Indian Harmonium Repair and Maintenance
1: Do not leave the instrument in the trunk of your car or
outside. Do not ever leave the instrument in sunlight.
2: Don’t allow children to hit the keys or over-pump the bellows
3: Don’t allow anyone to tamper with the springs, action
regulating screws, or reeds.
4: Don’t turn the damper or drone knobs, as this will cause
1: Keep the instrument in a cool (never below freezing) and
dry location. Use a cover or box for storage.
2. Use the harmonium regularly, move all stops and play all keys.
This will stop the mechanism from jamming and reduce
3: Before you start to play, pump the external bellows to fill the internal bellows until some pressure builds up.