How to Clean Piano Keys?

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Piano usually need general cleaning because they usually accumulate dust, this can be cleaned using a soft cloth and vinegar and warm water. It can also be cleaned using non-coloured mild tooth paste, which is squeezed on a damp lint free cloth. The cloth is then used to wipe the piano; the keys can be rubbed with a cloth that has been dipped in fresh milk. The fresh milk will remove any traces of the toothpaste, and then wait a few minutes for the piano to dry and wipe it with a dry cloth.
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How to Clean Piano Keys
If you have a piano with stained or dirty keys, you can clean them yourself without the expense of a professional. Follow these steps.... More »
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For you to clean piano keys, you should wipe them with a soft clean cloth, a weak solution of vinegar and warm water and also squeeze a small amount of a mild non-coloured toothpaste onto a damp lint free cloth, and gently rub the piano keys if they have light stains or dirty fingerprints on them. You should then wipe the keys clean with a second lint free cloth that has been dipped in fresh milk and finally give the piano keys a few minutes to air dry, and then buff them with a clean lint free cloth.
To clean piano keys, the ivory keys should be gently wiped with soft clean cloth and if there is any stubborn marks or fingerprints use mild non colored toothpaste on a damp cloth rub it gently and don't scrub it. Rinse with fresh milk with another lint free cloth and buff well. For the plastic keys dust regularly and wipe with a soft solution of warm water and vinegar on clean chamois leather then buff well for them to shine.
It really depends on the key types. If they are ivory you will use milk, toothpaste, and a calcium with baking soda. It they are normal keys you will use a tooth brush and gentle detergent.
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