The violin is considered a high maintenance instrument. All violins will require some basic care to keep them in playable condition.
If you are new to the violin, we would like to point out a few of the areas on the violin you will need to deal with on a daily basis.
Tuning Bow Adjustment and Rosining Cleaning the violin
Less common Maintenance:
Aside from general care, some other things that can occur are:
Strings break and wear out, bow hair wears out. Violins are designed with many of the parts not permanently attached. The bridge, sound post, chinrest, end pin, tailpiece and tuning pegs can all come off. Tuning pegs will need to have peg compound put on them when they slip or do not turn smoothly. The bridge and tailpiece hanger can break. The sound post can fall over and is very difficult to put back.
All violins regardless of quality have these issues.