Clay Art Center in Tacoma, Washington has been selling new and used kilns and repairing and rebuilding kilns for decades. We have the expertise and know-how to get the job done right the first time and get you back to firing in no time. We offer full service kiln repair and refurbishment on electric kilns and gas kilns. We are your Skutt repair facility in the NW. We can also service many other kiln brands including Olympic, ConeArt, and more. In many cases we even stock the parts for you to do the job yourself if you feel confident to the task!

The most common types of kiln repairs we do are:

  • Element replacement
  • Thermocouple replacement
  • Relay replacement
  • Firebrick repair
  • Kiln Sitter repair and adjustment

We offer service at our Tacoma store and we are also available to travel for repairs within a reasonable distance from our facility and the I-5 Corridor.

Current Rates:

  • Labor/Drive Time $100/hr
  • Diagnostic $50 (occassionally higher if further diagnostics required)
  • All Parts are priced at Retail rates
  • Warranty Service

If you have a kiln that needs serviced please send photos of the equipment and it's info badge (typically on the control box; has details regarding model #, voltage/phase, serial #, etc.) to to start the repair process.

Please no equipment drop offs unless approved beforehand. We do not have space to hold equipment indefinitely.