Successful Boxing Tips For Your Next Move

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The new year sometimes brings us to new locations. If you are looking to move soon, you probably have the heavy task of packing on your mind. Packing up your current home properly is essential for an easy move. This is a great time to hone in on your inner organizational skills. It is best if you can plan ahead and take your time packing things up. Here are a few tips to help you get started with your packing plans.

  1. Try to never reuse boxes. After the first use, they start to become flimsy and unreliable. Using old boxes can result in damaged or broken items. Buying new, sturdy boxes will ensure safe travel for your items.

  2. Pack boxes to their proper capacity. Over packing boxes can be unsafe for your moving team. Under packing boxes will be unsafe for the items in the box. Keeping your boxes packed properly will help make your move safe for all involved.

  3. Boxes should weigh 30 pounds maximum. Keeping your boxes packed at an even weight ratio will help the safety of your moving team. When they go to pick up boxes they will know the relative weight of ever box.

  4. Labeling boxes for organization purposes can help you with loading and unpacking when you arrive. Labeling by room and by category can really make a difference. When you go to place the boxes in your new place you will know where to put them, what is fragile and what is important to unpack first.

  5. Wrap fragile items in newspaper, bubble wrap or packing peanuts. This will help your items travel safely and unpack easy. Make these boxes fragile and save them for last in the packing van so you can make sure they are placed safely.

  6. Never pack items such as explosives, combustibles (gasoline), food of any kind, liquids or pets.

Take your time and organize your items as much as you can. This will help you unpack your items easily and efficiently. Hiring a moving team can help you get the job done quickly and efficiently. They will help you from the first planning stages to the last item placed in your new home.

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