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Professional Piano Tuning

Pianos are complex instruments. The average 88 key piano has strings and pins under several tons of tension. Over the course of a year that tension will typically pull a piano's pitch down ten percent flat and require specialized skills and equipment to tune and maintain it. Tuning should be done annually.

Regular piano tuning meets the requirements of piano manufacturers. This may require a pitch raise to bring it back to standard pitch "A-440". It might also require additional attention. Professional piano technicians are trained to a higher standard and recognize minor problems.

Know the job is done right. Call Ed The Piano Tuner.

Pianos that are left flat for too long may not tolerate the stress of full tension strings and may require more than one tuning to bring them back to standard pitch. It might also require additional repairs.

Piano Cleaning

Modern Pianos finishes are very durable.

  • Keeping it clean.
  • Avoiding direct sunlight.
  • Avoid extremes in temperature
  • Avoid extremes in humidity
  • For more detailed cleaning such as casework and soundboard, a professional has the tools, experience, and knowledge necessary to clean the action parts of your piano without damaging the delicate and sensitive components.

    Professional piano cleaners don't just clean what they can see; they may remove keys and other parts to get at dust and dirt in the nooks and crannies.

    Routine Piano Maintenance and Repairs

    Besides simply tuning a piano other common repairs need to be performed:

  • Broken and/or Sticking Keys
  • Broken Strings
  • Loose Tuning Pins
  • Replacing Tuning Pins
  • Damper Adjustment
  • Leveling Keys
  • Hammer Adjustment
  • Bridle Strap Replacement
  • Hammer Reshaping
  • Upright Action Regulation
  • Keytop Replacement
  • Grand Action Regulation
  • Polishing Capstans
  • If the sound quality isn't what it should be call Ed The Piano Tuner. It may need minor repairs to bring it back to life.

    Piano Evaluation

    Pianos are not cheap in fact they can be down right expensive and before you buy a piano you should know whether it's a good investment. It stands to reason that the best way to know this is to ask a professional. Have Ed the Piano Tuner evaluate your prospective piano and give you the certainty you need to make a wise purchase.

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