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Piano Regulation

Innovation in Piano Maintenance

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Innovation in Piano Maintenance

Pianos have been around for hundreds of years now. Their basic design has remained unchanged for much of that time as well. So what does that mean for the piano service industry? Is it stagnant? Is there any innovation in the way pianos are maintained and serviced? The answer is a resounding: YES!

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What is Piano Regulation?

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What is Piano Regulation?

As parts in a piano wear, they no longer make proper contact with one another, compromising the action and its uniformity and predictability. To regulate a piano is to adjust all of the parts so that they operate uniformly and efficiently.

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Piano Key Leveling, Spacing, and Squaring

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Piano Key Leveling, Spacing, and Squaring

Over time, piano keys become out of level with each other, unevenly spaced, and tilted from side to side (out of square). This can cause the pianist some problems when trying to achieve uniformity of sound because the uniformity of touch is not present. It also looks bad from an aesthetic perspective. 

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