We at D&P Cricket understand the importance a cricket bat makes to you, the customer. Whether it’s your favourite bat or just simply a net bat, repair & maintenance of all cricket bats is vital to maximise the lifespan of each piece of willow.
The are various factors, which includes (but not limited to) the age of the bat, storage conditions, natural characteristics of the willow, amount of use, how the bat is treated & looked after as well as the type of cricket balls used against it, that ultimately decides the lifespan of a cricket bat.
Cricket bat repairs and servicing is a specialized skill. Bear this in mind before attempting any repair work on your own bat. Customers have often found that failed experiments can end up costing you more if the work is not done correctly the first time around.
Among the professional services that we provide are:
- Oiling and knocking in
- Applying clear adhesive Anti Scuff or Fibre Taping to the edges
- Application of Toe Guards
- Rebalancing/ Lightening of cricket bats
- Reshaping Handles
- Fitting new handles
- Full Refurbishing
- Application of new cosmetics
Below is an example of a cricket bat that was left unserviced for over 2 seasons. The customer eventually decided to bring it in for a service as the bat was totally unplayable. Only 4 working days later, the bat was professionally refurbished, and ready to be played with again!
As the cricket bat repair specialists, D&P has done repairs on a number of Top international batsmens’ most prized possessions. Lightening of bats, rebalancing, changing of the handle shape are all done on a daily basis during the season. If you have any queries about your cricket bat, come in to D&P for honest, professional and expert advice regarding your cricket bat. With almost 15 years of professional service, D&P is undoubtedly the only choice for all your repair and refurbishing requirements.