Museums, art galleries, private collectors, auction houses and auctioneers rely extensively on our professional event moving services to securely transport their treasurable and delicate pieces safely and successfully.
Once you decide to use our proven expertise services, an assigned, antiques moving experts will work directly with you to begin a full assessment of your product. The coordinators may go over a cost appraisal, declaration protection options, risks, storage, customs and deliveries. Your local antique moving companies can provide you with information on the environmental factors such as climate, humidity and temperature necessary for pick-up, transportation and final destination conditions. This will be the determining factors that are essential in identifying an appropriate container format and cushioning system that will be used to avoid damage during the moving process.
When it comes to moving antique items, you may want to have a customized moving plan. With our expertise, your moving company will provide you with an extensive step by step action plan to help you get organized. However, some of the information you better collect before contacting professional antique movers.
First of all, you will need to find out the dimensions of your items; this will help us to understand the size and a form needed for a crate. Next, you will need to learn your item from the inside, some of the things hollow inside, or in case it is furniture it may have some shelves. For art, you may even need to consult an artist to have an idea of what material has been used for the specific piece. Third preparation step you should consider is Insurance or Replacement Value Coverage. Gallery insurance or your private insurance could cover art damage; in this case, you may need to contact them and request all required documents. However, sometimes people don’t purchase additional insurance for their antiques; In this situation we have your back covered! We provide full Value Replacement Coverage, which is based on the value of the item. To determine value, we recommend inviting art appraisal specialist, as the event moving company may request a certificate of appraisal.