Find a Piano Tuning Professional near Saint Paul, MN

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to get a piano tuned?

It costs anywhere from $110-$205 to get your piano tuned. Most customers pay between $140 and $150. Some piano tuners may charge hourly rates. The average hourly rate is $60.

Request quotes from several piano turners in your area for a more accurate cost estimate.

Should you tip piano tuners?

Tipping piano tuners isn’t customary. If you had a great experience with a piano tuner, you can also show your appreciation by leaving a review on Thumbtack.

What happens if you don't tune a piano?

Tunings can help prevent damage and maintain your piano. When you tune your piano, you’re correcting its pitch. So if you go too long without tuning your piano, the pitch will likely drop — which can add tension to your piano’s structure, according to the Piano Technicians Guild. 

Is piano tuning hard?

Tuning a piano can be difficult if you haven’t done it before and don’t have the correct tools. For example, you’ll need a piano tuning lever, tips, electronic chromatic tuner and mutes. If you don’t have the tools or experience, you might be better off hiring a professional to tune your piano.

How long does piano tuning take?

Tuning your piano might take a few hours or less. Before your appointment, ask your piano tuner how long the process will take.

Is it worth tuning an old piano?

It may be worth tuning your old piano, especially if it’s highly valued or has sentimental value. Bring your piano to an expert piano tuner. They can assess your instrument and help you determine if it can be restored.

Why do my piano keys squeak?

If your piano keys are squeaking, it may be because something is stuck between the keys. Or, your piano may be dirty. You may be able to fix your keys. If not, hire a professional to take a look at the problem and perform the repairs.

How often should you tune a piano?

Some experts recommend tuning your piano at least two or four times a year, according to the Piano Technicians Guild. You should always see what the manufacturer recommends for your specific piano. And you should schedule additional tunings as needed. 

Reviews for Saint Paul piano tuning professionals
Alli P.
Best piano tuner in the Twin Cities!
CWH Piano TuningCWH Piano Tuning
Thumbtack Customer
very nice piano tuner. i will continue work with him in the future.
Jim Sexton Piano TuningJim Sexton Piano Tuning
Angela G.
Curtis reached out and was interactive on line. We needed a piano tuner soon, and he scheduled an early morning visit.
CWH Piano TuningCWH Piano Tuning
Thumbtack Customer
I would not hesitate to recommend Simon. Excelllent in every way. He will be my only piano tuner from now on!
Simon's Piano Tuning & RepairSimon's Piano Tuning & Repair
Thumbtack Customer
Jim was great! Very thorough - took his time and explained what he was doing. I would highly recommend his services to anyone looking for a piano tuner.
Jim Sexton Piano TuningJim Sexton Piano Tuning
R. E.
Simon is a top-notch, consummately professional guy. He arrived as scheduled, fielded my many questions (I'm a musician, but not a pianist; the tuning was a Christmas gift for my wife), and really did a stellar job fine-tuning our piano. I appreciate that Simon verbally guaranteed his work, which made me feel more at ease. It's very apparent this craftsman is excellent at what he does, and the proof is pretty easy to hear: our upright now sounds concert-worthy. I see no point in ever looking for another piano tuner... As long as Simon's in the business, he has a customer in me.
Simon's Piano Tuning & RepairSimon's Piano Tuning & Repair
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