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Pack Like a Pro

Take it from the experts, proper packing is the key to a smooth moving day

 

This checklist will help you plan your packing to avoid problems.

GET PACKING MATERIALS

  • Boxes (Avoid unsanitary supermarket boxes)
  • Bubble wrap and packing paper (Caution: Newspaper ink rubs off.)
  • Packing tape , scissors, and rope or bungi cords

GENERAL CHECKLIST

  • Label 2 sides of all boxes, including the top
  • If merchandise is Fragile –Please label accordingly
  • Ensure your boxes are sealed and taped
  • Ensure that your boxes are strong so they can be stacked (This prevents crushed boxes and saves time on your move.)
  • Don’t overload boxes

PACK A SPECIAL BOX

Pull aside the following to keep with you on the moving day so you know they’re safe and handy if you need them:

  • Jewelry and other valuables
  • Birth certificates, medical and dental records, passports
  • Legal and financial documents, Apartment lease
  • Pen and paper
  • Light bulbs
  • Paper towels, and trash bags
  • Scissors, tools, flashlight
  • Prescription drugs
  • Aspirin and toilet paper

PACK EARLY

Pack a little at a time, starting with off-season and rarely used items. Label two sides of every box with the room it goes into.

KITCHENWARE

Line cartons with packaging material and wrap each piece separately. Place plates standing on their edges, not flat. Cushion boxes containing glasses and cups by using towels, potholders or other soft material.

CLOTHING

Leave clothing in drawers or pack in suitcases. Pack hanging clothes in wardrobe boxes so they arrive clean and pressed.

FURNITURE

Take apart BEDS and tape hardware to the frame. Protect mattresses with a fitted sheet or plastic cover. Remove TABLE legs, pad and tie together. Tape hardware under the table top.

Load largest items first.

Pack floor to ceiling, heaviest items on the bottom.

Tie mirrors and frames to truck walls or place between mattresses.

Wrap PAINTINGS and MIRRORS in blankets or rugs

PACK YOUR TRUCK 3/4 AT A TIME