Outside the Box

Antiques Resources, Guides & Tips

Simplify the process of shipping your belongings and moving your home or office with our antiques resources, antiques guides, and antiques tips.

How to Pack and Move a China Cabinet in 4 Easy Steps

Posted on Sep 24, 2018

If you’ve never had to move a china cabinet before—and sometimes even if you have—it can be tricky to work out where to begin without some guidance.

Read More ›

How To Settle An Estate: What To Do If You’ve Been Named Executor

Posted on Feb 05, 2018

If you’ve been named executor and aren’t sure how to proceed with settling your loved one’s estate, we can help you sort through the process and tackle this difficult task step-by-step.

Read More ›

6 Things to Consider when Shipping your Curio Cabinet

Posted on Apr 29, 2016

Curio cabinets are bulky and heavy, and they often contain delicate components like mirrors or glass shelves that require special care when relocating. After carefully wrapping and packing each piece in your curio cabinet, why not extend the same care to the cabinet itself? 

Read More ›

How To Ship An Antique China Cabinet

Posted on Apr 27, 2016

China cabinets hold our most precious—and most breakable—belongings. Your china cabinet deserves the same extra care and consideration you give when packing its delicate contents—keep reading to get our expert tips for preparing your china cabinet for shipping.

Read More ›

How to Ship Fragile and Valuable Items

Posted on Feb 23, 2016

Do you plan on shipping a fragile or valuable item? If so, check out Transit Systems' latest blog with a guide for beginners.

Read More ›

Five Ways to Protect Heirlooms When Moving

Posted on Aug 31, 2015

If you’re moving, you’re probably debating on whether or not to hire an antique shipping service or DIY for valuables like a family heirloom. No amount of money can replace these items. Unfortunately, many DIYers make the mistake of not using a professional moving or shipping company, increasing the chances of items getting damaged. By doing it yourself, you will likely not have insurance to cover any damage to your heirlooms leaving you to pay out of pocket to repair them. If you choose not to hire a professional moving company, then here are a few tips to help keep your heirlooms safe on lon...

Read More ›

How To Ship Your Grandfather Clock

Posted on Nov 02, 2012

TSI offers good rates for shipping grandfather clocks long distance. We provide personal service that only experienced clock shipping specialists can offer. Here's a few tips on how to ship your grandfather clock with TSI, and ideas on what services are available for you.

Read More ›