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New York Piano Movers’ Guide to Piano Placement in Small Rooms

Fri, Feb 12, 2021 at 11:00AM

New York Piano Movers’ Guide to Piano Placement in Small Rooms

If your piano playing space is doing double duty these days, you’re not alone! With many of us working and learning from home, you may be wondering how to best position your piano in a small, multipurpose space. Here are a few tips we’ve learned along the way as your go-to New York piano movers!

Prioritize placement away from the elements

When it comes to laying out furniture in a small space, your piano gets priority! This is because it is most likely to be affected by the elements, like heat or cold traveling through a drafty door or window. (The same holds true for moisture and sunlight from the outdoors.) If you don’t have many options in your small space, don’t worry! A pair of block-out curtains can do the trick when it comes to protecting your piano from the sunshine, though you may want to consider more permanent options such as a window replacement down the line if they’re old and drafty.

Store your piano, if needed

Sometimes, our small spaces are temporary (for example, you might be renting an apartment before moving into your new home). If this is the case for you, feel free to enlist the help of Modern Piano’s storage services! We can keep your instrument safe in our climate-controlled facility for your peace of mind.

Consider a smaller instrument

If you don’t already have an instrument, or are considering switching, a smaller-profiled option like a baby grand or upright might be just what you need to enjoy music in a smaller space.

Keep it simple

When it comes to décor and additional furniture, try to keep it simple! You might consider removing furniture or décor that doesn’t serve a key purpose in your space—in fact, we especially love furniture that doesn’t do one job but two. For example, a piano playing bench that doubles as hidden storage is sure to simplify cleanup in your multipurpose room.

We hope that these tips help you achieve a harmonious space in your home—for piano playing, play time, study time and whatever else the day may bring!


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Robyn  Illinois, US

Nov 24 2021 


I would recommend Modern Piano to everyone who needs to move a piano. These people know what they are doing and make the process seamless. Easy to contact, they always follow-up, price was very reasonable, keep all their commitments, communications was great, explanation of the process was valuable, professional in every way, came with all the proper equipment to move our piano, and got it to the other location within time frame. Positive experience all round.