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|
|Water Damaged Offering Box||Offering Box after repairs & refinishing|
|Fire Damaged Censer & Boat||Censer & Boat after repairs & refinishing|
|Vanalized Tabernacle||Tabernacle after repairs & refinishing|
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
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)
While each situation is unique, our trained craftsmen can handle a variety of situations including:
We can repair or refinish a wide variety of metals including:
The Excelsis craftsmen can repair or refinish a wide variety of items including:
There are a number of situations when you should consider repairs and refinishing including:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please check out our custom design, replication, and artistic painting and color matching pages to see some of our other services.
Please use our Contact Us page for additional questions.