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Moving Specialty Items
Your Moving Experts to handle your Antique, Piano, and Company Specialty Items with Care
Moving specialty items

Standard moving will do just fine with items such as clothes and books. However, when you have delicate items and different kinds of valuable items, you require specialty moving services.

Sunshine Movers offers specialty moving services tailored to cater to the specific needs of our clients. Do you have fragile items such as glass tables that need special packaging and handling? Perhaps bulkier-than-average items? We are well-equipped and up to the challenge.

Professional Company Specialty Moving Services

What specialty items can we move? Here’s a brief of the most common items we have helped to move for both residential and commercial clients

  • Pianos and other delicate musical instruments
  • Antiques
  • Heirlooms
  • Art pieces such as paintings and sculptures
  • Appliances
  • Heavy furniture
  • Safes
  • Playroom and fitness equipment
  • Hospital beds and medical equipment
  • Handicap equipment

We will help you move these specialty items to your new home, business location, or storage unit. Your role is to let us know your needs and leave the heavy lifting and all the work to us.

Antique and Specialty Items

Moving artistic sculpture

We are highly trained antique and specialty furniture movers. Our customers trust us to handle their most treasured and sentimental pieces. 

You may be wondering if that odd-shaped, yet cherished item can be safely transported. We’re happy to tell you, when we’re asked to move unusual belongings, the answer is most often—-yes, we can! 

At Sunshine Movers, we understand that each antique and specialty item you own is valuable and precious. We train all of our movers to properly pack, protect, and handle fragile belongings and antiques. Our movers know that each item is unique in its own way and may need extra layers of protection. We also provide specific equipment to carefully transport and handle a variety of fragile and precious items in every shape and size. 

Here’s what you can expect when we move your antiques:

  • An assessment of the proper packaging required to keep special valuables safe during your relocation

  • Skill and patience in determining the most efficient plan to relocate your priceless belongings

  • If necessary, careful disassembly & reassembly of your items

  • Placement of your antique or specialty item in the location of your choosing at your new residence (at no extra cost to you)

Our Process: How We Do It

We have been moving specialty items for years and confidently say that you can trust us to meet your needs. Regardless of how the scale of the big or small a job, we follow the following 3-step simple process to ensure that we deliver the best service


Assessing your items and identifying the proper packaging that will keep your items safe during the move


Identifying and mobilizing any specialized equipment and tools needed to prepare and move the items


Carefully disassembling items, as may be necessary. Unpacking and reassembling the items at your new location. At no extra cost, we also place the items in a location of your choice.

For appliances, we advise that they be disconnected before our movers arrive at your location on mover day. An authorized service technician can help to disconnect major appliances and prepare them for the move. We can help you to get in touch with a qualified technician to help with this task. We recommend that you defrost and dry out refrigerators and freezers before we get there.

We prepare a quote for the move only after a professional survey and preparing an inventory of your specialty items. Our market-competitive rates are quite affordable, and we guarantee that you don’t have to worry about hidden costs when you deal with Sunshine Movers.

What Makes Us the Best Moving Company in Florida?

Sunshine Movers is a full-service company with a wide range of services, including moving specialty items. Why should you hire us? We are your best pick for the following, among other reasons:

  • Our movers are highly trained and have years of experience on how to properly pack, protect and handle various types of fragile items and antiques
  • We have special equipment required to handle and transport all specialty items, regardless of their size or shape.
  • Our service delivery is customer-centric. We recognize that every relocation is unique, and we tailor our plans for moving specialty items based on the items you have and other specifics.
  • We are committed to customer satisfaction. However big or odd-shaped your specialty may be, and the challenge that comes with moving such, you have our assurance that we will do our best to get the job done smoothly and in good time.
  • We go with several layers of protective layering, depending on the item. Some of the protective items that we use include furniture pads and straps. We appreciate the monetary and sentimental value attached to these specialty items and are committed to ensuring they arrive at the destination of your choosing safe and in good condition.

Insured Specialty Movers

We have a comprehensive insurance cover, which should help to give you some peace of mind. For all the care and attention that we put towards moving specialty items, we are still prepared for the worse. In the very unfortunate event that your specialty items suffer damage, or get lost during the move, be assured that we have the resources to meet the financial liability.

