How Weather Conditions Affect Your Piano.

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What Can You Do To Protect Your Piano From Weather Warping?

Piano maintenance and care are important aspects of owning a piano. There are quite a number of environmental factors that can affect the state of your piano ranging from minor effects to bigger and more costly damages. Owning a Bay Area piano requires a bit of extra care to extend the lifetime of your piano. Chances are that you’ve seen pianos in different homes collect dust, picture frames and other items that can scuff the outer polish. Some factors can also affect the inner part of your piano as well. Two of these factors include temperature and humidity.

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Yamaha B1 Acoustic Upright: A Gorgeous Instrument That’s Surprisingly Affordable

Affordable Yamaha Pianos

For over 40 years, the team here at Pianos Plus has obsessively tested and reviewed Yamaha’s pianos. The B1 Acoustic Upright is one of Yamaha’s most affordable acoustics, designed with impeccable craftsmanship (of course) for smooth performance and great aesthetics. According to the company’s website, the B1 is the piano equivalent of a European compact car — much like the Mini Cooper or the Fiat. Continue reading