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Tips for Movers

Packing Tips for your Next Move

  1. Avoid mixing items from different rooms in the same box.
  2. Use wardrope boxes to make closets easier to pack. Clothes in drawers can stay.
  3. Use only small boxes for books. They get very heavy.
  4. For Large appliances, be sure to check your owner's manuals to see it there are special instructions for moving.
  5. Always stack dishes upwards when packing.
  6. Pack important and sentimental documents separately to be easily accessible including: children's health records, passports, famliy reords, insurance information.
  7. Never use printed newsprint to wrap fine china.
  8. Remember: the heavier the item, the smaller the box should be.
  9. Don't pack with food or supermarket boxes. you never know what little critter is hiding, or if the box is strong enough to support your belongings.
  10. Don't use used boxes. you don't know if the box will be strong enough.
  11. Don't use duct tape. Use packing tape.
  12. Clearly label all boxes on top .
  13. Don't try to get rid of your childeren's favorite things before the move - even if it makes it easier. Kids sonetimes have a hard time dealing with the change of the move itself.
  14. As you take apart furniture and other items make sure to tape all of the parts to the main base.
  15. Start packing items you will not need ahead of time.
  16. Pack a box of essential items that you will need immediately after the move and make sure it's the last thing added to the truck.
  17. Always pack and unpack breakables over a padded surface.
  18. Always tape boxes. Don't interlock the tops.
  19. Make hire movers two to four weeks before your move date.
  20. Two weeks before the move don't forget to transfer school records.
  21. Remember to get snacks for the move.
  22. Don't use boxes without tops. No tops make it impossible to stack properly in the moving truck.

Moving Tips... To help you on the day of your move...

  • For large appliances, be sure to check your owner's manuals to see it there are special instructions for moving.

  • Don't try to get rid of your childeren's favorite things before the move - even if it makes it easier. Kids sometimes have a hard time dealing with the change of the move itself.

  • As you take apart furniture and other items make sure to tape all parts to the main base.

  • Hire movers two to four week before your move date. Click here for a free moving quote.

  • Two weeks before the move, don't forget to transfer school reords.

  • Remember to get snacks for the move.





 

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