Restoration and Repair

Pianos can offer many decades of enjoyment and beauty if properly cared for, and it is not uncommon to pass a piano down from generation to generation as a family heirloom. But just like anything else, the elements and casing of a piano will deteriorate with age and use, and will need service to return to their original beauty and performance. If you have a piano that needs restoration or repair, trust the knowledgeable team at Hall Piano Company.

The Restoration Process

The restoration of a piano is a much more complex process than simple tuning and requires the expertise of an experienced professional. Depending on the condition of the instrument, restoration may include replacing the various internal components, such as the dampers, hammers, and other action parts, as well as the pinblock and strings. It also includes refinishing the piano cabinet or housing, including replacement or repair of the soundboard and plate.

High-end grand pianos that are of exceptional monetary value are prime candidates for restoration, as well as instruments that hold historical or personal value for the owner.

Experience You Can Trust

At Hall Piano Company, we have nearly 60 years of experience restoring and refurbishing pianos in various states of disrepair. Our recent repair work includes the restoration of the Rodrigue Steinway, a 1913 Model A, which we restored for the Estate of George Rodrigue. We also worked on the Roosevelt Gaveau, an 1889 Model No. 2 Grand, which we restored and rebuilt with a keen eye on historical authenticity for the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans.

We are an exclusive Steinway dealer, but we can work on any model piano that you have. We happily service clients in New Orleans, Metairie, and the surrounding areas, and we would be more than happy to take a look at your instrument. We understand that for many of our clients, their piano has sentimental value as well as monetary value, and therefore, you can trust us to treat your instrument with the utmost care. Let us restore your piano to its peak condition—give Hall Piano Company a call today.

Here are a few examples of our recently completed restorations…

The Rodrigue Steinway (1913 Model “A”)

Before

After

Click the links to see a comprehensive photo documentation of the complete restoration of this 1913 Steinway Model “A” and then watch the transformation of this piano into this one-of-a-kind work of musical and visual art.

The Roosevelt Gaveau

This very unique Gaveau grand piano was painstakingly restored with historical authenticity as our primary focus. You can see this showcase restoration on display in the lobby of The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans.

Steinway Model “O”

Before and After photos of a 1904 Steinway Model “O”

 

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