Maine Piano Tuning: How to Maintain Your Piano

Maine Piano tuner are the ones responsible in keeping pianos in proper condition and perfect sound. Piano tuning is important if you want your instrument to sound perfect and keep performing, but not all piano owners realize the important of tuning. Most people buy used piano, not new, for it is a big investment. Tuning is really important for used instrument because they can get a big chance of having out of tune.

The hardest thing about learning is about on how a piano tuned. If you can find someone for this purpose, that would be the best person in the whole world. There are experts who would help you to maintain the concert pitch of your piano. Maine piano tuning is the perfect solution and a provider of everything regarding piano tuning and care.

Piano is an instrument prone to weather conditions that is the reason why your pianos goes out of tune. When piano produce perfect pitch and the best melody, this piano condition is known as the “concert pitch”. Maine piano tuning helps your piano to be at its best condition and create the best music for your ears. Maintaining the bet condition of your piano is really challenging. Maine piano tuning believes that environment inside and outside the room affects the quality being produced by the piano. The temperature, humidity and stress on the strings are important aspects that creates an impact on the quality of sound being produced. If you want to ensure that your piano will stay in tune, tuning professional advice that the room humidity should be around 40 to 50 percent. A continued increase in temperature can damage the piano settings and results for being out of tune. Thus, piano should be keep at a place with moderate temperature. Maine piano tuning helps you handle it to perfection. It also helps old piano bring back their lost glory.

The cities I do piano tuning in includes Waterville, Augusta, Bangor and Portland. I also do piano tuning in many of the smaller cities of Maine.

Stephen Cates | Waterville, Maine Piano Tuner.

Service Price
Hourly standard charge $100 first hour/ $80/hr for second hour + parts
Grand hammer shaping, complete regulation and tone building process for pianos that had not had the strings previously 'bedded' $2700
Restringing $1500 to $2000 depending on size
Standard Tuning (and minor work) $120 to $160
Move pianos in and out of state Contact For Price
Major Pitch Adjustment $40
Complete action regulation $240
Full disassembly and cleaning $80
Appraisals $80
Evaluations $80

  • Stephen C. Cates
  • Independent Steinway Factory-Trained Piano Technician
  • Trained by Scott Jones
  • By invitation of Michael Moore
  • iPh 207-944-3096
  • secates@fairpoint.net

We Strive   For High Quality Work!

Steve Cates has been tuning and moving piano's for the last 35 years in the state of Maine. He is a Steinway Factory-Trained Technician. He is well recommended by many past and present clients. He is covered with business insurance.