RATES:

  • tuning $210 - $220

    • new client rate

    • see pitch change if it has been more than a couple of years since the piano was last tuned

  • pitch change $50 - $120

    • if the piano has dropped in pitch more than 10% of a semi-tone, there will be extra work required to raise the pitch to A440 - standard pitch. More than 50%, the rate goes from $50 to $90. More than 100%, the rate goes to $120.

    • if you want to find out before the visit what the pitch of your piano is and whether or not you will need a pitch raise, text a video to 703-657-9404 playing A above middle C. 

    • If it has been more than 10 years since your piano was last tuned, see Half Day and Full Day Services

  • Half Day of Service $480​

    • 4 hours​ of piano service 

    • plan on a five hour window in case I run over the 4 hours (often happens; same rate)

    • I will tackle what I can in order of priority - usually pitch raise if needed, tuning, cleaning, and adjustments or other maintenance with what time is left

  • Full Day of Service $900​

    • 8 hours of piano service​

    • plan on a 9+ hour window in case I run over the 8 hours or if I decide to take a lunch break (sometimes; not always)

    • I will tackle what I can in order of priority - usually pitch raise if needed, tuning, cleaning, and adjustments or other maintenance with what time is left

  • Hammer Reshaping $200 or more​

    • Oftentimes, when a hammer reshaping is needed, I will include this within a Half Day or Full Day of Service

    • Piano hammers become grooved and misshapen from hitting strings. Hammer reshaping restores the shape and therefore improves the tone of the piano.

  • Piano Cleaning $60 - $120 or more​ depending on time required

    • Most often, I focus on the inside of the piano - the parts that you cannot reach or are reluctant to touch, such as underneath the keys (that gets super dirty over the years)​

    • Oftentimes, when a cleaning is needed, I will include this within a Half Day or a Full Day of Service

    • Cleaning keeps the moving parts functioning better

  • Regulation and Voicing - rates vary​

    • Regulation is the process of readjusting all of the moving parts so that they are operating with improved efficiency​

    • Voicing is the process of altering the tone of the piano to be either more even, more bright, more mellow, and so on.

  • Climate Control System $500 - $600​

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