Piano storage facilities should be dust-free and
climate controlled. Choosing the best facility will determine
longevity of the piano. The specialists ensure the piano is
externally and internally protected against wear and tear. The
dangers of poor storage include making the piano irreparable
.Contracting a reputable company is therefore, essential.
The advantages of
piano storage are, each piano is singly stored
therefore objects cannot damage it. Secondly, the piano is
secure. These facilities have protection measures. Third, it
gives the owner peace of mind by knowing that the piano is in
safe in custody. Lastly the piano is insured against theft and
The cost of storage will depend on the size, distance and the
condition of the piano. Only equipped storage facilities should
be contracted for piano storage services.
The storage units are installed far from outside walls, away
from heat and water sources. This help in climate control.
Normal temperatures are also maintained.
The pianos are enclosed in special materials to protect them
from the dust. The stores are cleaned regularly to keep dust
Storing the piano incorrectly will result to the damage of the
hardwoods of the piano. People who keep pianos at home are
advised to keep them away from extreme temperature and from the
effects of humidity.
Pianos should be kept in damp free areas and rodent infested
Keeping the piano at home temporarily require stringent
precaution measures. Before storing ensure the room’s drainage
system is good; the floor should not be damp, dew should not get
into the room, install climate control structure, make plans of
rodent inspection, ensure there is no carpet beetles and moths
and arrange for covering.
Storage and repair instructions are necessary. Attempting home
repair is a risky venture. A technician should be called for any
repair. The piano should be away from the radiators, heaters,
air conditioners, and avoid direct contact with direct sunlight.
Avoid furniture polish on the piano. It makes the piano’s finish
soft thus, making silicone contaminate the wood.
A dusty piano should be blown off dust before cleaning with a
soft and damp cloth. Wiping the dusty surface of the piano may
Drinks, flower vessels should be kept away because condensation
may damage the piano. Condensation can damage the internal
Consider using temperature/ humidity gauges to keep these
conditions checked regularly. The best humidity level is 40-45%.
A technician can also fix a humidifier on the piano on request.
During repair or moving, professional piano movers should be
called in to move the piano from the storage.
Piano storage companies maintain the conditions pianos. By
applying their knowledge and experience, they ensure that both
the internal and external parts are not damaged. A client should
sign a legal a legal agreement document showing the condition of
the piano, the name and address of the company and the cost of
storage. Keeping the piano at home should be a temporal
undertaking that require owners to abide by the protection