How to Pack for a Move

When going to vacation, it become so much difficult to pack things and from this we can make an idea how it could be horrific to do packing for a move from one residence to another. Many people do not look forward to packing even if they are moving from place to place. Start collecting boxes a month or more prior to the actual move date. You can collect the boxes from supermarket or hospitals. You can ask them to save few for you and you can pick them every time you find. You can use sheets or table clothes to cover your furniture. Start packing early to minimize the rush. Below are the steps to follow when packing goods.


Gather all required packing supplies and moving boxes of different sizes: You will need different sizes of strong moving boxes to pack items of different sizes. Prefer buying good quality packing material and strong moving boxes. Consult a Professional Auto Transport for recommendations also consider acquiring:

  • Moving boxes of different sizes
  • Padding supplies
  • Bubble Wraps
  • Wrapping Sheets
  • Newspaper, blank newsprint paper
  • Scissors
  • Heavy duty packaging tape
  • Labeling stickers
  • Marking pens

Make spacious packing station at your current residence: Wrap each item properly with enough layers of wrapping sheets and bubble wraps. Place each item with care and correct position to avoid damages.

  • Pack heavy items such as books, toys, etc in small box.
  • Pack fragile or breakable items with extra care and attentions.
  • Use wadded newspapers or crushed papers to fill empty spaces of boxes or cartons.

Pack everything that belongs in a particular room together in a room labeled box: Packing things rooms wise will make unpacking easy. Start packing one room at a time and label it with the room. Carefully tape and mark the box so you can find everything when you unpack.

Pack an “Open first” box: This most probably will include the things you have been using until the date of the final move. It will beneficial so that you can add the things like dish soap, a sponge, a roll of paper towels, couple of pens, scissors, plastic/paper plates/forks, bath towels etc. Think about the small handy things you will need before you unpack all boxes.

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