SPOT.ph Directory: Quick Fixes for Shoes, Bags, Clothes, and Electronics

Broke a month-old shoe? No need to spend for another pair of the same kind. Have it repaired by experts!

 

(SPOT.ph) It happens; your bag handle breaks, or your shoe buckle buckles, or your remote control conks out. Buying a replacement isn’t exactly within your budget just yet so what do you do? Have it repaired. We rounded up establishments you can run to for quick fixes.

 

 

SHOES/BAGS

Just like a baby, shoes and bags need some extra TLC, and special attention. Their fragile fabrics can lose their luster and color if not cared for properly. Here’s a list of places that can help get that leather back to being good as new.

 

Shoe Care

2120-F Don Chino Roces Avenue, 1231 Makati City

Tel. No. 840-4040

Services: Gluing is atP120; Stitching, P280; Change sole: Women starts at P680, while Men are at P1700

They also repair and restore bags! Bring your bag and visit their store to get an initial assessment and a price quote.

 

Heel Sew Quik

LG/F Building A, SM Megamall, 1555 Mandaluyong City

Tel. No. 633-1897

Services:

Shoes: Gluing: Women - P300; Men - P400; Change sole: P800

Bags: Basic Cleaning: P495 (small), P555 (medium), P630 (large)

Clothes: Alterations can range from P120 and above; Zipper repairs: P300

 

Besa’s Shoe Services

G/F Shoppesville Arcade, Greenhills Shopping Center, Ortigas Avenue, Greenhills, San Juan City

Tel. No. 724-3163

Services: Patching, Gluing: P495; Sewing: P990; Change heel: P1,800; Change sole: P2,500

 

Mister Quickie

G/F Greenbelt 1, Paseo de Roxas, Ayala Center, Makati City

Tel. No. 812-4637

2/F Robinsons Forum, 30 EDSA Corner Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong City

Tel. No. 747-2185

G/L Market! Market!, 26th Street Corner C5, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

Tel. No. 889-5355

Services: Gluing, Patching, Stitching: P100-200; Change rubber: P275; Change sole: P210 and above (They usually match the sole of your shoes first to check if they have an existing one)

 

Bag Rx Your Bag Doctor

White Plains (Monday - Sat 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

2/F Skin 101 Building, 94 Katipunan Avenue, Barangay White Plains Road, Quezon City

Eastwood (By Appointment)

West Avenue (By Appointment)

Tel. No. 668-4230 (White Plains)

Services: Their services (Basic cleaning, color and leather restoration, color revive among others) can cost anywhere from P1,500 and above depending on the condition, color, and fabric of your bag. Bring your bag and visit their store to get an initial assessment and a price quote.

Services take 3 to 4 weeks.

 

Vintage Restore

2/F Bellitudo Building, Katipunan Ave. White Plains, Quezon City

Tel. No. 890-4326

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2.F Don Consolacion Building, Jupiter St. Makati

Tel. No. 438-2863

Services: The price range and price quotes are available only when you visit the store. So remember to bring your bag to the store to receive an initial assessment and a price quote.

Services usually take around 3 to 4 weeks

 

CLOTHES

They say that clothes are an expression of one's personality. They do a lot to help boost confidence, too. But what happens when that zipper breaks or your brand new denim pants are too long? Here are two tried-and-tested clothing repair stores that have you covered.

 

Alterations Plus photo courtesy of Bernadette Siazon

 

Alterations Plus

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Services: They have tons of services from shortening of length to strap adjustments. They only do price quotes in-store.

 

Alter Station

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Services: They have a wide array of services from re-sizing, lengthening or shortening to repairs. They only do price quotes in-store.

 

ELECTRONICS

When it’s just the volume control of your remote control that needs fixing, you don’t really need to buy a new one, do you? Most electronic repair shops don’t even charge diagnostic fees, and will only bill you depending on the parts that need changing, saving you some cash for more pressing needs.

 

5th Avenue Electronic City

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Services: While 5th Avenue Electronic City is best known for speakers and amplifiers, their Megamall branch repairs pretty much everything. Diagnostic fee starts from P200.

 

Love Electronics

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Services: Except for cell phones, Love Electronics will repair pretty much all appliances and electronics. Services start at P170  for remote control repairs.

 

 

AVS Electronics

68-B Kamias Road, Quezon City

Tel. No. 921-0283

Unit 101 MJM Building, 650 J.P. Rizal St., Makati

Tel. No. 898-3825

Aaron Commercial Building, 479 Alabang-Zapote Road, Las Piñas

Tel. No. 487-7330

Services: AVS Electronics specializes in television repairs. Diagnostic fee starts at P180, and Labor fee is P600. Prices vary according to the type of appliance and repair needed.

 

Empire One Electronics

Ground Floor EM Building, 228-C N.Domingo corner Yakal Streets, San Juan

Tel. No. 340-0606

Services: Empire One focuses on smaller household appliances like televisions, computers, and mobile phones (read: no air conditioners and no refrigerators). Labor fee starts at P800.

 

Mobile Care Solutions

325 a VMall, Greenhills Shopping Center, Ortigas Avenue, Greenhills, San Juan

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Tel. No. 726-2608

Services: Specializing in smart phone repairs, the most basic of services costs P300 (reprogramming for Apple and Samsung phones). No diagnostic fee.

 

Faxcable, Incorporated

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Services: Faxcable specializes in office appliances like laptops, computers, cordless phones, and yes, fax machines. Diagnostic fee is P500, and labor and parts replacements start at P1,500.

 

Wellcom Telecom Supermarket, Incorporated

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Services: Apart from selling a slew of electronics-from mobile phones to SD cards-some Wellcom branches have in-house technicians who can repair your Samsung and LG mobile phones. Diagnostic fee is at P250, part replacement at P1,500, and labor at P300.

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