Moving house and looking for how to move your artwork safely? Learn how to prepare, pack and move your prized pieces of artwork properly. Don't risk a crack in the glass, a dent in the frame or a tear in the canvas.
Whether your artwork is a carefully curated selection of prized pieces or you have simply picked your works to go with your existing décor, there is no doubt that it would devastate you if they arrived at your new home after moving in transit with a crack in the glass or dent in the frame. Handling with care is a must. We’ve all been there and thrown things in a last minute dash into the back seat of your car and hoping they arrive safely; art, glass and any delicate possessions are not the ones to keep your fingers crossed on.
Before starting to move your artwork or framed items, it is essential that you have the right packing equipment to be sure they will be safe during transportation.
Here is a list of equipment that should be considered when moving your art pieces.
Ensure that you set enough time aside to properly wrap and pack your artwork to allow yourself peace of mind knowing it will arrive safely to its next destination.
Your art is now ready to move! This should not be a daunting or stress filled process, however with the right care and planning your artwork will remain protected ready to be hung in its new home.
Disclaimer: For expensive or sentimental pieces of artwork, we strongly recommend contracting the services of a professional art moving specialist - particularly when moving long distances. This article should be read and used as a guide only, and not a foolproof way to ensure your artwork is not damaged. Certain art pieces are required to be kept at specific temperatures to maintain their quality. Such pieces should be handled by an art moving professional.
Written by Bec Wimsett from B Free Home Lifestyle Management
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