If you’re moving across town or across the country or are shipping a piece to a buyer, transporting your artwork so that it arrives undamaged and in one piece is of the utmost importance. The secret to safely moving art is to take the time to pack it using the right materials and a little extra care.
Instead of haphazardly tossing all your clothes into a box and making unpacking a problem for “future-you”, take some time to sort and prep your clothes for easy unpacking later. Keep reading to find out the best way to pack your clothes.
Using proper packing materials and loading your boxes safely can make all the difference when it comes to whether or not an item makes it to your new home unscathed. Here’s how to ensure your moving boxes are well-packed.
The fridge is one of the most commonly overlooked components of kitchen packing, but a little advanced planning can help you tackle your food stash, minimize waste, and make your move a little easier. Here’s how you can empty out your fridge and pantry before you move without tossing food in the garbage or hauling it to your new place.
The increased adoption of technology ensures that you will need to move electronics at least once in your life. Save yourself time, effort and the expensive of having to replace them by learning how to pack electrical equipment properly the first time.
You probably already know that it's important to label your moving boxes with the room they belong in. But is just labeling the room enough? Anyone who has packed and moved recently will tell you "no".
3 useful labels for your moving boxes
To help ensure that your boxes go in the room they belong and that they are treated carefully and properly during loading and unloading, here are 3 additional labels you should use.
1. In the Kitchen: "Dishes", "Appliances", or "Glassware"
Our kitchens contain a wide variety of items, including durable things like cutlery and breakable fine china or glasswar...
One of the most fun parts of moving is reliving the memories associated with the objects you encounter while you back. With these memories fresh in your mind, deciding whether to keep or toss a particular item can also be one of the hardest things you'll have to do while your moving. Trouble is, you know it's time to move on and get rid of it, but part of you (the nostalgic, sentimental part) just can't let it go. Whether it’s finding a new life for the things you cherish (but don’t have space for), or simply trashing something because it was only precious to you, now is the time to finally do...