Grand piano tuning regulation and repair price list

 

This a list of services most commonly performed in the maintenance of the grand piano.

TUNING (includes pedal adjustment and minor action adjustments necessary to tune the piano): $100.

This does not include a pitch raise if the piano has not been tuned in many years and has dropped pitch significantly.

PITCH RAISE:

minor – $25.00

major – $50.00

CLEANING SERVICES:

  • Apply center pin cleaner action centers: $14.75
  • Clean balance and guide pins (shop): $26.25
  • Clean keys: $6.25
  • Clean soundboard and plate: $25.00
  • Remove keys, vacuum key frame (shop):$17.50
  • Vacuum action, keys, and key bed: $7.50

REPAIR/REPLACEMENT SERVICES:

  • Hammer shank repair: $12.50
  • Re-glue ivory head/tail (shop): $50.00
  • Re-glue sharp (shop): $50.00
  • Re-pin action center: $7.50
  • Replace all backcheck leather (shop): $225.00
  • Replace damper felt: $14.75
  • Replace drop screw: $7.65
  • Replace felt punching keyframe and action: $5.00
  • Replace hammer: $15.00
  • Replace hammer f & s: $15.75
  • Replace hammer f & s Steinway: $21.25
  • Replace hammer shank: $14.75
  • Replace jack: $11.50
  • Replace keybutton: $22.00
  • Replace key end felt: $3.75
  • Replace spring loop: $11.25
  • Replace wippen: $18.00
  • Replace wippen flange: $12.50
  • Replace wippen Steinway: $28.00

STRINGS AND TUNING PINS:

  • Extract broken agraffe & replace: $35.00
  • Replace bass string universal (temporary): $50.00
  • Replace bass string original (permanent): Estimate
  • Replace treble string (single) $45.00
  • Replace treble string (double) $90.00
  • Replace tuning pin: $15.00
  • Splice bass string (if possible): $22.50
  • Splice treble string (if possible): $15.00

ACTION REGULATION (by function):

  • Action guides & bed keyframe to key bed: $25.00
  • Align, Burn, Travel Hammers: $25.00
  • Check: $25.00
  • Damper lift: $37.50
  • Drop: $25.00
  • Ease key centers: $25.00
  • File Hammer Grooves/Shape Hammers (shop): $150.00
  • Hammer Blow/hammer line: $37.50
  • Jack height & alignment: $37.50
  • Let off: $25.00
  • Level/Square Keys and Set Key Dip: $75.00
  • Mate hammers to strings: $37.50
  • Pedals (sustain, sostenuto, una corda): $25.00
  • Polish capstans (shop): $17.50
  • Repetition springs tension: $37.50
  • Replace all balance, guide rail, and key rest felt (if needed shop): $75.00
  • Seat Strings: $12.50
  • Tighten action screws: $18.50
  • Tighten backaction screws: $11.25
  • Wiippen alignment: $25.00

KEYS:

  • Acrylic ivory/key top repair (shop): Estimate
  • New key bushings: $360.00
  • New balance and guide rail pins: $310.00
  • Set of new key tops: $650.00

IN-HOME ACTION REGULATION: $500.00

STRINGING SET WOUND STRINGS (IN-HOME): $700.00

STRINGING WHOLE PIANO (SHOP): $1,600.00

PLATE LETTERING: Estimate

TRANSPORTATION: Estimate

ACTION PARTS REPLACEMENT SERVICES:

  • Backchecks (set): $445.00
  • Backcheck leather (set): $310.00
  • Damper backaction kit: Estimate
  • Damper felt (set): $580.00
  • Damper heads (set): Estimate
  • Hammers (set): $860.00-$1,110.00
  • Knuckles (set): $430.00
  • Let-off rail/dowel felt (set): $190.00
  • Prehung hammers (set): $1,305.00-$1,905.00
  • Shank and Flange (set): $365.00-$424.00
  • Wippens (set): $1,530.00-$1,680.00

WIPPEN RESTORATION: heel felt; jack stop felt; repetition lever felt; clean/polish repetition springs; graphite repetition levers and jacks: $900.00

JACK AND REPETITION LEVER SPRING LOOP REPLACEMENT (SET): $290.00