How Many People Does it Take to Move a Piano?

The answer depends on both the piano and the people involved. Specialist piano movers will be able to do more with fewer people and they’ll know exactly what it takes to safely move any piano, from the smallest Spinet to the biggest Concert Grand. Be warned- most everyday moving companies don’t have a lot of experience when it comes to moving pianos, especially the larger horizontal ones. There is a big difference between an ordinary mover and a piano expert.

There are many different types of piano out there. The first step towards successfully moving one is to figure out which type it is, how heavy it is, and how many people will be needed. The smallest upright piano might weigh less than 300lbs where a large concert grand can be more than 1000lbs. Read More