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Susanne Deiss-Costanzo
I never want to make a move without the Turner team again: from the first phone call with the office to the last handshake after the move was... completed and the bill settled, every single member of the team was genuinely friendly, knowledgeable, hardworking, and even sensitive to all the emotions of moving day—each and every person on the Turner team exceeded my expectations! All I can say to them is a heart-felt THANK YOU, and to everyone else out there: Hire this team for your next move, you’ll be glad you did!read more
Judy Alexander
The movers were prompt, had great personalities, were funny and very fast. I was amazed how easy they made the move!
Deven Paniagua
These guys (and gal) are wonderful to work with! Everyone we worked with from the front office, accounting and boots on the ground guys they were... friendly, professional and had a great sense of humor! Keep up the great work everyone :)read more
Traci Sanderson
The team was smart, friendly, efficient and very helpful. I’ll definitely use them again.
Mary Morrow
Very personable people! From beginning to end we were treated well. Expert packing and delivery,
Damaris Foster
The movers/packers did a fabulous job! I highly recommend this company. Everything was taken. are of. The movers were courteous and professional. ... Very impressedread more
Connie Grantham
I would give them 10 stars. This is probably the most fun I have ever had moving. The guys were quick, paid attention to detail, and best of all, fun... to work with. I appreciate all of their hard work and care of my more
Allabastro Designs Allabastro
We are a Interior Design Company in Stuart Florida and we had a job in Napa and I can say this was the best experience with the Turner Team. They... were so helpful as we were across the country and treated us with much respect. I HIGHLY recommend this company for all your storage, moving and installation needs. Shalyn was AWESOME keeping me in the loop with everything!read more
Renee Isola
My move was so smooth with Turner Moving . The people were all efficient and pleasant to work with. Very professional packing and instruction. ... Thank you!read more
Fred Wood
I called Turner Moving and Storage to move two heavy large electric recliners from family room to the living room. They had to take them out the... sliding door and around the house and up 6 stairs to the living room. They were very professional and arrived exactly on time. Great team, great service. Highly recommend this company for all your moving more
Elizabeth Keplinger
We had a fire in our office and Turner was able to move our inventory the same day I called. They were so helpful and efficient during a very... stressful event. I highly recommend them!read more
Jeff Roberts
The best moving and storage company I have ever used. Thorough, professional, timely, accurate and above all, friendly and courteous! I highly... recommend them for all your moving and storage more
William Lenehan
Turner M&S has moved me multiple times in the last 30 plus years. They have always made the moves as easy as possible. The same was true with my... last move a week ago. All contacts with their employees were very positive. On moving day, the movers arrived a bit early and all were personable and professional. The move out was done rapidly. The move in was much more complicated. It involved the third floor and relatively narrow stair wells. They managed to get everything in safely and damage free while remaining positive in attitude. Their efforts were greatly appreciated. If possible, I would always userTurner for any moving needs!read more
Jane Creed
I love Turner Moving. They made my move as easy as possible (we know moving is hard). They packed me. Moved me and unpacked me, all with a smile and... commitment to making me comfortable. Brandon leads the team and he is awesome, compassionate and talented. He and is guys are more like family than a moving company. Thank you guys for your big hearts and strong arms. You made what seemed impossible look easy. Love you all!read more
Simon B
Best move I’ve ever had. No damage. Really nice individuals. Fast. Skilled. Considerate. Couldn’t be happier. Thank you.
DJ Smith
Very organized, professional approach to the whole move. Customer service oriented attitude and very responsive to any specific, special needs!! I... would hire the team at Turner again!! DJ Smithread more
Nick Kite
Friendly, professional and effective crew. Bill as quoted. Recommend.
Juanita Feeney
Movers were super professional, careful and cheerful. They had a good eye for design too.
Brian K. Yano
They did a great job, the workers were also great to work with. Everything went smoothly and on short notice.
Carrie Massey
We used Turner for business shredding services. They were helpful, responsive, and always friendly! I would definitely recommend them and use them... again in the more
Will May
Top notch service and professional handling. Highly recommended.
Whie Oh
They made my move easy and satisfied
Maureen Hewitt
Great to work with and very professionalI highly recommend them. Nice to hear employees speak positively about the company they work for .
Andrea Pecota White
Highly recommend!
Lonnie Reichstein
The moving crew was exceptional! They worked quickly and asked for clarification on items to be moved. Office staff was equally exceptional. They... worked with us to reduce cost and in the end we were pleasantly surprised. We would not hesitate to use them more
R Schimm
We were very impressed with this company and their employees, especially on such short notice. Everyone was professional, friendly and attentive to... details and they worked great as a team. Our move required skill and caution and they delivered. Excellent service and we would use them again without hesitation. Office staff was great also. You can’t go wrong with Turner Moving & Storage. Thanks for the great service!-Randy & Loriread more
Ellen Susman
