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.
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...
Whether you’re moving or simply shipping something, you’ll probably end up buying bubble wrap at some point. There are a wide range of bubble wrap sizes and grades available, each suited for different tasks. But what size and grade are the right ones for your specific needs?
Learn what the different sizes, grades, and their qualities are, and which ones are the right types of bubble wrap to use when moving or shipping items.
Boxes are a part of moving just like water is needed for swimming. There’s no way around it. Your first reaction might be to head to a grocery store; but you’ll learn fast that this is a huge mistake! Grocery store boxes are not the same as moving boxes. They’re made to store and transport product then be discarded or recycled. They don’t have the durability, protective layers or quality that a real moving box needs to have. If you’re on the border between buying moving boxes or simply going to the store and asking for some, read this post first!
The moving boxes you buy from a mov...
When it comes to packing up your belongings for a move you’ll need to make sure you choose the right packing materials for the job. In most cases you will be choosing between the two more popular types of packing materials: bubble wrap and packing peanuts.