Frequently Asked Questions
We have listed the 8 most frequently asked questions by Union Jacks customers, if the answers they have provided still require further explanation or should you have any other queries please do not hesitate to contact them direct on +(34) 902 109 560.

What is export wrapping?

Goods that are traveling overseas, often stacked in huge lorries, need to be more carefully and solidly wrapped than if they were only traveling short distances in a small vehicle. Consequently furniture has to be wrapped and solid boxes used to ensure they do not compress during the journey , fragile furniture is boxed to protect the legs, small items are bubble wrapped ,TV screens protected with card or polystyrene, some examples of Union Jacks packing and wrapping are featured within this website


Can I take plants?

Yes, they pack them in an open-topped box allowing maximum light and water them whilst in their care.


Can I take food?

Yes, non-perisable items e.g. tins, jars and dry goods can all be taken. Opened items of dry goods e.g. flour, sugar etc. are better in tupperware containers. All wine and alcohol can be taken. However, if your items are going into store, please be aware of sell by dates.


Do you move pianos?

Yes, they have a special piano shoe which enables them to be moved more quickly and easily.


Do you recycle?

Yes, they both reuse and recycle. At least 80% of their packing materials are reused and they pride themselves on sourcing the majority of their card, polystyrene and paper from a well known furniture supplier in Spain. They can arrange to collect the boxes used for your possessions for reuse or recycling. Most boxes, paper and card can be reused two or three times before being recycled.


What happens when you arrive with our goods?

They unload and unwrap your furniture for you and place it in the room of your choice. All your boxed goods are taken to a room specified by you, where you may unwrap them at your leisure. Alternatively, some customers like them to unpack and put away which they can do if requested though there is an extra charge for this service.


What about my family heirlooms, grandfather clock, grandmother's best bone china?

Jack has a team of experts who will carefully wrap and pack your goods as if they were their own. Special protective crates can be made for awkward, fragile or unusually shaped items.


Do you take the contents of garages and sheds?

Yes, from plantpots to engines, from shovels to workmates but no flammable items such as gas cylinders, and hazardous materials. Jack will advise.




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