Tips For Packing Your Moving Boxes

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If you are about to start packing up your house so moving companies can take everything to your new home, you will want to read through the following tips. This way, you will have an easier time packing your moving boxes.

Don't Leave Empty Space in the Boxes

Too many people make the mistake of leaving empty space in the boxes. This may be done in an effort to ensure that the box does not get overloaded or become too heavy for anyone to carry.

Remember, the professional movers know how to move heavy boxes without hurting themselves, and they usually have tools to assist them with it all. The reason you do not want to leave extra space in the boxes is that the extra space allows for a lot of movement or shifting of the things in the box, which can cause things to become damaged during the move.

Instead of leaving that empty space you will either want to continue filling the box or select a smaller box to use for those items. It is always a good idea to have a variety of sizes of boxes when packing up to move.

Use Quality Boxes

In an attempt to save money, some people will use used boxes for the packing of their home. While there is nothing wrong with doing this, make sure that the used boxes still have a lot of life in them. The last thing you would want is for them to break open while the professional movers are moving them in or out of the moving truck.

If you need more boxes, you can buy new used from your local home improvement store, some department stores, or even possibly from the moving company.

Don't Mix Items from Different Rooms

It will be much easier for the moving company employees to get all of your stuff to the appropriate rooms if you have boxes that contain items that go together for each room. Keep all of the kitchen stuff together, all of the bathroom stuff together, and the personal items of household members together.

When you do this, you will then be able to properly label the outside of the box. Make sure that your labels are clearly marked and that a few different sides of the moving boxes have the room labels. This way, your movers will have an easy time getting the boxes to where they need to be, which will make the unpacking process a lot easier on you and your entire family.

With those three tips in mind, you should find that packing up for your big move will be much easier than you might have thought.

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