The move was great. The team was fantastic. they were prompt and kept everything moving. Would definitely use them again !
Cheryl Hutchinson
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I was impressed from start to finish with Turner Moving! Exceptional communication via phone and email with Shalyn. The moving crew arrived early,... they were professional, hardworking, ready to work and exemplified true team work! They were extremely cautious and careful with my furniture, walls & floors. I highly recommend them for your next move!read more
Donna Foureman
Everyone I dealt with at Turner was competent, diligent and professional, including the Receptionist, the Estimator and the four Men on the moving... crew. Everyone was unfailingly pleasant despite a few minor stressors and they got the job done on time and well below their already-reasonable estimate. I recommend them more
Mar K
The entire team at Turner Moving made my move from NorCal to SoCal easy. The packing team unloading teams were great and I highly recommend Turner... for your moving needs. They are terrific. MKlenkread more
Jim Eckert
We sold our home of 44 years in Napa to move near family in Virginia. Our new home is under construction so Turner is storing our belongings until... they arrange shipment across country.Everyone at Turner, from the estimator, through the office team to the packing/moving team were extremely professional and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed working with the Turner team and highly recommend them.Our new Virginia home has now been completed and our belongings delivered after they were stored for 6 months to Richmond Virginia by their driver Pete. He was as friendly and professional as the rest of the Turner team. They made a difficult cross-country move much easier!read more
Abigail Baker
Sally Silvia
The whole procss with Turner Moving & Storage has been smooth as silk! First an appraiser came to the house to see what we would be moving and a date... was scheduled. Because our new home was not yet ready to move into, Turner Moving worked with us to change our plan and arranged to store our items until a later date.On moving day, Brandon, Russ, Juan and Abraham arrived on time with the moving vans. They walked through the house with me for an overview on what to pack and what not to pack, then they got busy! It was amazing to watch them work! They were all so pleasant and, if they were unsure about something, they came to me and asked for verification, something that I greatly appreciated!The first day was packing boxes. The next day the trucks were loaded. The guys went the extra mile by loading up the outdoor furniture in the back of the truck and delivering it to the new house where they carried it UP all the stairs and placed it around the pool! In my opinion they went above and beyond and they were so wonderful to work with!Everyone was just wonderful to work with and incredibly responsive, (Joel who came out to do the estimate, Shalyn who handles the office and communication and all the movers), and I am so happy that we chose Turner Moving and Storage to handle our move!read more
Josh Hellam
Donna Voth
They were everything I could want in movers--very efficient, friendly, on time, considerate, helpful, etc. I couldn't have been more pleased with... their more
Alyssa Safina
James Bell
Carlene Hogan
Great crew on both ends. CJ is terrific.
Douglas Rice
Turner Moving and Storage was not the cheapest mover but, beyond a doubt the best and most professional moving agency I've ever been involved with. ... They are a family owned business for many years and every aspect was very detailed and professional. Their warehouse storage facility is very clean and organized. Our furniture was handled with extreme care. The communication from the office staff was excellent and very more
Edie Wolter
This business is very well run. The entire staff is professional.
Ridgie Barton
Easy to work with, Covid issues were easily handled and well done. I was moving into a house that was not ready when my furniture arrived - no... problem for Turner. Had some delicate stuff, all handled without issue. Live in the mountains and access to my property a challenge - no problem for Turner. High on my list for service and quality of personnel!read more
Dorothy Mondavi
The team from Turner Moving and Storage are incredibly hardworking, work well together, and great at finding solutions in difficult situations. ... They brought helpful and positive energy into the chaos of my move, which made things feel so much more doable and positive for me.I have benefitted from their professional expertise with several moves and highly recommend them to other folks planning a move in their more
John Porfidio
The workers were so friendly and helpful.They were so organized which made you feel at ease.
Jim Knight
We were shipping some furniture to our Granddaughter in Mesilla Park and to our daughter in Monument, two different remote locations in New Mexico. ... The loading of the furniture was very efficient and professional. Both our granddaughter and daughter raved about the delivery and set up of the furniture and how great everyone was. I would highly recommend Turner Moving & Storage, we will be using them again next more
Debbie Porfidio
Kessie Hollister
Shalyn and the Turner Moving & Storage team are awesome! We used them for packing a vineyard estate and storage in state, and then transport out of... state. They are highly sought after, so make sure you book in advance. Shalyn was very friendly, professional and communicative and their process is very more
jose gomes
I found Turner to be very helpful. I was looking for a specific service and they took the time research many options. At end even though they could... not help me, I would recommend them. Considering all the time and effort they spent trying to help, they would be my first call when I need their more
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Turner Moving & Storage
Yelp 4.5 star rating
Based on 23 reviews

