Piano Buying Tips: 10 Common Mistakes People Make When Buying A Piano

Piano Buying Tips

Piano Buying Tips – 10 Mistakes to Look Out For Purchasing a first piano can be fairly intimidating, especially if you don’t already have a lot of experience with pianos. Fortunately, here at Merriam Pianos, we’ve seen the piano purchasing process through with literally thousands of customers since our inception, from beginners to concert-level piano […]

Steinway Model M vs C Bechstein L 167 | Baby Grand Piano Comparison

Steinway Model M vs C Bechstein L 167

Baby grand pianos are the best-selling size of grand piano by virtue of the fact that they don’t take up a ton of space, and their relative affordability, especially compared to a 9-foot concert grand piano such as a Steinway Model D which lists for around $200,000 USD! Today we’re going to be comparing two […]

8 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Piano

Buying a used piano allows you to save a lot of money. It may also be the only option you have to owning a good piano on a tight budget. Fortunately, pianos have a pretty good life expectancy, so a used piano that is well maintained could really give you value for money. However, since […]

Merriam Pianos Academy: What Is a Used Yamaha U1 Upright Piano Worth?

Yamaha U1

I’m Stu Harrison, and this is another segment in our series on the Yamaha upright pianos. Today, we’re going to be talking about the price of a Yamaha U1. That would be their 48-inch, Japanese built upright piano. There are two categories really, that a customer needs to be aware of, depending on what they’re […]

Everything You Ever Needed To Know About Baby Grand Pianos

baby grand piano

Hi, I’m Stu Harrison and I’m here with Merriam Pianos in Toronto, Canada. And today we’re talking about baby grand pianos. Now this is something that I think is on everybody’s ultimate wish list, for when you get the house with that perfect bay window, or a room that would be ideal to just have […]

Piano Appraisal: How to Find Your Piano’s Worth?

grand piano

Are you looking to sell your mini grand piano to raise some money for your dream concert grand piano? Or, just looking to sell your piano because you’re moving places, and want to buy another one at your new destination? Here’s how you can find out your piano’s worth, and maximize the selling price while […]