Top 20 Piano Facts

At The Piano Removal Company, we thought that we’d compile a list of piano facts. Did you know all of these already? Test your piano knowledge now! The piano was invented in Italy in invented in 1698 Bartolomeo Cristofori. Pianos have more than 12,000 parts, 10,000 of which are moving. The piano is nicknamed “The…

Steinway Year End Savings Event

Moving Steinway upright and grand pianos can be a little more of a challenge than moving other traditional pianos. With older Steinway upright pianos they often have slightly bowed undersides and weigh considerably more than other piano makes so they can sit quite awkwardly on our piano moving equipment, this is all due to the size and construction…

Piano removal and disposal

Unwanted Piano disposal and removal Piano removal and disposal is now a big subject. Following on from our article in the Telegraph paper on Sunday we were asked to speak to the presenter of a BBC Three Counties Radio programme to provide our opinion on just why so many old pianos are now being disposed of? It`s…

Cool Piano Designs

We are always happy to move pianos of all different shapes, weights and sizes on a daily basis. However do check these fantastic piano designs, many from the main piano manufacturers from around the world and we just love these new piano designs ! however, how easy will they be to deliver to the top floor, that`s the question on our lips?…

How we fell out of tune with the piano

We were delighted to work with the Telegraph newspaper on Thursday last week they wanted to undertake a review of just how many pianos are now being disposed of within the UK. As we specialise in all piano related areas including piano sales and piano event hire see our sister companies www.thepianoshopbath.co.uk www.directpianohire.co.uk we were…

Students push piano off roof to mark key day

A lesson though obviously not for piano movers, on how to move a piano extremely quickly down six floors,  students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have dropped a piano from their dormitory roof, marking a tradition dating from 1972. The event, at the Baker House dormitory in Cambridge, US, marks the last day students can drop classes without them…

Piano tuning changes brain structure

We haven`t got any statistics to hand yet in relation to what general effect piano removal work has on the brain but we will obviously post our findings when we have them available! Piano tuning involves listening to the sound of two notes being played simultaneously. Playing the two notes at the same time creates a wobbling…