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Our grand piano selection guidelines.

How do we move grand pianos ?  We use our 30+ years of technical knowledge gathered from the experience of moving grand pianos and upright piano's around the world today. We follow 6 important points that ensure every new grand piano, or used grand piano we deliver you is in the best care.

Selection guide point 1 – “The best in grand piano design”

What are the types of new grand pianos and used grand pianos we move? We move only new grand pianos and used grand pianos to a very high standard. It’s sad to say that many grand pianos that have been made in the past, or are still being made, have not been made very well, or are made only to meet the lowest expectations of the world market. What determines a high quality of grand piano over a poor quality grand piano generally comes from the moment of its inception. If a grand piano has been poorly designed then it generally goes on to have a life as a poorly made and maintained grand piano. We only choose grand pianos that have been very well designed. Good design takes into consideration everybody involved in the piano playing process, the player, the listener, and the technical support.

Selection guide point 2 – “Grand pianos made using the finest materials”

A good grand piano is manufactured using superior qualities of materials. This selection process insures better tone, structural integrity, tuning stability, and ease of maintenance. These issues importantly result in instrument and investment longevity.

Selection guide point 3 – “Upright pianos made by highly trained specialist craftsmen”

A good grand piano is made by the finest piano making craftsmen. Many poorly made or average grand pianos have been mass produced on an assembly line, devoid of any craftsmen. A high level of quality control is impossible to achieve without the specialist skills a highly trained piano making craftsman guarantees.

Selection Guide Point 4 – “Pianos that are fun to technically maintain”

As a technician I regularly come across grand pianos that are very flat in pitch, the touch is very poor, and the tone is very poor. The main reason for this is because the grand piano was poorly designed, poorly made, using poor materials, and is probably difficult to work on. The result – a grand piano that is “skimmed over” by piano tuners as it will take too long to do the maintenance work properly. A well designed and made grand piano is always enjoyable to work on and maintain, this will ensure good technical support and instrument longevity.

Selection guide point 5 “Pianos that are a joy to play.”

We don’t want you to walk past your used grand piano or new grand piano without playing it. We want you to be attracted to your grand piano. We want you to love your grand piano. If your grand piano responds to your touch with tone that makes you happy, then you are going to always want to play it. A well made, well maintained piano is going to be a thing of joy forever.

Selection guide point 6  “Grand pianos that maintain their value.”

If you select a grand piano that follows the above guide points you will have a grand piano that will not only maintain it’s value, but may even increase in value over time. So not only are you investing in the life long gift of music, but you will be making a sound financial investment.

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