Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I choose KiteFix over traditional repairing?
KiteFix allows you on the spot repairing of your equipment.
- You don’t have to bring or send your kite to a repair shop, pay for transport and wait while it is windy outside!
- FiberFix is now offered in 7 different colors; the repairs are almost invisible even for tears that go through up to 3 colors.
- During a kite trip, KiteFix products are a must to repair possible damages to your kite equipment.
- One repair kit will allow you to make many repairs.
- Our solid, permanent and long-lasting repairs prevent weakening the canopy by avoiding any stitches holes.
- You are completely independent.
If I use KiteFix products, will my repairs be solid, reliable and long-lasting?
We have been repairing our kite equipment with KiteFix products for 7 years now and they are still holding to this day! To get a better idea on just how strong and reliable KiteFix repairs are, see our Kill2Kite video.
Can I find KiteFix products in stores?
Of course! More then a hundred retailers worldwide offer our quality products. Check out our retailers list. If you can’t find a retailer near you, we urge you to visit our on-line store. We also take any suggestions for new retailers. Please do not hesitate to inform us about your local retailer if you can’t find KiteFix products there. We will promptly contact them.
What type of warranty do you offer?
It is very simple. If you buy any KiteFix product(s) from our on-line store and are not entirely satisfied with it (them), just return the product(s) to us and we will repay you 100% of the purchase price. See our Returns/Refunds policies here.
Do you offer a repair service?
KiteFix will soon have a repair service shop that will offer quality repairs at a competitive price.
To answer your questions
How long does it takes to repair a kite?
Time will vary depending on the problem but a simple tear will usually take only a few minutes.
Which KiteFix products do I need?
See our products list to find the specific products for your needs.
How long does the GluFix glue takes to dry?
Maximum results will be attained with a 12 to 24 hours drying period but GluFix will look and feel dry when you touch it in matter of minutes. Furthermore, a one hour drying period will be enough for 12 inches and less tears. N.B. Low humidity and heat will significantly reduce the drying period of GluFix.
Is GluFix cold and heat resistant?
GluFix can sustain -40°C to 65°C temperatures.
What total lenght of repairs a GluFix tube will allow me to do?
A GluFix tube is enough to fix at least 48″ tears.
How long can I store my GluFix tube once I opened it?
GluFix will last you several months after opening it. To keep it longer, push the glue to the end of the tube and tighten the cap firmly.
I have never repaired a kite before. Is it difficult?
Not at all. KiteFix kits come with a detailed, simple and illustrated instructions booklet. (Look up the booklet link.) You can also check out our How to videos.
A valve is leaking. What can i do?
Replacing your dump has never been simpler. Simply cut out the old valve, clean the bladder with the provided alcohol swab and peel and stick the new Kitefix valve. Simple, fast and bomb proof.