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Things To Know
Before Hiring a Piano
A piano is one of the most
prized possession in a house.
When it comes to moving it,
this becomes the hardest item
to relocate. As it involves a
lot of care in packing,
moving (floors, lifts, stairs),
the pickup and placing at its
The process starts with wrapping around pads
and blankets to protect the piano surface from
scratches. The internal parts and mechanism
needs much attention as refinishing a piano will
cost you more than replacing it. It has to be
protected from scrapes and bumps in order to
keep the sound of the player intact.
Professional movers have special equipments like
a powerful cart to carry the weight, a piano dolly
and a bodyboard to move the piano effortlessly.
Before you shift the piano to a new place make
sure it fits in well. It is better to note down the
measurements and match it with the area where it
will be placed. A piano player understands that it
should be free from all sides so that it is easy to
move it from any angle.
Tips on Hiring A Piano Mover
- Choose a moving dealer who provides insurance
coverage of more than the amount of your piano.
- Some transporters try to just “keyboard” a piano
to move it through dense spots. Make it clear
beforehand that you are not in favour of this kind
- In case you are moving across countries, the
dealer might refuse to pick up the piano from your
place and shall ask you to bring it by your own at
their location. So this also needs to be taken care
off before you make the booking.
- The new place where the piano will be kept
should have ideal and constant temperature.
Avoid placing the piano near AC/heating ducts,
windows or doors where the temperatures keeps
- Instead of visiting a service provider look over
the internet for piano movers near your location
such as “piano movers bay area” who have a
handsome experience in moving pianos.
Lastly, it is recommended not to try to move a
piano by your own especially if you haven’t done
it before. Otherwise you might end up in mess
with some unwanted damage.