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Imagine how frustrating it is to contend with dull scissors in your barbershop, salon, pet grooming service or your work as a professional hairstylist. It doesn't help that you barely have time to sharpen your scissors, so your usual solution is to buy new scissors whenever they get dull.
That's why hiring a scissor sharpening service via Airtasker makes perfect sense. Why resort to purchasing a new pair of costly, professional scissors whenever a pair becomes dull? Instead of going about your dull scissor problem that way, make a post to keep the tools of your trade sharp and ensure you keep snipping away.
Get this service with a post listing all the crucial details. Mention your address, the quantity, make and brand of scissors you want to be sharpened, your budget and how soon you'd like the job done. Potential qualified Taskers will make you an offer. After you've hired a Tasker, they go to your location to sharpen your scissors, and you pay them once the job's done. Use that pink button and get back to hairstyling ASAP!
Whether you operate a salon, barbershop, pet grooming business or work as a professional hairstylist, your scissors need to be kept as sharp as your skills. Scissor sharpening services include all the tasks necessary to restore dull scissors to their original cutting ability. Your specialist can do several steps, including inspecting the scissors, sharpening the blades, removing the burrs and confirming the scissors are sharp by testing them after completing the process.
The sharpening process begins with your specialist checking the degree of your scissor's dullness. This determines what tools are appropriate and what degree of sharpening is needed. The scissors' sharpness can be tested by using it to cut paper or some hair if they are hairdresser's scissors. The specialist checks for areas on the blades where the paper cuts come out jagged or rough. Some specialists may use other methods to check for dull spots.
Your specialist may use different types of sharpeners depending on the dullness of your scissors. If the dullness is severe, your specialist may first disassemble the scissors with a screwdriver. Once disassembled, they sharpen the inner blades with a whetstone or similar sharpener to create a new edge. Your specialist would reassemble the scissors if they had to take them apart, then go on with the next step.
Your hired sharpening specialist does the final touches after sharpening your scissors. This includes removing burrs - bits of material from the scissors' blades with a clean cloth. Cleaning the edges is necessary to prevent the residue from coating the blades, and interfering with their cutting ability.
Once the scissors have been sharpened and the burrs removed with a clean cloth, your specialist tests the scissors. They can do this by snipping some hairs; a cut that is made with no split ends on the strands will confirm that they are sharp. Your specialist may also test them on scraps of paper or old newspaper to ensure their newfound sharpness. If the scissors create any jagged or rough cuts on the paper, your specialist repeats the process until they are sharp enough to make perfect, effortless cuts.