Packing Tips

Here are some general packing tips that can help you save time and protect valuables:

  • Use strong, stackable boxes and containers.
  • Fill boxes completely to keep them from collapsing.
  • Pack books and heavy items in small boxes for easy lifting.
  • Put the heavy boxes on the bottom and the light one on top.
  • Purchase special boxes for dishes and breakables.
  • Label, Label, & Label!
  • Disassemble furniture for easier moving and storage.
  • Use empty dresser drawers or the tops of dressers to stacking lighter boxes.
  • Stand mattresses up on end.
  • Use your towels and blankets to wrap fragile items.
  • Protect furniture with shrink-wrap and blankets or pads to avoid damage.