Just how do you clean your piano's keys?
Updated: Sep 15, 2020
The Covid-19 virus is on everyone's mind.
Several Manufactures have released recommendations for key cleaning, follow link to view their specific instructions:
Soap, such as Murphy’s Oil or Simple Green, and Water
Dish soap with hand sanitizing solution (such as Dettol, or Purell)
Fazioli (For the most part, this is what I will be using. Click this link to see the recipe)
The Piano Technicians Guild has also released information related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Here are their recommendations:
PTG Covid-19 Piano Care - A link to the statement released by the PTG describing the method for cleaning and disinfecting piano keys.
Specific tips for preparation, protection and care in your home - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
NFHS Study On Aerosol Transmissions in the Performing Arts - An ongoing study lead by by Dr. Shelly Miller at the University of Colorado. Preliminary results released this summer and are available by following the link above.