Piano refurbishing can be an excellent and cost effective way to restore an old piano back to its former glory. The internal working components can all be checked, cleaned or repaired. Damaged parts that are no longer suitable can also be replaced. The outer cabinet of your piano is also likely to need restoration. This can become worn or even cracked if it has not been treated for many years. A piano refurbishment can often restore the original housing back to stunning appearances. Albany Piano Pros can professionally re-stain the wooden surfaces back to the original color, or a new color of your choice. Piano key replacement is also likely to be required as part of any old piano refurbishment.
Can all old pianos be restored?
No matter the condition, all pianos can be restored or repaired to a degree. Naturally a very badly damaged piano refurbishing project is going to take a lot more time than repairing one already in reasonable condition. The cost effectiveness should always be considered, a piano restoration is likely to be cheaper than purchasing a new one. We can help you take into account the likely value of your restored piano. An old mass produced piano is not likely to hold any significant value. However, many handcrafted or antique pianos can be worth tens of thousands of dollars. If you are lucky enough to have possession of one of them a piano restoration is highly recommended!
How long will a Full Piano Restoration take?
The time required for a piano refurbishing will depend entirely on the amount of work needing to be carried out. A small scale project can be completed in a few days. Whereas a full piano refurbishment for a badly damaged piano could take several months. We can carry out an initial piano appraising inspection to fully establish the extent of the damage. We can then use our years of experience to deliver an anticipated time frame to see your beautifully restored piano back in its place.
Will you need to take my Old Piano away?
Small piano restorations can sometimes be completed in your home, but a dedicated workshop would normally be more suitable. For larger projects your piano will need to be transported to our in-house piano refurbishing facility. There you will find a full array of tools and equipment that have been specifically designed for the job. Sanding of the outer house and other wood can also create a lot of dust, with have the extraction systems to deal with this.
A Professionally Restored Piano not only adds Value
Once your piano refurbishing is complete you will definitely see its value increase. You will also achieve a considerable increase in its life expectancy. With regular piano servicing and care, your newly refurbished piano should last for decades, maybe even generations. You will also have a new and beautiful addition to your home, not to mention a fantastic and high quality musical instrument. Speak to one of our piano services experts if you are considering a new piano refurbishing project.