Useful tips in packing for a move.

28May

Useful tips in packing for a move.

Packing Tips

Proper packing is very important in order to minimize any damage that might occur during a move. We use professional, thick moving blankets to wrap all of the large items, such as furniture and appliances. We also provide professional packing services for an additional cost. For details, contact us. However, if you prefer to do your own packing, we would like to provide you with a few tips on how to properly pack.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?

You only use strong boxes with covers. These boxes are for sale in any of our offices from mattress covers to TV boxes. Use of these specific boxes for specific items will decrease any chance of damage during the moving procedure. You can always use boxes from your grocery store. Preferable minimum size box is 2 cubic feet. Materials:

Necessary amount of boxes, different sizes
Newsprint for packing dishes, glasses, anything small to be packed etc…
Corrugated bubble wrap for fragile items
Strong 2-inch wide tape
Markers for identifying contents of your cartons
Scissors or sharp knife

TIPS

Make sure the bottoms of the boxes are well sealed.
Packing 1 room at a time will help you when it comes to unpacking
Make sure to mark all the boxes with numbers and a brief description of its contents
Notify your mover of any high value and fragile items
Pack heavier items at the bottom of the boxes. Preferable box weight should 50 lbs or less
For TV, VCR, Stereo System, try to use their original boxes. If you do not have the original boxes notify us ahead of time
Should you need more assistance about packing, any of our agents will be glad to answer any of your questions.Contact us.
How to pack your house the professional way

Below are some simple tips from the pros to help you get started packing your household in the most efficient manner possible.

  • Plates and flat China
  • Bowls
  • Food
  • Washing Machines
  • Glasses and Cups
  • Tools
  • Lamps
  • Small Appliances
  • Electronics and Clocks
  • Books
  • Mattresses
  • Glassware and Crystal
  • Clothing
  • Flowers and Plants
  • Draperies and Curtains
  • Refrigerators
  • Mirrors, Glass Table Tops, Pictures, Paintings, etc.

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