Owning a piano is a commitment; it’s more involved than just the upfront price. There’s cleaning, tuning, and even just sacrificing the space of wherever it is in your home. And then, once it’s gone through the life cycle of use–your children who played it have moved out or you’re downsizing and just don’t play it anymore–you have to figure out what to do with it. For most piano owners, piano removal is an emotional process. The last thing you want to do is junk it altogether, but sometimes, it’s the only thing left to do.
Before you consider your options for piano removal, schedule time for a piano repairman stop by for an inspection of the piano. He’ll let you know the cost of repairs the piano will need to be playable again. Sometimes, the cost of fixing it equals very nearly the price of purchasing a new piano, so it may be a waste of time trying to find someone who will take it.
3 Options for Piano Removal
Start by asking friends, family, and charities if they need or know of anyone in need of a piano. Retirement homes and recreation centers might be a good place to try as well.
But you might have your best luck with schools and churches, as both locations usually offer piano lessons. There are probably plenty of families with children just starting to learn to play, and they’ll need something to practice on at home.
Most people trying to get rid of a piano aren’t too concerned with making money from their old piano; they just want it to go to someone who wants it. After you’ve tried donating it, try listing for sale. A piano for a low price (free-$500) on Facebook Marketplace, OfferUp, or Craiglist could yield some interest.
Hire a Local Junk Removal Company for Pick Up
For hands off removal service, call a local junk removal company, like Moving U & Junk U. We know you chose this solution after exhausting all other options. Our movers will treat you with kindness and respect throughout the entirety of this delicate process.
Each piano is unique, and therefore may require a complex recycling and disposal process we’re not equipped to handle. If we’re not sure if your piano removal is something we can tackle, we’ll schedule a time for our crew to come out to your location. They’ll let you know in person whether or not this is something we can do. If we can’t, you don’t owe us anything for your free onsite estimate. If we can, we’ll remove it for you right then and there.
3 Steps For Quick & Easy Piano Removal:
Get Your Price
Our all inclusive pricing is volume based. We’ll give you an estimate for your piano removal ahead of time so you know what to expect on the day of your pick up.
Schedule Your Piano Removal
We know you probably want this piano removed as soon as possible, so we’ll always try to accommodate with same or next day service. But even if you’re planning removal for a month from now, give us a call, text, or email. We’ll schedule your piano removal so you don’t have to worry about it.
Say Goodbye To Your Old Piano
Our friendly Junk Removal crew will give you a call half an hour before your arrival window to let you know what time you should expect them. They’re also trained movers, so they can safely remove the piano from your home. Wherever it is–basement, living room, loft–we’ll remove it from there. You won’t have to lift a finger (except maybe to show us where the piano is located.)