As your moving day approaches, you may find yourself looking around and wonder, “What should I do with all my stuff?” Packing is one of the greatest headaches associated with moving; loose knick-knacks, trinkets and assorted goods, oddly-shaped pieces of furniture and personal wardrobes each present their own packing challenges.
However, boxing up your goods does not have to be a burdensome task. By understanding what high-quality packing materials to use for specific items, you can easily and safely help your prized possessions to your new home and safely.
Professional moving boxes and cartons come in a variety of shapes and sizes that are specifically suited to fit a variety of household goods. Check out the following list and you'll be amazed at the offerings that can simplify the job.
Extra sturdy corrugated carton of double-wall construction for all breakables such as china and dishes, crystal and glassware. You may also want to use cellular dividers inside the carton as an extra measure of protection.
A small, easy to handle carton designed for heavy items such as books and records or CDs. 1.5 cubic feet.
Medium utility box often used for pots and pans, toys, non-perishable food (cans and jars) and small appliances. 3 cubic feet.
For bulky items such as linens, towels, toys or lampshades. 4.5 cubic feet.
For lightweight bulky articles such as pillows, blankets and large lampshades. 6 cubic feet.
This large carton has a hanger bar to accommodate clothes from your closet or draperies.
Telescoping cartons fit almost any picture, mirror or glass.
Available in king, queen, double, single (twin) and crib sizes; you'll need one for every box spring and every mattress.