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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 every day.

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 bedrooms.

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 boxes. 

A variety of specialized packing cartons are available for shipping items like posters, dishes, microwaves, electronic equipment, lamps, and office files.

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.

Pack cardboard 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 vertical position.

Please fill out the form provided here to get free quotes from pre-screened suppliers of wholesale boxes and packing material in your area. Your contact details will be kept confidential. This is a free offer and there are no commitments involved at all.

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