How to Properly Store Musical Instruments

Storing musical instruments in your home safe or vault can be an excellent way to insure its security but also poses additional challenges in maintaining value. Whether you are storing antique instruments, family heirlooms, or electronic audio gear, there are some simple steps you can take to ensure the safety and well-being of your musical instruments and equipment.

Humidity Control

Humidity control is imperative for proper storage of most musical instruments. Especially wood based instruments, changes in temperature and humidity can cause the wood to swell and contract which will likely result in unwanted damage and cracking. We’ve briefly looked at various options (more…)

Guitar, Banjo, Violin Storage

Collecting Guitars, Banjos, and Violins can be an expensive hobby and if not protected in some way they can be destroyed, damaged or stolen at any time.  Many people keep their expensive instrument on a stand for display.  It is a good way to show them off but they are not for storing an instrument and protecting it from damages or theft.  Keeping it in a case will protect it from getting damaged, but it will be easy to steal and destroyed in case of a fire.  So what should you store them in?There are two options that offer the best (more…)