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Where do you put an upright piano?

Upright pianos should be placed against an inner wall, away from direct sunlight, air vents, doors, and windows. These measures help to preserve your piano’s overall condition, tuning stability, and longevity. The majority of sound from an upright piano comes from the back of the instrument.

Is it OK to cover the back of a piano?

The backs of uprights, spinets, and organs should be covered so that they can be used as room dividers and have more flexibility in decorating schemes.

How do you place a piano in a living room?

Ideally place a grand piano at a 45 degree angle from the walls so that the lid opens out to the other corner of the room. When the lid into the room, the bass sound waves have space to move out to the opposite walls and reflect back while the smaller treble sound waves can easily travel to the center of the room.

Which way should a piano face?

A grand piano has a hinged lid that opens on one side to let out the sound. The open side of the lid should face the seating area, or at least toward the center of the room. Avoid placing the seating on the other side of the piano, as the acoustics will suffer.

Can you put a piano on laminate flooring?

Pianos under 500 pounds should be fine over a properly installed laminate floor. With a floating floor, it is important to stagger joints and properly place transition moldings. If the room is larger than 30′ in any direction, the flooring will need a transition piece to maintain flooring stability.

Does laminate flooring dent with heavy furniture?

Though the laminate flooring is not connected to the original flooring, it cannot be shifted or damaged by heavy furniture as long as the furniture is prepared and moved properly. If the furniture is not handled with care, the flooring can be chipped, scratched, cracked or dented.

Can you put a piano on vinyl plank flooring?

Yes you can. Just make sure that the piano is not over 500 pounds than you should be fine. Also make sure to use high quality caster cups to prevent the piano from denting, damaging or scratching your expensive vinyl flooring.

Do you put water in a piano?

Distilled or filtered water is best, but tap water will do. Tap water contains more minerals which means the pads may need to be replaced more frequently. To fill the Humidifier tank in the piano, unclip the filler hose from under the keybed on an upright piano or from the underside of the rim on a grand piano.