Frequently Asked Questions

Common Piano Questions

1) What does it mean to “tune” a piano?
2) How often should I tune and service my piano?
3) How much does it cost to tune a piano?
4) Why does a piano need to be tuned after being moved?
5) When arranging to have my piano moved, shouldn’t I hire a piano mover that will also tune the piano at the same time?
6) Where is the best place in my home to put my piano?
7) What is the best temperature and humidity for my piano?
8) Should I have a humidifier system installed in my piano?
9) How long can a piano go without being tuned?
10) Why do some pianos stay in tune longer than others?
11) How can I “lower the volume” of my piano?
12) Can the “touch” of my piano’s action be adjusted?
13) How can I tell how old my piano is?
14) Is there anything I need to do before my piano technician arrives to service my piano?
15) What is “pitch correction”?
16) What is “voicing”?
17) What is “regulating”?
18) What is A=440?
19) What is “aural tuning”?
20) Why do some tuners use an electronic device to tune the piano?
21) Why do my keys sometimes stick?
22) My piano has a broken key. Is that a major repair?
23) My piano has a broken string. Is that a major repair?
24) How can I clean my piano?
25) How can I find a good used piano?
26) Am I better off to purchase a brand new piano instead of paying thousands of dollars to rebuild my old piano?
27) What are the correct names for the different sizes of grand piano?
28) What are the correct names for the different sizes of upright piano?

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