Fine Artwork Antiques

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Artwork Crating & Moving

Packing for a move is a lot of hard work especially when you own precious artwork and antiques. To guarantee that the items keep their monetary and sentimental value, our crating team will help to pack your artwork and antiques in custom wooden crates to make sure that everything gets to the new destination in good condition. 

If you have large, delicate or very valuable art pieces, it is a good idea to leave the work to the professionals. We make sure that you get the items appraised and insured before the move and get the services of a good moving company.



Custom Crating
Depending on the nature and size of the items, our custom crating resources will make sure to have the right supplies of materials.

If you have large mirrors and paintings, we have special picture boxes and packaging that will protect the framed artwork. We also use corner protectors to cushion the artwork in the box and also to avert damage to the frame corners. To pack sculptures, we use standard packing materials like bubble wrap and packing peanuts.

Protecting Glass Frames
When packing your framed artwork or mirror, our crating teams makes use of masking tape over the glass in two X-shaped stripes, to protect the picture if the glass shatters. After taping the picture, put the corner protectors before wrapping the entire frame with bubble wrap and packing paper. Place the item carefully into the box.

Protecting the Paint
If your painting is not protected by glass, we will take extra precautions to protect the surface because a bubble wrap is made from plastic and the material can stick or react to the paint. Note that print ink can also react to the painting and it can ruin the colors. As an extra precaution, tape cardboard sheets over the bubble wrap.

We make sure that the items are packed in appropriately sized boxes. Stuff the spaces in the box to secure the artwork and mark the box as “Fragile.” With the tips, you can secure the safety of your paintings and antiques during the move.

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Why Choose PCS?

For more than 30 years, employees relocating overseas, businesses and other clients have been trusting Pacific Crating and Shipping to provide problem-free international moves, superior custom crates and dependable shipping services.

Fully bonded and licensed, PCS has maintained an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau for more than a decade. We are also a member of the International Association of Movers and the Household Goods Forwarders Association of America.

Our experienced staff work closely with clients to meet and exceed expectations by balancing shipping needs with budget requirements to create personalized, innovative solutions at a reasonable price point. Remember, we will always work with your budget. 

We value our clients and know each has their own individual needs. We offer custom crating and a variety of delivery methods as well as additional services such as short-term and long term storage, insurance coverage at competitive rates and consulting on customs regulations and documentation. Customer satisfaction is a priority as evidenced by our many client.

Every client gets the benefit of our decades of experience facilitating smooth international moves, building quality custom crates and providing safe, prompt shipping services. Our network of agents around the world allow us to provide door-to-door delivery just about anywhere and can also help our international moving clients with getting set up in their new host country. All our staff, including packers, frequently receive new training and certifications to ensure our clients get the best service possible.

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