Where to Get Stuff Fixed

Austerity is the word these days, and one way to stay within your budget is to get stuff fixed. But where to go? Turn to our guide to Chicago’s best fixers in 36 categories.

Even in an age when disposability has become a symbol of modernity, fixing things—rather than needlessly adding another item to the garbage pile—has its own kind of cachet. Use our guide to Chicagoland’s best fixers in 36 categories to help you reassess and repair. Sustainability, you might say, starts at home.

CATEGORIES
Art »
Clothing & Accessories »
Electronics »
Home »
Kitchen & Bath »
Metal and Glass »
Musical Instruments »
Vehicles »

INDEX / STORE INFO »
Our directory or repair shops

BEFORE & AFTER »
Three successful repairs

FOUR FIXERS »
A guitar hero, a multitasker and a crack team of art restorers

Photograph: Anna Knott; Styling: Jennifer Moore

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