Pianos are extremely heavy. Upright pianos weigh around 200 kilograms and grand pianos around 300 kilograms. Hutchings Pianos recommend that your piano should only be moved by professional piano carriers. Please be aware that generalist furniture removalists may not be experienced in moving pianos. Grand pianos require particular attention. The legs need to be removed very carefully and a special trolley is required so they can be moved on their side through doors.
An estimated cost to move an upright piano within the Sydney metro area would be around $200 and around $300 for grand pianos. This is assuming one-way, ground floor, no stairs, easy access and a business hours delivery. However each situation will be different, so it is best to ask the carrier for a quotation.
If you wish to move your piano between rooms in your own house please be conscious of the piano’s weight and possible injury risks before doing the following: