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BOX SIZE SUGGESTED USAGE
SMALL
Use for books and heavy items.
MEDIUM
Use for mid to heavy items, electronics, kitchen food, pots & pans, lamps & shades. This box is the most common and useful size.
MEDIUM LARGE
Use for light to mid weight items like lamps, artwork, linens & toys.
LARGE
Use for light items, blankets, linens, pillows & toys.
DISHPACK
Use for glassware, fragile artwork and other delicate items.
WARDROBE Use for hanging clothing. Other light closet items can be packed in the bottoms such as shoes, belts, hats etc.
MIRROR PACK Use for framed artwork, sheet glass, prints, mirrors & posters.
PACKING PAPER Use generously to avoid damaged items especially glass & dishes.
PAPER PAD Use for wrapping large items such as lamps, electronics & artwork.
TAPE Close and seal all boxes for the most efficient and safe move.
STRETCH WRAP Use for protecting upholstered and leather furniture and wrapping loose drawer furniture items.
 
PACKING TIPS
  • SMALL BOX = HEAVY ITEMS & LARGE BOX = LIGHT ITEMS
  • PACK HEAVIER ITEMS ON THE BOTTOM OF EACH BOX
  • TAPE SEAL ITEMS THAT MAY SPILL IF TIPPED SIDEWAYS
  • CLOSE & TAPE SEAL ALL BOX TOPS & BOTTOMS
  • SEAL BOXES ALONG THE SEAM. DO NOT CROSS-FOLD BOXES
  • DO NOT TAPE FINISHED SURFACES - USE STRETCH WRAP
  • AVOID PROTRUDING ITEMS STICKING OUT OF BOXES
  • PACK BOXES FULL TO AVOID TOP CRUSHING
  • USE PACKING PAPER GENEROUSLY TO AVOID DAMAGE
  • LABEL BOXES ON THEIR SIDE FOR THE DESTINATION ROOM
  • LABEL BOXES WITH LITERAL DESTINATIONS, AVOIDING CODES
  • STACK PACKED BOXES ALONG WALLS OUT OF THE WAY
  • STACK LIKE SIZED BOXES TOGETHER
 
MOVING DAY TIPS
  • HAVE LOOSE ITEMS PACKED AND ALL BOXES SEALED
  • DISCONNECT APPLIANCES TVS AND OTHER ELECTRONICS
  • DISASSEMBLE BEDS CRIBS DRESSER MIRRORS & DESKS
  • KEEP A PATH OF ACCESS CLEARED TO EACH AREA
  • HAVE LOOSE ITEMS CLEARED OFF OF FURNITURE TOPS
  • HAVE A CLEAR IDEA OF WHERE YOUR ITEMS WILL BE PLACED
  • MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO CONFINE PETS & CHILDREN
  • PARK ALL VEHICLES AWAY FROM TRUCK ACCESS AREA
  • CONTACT NEIGHBORS IF TRUCK MAY EFFECT THIER ACCESS
  • SCHEDULE PAINTING & CONSTRUCTION CREWS ACCORDINGLY
  • HAVE YOUR AGREED UPON PAYMENT OPTION PREPARED AND IN FULL UPON COMPLETION OF THE MOVE
 

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