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Antique Movers in Los Angeles, CA
Antiques and exclusive designer furniture require particularly careful handling during transportation. Therefore, it is better to hire professional movers to transport items of high historical or material value. Time-tested work technologies, high-quality packing materials, experienced employees and our own equipped vehicles allow MuraWay Moving Company to guarantee careful transportation of your property within LA and Orange County.
Many Los Angeles apartments and offices are decorated with items that deserve special care – vintage or exclusive furniture, antique clocks, works of art – canvases and sculptures, collections of weapons or numismatists, handmade chandeliers, old books, finally, fish tanks with exclusive animals.
When it becomes necessary to transport them, the owner has a seemingly insoluble problem. The fear of damaging the items is stressful. To avoid damage to the valuable cargo during the move, any respectable LA transport company must comply with a number of requirements:
- Using special packing materials (foam, bubble wrap, tapes, boxes, etc.);
- Careful loading and unloading by several experienced movers;
- Proper fixing of the items inside the vehicle body;
- Items that can damage the antiques are removed from the truck’s body;
- When packing especially valuable and fragile products, movers work in gloves (this way the surface of the object is preserved).
Stages of work
For the transportation of valuable items to be carried out efficiently, movers should take the measurements before the move. That helps to prepare the right amount of packing materials and plan a better loading and unloading.
If you choose to hire a fully licensed Los Angeles moving company, you would have to sign an agreement, which records all the essential conditions, your wishes and preferences about the move.
Each antique item requires a special approach and the use of packing materialsl while moving. For example, for Chinese vases, you have to use a special fabric and soft foam. For sculptures, if they are quite impressive in size, you may have to build a special frame that allows you to rigidly fix each element. Professional movers will never put several items in one box – there should be a separate container for each fragile or expensive item.
The method of transportation is no less important than the type of packing. For example, a clock should never be laid horizontally or pressed against the side of a truck during transportation. Antique furniture must be fixed in the vehicle’s body using special fasteners, so that it is as immobilized as possible during transportation.
Due to the non-standard dimensions, sometimes you have to use special equipment or take more sophisticated measures. Antique interior items usually cannot be disassembled. If the item’s dimensions do not allow to pass through doorways or your house entrance, it may be necessary to dismantle the doors together with the frame or move the furniture through the window opening (if the room is located above the first floor, then you will need to use an appropriate lifting device).
The loading of antiques and expensive furniture into the truck should be carried out with the highest level of professionalism. The furniture should be carefully fixed in the vehicle with belts, the boxes are positioned so that they do not move around the cabin during transportation in Los Angeles.
After arriving at the place of unloading, all antique items should be carefully taken out, unpacked and inspected. The owner should check their integrity and safety in presence of the employees of the moving company.