Piano Keyboard Sanitizer: Sanitizing Made Easy!

Concerns continue in regard to COVID-19. As we approach Flu season it feels appropriate for us to talk a bit about sanitizing keyboards. Particularly for teachers or locations that have multiple people touching the same keyboards, it is VERY important to ensure that you are properly cleaning your piano or keyboard. You also want to ensure that this is done in a way that eliminates the maximum amount of germs but is also SAFE for your instruments. Introducing the QRS Piano Keyboard Sanitizer. https://vimeo.com/445048648 QRS [...]

2020-09-14T12:08:46+00:00September 10th, 2020|Piano Care, Special Offers, Store News|

Why You Should Store Your Piano in Climate Control Storage

This topic comes up fairly often for piano owners who are moving or need to store their pianos temporarily or even long-term. Pianos are instruments that require upkeep and maintenance from time to time. Taking care of your piano in the home is typically an easy venture. There are many simple solutions to maintaining your piano in an even climate within your house, but what if keeping your piano in your home is no longer an option? Perhaps you need the space for remodeling, or you [...]

2018-09-10T11:28:32+00:00April 18th, 2017|Piano Care|

Will my piano play differently on hot or cold days?

We often receive questions about the tone, tune and responsiveness of pianos.  To help all of our clients understand their piano, today, we will try to answer the question: “Will my piano play better on hot or cold days?” The answer is not quite as simple as “yes” or “no”.  There are many factors that affect “how” pianos play.  The tune of a piano is less related to hot or cold and more related to humidity which can vary by the seasons.  Higher temperatures generally come [...]

2018-09-10T11:28:32+00:00February 16th, 2017|Piano Care|

Why to never try DIY Piano Moving.

You’re planning a move and you’re on a budget. Sure, you can move most of your furnishings yourself, but what about the piano sitting in the family room? It’s tempting to do it yourself and save money, but moving a piano on your own can actually cost you more in the long run. DON’T TRY TO DIY It may be tempting to try and move a piano yourself, especially if it’s going a short distance. But it’s important to remember that pianos are much heavier than [...]

2018-09-10T11:28:33+00:00November 26th, 2016|Piano Care|

Do I Really Need to Tune My Piano?

You may wonder why pianos need to be tuned at all. The answer is very simple: the strings are under very high tension, and over time they stretch. Finding a qualified piano tuner and maintaining a regular schedule for piano tuning will extend both the life and enjoyment of your piano. You regularly change the oil in your vehicles; scheduling regular tuning for your piano is the same type of routine maintenance! TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY AFFECT YOUR PIANO’S TUNING Living in hot, humid Augusta, GA has [...]

2018-09-10T11:28:35+00:00September 28th, 2016|Piano Care|

Tips for Caring for Your Piano Between Services

The beautiful, natural sound of a piano is due to the remarkable blending of such materials as wood, metal, buckskin, and wool. Together they create a unique, timeless sound that no other instrument in the world can duplicate. While electronic synthesizers may approximate the sound of an acoustic piano, they cannot approach the true beauty and craftsmanship of the real thing. Properly cared for, a piano can bring a lifetime of enjoyment to you and your family. As you might expect with any instrument this complex, [...]

2018-09-10T11:28:35+00:00September 19th, 2016|Piano Care|
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