A standard moving company can handle a typical household’s or business’s relocation needs, but if you are moving fine art and antiques, you need specialist art movers. You should only trust art moving professionals, such as Aardvark Art Services, who specialise in transporting such precious cargo.
Why Choose Specialist Art Movers?
Our expert art movers have a specific skill set that ensures your art will arrive to its new home safely. Specialist art movers offer services well worth the investment. They coordinate all the logistic factors to relocate artwork for museums, galleries, exhibits, and private collectors.
Original works of fine art are unique and irreplaceable. Unfortunately, transporting your artwork to a new location exposes each item in your collection to many risks. Without help from professional art movers, you run the risk of damaging your precious pieces.
For example, Improper packaging leaves scratches and fails to protect against dings and gouges, or a piece of work could degrade if exposed to the wrong materials or climates. Your artwork might also get lost or stolen.
These are just a few of the reasons it is prudent to entrust your paintings, sculptures, and other art to an experienced art transport professional such as Aardvark Art Services.
Securing Fine Art In Preparation For Transport
The characteristics of each piece of artwork determine the appropriate packing solution. Art movers consider the physical needs of paintings, ceramics, antiques, and sculptures and select a packaging method proven to work:
- Use of nonabrasive foams and blankets against the surfaces of artwork.
- Set up internal shadow boxes with cardboard frames to support and secure artwork in place.
- Identify the chemical properties of tapes and materials to avoid stains or leeching colours.
- Build custom crates for uniquely shaped or oversized items.
Your artwork is most susceptible to dangers during transit. Aardvark Art Services know how to coordinate the fastest routes using the safest methods:
- A trusted courier makes transports your artwork with a door to door service.
- Specialist vehicles that are fitted with Satellite Tracking and Communications
- Movers might arrange air freight for faster delivery across greater distances.
Get In Touch
At Aardvark Art Services, we have the knowledge, experience and specialist equipment required to move your fine are and antiques carefully and securely. If you would like to find out more, please get in touch.