RAC Pianos

RAC Pianos

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  • Longfield Nursery
    Epping Road
    Harlow, Essex CM19 5DW
    England
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I am Richard Clark and together with the help of my wife Tracey we run one of the best piano showrooms in the South East. We understand the difference between a piano that leaves the factory in an acceptable state and one which feels truly superb to play. Many pianos are sold today through internet shops with little or no pre delivery attention.  All of our pianos are carefully toned and regulated so that they will give the best possible pleasure for years to come. Many piano technicians cannot play the piano and therefore find it difficult to explain the technical differences to a musician. Taught piano to a high level by Virginia Black and having supplied a Concert Grand for John Lill, as well as having tuned for Iain Farrington, Sarah Nichols and a number of schools and recording studios I have also restored many instruments to a very high standard, and therefore have the unique combination of abilities to assist you in choosing the right piano for your needs. Whether for a beginner or advanced student many of our customers have been delighted to find such a good selection of well prepared instruments with clear explanations and answers to all of their questions in a friendly and informal environment.

RAC Pianos is a family business offering professional service. We supply new pianos from YAMAHA, KEMBLE, KAWAI, STEINMAYER, & BECHSTEIN.  A KEMBLE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD was given to us for high levels of technical service and support.

 

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Buying a piano
Buying a piano is much like buying a house. You have to look around first to find out what exactly you want. By studying what is available both online and in piano shops, auctions, newspaper listings etc, you get a better feel for the kind of the piano you want and how much it is likely to cost. You then visit and try out the pianos. When you buy a house, you get a surveyor to look at it. The surveyor will crush any unrealistic dreams you may have of the house. When you buy a second-hand piano, you get a piano tuner-technician to look at it. A piano is essentially a big box with string in. Unless you are an expert yourself, you won't know what to look for.
You can find many second-pianos for sale on shops websites. Save yourself a trip by asking the right questions via e-mail or by telephone at the piano shop. Has it got a guarantee?
What colour is it?
Is there a photo?
How old is it?
Who were the last owners?
Is there anything wrong with it?
is it tuned up to concert pitch A440?
Who are the makers?
Never buy a piano without trying it out first. It's advisable though not necessary to have a piano technician check it out.