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I have a 6 ft Yamaha grand piano - around 20 years old. It

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I have a 6 ft Yamaha grand piano - around 20 years old. It is on a tiled floor with an 8x10 wool rug under it. I have had it tuned regularly/annually. It has been through a recent move in the last year. I have had it tuned twice since we moved. However, before and after the last tuning, there are several keys that sound out of tune, and there is no longer a clear smooth sound to the piano. I live in Tyler Texas about two hours outside of Dallas Texas. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Electronic Musical Instruments
Expert:  MasterFixIt replied 2 months ago.

Hi good afternoon.

Yes that will happen eventually, when the wires become too old and have been tuned a few times.

You will need to have them replaced, at least the ones that wont stay in tune.

Its not expensive for the wires and they can be replaced by most experienced tuner technicians.

Sometimes though you need a piano repairman to come in and do that for you. but usually that is all that needs to be done to fix this issue and have it playing like new;-)

If you do a local web search near your area, you should be able to locate one. If not, please let me know and also let me know your state and town and I will see who I can recommend.

It sounds like it was well cared for so I think all you will need are new tone wires (strings).

In any case, I will stick with you until this is complete.

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Thank you and have a great weekend!


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