Are you searching for a good used piano?
Just because the ad with the pretty picture says "good condition" does not mean it is true!
Due to climate change and a lack of proper humidity control, wooden pinblocks, bridges and soundboards may crack, action screws loosen causing noises and misaligned parts, and older piano strings may be excessively rusty. The thousands of wood, metal, felt and leather parts in the piano may be excessively worn, moldy or damaged by mice and insects. These are very common problems which piano owners and teachers (and many piano tuners) are not trained to look for.
Piano Tuning Wrench
The most important tool for piano inspection is a piano tuning wrench to check for loose tuning pins. Unfortunately it is very common for a piano to have loose tuning pins. This could indicate that the piano may not be tunable or hold a tuning for very long. Most piano owners and teachers do not own a tuning wrench or know how to use one properly.
You should have a fully qualified piano technician inspect that piano or risk buying and moving a piano that can't be tuned or one that needs $thousands to repair. My inspection fee is very reasonable and there are no additional charges for mileage or travel time anywhere within my listed service areas. I have over 30 years of experience as a piano tuner and technician, and I do not have any affiliation with any piano manufacturer or dealer.
Certified Master Piano Tuner / Technician
Keyboard Restoration Specialist
Over 30 Years of Experience
Serving Northern New Jersey
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