Standard Tune - $155
of piano condition and bringing the piano back
to a standard tune. Piano should not have fallen more than 15% of a
flat (or sharp). For pianos that have changed more than 15%,
a pitch raise is
necessary for a stable tuning.
Note that I do not service roll-type player pianos.
Pitch Raise - $55 (in
addition to standard tuning rate)
A pitch raise is an
necessary when a piano is
more than 15% of a half step flat (or sharp). When a piano is more than
15% out of
pitch, it causes extra stresses on the piano to bring the piano up to
pitch so a pre-tuning is necessary to avoid string breakage or an
unstable tuning. The piano is then fine-tuned as a separate
a piano is severely out of tune (more than a half step),
additional pre-tunings are
necessary. This will be an additional price, discussed with
customer prior to any work being done.
breakage will occur with a pitch raise or standard tuning.
string will be replaced for an additional charge.
Deluxe Service - $220
Pianos can be difficult to clean, especially under the strings on
grand pianos. Cleaning action parts helps pianos look and play
better. The Deluxe
Service includes a standard tuning, up to an hour of cleaning and
making minor action adjustments. The main focus of the cleaning
will be inside the piano and under the strings (on grands) where the
owner may not be able to reach. A
pitch raise is an additional $55.
Half and Full Day Service - $350 to $700
When a piano needs multiple services, it is often more economical
for the owner to pay for a block of service time than for each service
Piano repairs are priced on a
When a repair is performed without a tuning, there is
a minimum charge of $95.
Service Call - $95
initially evaluated as to its condition and tuning stability.
rare occasions, a piano will be determined to be not able to hold a
tune, or in such poor repair that other services must be performed
before a tuning can be performed. In such cases, when I make
an evaluation but do not perform a service on the
piano, a standard $95 service call charge is made.
Melodic Pianos LLC accepts
cash or check. A $20 charge will be
assessed for all returned checks.