Repairs, Regulation and Voicing

Many repairs can be done in your home at the time of a tuning. Broken strings, missing and broken parts, squeaky pedals, sticking keys and wobbly benches are common issues. A wide variety of parts and specialized equipment is on hand to get your piano back into quick working order. Some pianos, however, may require special parts orders or workshop repairs that might take longer.

The piano keyboard and action is the mechanism that transfers your musical intention from your fingers to the piano strings. Thousands of parts working together allow you to maximize evenness, speed of repetition, and a wide range of dynamic control and a quality touch. Weather changes and wear to the action from normal playing can affect the relationship of the interconnected moving parts, notes that are played more often can incur more wear, causing uneveness in touch, tone, and player control from note to note. Regulation is the process of making adjustments that reestablishes proper mechanical alignment of the piano’s many action parts for maximum performance.

Years and hundreds of hours of playing time compact hammer felt and add wear in the form of deep string cuts. Gradually over time the beautiful tone of the new piano that you purchased can become harsh and painful to your ears. ‘Voicing’ to restore the piano’s tone can be a combination of hammer shaping, needling, string leveling, action regulation and tuning. All these factors, along with the structural integrity of the instrument, need to be taken into consideration when evaluating your piano’s tonal capabilities.

To book an appointment for any of the above please contact me on 0872371541 or contact me through the contact form below and I will get out to you at your earliest convenience

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