Professional Piano Movers in New York

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    The Best Piano Movers in NYC

    Moving a piano into or out of a New York City apartment is challenging, but the expert piano movers at Samba Moving know how to move a piano safely and securely. Staircases, elevator restrictions, and parking guidelines are obstacles we navigate every day to move all types of pianos from one place to another. We also provide secure, climate controlled piano storage when needed.

    As your trusted New York City piano movers, we provide professional packing services so that it sustains no harm during transport. Contact us for a free quote and find out how affordable professional piano movers can be. We can even help with shipping your instrument long distance or regular moves for scheduled performances. Whether you are moving a piano to your new home or performance venue, your search for “local piano movers near me” has brought you to the most trusted team in the area.

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    With years of experience navigating the five boroughs, New York State, and the tri-state area, Samba is the most trusted piano movers in NYC. Our customer testimonials outline the care and quality of our piano moving services. There is no one in the New York City area that can make you feel safer moving your prized instrument than our pros, and you can get a piano moving estimate quickly by providing just a little information with our free quote form.

    Piano Moving Services for Upright Pianos

    The construction of upright pianos, spinets, consoles, and studio uprights makes them lighter but more compact. While they may be easier to maneuver in a staircase and fit into a truck, these are delicate instruments that must be kept upright or disassembled for moving. We understand how to pack and move an upright piano and can provide safe piano storage during the moving process.

    Your Trusted Grand Piano Moving Company

    Grand pianos require custom care and experienced piano movers who take the utmost care to protect your instrument. With safe packaging and the best moving equipment, Samba professional piano movers will properly transport grand pianos, petite grand pianos, baby grand pianos, parlor grands, and even ballroom or concert grand pianos so that they arrive in perfect condition.

    Moving a piano of this size requires removing certain parts and reassembling them when they arrive at your new home or venue. Samba’s skilled piano movers will remove the lid, lyre, and legs as needed, and then secure the keyboard and wrap individual pieces. Grand pianos are usually transported on their sides, using a special dolly, and then strapped securely into the moving truck.

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    White Glove Piano Movers for Vintage and Antique Pianos

    If you have a vintage, specialty, or antique piano to move, get a free quote from Samba before you search for piano movers near me. There are many advertised piano movers in NYC, but when it comes to these delicate instruments, you want only the best specialized equipment and knowledgeable piano movers who understand how to package, partially disassemble, and reassemble your piano at its destination.

    Do you have other fragile items, artwork, or antiques that need this same level of care? Samba Moving provides white glove level service for all your fine collectables, sculptures, paintings, wine collections, and furniture, as well as secure long term storage in a temperature and humidity controlled environment.

    Specialized Piano Moving Services from Samba

    Samba is a trusted piano moving company for local and long distance moves across the U.S. In order to provide you an accurate quote and keep your piano moving costs within your budget, we offer optional services and transparent pricing. Your shipment will arrive on your scheduled delivery dates without extra fees or unexpected additional costs.

    Local Piano Moves

    Samba’s local piano movers know how to manage the complexities of moving in and around New York City and the Tri-State area. Whether you’re relocating the smallest of uprights or a 1000-lb concert grand, our teams take the utmost care to dismantle delicate parts, wrap and pad the piano, load it onto the truck, and transport it smoothly for complete peace of mind for your local moves.

    Long-Distance Piano Moves

    Many challenges face piano movers in NYC, but moving a piano across the U.S. requires additional care and expertise. Changes in temperature and humidity can affect a piano during long distance moves to or from other climates.

    Samba Moving uses climate controlled vehicles that minimize the environmental changes that can damage or even crack a piano board on a cross country move. Depending on the type and weight of the piano, we will determine ahead of time what specialized equipment and packing materials will be needed to navigate flights of stairs and safely load and unload your piano on moving day.

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    Dismantling and Wrapping Pianos for Transport

    Dismantling and Wrapping Pianos for Transport

    Did you know that the average piano has up to 10,000 parts? Our piano movers in NYC are specially trained in how to dismantle every type of piano, properly label the pieces, wrap each part, and then reassemble it all at your new destination.

    Once we have removed the lid, legs, and lyre, as necessary, we will wrap and pad the body to avoid dings. Once the piano is on the truck, we’ll secure it with straps to prevent movement during transit. After its journey, you can rest assured that it will be properly reassembled and ready for tuning.

    Secure and Climate Controlled Piano Storage

    During a planned move or short-term residence, you may need piano storage services that you can trust with your investment. Piano storage is an often forgotten part of your moving budget. Samba Moving has a secure, monitored piano storage facility that is climate and humidity controlled to prevent cracking and warping of your fine instrument. Your piano will be securely wrapped in padding and plastic during its time in storage and can be delivered to your desired destination when you are prepared for its arrival.

