The main service a piano regularly requires is tuning, this is due to local climate conditions, fluctuations in the temperature, humidity and amount of use. This should be done at least once a year,
Regulation of the piano action is the adjusting of the mechanical parts (engine) of the instrument. A perfectly regulated action makes the piano play and respond better to the players touch.
Like people, every piano has its own unique voice. We may describe one piano as being ‘tinny’ and another as being ‘warm’. Although every piano is designed to sound a particular way this can be modified to
Although remarkably durable, pianos are subject to deterioration with time and use. Felt wears, strings break, wooden structures weaken and crack, and the exterior finish loses its beauty.