For your accordion, preventive and regular maintenance is recommended : dusting, mechanical checks, compression checks, tuning retouching if necessary are the few common operations that will preserve your favorite instrument for many years, and it is well worth it!
The frequency of interventions depends mainly on your playing, its preventive maintenance and the quality of your instrument:
Tune your accordion regularly.
“The brilliance” which represents this very particular vibration of the sound of your accordion changes more or less over time and requires precise adjustment note by note. The tighter the “Brio” is, with little or no vibration, the more the defects will be noticeable. A change of "Brio" is also possible on estimate. Do not hesitate to contact us .
Some mediocre models should be avoided.
Indeed, even if they have an attractive look and cost at first sight, the effect will only be of short duration since after a few hours of use, the defects will appear involving, if possible, a partial or complete repair...
All accordions don't appreciate inactivity.
The successive temperature differences age the skins of the music and the valves, alter the seals and felts, oxidize the blades and the mechanics, cause mold... Your accordion must breathe and must not be stored for several months, even several years in a cupboard. , an attic…
Old and well-made accordions can be restored if their general condition allows it. It does not leave for as much for a second life because certain elements are weakened over time (bellows, mechanics…), It must therefore be used with moderation and respect for its great age!
Some examples of interventions
Any major intervention requires expertise at the workshop in order to establish a free and precise estimate . For the various reasons mentioned above, an estimate by telephone is difficult to achieve and avoids unpleasant surprises. A deadline and an intervention date may also be defined in relation to our respective availabilities.