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Jeff is absolutely one of the most professional and courteous piano tuner/appraisers I have met. He called me the night before my appointment as a much needed courtesy. He showed up on time, was polite, even with my toddler underfoot. He tuned our piano that had not been tuned in over 10 years and made it sound wonderful. He also took the time to talk directly to my State Farm insurance agent so that my insurance appraisal (another service he offers) met the requirements of my carrier. Most importantly, there were no hidden fees, I paid what he said it would cost when he initially made the appointment. I also found his price was very reasonable for his level of expertise and quality of his work. Thank you Jeff, see you at the end of the year for another tune!
Jackson is a great piano tuner. He not only does that but always gives my baby grand a good cleaning. He even recommended a way to deal with the humidity of living in San Francisco. Hi highly recommend him!
Piano tuning, moving, refinishing, rebuilding, consignments and purchases of used and new pianos. Specializing in new and used Steinways. Also music teacher referrals and piano performances for your special event - solo, duo, trio or full band.
* Piano Tuning, Service, and Restoration * Sales of New and Used Pianos * Piano Rentals * Appraisals, Evaluations, and Estimates
A Note from Linda: In 1973, I was the very first female admitted to the Los Angeles Chapter of the PTG (Piano Technicians Guild). At that time, I was the third woman in the country admitted to the Guild. Breaking the glass ceiling was not easy. Tuning: A combination of aural (tuning by ear) and state-of-the-art electronic tuning helps achieve the most stable and precise tuning for each piano. Manufacturers recommend 2-4 tunings per year. Concert pianos require tuning immediately before each performance. It is important to note that all piano manufacturers recommend tuning your piano whether it is played or not. Routine service prolongs the life of your piano. Without periodic servicing, the instrument will deteriorate, causing potential expensive repairs at a later date. Pitch raise: A pitch raise is necessary when the piano has not been tuned regularly, thus causing the pitch to drop below standard pitch (A440). Pitch raises require 2 or more complete tunings that are done consecutively during the same visit. Repairs: Repairs can vary from something as simple as fixing a sticky key to something as complex as complete rebuilding of the piano. Regulating: Regulation is the adjustment of the piano due to the effects of wear and age. Voicing: Correcting the tone quality of the hammers. Reconditioning: With playing and age, the insides of the piano (the action) require maintenance to maintain performance. This work is done in the shop. The action of the piano is removed and then returned when the work is complete. Refurbishing: Bringing life back into the piano by renovating and restoring worn parts. Restringing: Time and humidity conditions can cause strings to become rusty or dead. Restringing is then necessary. Often, it is accompanied by complete rebuilding inside and out. Rebuilding: The art of completely restringing, repairing and refurbishing the soundboard and plate, together with replacing parts that have excessive wear, thus making the piano as good, if not better, than it was originally. Consultations and evaluations: When purchasing a used piano, it is always advisable for a member of the Piano Technicians Guild to evaluate the potential purchase. Examination of the instrument will reveal both major and minor problems and the corresponding costs to repair. It is just like having a used car examined by a mechanic before purchasing. For an appointment or estimate, contact Linda Kay!
I tune and repair pianos of all types. I am fast, thourough and reliable. I work mostly in the North Bay but willing to travel to most of the Bay Area.
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