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Russell Gallman - Certified Piano Technician


(770) 570-0356

Piano Repairs - North Metro Atlanta Area                     


Repair Rates:

  • Minimum Repair Call Charge - $165.00 (Applies to the 1st 1.5 hours of service).  Repeat Biz Customers receive the $15.00 Discount as advertised.
  • Hourly Rate after initial 1.5 hour repair call @ $125.00 per hour for technical services.
  • Hourly Rate for Cleaning & Detailing Service - $80.00 per hour.
  • Emergencies – Urgent care will be performed at $ 200.00 per hour.
  • Replacement Parts – Rates for parts are based upon current market value and availability.


Typical Repairs Available for Grands and Uprights:

  • Broken Strings – Splicing & Replacing
  • Sticky Keys
  • Sluggish Action Parts
  • Floppy Action Parts
  • Fractured Key Sticks
  • Instrument Cleaning
  • Hammer Reshaping
  • Problem Hammer Shanks
  • Noises – Buzzes, Rattles, Groans and Clicks Diagnostic (These can be a headache to locate, and I have to refer the biz for new eyes.)
  • Pedal Issues – Damping, Shifting, Sostenuto, and Pedal Trap
  • Damper Troubles - After-ring, Swooshing, Oinking
  • Malfunctioning Notes
  • Glue Joint Failure
  • Artist Bench Problems
  • Sound Board, Plate, and Interior Cleaning
  • Full Service & Spiff Job Visits Available


Digital Piano Repair:   Russell does not provide repair services on digital pianos or keyboards.  Those instruments are actually computers, and will require attention by electronic specialists.  The following service providers may be of assistance:

Pro Audio Video, Steve Lee - President
3566 Club Drive
Lawrenceville, GA  30044
(678) 380-8840 = Shop
(404) 895-5650 = Mobile

Note:  Russell has utilized Pro Audio Video to repair his personal Roland KC-1000 keyboard amplifier.  Steve at Pro Audio Video did excellent work with a reasonable turnaround time at a reasonable cost.  Pro Audio Video is a very professional service provider.

Wizard Electronics in Atlanta
554 Deering Road NW
Atlanta, GA  30309
(404) 325-4891

Case Work & Finish Repairs: Repairs for scratches, dings and dents are a specialty unto themselves that require someone trained in those skill sets.  Russell does not provided case work and finish repairs.  Please feel free to contact us for a referral.

Player Piano Services:
  Russell does not provide repair services on either old-fashioned paper roll player pianos or modern digital player systems.  Russell recommends that you contact the dealer where the piano was purchased to source a reputable person to work on the digital system.  For old fashioned paper roll player piano rebuild services, the following company has a good reputation:

The Antique Piano Shop

(770) 570-0356