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Why You Should Have Your Piano Regulated

Even if you have your piano tuned regularly, you may eventually start to notice that your piano doesn’t quite feel the same as it did when it was newYamaha Piano FrontThis will be especially true if your piano receives a lot of use. This occurs for a variety of reasons,

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Getting the Most Out of Your Instrument: Helping Your Piano Retain its Value

Caring for Your Piano

Do you own a piano? Are you thinking about possibly selling it? There are some things you can do to help it retain its value.

Buying an instrument is an emotional decision. In order for someone to pay a fair market price for your piano,

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The Right Piano Care, the Right Technician

Piano Care: Making Sure You Have the Right Technician

Piano Care - Open PianoYour piano is probably one of the most mechanically complex items you own. There are over 10,000 individual parts in a piano that all need to be maintained in order for the instrument to work properly.

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Humidity Control System: How to Save Your Piano’s Life

About 90% of your piano is made up of two things: metal and wood. They seem like sturdy enough materials, right? Well, they are, but one of the properties of wood causes a problem. Wood swells and shrinks with changes in humidity, and presses against the metal parts.

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Caring for your Piano’s Finish

A piano finish is best maintained by simply keeping it clean, avoiding exposure to direct sunlight and extremes of temperature and humidity, and abrasion.

Your piano’s cabinet, like all woodwork, is subject to expansion and contraction with humidity changes. Excessive wood movement can eventually cause the finish to develop tiny cracks and even separate from the wood.

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