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FAQ About Pianos for Sale
What type of piano should I buy?
When looking at pianos for sale, there are key factors to consider:
Acoustic or Digital? Acoustic pianos offer a classic experience and can last a lifetime. Digital pianos are more affordable, portable and versatile.
Upright or Grand? Upright pianos can be great instruments and fit smaller spaces. Grand pianos are the gold standard and exude elegance.
New or Refurbished? New pianos guarantee high quality and have the best warranties. Refurbished ones balance good quality and affordability and are more eco-friendly.
Every player is unique and has different needs. Come visit us to feel and hear the difference yourself!
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How long does it take to learn piano?
Some people may start playing simple tunes in a few weeks. Others may take several months to reach the same level.
How long it takes to learn piano depends on things like musical background, practice routine, natural talent, and the level you want to reach.
But learning the piano is not just about reaching a destination; it’s about enjoying the process and discovering the joy of music. With patience and passion, anyone can learn to play the piano!
Read our in-depth answer: How Long Does it Take to Learn Piano?
How much is a piano?
The cost of a piano can vary widely—from about $600 to $50,000+ —depending on several factors:
Type of Piano: Acoustic pianos, including uprights and grands, generally have a broader price range than digital pianos. Uprights are usually more affordable, while grands can be more expensive. Digitals tend to be the most affordable options.
Brand and Quality: Well-known and reputable brands often come with a higher price tag, reflecting their craftsmanship and quality. Refurbished pianos can offer cost-effective options without compromising on quality.
New or Used: New pianos typically have higher prices, but they come with warranties and assurance of pristine condition. Used pianos can vary in cost based on age, condition, and brand.
Size and Features: Larger and more feature-rich pianos may have higher prices compared to compact and basic models.
Read our in-depth answer: How Much Does a Piano Cost?
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Why are there so many free pianos on Craigslist?
Limited Market Demand: If the local demand for a particular type of piano is low, there probably won’t be buyers willing to pay for them. As a result, they’ll have to be given away to gain any interest.
Cost of Moving: Disposing of pianos can be expensive. So to avoid removal costs, some people offer their pianos for free to anyone willing to take them.
Condition and Repair Costs: Pianos in need of substantial repairs or refurbishment likely can’t be sold for anything. In such cases, owners may prefer to give them away for free instead of investing in repairs.
Free Piano Scams: There are scammers taking advantage of people’s interest in a free piano. They’ll claim to have it delivered to you directly before you even see it. Read our guide on how to avoid free piano scams!
Donating to a Good Cause: Generous people may want to find their high-quality piano a new loving home. This is rarer than most people think, but it can happen!
While enticing, free pianos will require moving and may require big repairs. This could outweigh the cost of purchasing a higher-quality piano for sale from a piano dealer.
The instrument could be in unrepairable condition too. So it’s very important to have a technician evaluate its condition before you take it.
Read our in-depth answer: Don’t Get a Free Piano: Why They’re Usually the Most Expensive
Why Buy Your Piano at Family Piano?
Founder and head tech Alice Alviani (upper left) with vice president Linda Charboneau (right) and president Brendan Alviani (at piano).
Pianos You Can Trust
Every piano in our showroom is in the best condition it can be and backed by a warranty. Our piano technicians tune and service each piano when it arrives, while it’s here, and before it’s delivered to your home.
Buying a piano should be fun! So we never get pushy or use sales tactics to “close deals.” Instead, we focus on education. Even if only curious about piano, we’d love to give you a tour and let you play as much as you want!
Taking care of your piano can be daunting. That’s why we include discounts on tunings and a warranty with every purchase. And if you ever have any piano-related questions, personalized advice is just a call away.
Lowest Prices Guaranteed
Every piano in our showroom is clearly labeled with the lowest prices you’ll find in the Chicago area. And if you do find a better price, we’ll match it – and still give you our unbeatable service and guarantees.
Experts You Can Rely On
Since opening in 2006, we’ve become the best-reviewed piano stores in the area. Our staff is full of piano lovers, and we have the largest team of techs in the Midwest.
We were looking for a grand piano and didn’t know where to start.
This can be an enormous task, almost like car shopping, but they were there to guide us along the way.
I can’t say enough about the outstanding customer service and would recommend this store to anyone buying a piano.
They made the experience fun!!!
Impeccable customer service and a respectable collection of new and used pianos for sale spanning a wide range of prices.
Definitely worth a visit, whether you’re a seasoned musician or just starting out.
Purchasing the piano here was, quite simply, a joy. They are that rare find: delightful, honest, and as good as their word. Got to love family businesses!!!!
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