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Moving Assistance: How Much Do I Need?

Posted on Fri, Feb 21, 2014

Sifting through, packing and moving your belongings can seem a daunting task but you don't have to do it alone. When you've got a long haul move planned, you may need some moving assistance.  That's especially true if you have large pieces of furniture to transport or an entire household to shift from point A to point B. Professional moving services give you complete control over how much moving assistance you may need.

So how can the pros help?

They do the packing! Have an awkward shaped piece of art or a large collection of knick-knacks? Movers wrap artwork with special paper that protects your fine artwork. These pros regularly employ bubble wrap, shrink wrap, foam peanuts and double boxing techniques. Small pieces like china or glasses are wrapped individually and tucked inside a sturdy crate or box. Besides packing, they unpack too! No more staring at boxes for months while you arrange your new home. Need a custom crate built for a glass table top?  Movers can build the crate.

Have a small amount of furniture to move?  Consider freighting your furniture. Movers can pack your shipment. They can pick up the furniture, and move it on a pallet across country. You can request curbside delivery or inside white glove delivery. It is all up to you, the customer.

Leave the moving to your moving company. Whether you are moving across town, the country or the globe, professional movers can transport a variety of shipments safely to its final destination. Moving an entire apartment or downscaling to a condominium? This kind of service can help you transition into your new digs.

In a nutshell here's more of what this type of service provider can do:
•    Provide supplies or pack for you.
•    Help you breakdown and set up furniture and appliances.
•    Do all the driving--or give you the wheel or freight your furniture on a pallet

Can you do it yourself? Sure, but when you have a big move planned, team work makes everything better.  Contact pack n send in Houston for pricing and details and advice about moving from one location to another locations.

Tags: Samll move, Custom Crating

Time to Build A Custom Crate? 30 Yr Old Houston Co. Offers Advice

Posted on Fri, Dec 16, 2011


As the economy improves, more businesses are purchasing art work and sculptures to decorate homes and offices.

 In Houston, we have noticed purchases that  are being shipped to both the east and west coast and worldwide.  The prices in the Houston market are competitive, and some times are less than east coast prices.

 With the cost savings in the purchase price, purchasers are inquiring about the best shipping method.

 Depending on the composition and price of the artwork, custom crating is often recommended.

 When looking for a custom crater, you need to look for experienced artwork shippers.  Can the company pick up your purchase and take it to their warehouse to measure and weigh the art work?

 Is the custom crate built on site, or farmed out to another company?  Has the company you chosen discussed the details of the packing with you?  Has the company you chosen discussed bracing the art work with in the crate?

 If the piece of artwork needs to go overseas, has the company you chosen discussed using the proper heat treated wood needed for international shipping?

 Just because a company is capable of building crates, does not mean that they have experience with high value art work and sculptures.

 Make sure your art work is valued for loss or damage during the shipping process.

 For more information about artwork shipping, please feel free to contact pack n send at 713 266 1450.

Tags: Crate Houston, Crate Building Houston, Custom Crating