Pianos are incredibly complex instruments made of thousands of parts. Yamaha pianos are made with wood and felt parts that are highly influenced by environmental conditions like temperature and humidity. Continue reading
Owning a piano is an investment that can pay you back hugely in terms of enjoyment and relaxation. Like any investment, however, your piano needs attention and care. You need to maintain the instrument’s value and protect it from mechanical wear and tear. Continue reading
Whether you’ve purchased a shiny new digital piano with amazing bells and whistles to compose an experimental electronic symphony, or you’re still in the early stages of exploring Yamaha Piano Stores and Weber Piano Stores to stock up your conservatory, you’d like insight into piano longevity. How long should your instrument last? What can you to do to counteract the aging process — or at least to extract the maximum utility from the instrument over time?
Whether you’re shopping for a new piano for a budding prodigy; or you’re looking for a piano store in the Bay Area to purchase equipment for a school or community center, you want to protect your investment. Here’s a guide on how to clean and care for your piano, and even enjoy the maintenance process. Continue reading
Tuning your piano can be disruptive and potentially costly. And there’s always the possibility that the tuner might unearth serious problems that will require lots of money and time to fix. It may seem easier to languish in ignorance, cross your fingers, and hope the instrument will somehow “tune itself.” But burying your head in the proverbial sand can cost you money over the long term – particularly if you need a high quality piano to record, practice or compose. Continue reading