Fragile - Dishes, china, everyday ware, stemware, vases, knick knacks etc. Use plenty of packing paper to cushion these items.
Large boxes - Blankets and other larger and lighter items.
Medium boxes - Pots and pans and other medium weight items.
Small boxes - Books, canned goods, record albums, CDs and other smaller denser items.
Don’t pack money, jewelry, medication or important documents. These should be carried with you in your car instead of the moving truck.
Labeling your boxes will make the unpacking process a whole lot easier. With a large marker, label box by room, contents, which side goes up, and mark if the contents are fragile.
If it’s irreplaceable, take it with you in the car. But if you do decide to pack framed photos or art, place sheets or blankets between them for added protection.
You can leave your clothes on hangers as is. We will provide the wardrobe boxes on moving day.
Please empty the contents of dresser drawers. This will help lighten the load for our movers.
Plates and record albums should be packed on end vertically, rather than placed flat and stacked.
Keep your pet calm and away from all the activity on moving day by arranging for a friend to watch them at their house.
Pack heavy items in small boxes and lighter items in larger boxes.
Remove bulbs before packing your lamps.
If there are open spaces, fill them with filler like crumpled paper to avoid shifting.
When moving plants to your new residence via your car, try not to let foliage rest against the windows, as the leaves will scorch.