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  • How much is a tattoo?
    At Method the cost of a tattoo will be determined on which artist will be doing your piece, the nature/complexity of the design, and work involved. It is best to book a consultation with an artist and come in person to discuss your tattoo needs, so as they may give you a better estimate of cost for your tattoo. To request a consultation, please send an email to ( It is disrespectful to the artist to haggle over the price of a tattoo. If price is a concern, speak to your artist about simplifying the concept and design to match your budget.
  • Do I need an appointment?
    Appointments are not necessary, but are a good idea. We take walk-in customers on a first come first serve basis, based on artist availability. For custom work it is best to book a consultation with your artist of choice to move forward with the design process and appointment booking.
  • Is there a shop minimum?
    The shop minimum is $100. Meaning if your tattoo takes less than 60 minutes we would consider it minimum charge.
  • How old do I have to be to get a tattoo?
    You must be a minimum of 18 year of age to get a tattoo. No parental consent accepted for anyone under 18 years of age. Method Tattoo requires all clients to produce proper identification upon request to get a tattoo.
  • How do I prepare for my tattoo?
    - Get a good rest the night before and show up clean and on time. No hangovers. Drugs and alcohol thin the blood and promote excess bleeding which lengthens the healing process. - Have a good healthy breakfast before your appointment. - Bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated. A small snack can be beneficial for longer sittings with periodic breaks. - Wear something loose fitting and comfortable to allow your artist better access to the area being tattooed. - Trust your artist. Sit back, and allow your artist to work without too much distraction.
  • Can I bring a friend?
    Yes you may bring a friend into the tattoo studio with you. We are an open concept studio and our artists need room to stay within their 'flow' and be uninterupted so please do not bring an entourage with you. All staff members of Method Tattoo reserve the right to remove anyone from the tattoo studio at any time.
  • Healing & Aftercare
    Your new tattoo will take 3 weeks to fully heal if proper aftercare instructions are followed. At the end of your appointment your artist will go over aftercare instructions and products with you to be sure you understand how to properly care for your tattoo. Aftercare is just as important as the tattoo application process itself. Scabbing, flaking, peeling and dryness are all normal parts of the healing process. If you are concerned at any point during your healing process please come in and consult with your artist.
  • Do you do cover-ups?
    Yes, we do! It is recommended to come in and consult with an artist so they can see your original design and assess what they can do.
  • Can I still suntan?
    Sun-tanning of any kind (bed, or direct sunlight) WILL damage and fade a tattoo. If prolonged direct sunlight is unavoidable please use sunscreen. It is not recomended to tan at any point during the healing process.
  • Is it safe to get a tattoo at Method?
    Yes. All of our tattoo needle cartridges are single use, pre-sterilized and packaged items; and are disposed of immediately after each procedure in a certified sharps container. Absolutely no needles or inks are reused. Our artists use disposable, single-use covers for all the tattoo machines, wash bottles & power cords. Single-use bed covers, pillow cases, ink caps, covers, and needles are sealed until client arrives. All tattooing equipment is stored in a clean area and handled with gloves. All tattooing surfaces, beds, chairs, equipment are sterilized using medical-grade CAVICIDE. Cavicide is a surface disinfectant that is effective against TB, HCV, HIV-1, bacteria (including MRSA and VRE) and fungi.
  • What form of payment do you accept?
    We accept interac e-transfers and cash only.
  • Do I need to pay a deposit to book?
    Yes, a deposit is required in order to book an appointment. Deposits are a $100 flat charge and will be deducted from the final total. If you give at least 24 hours notice prior and need to cancel, we can reschedule your appointment and roll your deposit over. Deposits, however, are non-refundable. Please call the shop to cancel or reschedule an appointment.
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