Helene F.

1 week ago

Yelp 5 Star Review

I completely agree with 2024 posts. There is very little that is as stressful as moving across the country. Turner Moving owners and staff were more than helpful very knowledgeable and professional. They met or exceeded my expectation. I unequivocally recommend them for any job and hope to use them again to move back!!!

Susanne D.

1 week ago

Yelp 5 Star Review

I never want to make a move without the Turner team again: from the first phone call with the office to the last handshake after the move was completed and the bill settled, every single member of the team was genuinely friendly, knowledgeable, hardworking, and even sensitive to all the emotions of moving day--each and every person on the Turner team exceeded my expectations! All I can say to them is a heart-felt THANK YOU, and to everyone else out there: Hire this team for your next move, youll be glad you did!

Deven L.

1 month ago

Yelp 5 Star Review

They are some of the nicest people to work with from Shalyn in the office to the guys who help move. They are our go to for moving anything!

Custom Crating in Napa Valley

Moving for the First Time?

When you request a free estimate for moving and storage, an estimator from your moving company will do an in-home or virtual survey of everything you need to be moved and stored. During this survey, the estimator will ask you about custom crating if they see you have items that require it. The estimator will take measurements of it during the survey, if in person, or they will schedule a time with you to take measurements. On your moving day, they will bring them to your home to pack them up to keep your items safe during the move. The crates will be anchored in the air-cushioned moving trucks during transit to further ensure the safety of your items. If you just need warehouse storage, your moving crew will pack your items in the crates in the warehouse, where they will stay in storage for safekeeping. Our moving team knows that custom crates contain extremely valuable items, so they will always handle them carefully when loading and unloading. Once your items are taken out of storage and delivered to your home or office, you will get to keep your custom crates for any future, in case you need them for a future move.

Custom Crating FAQ

“Custom crating is the way to go when you have high-value or sentimental items that require additional protection.”

Randy Turner - President & CEO, Turner Moving & Storage

Randy Turner

Our Custom Crating Services + Features

  • Local & Long Distance

    We can create custom crates for your specialty items that we will use to move your items in your local or long-distance move.

  • Fully Reusable Crates

    All our custom crates are made of wood and 100% reusable. Once your move is complete and you are done with storage, the crates are yours to keep.

  • Moving Integration

    Whether you need moving services, storage services, or both, we can seamlessly integrate custom crating into your move as a full-service moving company.

  • Warehouse Storage

    Our 26,000-square-foot warehouse is under 24/7 surveillance. It is the perfect climate-stable space to store your items in their custom crates.

What Is Custom Crating and Why Is It Important?

Custom crating involves crafting boxes or crates tailored to fit specific items with unique shapes, dimensions, or fragility. It’s a method that ensures valuable and distinct items remain unharmed during transit and while in storage. In a world of standardized solutions, custom crating brings personalization to the forefront of moving.

At Turner Moving & Storage, we see custom crating as a necessity for items like statues and fine art. As a family-run enterprise, we recognize the importance of each item, not just in monetary value but in sentimental worth. Our commitment is not merely about transporting and storing your items but ensuring your memories, legacies, and treasures stay safe throughout the moving and storing process.

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How Is Custom Crating Different From Standard Packing?

Standard packing typically involves using generic boxes meant to fit various items. On the other hand, custom crating involves designing and creating containers based on each item’s specific dimensions and characteristics. This ensures a safe fit and drastically reduces risks associated with internal movement during transit and while in storage. It’s the difference between a ready-made suit and one tailored to fit perfectly.

For us at Turner Moving & Storage, standard isn’t always sufficient. We understand the vulnerabilities of unique items during a move. Our team is trained to recognize when an item needs more than just a standard box, and we know how to create them to best protect your items. We bring expertise, experience, and care to ensure every item gets the specialized attention it deserves.

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What Materials Are Typically Used in Custom Crating?

Various materials can be chosen for custom crating, but wood remains a favorite among many in the industry. Wood offers strength, flexibility, and durability. Its adaptability makes it ideal for crafting containers for items of various shapes and sizes. Moreover, wood provides a robust barrier against external factors during transportation, keeping your specialty items safe and secure.

