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Excelsis Repair and Refinishing Services

For 75 years, churches across the globe have trusted the Excelsis team of craftsmen to manufacture, restore, repair, and refinish their most cherished church appointments.  Our artisans’ world renown attention to detail ensure that each artifact gets the ultimate level of expert care to restore your heirlooms to their original splendor. 

This page provides a few examples of previous repairs and refinishing performed by the Excelsis team along with answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) about refinishing.

 

Examples of our work

Candlesticks Before Refinishing Candlesticks After Refinishing
Candlesticks before refinishing by Excelsis Candlesticks after refinishing by Excelsis
Water Damaged Offering Box Offering Box after repairs & refinishing
Before Water Damage Repairs by Excelsis After Water Damage Repairs by Excelsis
Fire Damaged Censer & Boat Censer & Boat after repairs & refinishing
Fire Damaged Censer Before Excelsis Repairs Fire Damaged Censer After Excelsis Repairs
Vanalized Tabernacle Tabernacle after repairs & refinishing
Vandalized Tabernacle before Excelsis repairs Vandalized Tabernacle after Excelsis repairs

 

What is refinishing?

Refinishing is the process for restoring your cherished heirlooms to look like new by completely disassembling, cleaning, polishing, and applying lacquer to protect them against wear and tear. The process for a typical refinishing job is shown below

Excelsis refinishing & repair process

What makes the Excelsis process different?

There are a number of tricks of the trade that our craftsmen have picked up during our 75 years of existence that will result in the best possible repair and refinishing of your appointments.

 

Five things you must know about refinishing services.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

What types of damage can be repaired?

What types of metals can Excelsis refinish or repair?

What types of woods can Excelsis refinish or repair?

What types of items can be repaired or refinished?

When should I choose repairs and refinishing over new items?

When are repairs and refinishing not the best option?

How long does it take?

How can I save money on repairs?

Where should I take my items for repairs

What other services does Excelsis offer?

Other questions?

 

What types of damage can be repaired?

While each situation is unique, our trained craftsmen can handle a variety of situations including:

 

What types of metals can Excelsis refinish or repair?

We can repair or refinish a wide variety of metals including:

 

What types of woods can Excelsis refinish or repair?

 

What types of items can be repaired or refinished?

The Excelsis craftsmen can repair or refinish a wide variety of items including:

 

When should I choose repairs and refinishing over new items?

There are a number of situations when you should consider repairs and refinishing including:

 

When are repairs and refinishing not the best option?

Situations also exist when restoration is not always the most cost effective or wisest course of action. Examples include:

Your Excelsis Dealer can help you evaluate the choice between new versus refinishing and repairs.

 

How long does it take?

Once the items are received by Excelsis and approved by you, most services can be completed within roughly a week for smaller items and two to three weeks for larger items. Extremely complex repairs and refinishing can take longer.

 

How can I save money on repairs?

By providing the right information up front, you help us to understand your needs better which allows us to provide the most accurate initial estimate and final quote and save you money. Please use our Repair and Refinishing Request Form . If you have any questions on the form, please don’t hesitate to contact your preferred Excelsis dealer or find one using our Dealer Locator.

 

Where should I take my items for repairs?

Please contact your preferred dealer or use our Dealer Locator tool to find a local dealer. Our dealers have years of experience working with our customers cherished religious artifacts. Also, for your convenience, you may refer to our Excelsis guide to shipping page for further information.

 

What other services does Excelsis offer?

Please check out our custom design, replication, and artistic painting and color matching pages to see some of our other services.

 

Other questions?

Please use our Contact Us page for additional questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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