Piano Restoration is highly in demand in Malaysia. This is because a well maintained and restored piano can remain valuable to keep its tone for many years. A full restoration involves both the finish and the mechanism. You can even have the latest color and finish to keep up with time.
Our experienced craftsmen are a well experience to breath new life even to old obsolete pianos. After a restoration, these pianos will be able to produce those beautiful tones they are once famous for.
The wonderful thing about pianos is they are mostly handmade and the parts have not changed much through the years, therefore, finding and replacing parts are not a problem. In the hands of our experienced craftsmen bringing a piano to its optimum playability is never too difficult.
Since parts are readily available, we will change them instead of trying to repair these parts. After repair and restoration, the pianos can be used even for the next generation.
Our craftsmen are patience and will pay attention to all the fine details while restoring your piano to its pristine condition.
Tailored Piano Restoration
Most of our customers have certain requirements for their piano restoration and we are ready to serve them.
We understand the needs of our customers and customize our restoration to their need.
In myPianoMalaysia, we can restore both grand and upright pianos, and provide a flexible restoration process to meet customer satisfaction.
Regardless of how you choose to tailor your restoration, we will be able to utilize our decades of experience to make sure it fulfills your requirements. We’re not satisfied until you are completely satisfied.
FAQs about Piano Restortaion Service
Just like any other musical instruments in the market, a piano can also be restored and repaired by an experienced professional piano technician. The internal mechanisms of a piano are often complicated and cannot be taken lightly by executing the repairs yourself.
If you are an expert piano technician then that’s fine. But if you’re otherwise then it is advisable to find someone who knows their way around a piano. An experienced piano technician can also completely restore and repair a piano if it was damaged extensively.
Not everyone knows that a piano can either be restored, rebuild and repaired if requested. Hence, here are some of the most popular FAQs about piano repair service.
What type of piano that can be repaired?
Almost all types of pianos can be repaired if there’s some damage to it. However, the length of repairing a piano varies depending on the extensiveness of the damage suffered in the piano and other complications faced during the repair process. Any piano can also be restored if requested by the owner. High-quality grand pianos are the one often goes through a restoration process while an antique upright piano rarely gets to be rebuilt or restored.
Does the process of repairing a piano expensive than buying a new one?
Repairing can seem to be costly but it is not as expensive as buying a new piano. Some pianos that suffer from extensive damage that goes beyond repair might be better off buying a new or used piano than attempting to repair it. Normally, minor repairs are affordable and some major repairs can be quite costly but do not actually goes beyond the pricing of a new or used piano.
What type of work is involved when a piano is being repaired?
The type of work involved depends on the condition of the piano itself. Normally, repairing a piano often includes refurbishing the soundboard, plate and piano’s cabinet. The tuning pin block, tuning pins, strings, and the moving parts inside the piano is replaced if it were found to be worn out.
How long do we need to wait for a piano to be fully repaired?
Simple and minor repairs only take about 10-20 days depending on the damage. However, if your piano was badly damaged and most of the internal parts need to be replaced with a new one, then it might take around 30-50 days for the repairing process to complete. Repairing a piano is a delicate process that must be handled with proper care and cannot be done harshly. Hence, the reason why most pianos that undergo repair takes a long time to finish.
Why and when do we need to replace the tuning pinblock and tuning pins?
A worn out tuning pinblock and tuning pins will make the strings to lose tension and pressure, as a result, will affect the sound your piano makes when the keys are pressed. The changes in the condition of the tuning pinblock and tuning pins are often caused by the change in temperature and humidity in your piano. Moreover, some might even be rusty that is likely to break when the tension is increased by the technician. Hence, that’s when you know that the tuning pinblock and tuning pins needed to be replaced.
Why and when do we need to replace the hammers?
Piano hammers are the one that strikes the strings in order to produce sound. The frequent striking of the hammers makes them easily worn out and have to be replaced. You may need to replace the hammers for every 5 to 10 years if it is used frequently especially in recording studios, practice rooms and others. When the hammers are replaced, the parts connected to the hammer also need to be replaced at the same time. A piano with a new set of hammers needs to be re-regulated and re-voiced.
Do we need to replace the piano’s strings?
The strings are the most important part of an acoustic piano. Without it, then there would be no sound. They can become rusty due to the excessive exposure of humidity or moisture. Some might even wear out and produces thin and tinny sound when the keys are pressed. Thus, it that happens, you might need to consider replacing and restringing your piano’s strings in order to maintain its sound and voicing. The springs are usually replaced last when all other internal repairs had been done due to the fact that the internal parts cannot be accessed without removing the strings.
To summarize, a piano can also undergo a repairing, restoration and rebuilding process if requested by the owner. It is advisable that you contact the nearest piano technician to perform the repairs on your piano. Do not attempt to touch or remove the internal parts of your piano on your own to avoid any damage to your piano.