What is the Best Way to Clean My Piano?

Your new Edelweiss Piano has just been delivered – what an exciting time! It looks stunning, plays beautifully and really brings a new dimension to your home: but you may be wondering “how am I supposed to clean it?”.

This quick blog post has been written just for you!

The ideal care kit for your Edelweiss Piano comprises of the following:

  • 3 x microfibre cloth / E-Cloth
  • 1 x water spray bottle
  • 1 x black wax (something like Turtle Car Wax is great)

On a weekly/daily basis all your piano needs to keep it looking great is a quick dust over with a microfibre cloth – on a highly refelective, high gloss surface dust can seem to show up as really bad surface, give it a gentle wipe over with an e-cloth and you’ll be amazed at the difference!

Got a sticky patch? maybe some stubborn finger prints or a couple of drips from a sticky drink? Such marks can take a bit more work to remove: try gently rubbing with a damp cloth, before then buffing up with a dry cloth to bring back the shine. It may need a couple of goes to completely remove the mark, but you will get there. Just one word of warning: on a high gloss case, rubbing too hard with any cloth can actually scratch the finish and in the worst instance, create a dull/matte patch on your piano.

So what is the wax for?

If your piano does pick up a minor scratch or two, you need the wax. Apply a small amount of wax onto a microfibre cloth and vigorously rub the wax into and over the scratched area. Leave for 30 secs or so, then buff off the wax with a clean microfibre cloth burnishing back up to a full glossy shine. Some customers like to give their entire piano a full wax burnish once a month.

And remember, if you have any questions at all or having read this are still unsure exactly what to do for your piano, please don’t hesitate to call our team on +44 (0)1223 881691, we’re always happy to help. Better still – would you like our expert team to do all the work for you? Click the image below to find out more about our TotalCare program