    Reasons to Trust Your Piano Move to Samba Moving

    You can trust any kind of piano to the expert team at Samba Moving. Steinway, Baldwin, Bechstein, Yamaha, Blunther, Bosendorfer, Boston, Kawai, Fazioli, Hoffman, or Mason & Hamlin, we are experts in moving all kinds of musical instruments. Get a free estimate of your piano moving costs today, and find out how our caring customer service will win your business.

    Experienced & Trained Piano Movers in NYC

    A piano is an expensive investment and requires an experienced, well-trained team to move it correctly. Samba Moving has been handling piano moves for more than a decade and understands the subtleties and nuances of transporting each type. Whether yours is a family upright or performance-quality baby grand, you can trust that it is in expert hands.

    Competitive and Transparent Pricing

    Samba Moving offers competitive 100% transparent pricing, 100% of the time. Call us today for a free estimate on moving your piano from NYC to its new home. We offer a flat fee quote and honor your estimate, rather than charging you an hourly rate.

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    Proper Equipment and Materials

    Piano moves require specialized equipment like wide base piano dollies, padding, floor protection, ramps, hydraulic lifts, and more. The quality of the packing materials makes all the difference in transporting a delicate musical instrument. Some pianos, like antiques, require extra protection during a move. Samba Moving specializes in building custom crating to protect even the most fragile, unusually shaped pieces.

    Licensed, Insured, and Bonded

    Know that your piano is in good hands with Samba Moving. We are fully licensed, bonded, and insured to cover any unforeseen damages that could potentially occur along the way. Not only are our crews specialists in what they do, but they’re also friendly and professional at all times, making your piano moving experience that much more pleasant.

    Find Out How Samba Movers Will Pamper Your Piano Today

    With a free estimate, you can understand your piano moving costs early and schedule the experts at Samba for your piano moving in NYC and beyond. We want to help you keep to your moving budget while enjoying the best possible care for your piano, musical instruments, artwork, and antiques. Whether you need custom crating, multi-story piano moving, or secure piano storage while you move, Samba offers the high-quality handling that your fine instrument deserves.

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    Taylor Siok
    Taylor Siok
    August 7, 2023
    Tornike, George, Beka were awesome! Super friendly and professional. Showed up on time, moved everything quickly and gently. We have a huge couch that hardly fit through the door, but they got it into our new apartment no problem and with no damage. They made our moving process pain free and for a good price, I’d highly recommend them.
    Steven Reed
    Steven Reed
    August 6, 2023
    Tornike and George did a fantastic job. Quick, professional and they took great care of my things. Samba’s pricing was significantly more affordable than competitors and their service didn’t disappoint. I’ll definitely go back to Samba for my next move.
    Grace Alto
    Grace Alto
    August 5, 2023
    The contractors from samba were great. One of their names was Joe. They did a great job at wrapping up all of the furniture we needed to move from my grandparents home to my own including a treadmill and a grandfathers clock. Would use again and would highly recommend using Samba Moving!
    M R
    M R
    August 3, 2023
    A big 5 stars! Thank you so much... Joe and Nicholas’ team did a perfect job and in the best way - I apologize as I don't how to write the first name of the third person who was absolutely amazing as well. They even gave their best shot to move a quite big piece of furniture through the stairs. Super helpful and polite; no stress but fun instead. They took very good care of all my belongings and I cannot thank them enough for that.
    Troy Brown
    Troy Brown
    July 20, 2023
    An AMAZING Moving Company….I am very please and happy with their services…. Tornike, George, and Lado were professional, handle my items with care, and efficient! Thankful I used them!!!! More than 5 stars in my book!!!!
    Natália Nogueira-Balaniuc
    Natália Nogueira-Balaniuc
    July 4, 2023
    Absolutely amazing! I loved my experience with Samba Moving! Erika helped my mom and I get everything in order prior to the move, she was very nice and responsive - answered every question we had along the way. And moving day was a breeze! Joe and Nicholas did a LOVELY job, they were extremely friendly and really took care of my things. I could not be happier. Usually I have awful, exhausting, stressful, and anxiety-inducing moving days - not this time. I was so happy with their attitudes towards the job, they were great!
    Dreia Parker
    Dreia Parker
    April 28, 2023
    One of the best moving experiences I have ever had! Kristin was amazing to work with prior to the move. She was very pleasant, professional, quick to respond and produce the necessary documentation. Tornike and his crew were kind, on time, professional and packed up my apartment in no time. They broke down and rebuilt all of my furniture all before 12pm that same day! 10/10 for me and I will most certainly use and recommend them to anyone! Moving has never been so simple!

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