Frequently asked questions
How often should I get my piano tuned?
Piano's should be tuned every 12 months, but ideally every 6 months. If a piano is moved it will need tuning once it has adapted to its new environment.
Why does a piano go out of tune?
There are many factors that cause a piano to go out of tune. The main reason a piano will go out of tune over time, is atmospheric changes. That is, changes to humidity and changes in temperature.
Where should I position my piano in my home?
Ideally, a piano should be positioned against a wall that is away from windows and doors that let in cooler or hotter air than where the piano is positioned.
How much does it cost to tune a piano?
The cost of tuning a piano can vary and will be dependent upon the piano condition and location of the piano. The "average" cost of a piano tune is $180, but if there is additional maintenance work required on the piano, there may be an added cost. This will be discussed before tuning/maintenance work commences.
Why does an "in-tune" piano get played more
A person's brain can determine when something sounds correct or when it is "off key". The "in-tune" piano creates harmonics that the brain identifies as correct and provides the listener with a feeling of joy.