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Benefits of Hiring a Professional Piano Moving Company

Written by Dennis Bailey

Although it may seem to be an expensive option, it goes a long way to hire experienced and trained professionals for any project. Similarly, hiring the right kind of professionals to transport or move your precious piano is essential. You have far too sentimental value attached to it, to risk any damages. Here are a few benefits attached to hiring professionals for such tasks.

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  1. Size

Pianos have different shapes and sizes, mostly awkward and heavy. Some of them even weigh over a thousand pounds. Dealing with such bulky musical equipment by yourself is not such a great idea. You will not only risk damage to your piano but also to your health (back injury or a few broken bones). You might also damage various other things in your way. You ought to hire the right kind of professionals for this job.

  1. Special care

Heavy and bulky musical instruments such as a piano need special attention while it’s being moved. They are challenging and inconvenient to transport and need to be handled with care. It becomes significantly tricky and tedious to navigate it through the staircases or hallways. Experts will be able to complete this task with greater efficiency and care.

  1. Equipment used

Professionals also come with special equipment and follow specific techniques that will ensure that the job is done properly. A lot of them will make use of skids which are also known as piano boards. They are explicitly meant for transporting pianos. They will also wrap the piano with blankets and try strapping it to these boards so that damage, if any, is minimized. These boards are then loaded on dollies which allow them to transport the pianos towards the exit.

Even if you buy such items, it might still seem impossible to complete this job as efficiently as these professionals. They are trained and certified, with a lot of experience in this area.

  1. Expensive

Pianos are one of the most expensive musical instruments available these days. Some people might also attach a sentimental value to it. A few of them are passed down from generations to generation. This makes your piano irreplaceable. While transporting it, you wouldn’t want to take any chances of damaging it, and hence must call for professionals. After all precaution is better than cure and, in this case, there is most certainly no cure.

  1. No job too small

It is suggested that you hire a professional even when you want to shift your piano from one room to another in your house because these guys know what to do and how to do. These tasks seem simple and easy but are in reality delicate and require some level of expertise. Our piano may be precious to you but when it comes to smashing the piano and saving your hand you will choose your hand, and now you have a damaged piano and perhaps even a damaged home. You need to be a little smart and take the right call.

  1. Reputation

Hiring professionals with a good reputation would ensure that they transport your piano with care. They would not want to tarnish their reputation. This gives you some sort of guarantee for the quality of work.

  1. Functioning

These professionals have vast experience and therefore understand the structure and functionality of your piano. This helps them take decisions which might seem difficult to you.

  1. Weight distribution

The weight of such huge instruments is generally distributed evenly through the piano case. A moving company with properly trained employees will understand this and would use the right equipment and tools to ensure it is transported properly.

 

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Dennis Bailey