I have both a cello and a violin and I've been reading on the Internet that most people suggest storing a violin in its case rather than on a stand because the case would protect from climate changes the best. However, the area I live in is very dry and I don't have a case humidifier. I did however recently purchase a room humidifier and am wondering if it's better to keep my cello and violin on a stand in the room with a humidifier rather than in their cases (in a drier area). I'd prefer to keep them on a stand since its just more convenient to grab and play but I'd rather not risk any damage to the instruments.
If i did keep them on a stand in a room with the humidifier, is it good or bad to have the humidifier on constantly 24/7? Or is that overkill? Keep in mind again the city I live in very dry. The lady at the store where I purchased my cello and violin told me there should be no problems storing them on a stand but it seems opposite to what most articles on the Internet say. Does anyome know for sure?
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