FAQ’s

 

Q: Do you offer piano lessons?

A: Yes, we offer group and private lessons.
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Q: How do I sell or donate my piano? 

A: At San Mateo Piano, we buy used pianos.
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Q: What is my piano worth? 

A: In order to establish what your piano is wroth, we will need to do an appraisal. We provide trusted, accurate appraisals for insurance purposes, and our detailed appraisals are accepted by insurance companies throughout the area.
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Q: How can I get an appraisal on my piano? 

A: Call today @ 650.296.2678 to schedule an appointment or use our online form.


Q: Do you tune or repair pianos?

A:  Yes, we are affiliated with several qualified technicians.
Click here to view our list of qualified technicians.


Q: How often should I tune and service my piano? 

A: For most people, one to three times a year is average.  That question depends on several factors.  Several factors to consider are:  your own sensitivity to out-of-tunenes, how often you play the piano, your budget and the climate.   Where you live plays a big factor as to how often a piano needs to be tuned.  If you live in a tropical or warm climate, your piano will need to be tuned more often than if you live in a colder climate.


Q: How much does it cost to tune a piano?

A: It varies geographically and according to the reputation of the piano technician.  On average,  it seems to be somewhere between $100 and $200.


Q: Do you carry accessories for piano? 

A: Yes, we do! We carry a full line of benches, covers, pedal extensions, humidifiers and dehumidifiers. If we don’t have it, we can place an order for you.
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Q: Help! I need assistance with moving my piano across town.  Should I hire a piano mover or do it myself?

A: If you need to move a piano you should consider hiring a professional especially if you need to negotiate stairs or elevators.
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Q: Can I rent a piano for my special event?

A: Yes, we rent professional quality Upright and Grand Pianos  for any occasion: concerts, weddings, parties, bar mitzvahs, memorial services, recitals, corporate events and more.
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