How much does it cost to get skis waxed and sharpened?

How much does it cost to get skis waxed and sharpened?


Wet Belt Bases belted flat $15 $20
Sharpen and Wax Edges sharpened & polished and hot belt waxed & buffed $25 $30
Basic Tune Bases wet belted, edges sharpened & polished and hot belt waxed $35 $40
Junior Basic Tune (150 cm or less) $30 n/a

How much does it cost to hot wax skis?

Basic wax jobs cost as little as $10. If you want your skis waxed with hot wax it will cost you more, as will getting them waxed and sharpened. A full tune for your skis costs around $50 but covers everything you need for the best skiing experience possible.

How often should you wax your skis?

every 4-6 days
Wax your skis/board every 4-6 days. Another barometer: If you wax at home, you should be ironing in about four bars, or a kilo of wax, per ski season.

How do you wax REI skis?

Hold the iron 2-to-4 inches above the ski or snowboard base and move it from tip to tail and side to side, letting the molten wax droplets cover the base completely. Place the iron on the ski or snowboard base and spread the wax over the entire base until a layer of wax coats the whole surface.

How do I know if my skis need waxed?

Discoloration on the base of skis is common when the layer on wax on then has diminished or has been removed. This is one of the clearest signs that your skis are in need of re-waxing. This often can give a chalky white appearance on the base of skis. This chalky white appearance is most noticeable on black skis.

Should I wax my skis at the end of the season?

Wax skis before storing them Cleaning the skis and then ironing in a coat of wax before the summer is a good idea. The beauty of this end-of-season chore is that the scraping step of waxing (the time-consuming part) is not even necessary.

How much does a ski wax and tune cost?

Ski and Snowboard Tuning Rates

1. Ski/Board Wax Only $15.00
2. Quick Tune (Edge and Roller Wax) $20.00
3. Basic Tune (Edge and Hot Wax) $30.00
4. Full Tune (No Base Work) $40.00
5. The Works (Full Tune with Base Work) $50.00 & Up

How long does waxing skis take?

It should take around a minute or two to cover the whole ski, just make sure you don’t leave the iron in one place as it can damage the ski.

What happens if you don’t wax your skis?

Over time, without wax, the base of a ski or board will start to dry out and whiten, almost like the black is fading. As it continues to dry, it shrinks. In extreme cases, the base can shrink away from your edges, making them prone to blowing out of the ski on a rock or hard ice.

How do you tell if your skis need waxing?

Is spray on ski wax any good?

Liquid glide waxes are really good. We love them. Not only are they convenient and easy to apply, we believe they may be superior to melted wax as far as base penetration into the ski, as the wax is suspended in a solvent.

What is the best wax for skis?

Toko All-in-one Wax 120g. This hard wax is a collaboration of Toko and Swix,but also a mixture of different waxes to make one ultimate ski wax.

  • One Ball Jay 4WD Wax. While this is,no doubt,a springtime ski wax,it is probably the best wax for using in hotter temperatures.
  • Hertel Wax Super Hot Sauce.
  • ZUMWax RUB ON Wax.
  • SWIX CH6 Blue Glide Wax.
  • What is used in ski wax?

    Type: Hydrocarbon

  • Best For: Eco-friendly
  • Format: Hard wax/rub-on
  • Temperature: Warmer (12°F to 36°F,-12°C to+2°C)
  • Does ski wax go bad?

    wax doesn’t go bad, but bases do. if your skis haven’t been waxed in a long time you’ll have to soak in a couple of layers I don’t remember what kind they are or for what conditions you should be able to tell by the color. from coldest to warmest: green/blue/purple/red/yellow

    What is the best snowboard wax?

    Type of Wax. All of the waxes we reviewed are glide waxes – wax that is designed to help your gear glide over the snow,fast.

  • Application. Hot-wax refers to glide wax that comes in the form of a solid block and is applied by melting the wax into the base of the ski or snowboard
  • Temperature&Durability.
  • Cleaning Your Bases.
  • Additives&Speed.