For most people, an electric guitar isn’t just an instrument, it’s a piece of art, culture, personal history and – if you look after it well enough – an investment. Cleaning and properly maintaining your electric guitar isn’t just a suggestion, it’s an absolute must.
Every guitar player has to do it. Some like it more than others. But there’s an art to changing guitar strings that many guitarist don’t know about.
After decades of changing guitar strings on both my acoustic guitar and my electric guitar, on my own guitars as well as my customer’s guitars, I’ve learned quite a few secrets that I think you’ll find interesting.