Protecting your Fine Art Collection

Protecting your Fine Art CollectionCollecting art pieces is sentimental for many owners. To ensure the quality of your pieces are protected and preserved, proper care needs to be taken. In addition, it is a necessity to obtain a comprehensive CT Fine Art Insurance program to safeguard your collection.

Maintain the Home’s Temperature

Your art should be stored between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s best to have the temperature regulated by a thermostat to make sure the temperature doesn’t rise or fall drastically. Further, try putting a humidifier in the room to remove any excess moisture that might seep in through windows or vents.

Avoid Direct Sunlight

Avoid placing artwork where direct sunlight hits as it can cause the art to fade over time. Hub International recommends drawing the blinds on hot days and turning off lights when no one is in the room to preserve the material of the artwork.

Hire a Pro

Rather than attempting to hang the pieces yourself, hire a professional to do the job for you. This will prevent the walls from being damaged and also secure the piece from falling. A pro has all the proper tools and equipment to the job correctly.

Frame it

Frames help to protect the art from the elements. Plus, it will look beautiful! Don’t forget to use corrugated polypropylene backings to prevent water absorption, as well.

At Byrnes Agency, we specialize in protecting high-value clients throughout Connecticut. Our coverages are specially designed to protect your assets and secure your collections. For more information, contact us at one of our three locations.

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