How to Pack
It pays to take time to learn how to pack properly to ensure that your
valuable possessions will be safe while they are being moved. Learning
about how to pack can help you to save a lot of time and money.
Buy new high-quality moving boxes and packing supplies and start packing
non-essential items as soon as you decide to relocate. Packing becomes
much easier if you pack a few boxes for moving
Most suppliers of packing supplies boxes offer free shipping if you meet
their minimum order requirements. Look for a supplier who is willing to
buy back any unused packing boxes.
You may be able to get a better deal if you buy all the packing materials
you need in one place as a moving kit. A kit will include the essential
items required to pack the things in a home with a certain number of
You can compare the moving kits offered on the websites of different
suppliers. As you customize your kit, its cost will be re-calculated
instantly. Get some extra packaging boxes so you will not fall short while
you are packing.
Pack heavy items in small boxes, which are easy to lift. Light, bulky
items can be packed in large moving boxes
and light, bulky items that are very large can be packed in extra large
A variety of specialized packing cartons are available for shipping items
like posters, dishes, microwaves, electronic equipment, lamps, and office
Stick color coded labels on the shipping boxes to ensure that they are
placed in the right rooms in your new home. List the contents of each box
on the label.
Find out about the things
that are not meant to be packed, which includes hazardous and flammable
items, perishable items, plants, important documents, and valuables. Carry
important documents and valuables with you when you move.
moving boxes to the
top, but avoid filling them beyond their capacity. Fill any empty spaces
with crushed packing paper. You can also use newspaper to pack your
things, though the ink may rub off on some items and on your hands.
Pack essential items like
toiletries and kitchen utensils, which will be needed as soon as you move
in to your new home separately and write “Open First” on the label.
Delicate items like china and wine glasses need to be packed individually
with packing paper and bubble wrap. They can be cushioned with soft items
and the box should have a label that says “Fragile.”
Clothing can be packed and stored in wardrobe boxes. Flat items like
pictures and mirrors need to be packed in flat carton boxes and kept in a
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