Piano Tuning and Servicing

 

A piano is a great investment that can bring joy and entertainment into any home. It is also a very expensive investment and regular tuning and servicing helps you avoid greater repair costs in the future.The piano contains a delicate combination of materials for such as felt, metal and wood. It is subjected to climatic changes and conditions. Humidity and temperature changes cause the materials to contract or expand. This affects the action response or touch response, the pitch and tone of the piano. You can reduce these impacts by placing the piano near a wall that is away from doors, and windows. You should avoid placing the piano in a place with heating as well as air conditioning vents. Piano tuning is not a touch and go kind of service. It takes a while to be done and it is most important that it is done by a well trained and experienced technician. The main advantages of regular piano tuning include;

 

It will prevent serious damage to the piano. Pianos are very complex and delicate instruments. The overall quality of the instrument can be affected by just one part performing sub-par. A bad tuning can be a sign that the piano has other problems. The most obvious indicator is out-of-tune strings which means you need an overall tune up for the piano. Regular tuning of the piano also helps prevent permanent damage. The constant and correct string tension is a very vital part to piano maintenance.

 

Most piano parts are very expensive anddelicate. Tuning and servicing helps all these parts function well, smoothly and in unison.

 

Piano tuning can also help you identify an issue before it becomes a major problem. Some piano issues are undetectable by the players. It is important to have a professional have a look every so often. This prevents issues from escalating and costing more money. However, you shouldknow the difference between a piano technician and a piano tuner. A tuner will help you identify problems and a technician will help you fix the problems.