Welcome to our Piano Care Guide!


At CMA, we believe that taking care of your piano is essential to ensuring a lifetime of beautiful music. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned player, maintaining your instrument can greatly enhance your playing experience and preserve its quality. This guide is designed to provide you with simple, practical tips to keep your piano in top condition. We’re excited to help you make the most of your musical journey!


1. Regular Cleaning

  • Dusting: Dust the exterior and keys with a soft, dry cloth regularly.
  • Cleaning Keys: Use a damp cloth with mild soap to clean keys. Avoid excess moisture.
  • Avoid Harsh Chemicals: Do not use alcohol or chemical cleaners.


2. Ideal Environment

  • Humidity: Maintain humidity levels between 42-50% to prevent wood damage.
  • Temperature: Keep the piano away from direct sunlight, drafts, and heat sources.
  • Placement: Position your piano against an inner wall for more stable temperature and humidity.


3. Tuning and Maintenance

  • Regular Tuning: Have your piano tuned at least twice a year by a professional.
  • Professional Inspection: Schedule annual check-ups with a piano technician to ensure all parts are in good condition.


4. Playing Care

  • Clean Hands: Always wash your hands before playing to keep the keys clean.
  • Gentle Touch: Avoid banging the keys and close the lid gently after playing.


5. Moving Your Piano

  • Professional Movers: Always hire professional piano movers to relocate your instrument.
  • Proper Support: Ensure the piano is supported properly during the move to avoid damage.


6. Long-Term Storage

  • Climate Control: Store in a climate-controlled environment.
  • Covering: Use a piano cover to protect from dust and debris.


7. Additional Tips

  • Avoid Items on Top: Do not place heavy or liquid items on top of the piano.
  • Check Pedals: Ensure pedals are functioning correctly; adjust if necessary.
  • Monitor Sound: Pay attention to changes in sound that may indicate a need for tuning or repair.




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