Is DIY Packing a Good Idea?
Packing, packing. -Breathe! Easier said than done, right? For many people packing up their belongings before moving is an extremely stressful and time-consuming process.
Luckily for you, we’ve got some tips and tricks up our sleeves to make your move a little bit easier.
Moving Tips To Help You Get Ready For Your Packing Day:
The first thing you want to do before packing anything is: create a packing list. This list will guide you through each room of your home and what needs to be packed first, second, etc.
Cut back on clutter as much as possible. Do yourself a favor and get rid of unnecessary items. This will make it easier for you and will save you time and effort.
Buy the proper packing supplies: packing tape, paper, box cutters, permanent markers, bags, moving boxes of different sizes, etc.
Start packing in advance things you don’t need daily to speed up the process, leaving for the last moment the essentials.
Rent a truck with a loading ramp.
Packing Hacks For The Big Day
Group similar items together and label the boxes accordingly to make it easier to find what you are looking for when unpacking.
Remember to use the right size boxes, with heavier items on the bottom and lighter items on top.
Don’t leave boxes loosely packed; try to fill them with clothing, towels, etc., to avoid damages.
Tape your moving boxes, wrapping around the top and bottom edges.
Put fragile items in small boxes first, then put them in a bigger box filled with towels.
Use packing paper between dishes and boxes with cardboard dividers to help protect glasses.
Use bubble wrap to cover pictures and frames.
Look for special crating for valuable paintings.
Double box your Plasma TV and wrap it in packing paper.
Make Your Life Easier: Hire a Helper
Packing your house for a move is a daunting task. With so many moving tips floating around, it can be hard to know what packing supplies you should use and which will work best for your move.
There’s no need to stress about packing up all of your belongings. Professional movers and packers can offer assistance with packing as well as transportation services. We’ll take care of the heavy lifting while you sit back and relax before your big day!
So stop stressing about packing! Talk with the packing pros at Legacy Transit Lines today about packing services, moving tips, and more.