Professional movers and shippers sometimes offer what's known as a white glove option, which generally includes professional packaging or custom crating, as well as specialized shipping, for fragile, valuable items. Items that sit at the intersection of fragile and valuable often include antiques, collectibles, pianos, grandfather clocks, china, and other similar items. Here are four steps to making sure the whole process goes smoothly.
1. Dismantle the item in advance if possible