How to Pack For Your Move

Packing for yourself can be a great way to economize your move. To help you pack as safely and efficiently as possible, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Toronto Central has compiled tips to make your packing experience easier.

Packing boxes

Packing Tips:

  • Do not over pack moving boxes — the heavier the item, the smaller the moving box.
  • Start packing the items you don’t need as soon as you know you’re moving.
  • Avoid mixing items from different rooms in the same moving boxes.
  • Put detailed labels on tops and sides of all moving boxes.
  • Don’t interlock moving box tops. They must always be sealed with packing tape.
  • Pack a moving box of things that you will need immediately at your new home and make sure it is loaded last on the truck so that the contents will be easily accessible.
  • To minimize the chance of breakage, pack and unpack over a padded surface so that if you do drop an item, it will land on a cushioned surface.
  • Lampshades and fine china should not be packed in newspaper because the ink can permanently stain these items. Instead, use packing paper.

By: Mike Makwich

Mike Makwich is the General Manager of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Toronto Central and he is always happy to answer any questions involving your home or your office move.



Array ( [0] => 11 )

LOOK FOR TIPS & ARTICLES?

Relevant Contractor

On Centre Design Build
On Centre Development is a company that specializes in the design and construction of residential homes, commercial property and barrier-free locations.
Modular Home Additions Ltd.
Modular has developed a revolutionary concept using sophisticated computer software and building techniques. In just days, a custom-designed second storey or new home can be .....
Towne Contracting
At Towne, We Strive to Provide You With The Highest Quality Contractor Services While Maintaining Professionalism Within Every Step of Your Project.
Royal Home Improvements
Our success can be summarized in two simple words longevity and dedication. Royal Home Improvements is a family business, launched over 40 years ago. .....
Ashton Renovations
Your Toronto Home Renovation Contractors We are a team of experienced and reliable contractors, and can handle ALL your home improvement needs. Building our reputation one room .....