Hiring A Professional Piano Mover.
It is definitely a little bit hassle every time a person experiences a moving especially if the person cannot seek help from others when it comes to moving of the furniture. Piano moves can be especially stressful, because the mover needs to have special knowledge and skills to safely move the piano. In this article I have outline a few frequently asked questions about piano moving in order to help understand what is involved in moving a piano and prepare you with the information to choose the right mover. At the end of the article, I have listed some questions that you can ask to help you choose your piano mover, as well as the information that you should have ready in order for the mover to be sufficiently prepared for your move.
Is hiring a professional piano mover really necessary?
Many of you may be wondering why you would need to hire a professional piano moving company to move your piano, rather than using the household mover who is moving the rest of the contents of your house. The main reason for hiring a professional piano mover is that many household movers do not have adequate training or equipment to properly move a piano.
The average upright piano weighs between 400 and 900 pounds. Grand pianos can weigh between 650 and 1300 pounds. You need to know that the average price of a piano can range from a few hundred dollars, up to 500, 000 dollars however, there are some factors that affect the price of a piano, such as the make, model age and condition. The majority of piano moves involve moving the instrument through a tight space such as a small door frame or staircase. There are also cases where the piano needs to undergo dismantle, just so it can enter the house. Using and experienced professional piano mover will drastically minimize the risk of damage to the instrument and to your home.
When you hire a professional piano mover, you can expect 2-3 people to come to your home equipped with piano skids, moving pads, ramps, slings, and the knowledge of how to move your piano safely.