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Jersey City Movers will move your baby grand or concert piano within the same building or to a destination far away from Jersey City.

(201) 691-8530

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We are Jersey City, New Jersey Professional Piano Movers

If you moving a vertical piano, nothing needs to be secured on the inside of the piano. The same goes for the internal parts of the grand piano. No matter how short or long or long the distance you move a Piano, there are certain precautions one should take.

We are professional Piano movers in Jeresy City, New Jeresy. JC Movers move up right piano, baby grand and grand piano within Jersey City, Hoboken, Bayonne, North Bergen, Fort Lee, Union City and Newark.

Safety is the first consideration. A Piano is a heavy, unwieldy object. Even if the Piano is short spinet instead of a tall upright, it is top-heavy and it could easily tip over. The casters (wheels) underneath may be rusty, clogged with a foreign object, or swung in the wrong direction, preventing the piano from rolling easily. Lifting one end of the piano should be done carefully, keeping in mind some of the basic rules which apply to lifting any heavy object. The protruding and sometimes delicate exterior parts-legs, pedals, and music desks should be protected against damage. A Grand Piano requires more care to avoid putting stress on the Piano legs when moving-it is best to have enough people to "surround" the Piano and lift it slightly as it is moved.

Likewise, the floor should be protected against damage from dragging a "locked" caster or gouging by anything which might be protruding from the bottom of the Piano Clear all potential obstacles out of the way, including throw rugs and objects which might have ended up hidden under the Piano. Try not to lift one end of the Piano any more than is absolutely is necessary, because the strain applied to the structure of the instrument can cause enough twisting or bending to knock sections of the Piano out of tune. If it is necessary to move the Piano up or down a step or two, have plenty of help. If there are more than a couple of steps to negotiate, get a professional to do the job, even if it is only within the house. Once the Piano has been relocated, it is a good idea to use caster cups (the best are available from your technician) under the casters to protect the floor or carpet.

Hiring a Mover in New Jersey

Moving a Piano from one building to another, across town, or long distance - The best advice is to have it done professionally. That is, by professionals who know how to move Pianos. 

WARNING!!! Unless the movers are specially trained and experienced in moving Pianos, DON'T EXPECT THE Piano TO ARRIVE SAFELY. Take extra precautions to ensure its safety. Hire a professional Piano mover to handle your Piano move in Jersey City or any where in New Jersey.

You may want your piano moved either for a concert or because you are moving to a new residence. It is not prudent to entrust the job to an ordinary mover. Moving a piano is an expert operation. The supervisor and the workers attending to the task must have experience in similar assignments and a good understanding of pianos. You can easily locate such expert movers in Jersey City, Newark, Bayonne, Union City, Hoboken, Cliffside, Teaneck, Hackensack who undertake nationwide transfers. They are on call always.

Pianos differ in value, quality and age. Different methods may have to be used for each type. Proper packaging and fixing firmly in the transportation vehicle are of critical importance. They should be totally protected from shocks and jerks. For this, apart from air-ride suspension trucks, blanket wrapping and special boards are used. Some instruments have to be dismantled before packing and reassembled at destination. Expertise is essential for this procedure.

It would be wise to ask the mover for details of comparable jobs he has done in the past, and also for references. Insurance arrangements also should be ascertained. Various factors are considered while structuring the price. Distance involved is one. The type of piano is another. Even the number of steps and the kind of flooring may be considered.

Contact us now for a free quote at (201) 691-8530