At Turner Moving & Storage, we trust the time-tested reliability of wood. Our choice reflects our dedication to offering the utmost protection for your belongings. When customers entrust their valuable items with us, they can be confident that they are shielded in a resilient and durable material. Our commitment is to provide safety, and we can do that with the skill of our custom crating experts.

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How Does Custom Crating Ensure the Safety of Delicate Items?

The primary advantage of custom crating is its precise fit. By crafting a crate tailored to an item, the risk of internal movement is significantly reduced. This snug fit, combined with cushioning and sturdy materials, creates a fortress of protection. Delicate items, whether antique, artistic, or sentimental, are safe and secure within these expertly packed custom confines.

At Turner Moving & Storage, we believe every item tells a story. Our approach to custom crating revolves around preserving these stories. We take the time to understand the specific needs of each item and craft crates that offer optimal protection. No item is too delicate or unique for our custom crating, and it will be properly protected in one of our custom crates.

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How Much Does Custom Crating Typically Cost?

Custom crating is a tailored service that usually comes at a premium compared to standard packing. Costs can vary based on the design intricacy, materials used, and crate size. While it might be an added expense, the protection and peace of mind it offers often justify the investment, especially for irreplaceable items.

At Turner Moving & Storage, we prioritize transparency in all dealings. Although custom crating can be a bit pricey, it’s the only way to go when moving and storing valuable items. We believe our customers should always be in the loop about potential costs, which is why we offer free estimates. This way, you will know all the costs before you sign on to do custom crating with us. To get your free custom crating estimate today, fill out our Free Estimate Form or give us a call at (707) 255-8600.

Turner Moving & Storage forklift loading custom crating into a moving truck

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What Items Are Recommended for Custom Crating?

Certain items require custom crating to ensure their safety throughout the moving and storage process. These items include statues, large glass or marble table tops, taxidermy pieces, fine art, and select furniture pieces. Given their fragility or unique dimensions, items like those listed above are best protected in custom-designed enclosures. Custom crating is not a luxury for these bulkier specialty items but a necessity.

With nearly 75 years of service in Napa Valley, Turner Moving & Storage has seen and transported a vast array of items. Our experience and expertise guide our recommendations on what items need custom crates. We’ve witnessed the tangible benefits of custom crating, particularly for high-value or fragile belongings such as large brass statues, and we always advocate their use when the item demands unparalleled protection.

A valuable antique item stored in a custom warehouse crate

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How Can I Determine the Right Size and Design for My Crate?

Crafting the perfect crate for an item requires expertise. Professionals measure the item, gauge its vulnerability, and then design the crate to ensure optimal protection. It’s a blend of technical know-how and experience, ensuring items are shielded during transit and while in storage.

When you choose to get custom crates with Turner Moving & Storage, you’re choosing peace of mind. We eliminate the guesswork from the crating process, so you can rest easy knowing your items are well cared for. Our seasoned team takes on the responsibility of measurements, design, and crafting, ensuring your belongings receive the best protective housing tailored to their unique needs.

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Are There Environmental or Sustainable Options for Custom Crating?

The push for sustainability is reshaping many industries, including moving and packing. Many companies now explore sustainable custom crating options, incorporating recycled materials or creating reusable designs. These green alternatives provide the same level of protection while minimizing environmental impact.

Turner Moving & Storage is fully onboard with sustainable practices. While we never compromise on the safety of your items, we use wood to build our crates. This way, they are long-lasting, so you can reuse them after you are done moving and storing your items. Our custom crates can also be used and reused as shipping crates if needed. We’re proud to offer crating solutions that protect both your belongings and the planet.

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How Long Does the Custom Crating Process Usually Take?

The duration of the crating process varies based on the item’s complexity. Some items can be quickly encased, while others, requiring more detailed design and attention, might need more time. The custom crating process usually takes about a week or two, as creating them is a detailed process ensuring the crates will keep your items safe.

With Turner Moving & Storage, every item, big or small, gets our full attention. While crafting times can differ based on the item’s needs, we recommend requesting a free estimate by filling out our Estimate Form on our website. We will provide you with a personalized timeline in your estimate so you know your estimated timeline before deciding to use Turner for custom crating. Our commitment is to offer timely services without compromising on quality.

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Why Choose Turner Moving & Storage?

  • Family Owned and Operated
  • Trusted Since 1949
  • Proud Supporter of Give the Kids the World
  • 2022 Wheaton World Wide Agent of the Year
  • Wheaton World Wide Spire Award Winner 2018-2022
  • Napa Business Hall of Fame
  • June 2022 Wheaton World Wide Agent of the Month
  • Fully Licensed and Insured
  • 80% Repeat Customers
  • Absolutely No Hidden Costs
  • Over 27,000 Moves Completed

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