Before you start
Please keep in mind all loose items, dishware, china, little kitchen home appliances, lamps and other breakable products must be loaded into boxes prior to the move.
Start packing a minimum of 6-10 days before your relocation day. The bigger your home/office, the more time you will need to load everything. Do not leave packing till the night prior to the move day.
Prevent using used boxes, supermarket, lenders or post office boxes. Do not use boxes smaller than 3 cubic feet. Do not utilize boxes without closing tops.
Do not pack the anything from list of "Items that movers can't move by the law" and
General Packaging Rules
Correctly tape bottoms of each box. Run one, but much better two strips of tape over the opening in the center. Run 2 more strips crossing the center make it in "H" pattern, for an additional security run extra strip over the middle and tape around the bottom for additional support and security.
Create adequate cushion on the bottom of each box with collapsed paper, wrap each delicate product with loading paper individually, produce cushion in between items, along the sides of the box, and fill in any empty area with packing paper. When closing the box, flaps should be leveled with the brim, make sure flaps don't cave in and do not overflow. Tape the box in "H" like you taped the bottom.
Label each box, compose what room the box belongs and a fast description of contents on the top and side of each box. Mark box "delicate" on the top and side, if there are breakables inside. If box is going to other place, put it aside and identify "other location".
Usage smaller boxes for much heavier items and larger boxes for lighter products. Please do not pack books into big box.
Pack room by space. Prevent mixing items from different spaces into the same box. As you pack stack boxes in the corner, with much heavier boxes at the bottom and lighter on top.
Cooking area, Glasses, and Dishware
For dishes and glasses, utilize specialized meal pack boxes if available. If not offered, utilize little (1.5 cubic feet) and medium (3.0 cubic feet) cartons.
Cushion bottom of the box with thick layer of rolled fallen apart packaging paper.
Wrap each piece individually. Glasses, dishes should be positioned into the box vertically and aligned in a row.
Do not think twice to use additional paper to cover and separate items.
Cushion the top and sides with paper to prevent moving. The steadier the contents, the less the opportunity of damages is.
Pack canned food in small carton vertically (1.5 cubic feet without any more than 25 cans per box.) Wrap them with packing paper and put inside of the box if you have any containers. Do not take currently opened jars from the fridge, it might leakage and cause the damage.
Pack small kitchen area devices such as microware, get more info toaster, coffee machine and others into original manufacture box if offered. If not readily available pack into moving box of comparable size, wrapping it with packing paper and or bubble wrap.
Flatware. Utilize one sheet of paper to wrap multiple pieces of flatware separating it with paper. Usage numerous sheets of paper (5-8 pcs) to pack kitchen area knives, separating each knife. Label the rolled bundle "knifes" so you would not cut yourself when unloading.
Use several sheets of paper to wrap and separate pots and pans. You can also utilize cooking area towels or linens.
Load clothes on wall mounts in wardrobe boxes. On local relocations, we will supply 5 to 8 closet boxes for usage at the day of the move and will take them back when move is done.
Wrap your shoes with loading paper and location in medium size boxes. Place several shoe boxes into a big or medium moving box if you keep shoes in initial box. It will give double protection to your most valuable pairs of shoes.
Load non-hanging clothing in luggage or medium size boxes. We suggest to empty cabinets. When cabinets are brought and transported with an extra weight inside, it will compromise its structure.
Reserve basics for day of your move.
Store medicine and first aid materials in a little plastic bin and keep close by. Please mark "Do not take/move", so movers would not load it inadvertently. Move it on your own.
Load bath towels, washcloths, and other linens into medium size boxes.
Load toiletries in little boxes. To avoid leaking, make sure to seal each bottle with tape and put it in small sealable plastic bags.
Load all electronics including TVs into original manufacture cartons, if not offered use suitable moving box sizes. Wrap each piece of electronic devices with bubble wrap.
Load Flat TVs into original manufacture carton. If not offered leave it to our movers, they will look after it. Take laptop computers with you.
Pictures, Family Photos
Small framed pictures. Wrap each individually with 2-3 sheets of packing paper and put in inside the box vertically. Use the same guide when it comes to loading cooking area plates.
For extra-large, combine 2 photo containers to construct a bigger picture box. You can wrap the image with paper blankets for additional defense. You can attempt to fit 2 photos into 1 box, however be cautious, since of pressure you might damage pictures.
Disconnect the lampshade and harp. Pack them separately into medium size boxes or appropriate size carton. You can load numerous lampshades into the very same box. Make sure to utilize loading paper to different lampshades and develop cushion to avoid rubbing. If essential, utilize bubble wrap. Mark box "leading load" for movers.
Bulbs. We suggest discarding the bulbs, especially if you are moving far away. If you desire to keep bulbs, check here please wrap individually with packing paper.
Wrap the base of table or nightstand lamp with bubble wrap and location vertically inside the box. Light bases can likewise be loaded with little vases into the exact same box.
Small to Medium Vases. Wrap each vase with several layers of bubble wrap.