If you’re moving across town or across the country or are shipping a piece to a buyer, transporting your artwork so that it arrives undamaged and in one piece is of the utmost importance. The secret to safely moving art is to take the time to pack it using the right materials and a little extra care.
Framed pictures require tender, loving care to ship, as they have sentimental and financial value—sometimes a great deal of both. Because of their fragile components and sometimes unusual dimensions, it can be difficult to figure out the best way to keep them safe during transit.
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?
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.
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...
As any collector knows, packing and shipping fragile items like a doll house is not an easy task. There are multiple delicate and expensive pieces, some have moving parts that need secured and others are very old and cannot take any large falls
When shipping furniture; especially antique wooden furniture, you need think about changes in humidity. Shipping from or through dry and humid climates can cause your precious furniture to become damaged or warped.
But fear not! Shipping wooden antique furniture can be a safe and stress-free process for you and your things. Follow the tips below to learn how to make this an easy process for you.
Tips for Keeping Wood Furniture Safe
In no particular order, here are some pro tips to remember when shipping old wooden furniture.
1. Humidity Warping vs. Forced Damage
There are different types o...