A guide to buying a piano in Seattle.
There are many parts to consider when purchasing a piano. First, you need to decide if you want a brand new piano or a used one. With a careful selection, a used piano may do a just as good job as any new piano. For any piano, it is a good idea to find a good warranty program provided by the dealer. It will cover damages of many parts over the years of usage. Sound quality is also important. You might realize that even the same make and model will produce different sound quality and action when compared individually. Another step to check is to look inside the piano for proper alignment of the pins and strings. If there are too much erosion and rust around the pins, it is likely that the piano has not been well maintained and therefore a higher risk of damage.
Unless you are a professional who can tell all these by your eyes and ears, avoid flea market sellers and find a good consultant.
Bellevue Exclusive Dealers
13310 Bel-Red Road, Suite 100 Bellevue WA 98005
13013 NE 20th St, Bellevue WA 98005
14210 NE 20TH ST. Bellevue, WA 98007
Greater Seattle Area Dealers
Stage 7 Pianos
11831 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
Steinway Piano Gallery of Seattle
1218 3rd Ave, Suite 105, Seattle, WA 98101