Loading and moving SuggestionsBefore you start
Please keep in mind all loose items, dishware, china, little kitchen home appliances, lights and other breakable items need to be packed into boxes prior to the relocation.
Start packaging at least 6-10 days prior to your move day. The larger your home/office, the more time you will require to pack whatever. Do not leave packing till the night prior to the relocation day.
Prevent using used boxes, grocery store, bankers or post office boxes. Do not utilize boxes smaller 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 Packaging Rules
Correctly tape bottoms of each box. Run one, however 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 extra assistance and security.
Develop sufficient cushion on the bottom of each box with fallen apart paper, cover each fragile item with loading paper separately, create cushion in between products, along the sides of the box, and fill in any empty space with loading paper. When closing the box, flaps need to be leveled with the brim, make sure flaps don't cave in and don't overflow. Tape the box in "H" like you taped the bottom.
Label each box, compose what room package belongs and a fast 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 area, put it aside and label "other place".
Usage smaller boxes for much heavier products and larger boxes for lighter items. Please do not pack books into big box.
Pack room by room. Prevent mixing items from different rooms into the very same box. As you pack stack boxes in the corner, with heavier boxes at the bottom and lighter on top.
Kitchen area, Glasses, and Dishware
For glasses and dishes, use specialized meal pack boxes if readily available. If not available, use small (1.5 cubic feet) and medium (3.0 cubic feet) containers.
Cushion bottom of package with thick layer of rolled crumbled packing paper.
Wrap each piece separately. Glasses, meals must be put into package vertically and aligned in a row.
Don't be reluctant to utilize additional paper to wrap and separate products.
Cushion the leading and sides with paper to prevent shifting. The steadier the contents, the less the possibility of damages is.
Load canned food in little carton vertically (1.5 cubic feet with no more than 25 cans per box.) if you have any containers, cover them with loading paper and put inside of the box. Do not take already opened jars from the refrigerator, it might leak and cause the damage.
Pack little cooking area appliances such as microware, toaster, coffee machine and others into initial manufacture box if readily available. If not readily available pack into moving box of similar size, wrapping it with packing paper and or bubble wrap.
Flatware. Utilize one sheet of paper to wrap multiple pieces of silverware separating it with paper. Usage numerous sheets of paper (5-8 pcs) to load kitchen knives, separating each knife. Label the rolled package "knifes" so you would not cut yourself when unpacking.
Pans and pots. Use multiple sheets of paper to cover and separate pans and pots. You can likewise use kitchen towels or linens. Select a couple of pots or pans that can be embedded inside each other.
Load clothes on hangers in wardrobe boxes. On local relocations, we will supply 5 to 8 closet boxes for usage at the day of the move and will take them back when move is done.
Wrap your shoes with packing paper and place in medium size boxes. Place several shoe boxes into a big or medium moving box if you keep shoes in initial box. It will offer double defense to your most important pairs of shoes.
Pack non-hanging clothes in luggage or medium size boxes. We suggest to empty cabinets. It will compromise its structure when dressers are carried and transferred with an additional weight inside.
Reserve basics for day of your move.
Store medicine and very first help products in a little plastic bin and keep close by. Please mark "Do not take/move", so movers would not load website it accidentally. Move it by yourself.
Pack bath towels, washcloths, and other linens into medium size boxes.
Pack toiletries in small boxes. To avoid dripping, make certain to seal each bottle with tape and put it in little sealable plastic bags.
Load all electronic devices including TVs into original manufacture cartons, if not available use suitable moving box sizes. Wrap each piece of electronic equipment with bubble wrap.
Pack Flat Televisions into initial manufacture container. If not offered leave it to our movers, they will look after it. Take laptop computers with you.
Pictures, Household Photos
Small framed pictures. Wrap each individually with 2-3 sheets of packing paper and put in inside the box vertically. Use the same guide as for packing kitchen area plates.
Large photos. Use suitable size mirror/ photo container. For extra-large, integrate 2 photo containers to construct a here larger image box. Things the bottom and sides with paper to develop enough cushion. You can cover the image with paper blankets for additional protection. You can try to fit 2 pictures into 1 box, but be cautious, since of pressure you might harm photos.
Disconnect the lampshade and harp. Pack them individually into medium size boxes or suitable size carton. You can pack several lampshades into the same box. Make sure to use packing paper to separate lampshades and produce cushion to prevent rubbing. If required, use bubble wrap. Mark box "top load" for movers.
Bulbs. We advise disposing of the bulbs, specifically 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 exact same box. Lamp bases can also be loaded with little vases into the exact same box.
Little to Medium Vases. Wrap each vase with numerous layers of bubble wrap.