Antiques can be prized and valuable possessions. Naturally, you want to protect them from damage and ensure their safety in transport. A.A. American Moving & Storage located in Wyckoff, NJ, are experts when it comes to moving antiques. With over 60 years in the moving business, we know how important your valuables are to you.
Before you move, any items that you own that could be considered remarkable value should be appraised by a qualified person. The best way to locate an appraiser is from an insurance agent, attorney or bank official. Membership in the American Society of Appraisers can be a sign of an appraiser’s competence. Or you can request a state by state referral list from the Directory of Certified Professional Personal Property Appraisers by P.O. Box 17625, Washington, D.C. 20041, by telephone at 800-ASA-VALU (800-272-8258) or visit www.appraisers.org.
Make sure to have clear photographs of your antiques. You might also want to use a video camera to inventory the contents of each room.
Protect Your Possessions
When meeting with a moving representative from A.A. American Moving & Storage, you’ll want to discuss the amount and type of valuation needed to protect your antiques. We offer several protection plans in the event of anything is lost or damaged.
Before you pack up your belongings, you may want to check to see if any of your antiques require any type of special cleaning before being boxed up.
- Check your local hardware, furniture store or antique dealers for fine furniture cleaning products
- Avoid using oil or wax products on wood furniture before you move to avoid softening of the finish and imprinting from furniture pads
On moving day, your moving team from A.A. American will work with you to identify items that require special handling. You can trust A.A. American Moving & Storage, Bergen County’s number 1 moving company, with moving your prized possessions. You’ll never have to worry about them since they will be in good hands.
Contact UsA.A. American Moving & Storage
414 West Main Street
Wyckoff, NJ 07481