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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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How Often Should I Have My Piano Tuned?

How Often Should I Have My Piano Tuned?

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This is a common question.  At a minimum, your piano should be tuned twice a year – once in the spring and once in the fall or summer then winter.  This is not an arbitrary suggestion, but it’s based on the fact that the changes in weather,

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The Itinerant Tuner

Harvey Chronicles: The Itinerant Tuner

Harvey Chronicles of Piano TuningConvincing piano owners of the need for regular tuning and service – whether the piano is used regularly or not –has been an ongoing problem for all piano technicians since pianos were invented. This subject may be addressed via a separate, more detailed article.  

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