Loading and moving SuggestionsBefore you start
Please keep in mind all loose items, dishware, china, little kitchen devices, lamps and other breakable products should be loaded into boxes prior to the move.
Start packaging a minimum of 6-10 days before your move 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.
Avoid using utilized boxes, supermarket, lenders or post office boxes. Do not utilize boxes smaller sized than 3 cubic feet. Do not use boxes without closing tops.
Do not load the anything from list of "Products that movers can't move by the law" and
General Packing Rules
Appropriately tape bottoms of each box. Run one, but much better two strips of tape over the opening in the. Run 2 more strips crossing the center make it in "H" pattern, for an extra security run additional strip over the middle and tape around the bottom for additional assistance and security.
Create sufficient cushion on the bottom of each box with fallen apart paper, cover each fragile item with loading paper separately, develop cushion in between items, along the sides of the box, and fill in any empty area with packing paper. When closing the box, flaps need to be leveled with the brim, make sure flaps do not cave in and don't overflow. Tape the box in "H" like you taped the bottom.
Label each box, write what space package belongs and a quick description of contents on 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 location, put it aside and label "other area".
Usage smaller sized boxes for much heavier items and bigger boxes for lighter products. Please do not load books into large box.
Pack space by space. Avoid mixing items from various 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 glasses and dishes, 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 collapsed packaging paper.
Wrap each piece individually. Glasses, dishes should be positioned into the box vertically and aligned in a row.
Do not hesitate to use additional paper to cover and separate items.
Cushion the leading and sides with paper to avoid shifting. The steadier the contents, the less the possibility of damages is.
Load canned food in little container vertically (1.5 cubic feet with no more than 25 cans per box.) if you have any jars, cover them with loading paper and put inside of the box. Do not take currently opened containers from the fridge, it may leak and cause the damage.
Pack small kitchen area devices such as microware, toaster, coffee machine and others into original manufacture box if offered. If not offered pack into moving box of comparable size, covering it with packing paper and or bubble wrap.
Silverware. Use one sheet of paper to cover numerous pieces of silverware separating it with paper. Use several sheets of paper (5-8 pcs) to load cooking area knives, separating each knife. Label the rolled package "knifes" so you would not cut yourself when unpacking.
Pans and pots. Usage multiple sheets of paper to cover and separate pots and pans. You can also use kitchen area towels or linens. Pick a couple of pots or pans that can be nested inside each other.
Load clothing on hangers in wardrobe boxes. On local moves, we will offer 5 to 8 closet boxes for usage at the day of the relocation and will take them back when move is done.
Wrap your shoes with packing paper and place in medium size boxes. Location multiple shoe boxes into a large or medium moving click here box if you keep shoes in original box. It will provide double security to your most important sets of shoes.
Load non-hanging clothing in suitcases or medium size boxes. We recommend to empty dressers. It will weaken its structure when dressers are carried and transported with an extra weight inside.
Reserve fundamentals for day of your relocation.
Store medication and first aid materials in a small plastic bin and keep close by. Please mark "Do not take/move", so movers would not pack it mistakenly. Move it on your own.
Load bath towels, washcloths, and other linens into medium size boxes.
Pack toiletries in small boxes. To prevent leaking, make sure to seal each bottle with tape and put it in small sealable plastic bags.
Load all electronic devices consisting of Televisions into original manufacture cartons, if not available use appropriate moving box sizes. Wrap each piece of electronic equipment with bubble wrap.
Pack 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, Household Photos
Little framed photos. Wrap each separately with 2-3 sheets of loading paper and put in inside package vertically. Utilize the very same guide when it comes to loading cooking area plates.
Big images. Usage proper size mirror/ image carton. For extra-large, combine 2 picture cartons to build a bigger picture box. Stuff the bottom and sides with paper to create adequate cushion. You can wrap the photo with paper blankets for extra security. You can attempt to fit 2 images into 1 box, however be mindful, because of pressure you may damage pictures.
Disconnect the lampshade and harp. Load them separately into medium size boxes or appropriate size carton. You can pack multiple lampshades into the 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 recommend discarding the bulbs, especially if you are moving cross country. Please wrap individually with packing paper if you want to keep bulbs.
Lamp Base. Wrap the base of table or nightstand lamp with bubble wrap and place vertically inside the box. You can put a couple of lights in the very same box. Light bases can likewise be loaded with small vases into the same box.
Small to Medium Vases. Wrap each vase with several layers of bubble wrap.