Instrument Tips

The following information may help you to get the most enjoyment from your instrument. Check back occasionally for more tips.

  • Guitar strings have a life expectancy of six months – whether played or not
  • Loosen strings when not playing an instrument for long periods
  • Avoid exposing an instrument to extreme heat or cold
  • Buy quality, coated strings to avoid corrosion
  • When purchasing a new or used instrument, judge it by its sound rather than its aesthetic appearance or name brand