ShakeOut in California is a Reminder for Art Collectors! 5 Tips and Earthquake Supplies
ShakeOut in California is a Reminder for Art Collectors! 5 Tips and Earthquake Supplies By Guest Blogger Chelsea PadgettAre you an art collector? Or even just have antique andcollectible valuables. Here’s major help for you!If you live on the West Coast, chances are you haveexperienced at least a tremor or a small earthquake andyou are fearful of losing or having damaged yourcherished collection. If you have your paintings ormirrors held onto the wall with just a nail that will notsuffice in a bigger earthquake… like the one they areexpecting in the Great California ShakeOut Take this mirror, which justcame into the lab, for example…The corner has been broken clean off. Not only items such as this can fallof the wall, antiques can fall of shelves, out of cabinets, or anywhere theyhave not been properly secured to. Most people who live in California donot think of earthquakes on a day to day basis but when they do theythink of extreme cases in which complete cities will be devastated andruined. Normally that is not the case but your collectibles can bedestroyed.This article will prepare you for the unexpected moods of Mother Nature,things you won’t find anywhere else. We do not write about health andsafety issues, building structural problems, economic matters etc.However we are addressing your safety, last thing you need is for yourchild’s cement hand imprint flying towards your head or falling from above.
Here is an earthquake fact: Notice in the photos of the earthquakedamage that you see on the news and/or the Internet that not all homes,building etc are completely destroyed. Yes, there is an epicenter that getshit hard. But not even all the buildings in the critical area get hit hard…and there are millions of people in the surrounding areas that are “just”rattled. Not only could something flying around the room be dangerous,losing treasure family/personal items and be heartbreaking. IT ALWAYSPAYS TO PREPARE in order to: 1. Keep things from flying around in the air during the earthquake for personal safety 2. Protect important historical items 3. Save financially valuable items 4. Protect and save emotionally valuable items 5. Know ahead of time what will impact your home of business if you lose it.Why worry about these items while an earthquake is happening if you takethese easy steps, you can worry about your safety during a disasterinstead of grandma’s favorite floral vase.Surprisingly, an easy, fast, do-it-yourself anchoring technique can saveyou in all of these five needs of being protected mentioned above… in all ofthese problem areas… this will help you BIG TIME! Here’s 1:30 sec quickfun interesting video: CLICK HERE FOR VIDEODo you have art collection care questions? Call Scott Haskins 805 5643438Art and antiques appraisal questions? Call Richard Holgate at 805 8955121Follow us on Facebook at Scott M. Haskins and at Save Your Stuff