Get Your Broken Laptop Hinges Fixed with Amazon: A Guide for Expats in Georgia

In Georgia, it's challenging to find good and affordable electronics, and repairing items can seem like a daunting task. If your laptop breaks, the common response is to take it to Laptop Center, or "Leptopi Centri" as it's known locally, located on Uznadze street in Tbilisi.

While they have been of help to me in the past three years, I've found their prices to be on the high side, with a flat rate of 100 GEL (~$57) for most services. What's more, they often blame problems on a bad hard drive or motherboard without identifying the root cause.

Since August 2013, I've taken matters into my own hands and started repairing my electronics, including bad hard drives and broken motherboards. The hinges of my beloved HP Compaq 6510b have broken this time, but since it's an old model that I've upgraded multiple times, I wouldn't dream of letting anyone else touch it.

To get the new hinges, a new laptop of the same model, an AC adapter for my tablet, filters for my vacuum cleaner, and other items, I'm turning to The shipping process is made simple with the help of the broker company I expect to receive all of my purchases in 2-3 weeks, which isn't the quickest option, but it's still better than nothing. And the best part is that the courier will deliver everything to my doorstep in Tbilisi for free, so I won't have to leave my home to shop and won't have to worry about Laptop Center anymore.