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Find a Piano Tuning Professional near Raleigh, NC

Find a Piano Tuning Professional near Raleigh, NC

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Find a Piano Tuning Professional near Raleigh, NC

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Q & A

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.

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.

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 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. 

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.

Reviews for Raleigh piano tuning professionals
Evan k.
Excellent piano tuner!
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Hebe N.
The piano tuner did a amazing job and he was very kind.
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Susan B.
The piano tuner did a great job! He was on time and performed his job in a timely, methodical way. We are pleased.
Piano TuningPiano Tuning
Thumbtack Customer
Richard was really nice and did a terrific job with my piano. He was very respectful of my time and my very old piano. I will not hesitate to call him again when we need a piano tuner in the future!
Piano TuningPiano Tuning
Thumbtack Customer
I've been a piano teacher for over 30 years and found Bill to be one of the the best tuners I have come in contact with. His rates were very reasonable, he showed up on time, was very polite and the tuning sounds great. I would highly recommend Bill to anyone who is looking to have their piano tuned! Thanks Bill
Bill Van Effen's Piano Tuning & RepairBill Van Effen's Piano Tuning & Repair
Jeanne B.
I found him on Thumbtack. He responded promptly, arrived on time, and did a great job. My former tuner had started sending out other guys, raised his price, and I wasn’t always satisfied with their work. So I searched for someone new. This Piano Tuning professional is reliable, and I know what to expect. I will hire him again.
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Marilyn V.
Paul is a professional businessman - polite, quick to respond, punctual, knowledgeable, attractive price for a tuning. However, it hasn't been a week since my tuning and already my strings have slipped. I suspect it to be an inadequate tuning. For more than 55 years I've had my pianos tuned every 6 months. Every tuner has taken from 1-1/2 to 2 hours and at times longer to tune - going through all strings at least twice. Paul was here 55 minutes and tuned my strings just once. In my opinion this was not adequate and I will not call him again.
Paul Baxter Piano Tuning
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