There is a saying amongst piano tuners: “You can’t tune a piano unless it’s already in tune.”

So what exactly does that mean?

A pitch raise is a preliminary piano tuning, performed prior to a regular tuning. Also known as a ‘pitch correction’ or a ‘pre-tuning’, this procedure is often associated with the term ‘double-tuning’. A pitch raise changes the overall tension on your piano’s structure as a whole.

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