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Piano Cleaning 101!

Piano Cleaning 101! - Artisan Piano Services
Cleaning your piano is an essential part of piano maintenance to ensure its longevity and optimal performance. Here are some general guidelines for cleaning your piano:
Dust regularly: Use a soft, clean microfiber cloth or a feather duster to remove dust from the piano's surfaces. Be gentle to avoid scratching the finish.
Clean keys: For plastic or ivory keys, use a damp cloth with a mild solution of water and a small amount of mild dish soap. Use a slightly damp cloth. Avoid excess moisture to prevent damage.
Avoid chemical cleaners: Avoid using harsh chemicals, furniture polish, or abrasive cleaners on the piano, as they can damage the finish.
Clean between keys: Use a soft brush or a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment to clean the areas between the keys.
Polish the cabinet: If your piano has a wooden cabinet, you can use a piano polish or a specialized wood cleaner to maintain its shine. Apply the polish to a soft cloth and gently buff the wood.
Humidity control: Maintain a stable humidity level in the room where the piano is located to prevent damage to the soundboard and other wooden components.
Tune the piano: Regular tuning by a professional is also a form of maintenance that contributes to the overall well-being of the piano.
*Remember, it's important to be gentle and use appropriate cleaning materials to avoid causing any damage to the piano. If you're unsure about the cleaning process, you can ask us next time we come out to tune!

If you want a much deeper cleaning,

we offer a 1/2 day deep clean and tuning service!