Piano Moving

Need a single piano moved?

Or are you interested in having a piano moved as part of your household relocation?

Moving a piano

Sunshine Movers is happy to assist you. We are professional piano movers in Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte Counties as well as the Tampa Bay and surrounding area. 

Proper training, strength, and specific equipment are crucial in moving a piano with care. Sunshine Movers is experienced at moving these heavy, bulky, and prized instruments. Our company makes it a priority to use special dollies and equipment to easily transport them to your new residence. 

Sunshine Movers is educated on the different materials and wood blends pianos are made from. We use this knowledge to protect and care for them during transport.

We also ensure proper wrapping, packing, loading, and transportation of pianos. Our trucks have lift-gates and are climate controlled to ensure a safe relocation and peace of mind for our customers. 

These are the types of pianos we move most often:

  • Upright
  • Spinet
  • Concert Grand
  • Baby Grand
  • Digital 

Moving to a condo, apartment, or 2 story home? You’re in the right place. We have the ability to transport pianos up flights of stairs and high-rise elevators. 

Leave your antique, specialty, and piano moving to the experts at Sunshine Movers. We understand that it’s a complicated and challenging task, and we will be there for you each step of the way. 

We ensure that all of your furniture arrives in the same condition it was in at the beginning of the move. 

At Sunshine Movers, we’re used to solving problems and finding ways to make your move faster and more efficient. We do this while also looking out for your most valuable items. 

Looking for a local, five-star rated moving company to transport your piano? Have a special (yet fragile, awkward or heavy) item you need to move? 

Our Service Locations

No matter where you are moving to or from, our moving specialty items service is available to residential and commercial clients in the following locations, but we can help you move out of state or international.

  • Bradenton
  • Sarasota
  • Manatee
  • Lakewood Ranch
  • Fruitville 
  • Bee ridge
  • Vamo
  • Osprey
  • Longboat key
  • Bird Key
  • Lido 
  • Siesta Key
  • Myakka 
  • Venice

Reach us today for professional and reliable specialty items moving services.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Specialty Moving?

Specialty moving is done explicitly for precious and unique items that need extra care and protection while moving. The items in specialty moving may include pool tables, pianos, fine artwork, and many other things that you consider should be move with safety and additional care. Hiring Sunshine Movers would help you as we know how to pack and ship these items to some other locations carefully.

How to get started moving specialty items with sunshine movers?

At Sunshine Movers, we staffed well-trained furniture and antique movers. They render high-quality services with the utmost care and guarantee to shift items safely at the desired location. Our clients and customers trust us as we handle their most precious and valuable pieces while moving.

To avail specialty moving services from us, you only have to discuss your moving requirements with our professionals along with the items. It is as simple as putting general moving requirements with any other movers and packers. Rest, you can leave everything to our trained movers to get your move accomplished with quality and safety.

Why is it necessary to take specialty item moving services?

House relocation is quite a hectic task that needs care and attention. It becomes more specific when you have fragile items that require extra protection while moving. Here comes the role of professional specialty moving service providers who pack your precious utilities and prepare them to move safely.

What are the Benefits of Hiring Specialty Item Moving Services?

Items’ safety is the first advantage of hiring a specialty moving service provider as they always make sure nothing is damaged during relocation. Besides, fast and hassle-free moves, proper packing material, appropriate tools, and proficiency in relocation are other convincing factors, explaining why you should hire specialty item moving services from a reliable company.

Checklist for moving specialty service?

The checklist for moving specialty items consists of a few steps. These are related to items packaging and moving. We at Sunshine Movers follow a few steps before and while moving special items to a new location.

· We make a proper assessment of the packaging required to keep precious items safe during relocation.

· We assign the task to skilled and trained professionals who know how to relocate your valuable items effectively.

· We also do a proper assembling and disassembling of items (if necessary).

· Our professionals place your antiques and other items in the defined location of the new place. 

Contact Sunshine Movers today to schedule a free quote for moving your antiques, pianos, and specialty items.

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