up and down and can damage the valve or keep it from moving all together. A large dent or several small dents will cause the tubing of the trumpet to become smaller.

How much does it cost to fix a trumpet dent?

How much does a trumpet cost?

How much does a trumpet cost? Beginner trumpets frequently range in cost from $400 to $1,100. Intermediate, or step-up, trumpets often cost $1,500 to $2,500 and performer trumpets around $2,500 and up. There are many things that impact the overall cost of trumpet:

How much do you charge for services and repairs?

Services or repairs which do not have a fixed rate will be billed at the bench rate of $72 per hour ($1.20 per minute) with a minimum charge of $15. Fixed Rates Most common services and repairs have a fixed rate listed in the sections below.

How often should I Clean my Trumpet?

A trumpet should have a chemical cleaning on an regular schedule: annually if you play a lot, more often if you play in extreme conditions (salt air for instance), less often if you play only occasionally, or are very meticulous in keeping your instrument clean.

How much does it cost to have a horn serviced?

The rate for an Optimum Port Matching Valve Alignment on most horns is $190. The instrument overhaul service is an extensive rebuilding and refinishing service for your instrument.