Repair and Restore Directory

Throwing out an item before it has reached the end of its useful life has many negative consequences on the environment, our pocketbook, and economy. There are many businesses, organizations, and individuals who can help with repairing and restoring items in Blacksburg and the surrounding community. We hope you will take advantage of their services to keep your items in use for as long as you can. Inclusion on this list is for information only, and does not imply the endorsement of Sustainable Blacksburg.

General Repair

Hacksburg (Blacksburg’s Workshop)

iFixit (free repair manual)

Repair Cafes (NRV TimeBank)

Bike Repair

Bike Barn: 424 N. Main St., Blacksburg, 540-443-9960

East Coasters Bike Shop: 1400 S. Main St., Blacksburg, 540-951-2369

Hokie Spokes: 200 Country Club Dr SW A3, Blacksburg, 540-552-7765

Virginia Tech Hokie Bike Hub: Alternative Transportation Center  on the ground floor of the Perry Street Parking Garage (1330 Perry Street)

On-campus Fix-It Stations

Mending and Alterations

Rose Tailor: 100 Arbor Dr NE Ste 110, Christiansburg, 540-381-9199

Sewing Machines

Sew Biz: 7327 Peppers Ferry Blvd A, Fairlawn, 540-639-1138

Tool/Knife/Scissor Sharpening

Gourmet Pantry: 401 S. Main St, Suite 101, Blacksburg, 540-951-1995

Mobile Sharpening: Geoff Marsh, 415-624-4784

Small Engines

Jeff’s Small Engine Service and Repair: 100 Radford St, Christiansburg, 540-808-8166

PowerZone: 2700 Roanoke St, Christiansburg, 540-382-3532

Riner Small Engines: 4387 Riner Rd, Riner, 540-382-8198

Southwest Outdoor Power Equipment: 2114 W Main St, Radford, 540-267-3475

Large Appliances

G and H Appliance: 1290 Roanoke St, Christiansburg, 540-382-7500

Ideal Appliance: 1010 W. Main St, Christiansburg, 540-382-6248

Ray’s Home Appliance Center: 1637 N. Franklin St, Christiansburg, 540-381-8198

Sears Appliance Repair: 3195 N Franklin St, Christiansburg, 540-251-4190

Vacuum Cleaners

Blue Ridge Vacuums: 428 Peppers Ferry Rd NW, Christiansburg, 540-302-5112

Furniture Repair and Upholstery

C&A Upholstery: 214 Roanoke St. Christiansburg, 540-382-7828

The Chair Doctor: 945 East Cambria St, Suite B, Christiansburg, 540-961-2111

Gilded Upholstery: 492 Kiwanis Ln SE B, Christiansburg, 540-394-4099

Interiors Unlimited: 210 Prices Fork Rd, Suite F, Blacksburg, 540-552-0582


Cartridge World (printers): 45 Conston Ave NW, Christiansburg, 540-381-0016

Dr. Video: 890 Radford St, Christiansburg, 540-381-1070

Hokie Centric: 225 Gilbert St, Blacksburg, 540-231-6114

iFixt (for mobile devices): 782 New River Rd (Inside Uptown Christiansburg Mall), 540-271-4833

PC Land: 1333 S. Main St, Blacksburg, 540-951-8888

ubreakifix: 2611 Market St NE, Christiansburg, 540-617-6200

Jewelry and Watches

Kent Jewelers: 210 S Main St, Blacksburg, 540-552-3241

Todd’s Jewelry Repair and Design: 1050 Peppers Ferry Rd NW, Christiansburg, 540-357-1938


Fringe Benefit (dropoff): 117 N. Main St., Blacksburg, 540-951-9777

Musical Instruments

Bridge-Kaldro Music: 2890 N Franklin St # G, Christiansburg, 540-381-8383

Elliott Mandolin Shop: 744 Sowers Mill Dam Rd NE, Riner, 540-529-4830

Exercise Equipment

Kirby Richardson: 540-871-0219, Roanoke


Mackenzie Harding: 843-685-1895, offers many types of repairs primarily on a pro bono basis, prefers to be messaged through Facebook or tagged on Everything Blacksburg or Everything Christiansburg Facebook groups

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