Self Packing Guide

Self Packing Guide


Q: How to pack my household goods by my self?

A: Start to pack your household goods with the easy articles.

Q: How to pack my books for my move?
A: You will need a small box and a tape. Put the books in order inside the box and fill the spaces that between the books with paper. Close the box and mark books, your name and destination. Tip - Don’t put too many books inside the book box because they can be too heavy.

Q: How to pack my clothes by my self?
A: You can put your clothes in suitcases or in a wardrobe box. If you decide to use a wardrobe box you will need bars for hanging the clothes inside the box. After you finish to pack your clothes mark clothes, your name and destination.

Q: How to pack small articles?
A: You can group the small items by type. For example: all the small electrical articles are the first group, all the non electrical articles that are not fragile are the second group, all the fragile articles are the third group... After you group the items, cover them with paper, tape them and put them in moving box. Mark the name of the group, your name and destination.

Q: How to pack my TV for my upcoming move?
A: The best way is to pack your TV in the original box with foam forms if you still have them. If you do not have foam forms you can pack your TV by yourself. This is what you will need to do: Cover the TV screen with bubble. Use the tape switching technique to avoid any paint damage. Put the TV in the box and mark TV - fragile, your name and destination.

Q: How to pack my Cd's?
A: Put them in the box by order and fill all the spaces in between with a paper. Close the box and mark Cd's, your name and destination.

How to pack large electric articles?
A: If your large electric articles have a glass screen or some other fragile part, you need to cover the fragile part with bubble and tape first and then put them in the moving box. Close the box, mark electric items and put your name and destination.

Q: How to pack my Computer?
A: The best way to pack a computer and all computer equipment is with the original boxes. If you don’t have them you need to Cover the computer, computer equipment and monitor with bubble and then put them in a proper box. Mark fragile-computer box, your name and destination.

Q: How to protect my plants during my move?
A: Moving company cannot legally take your plants. If you are planning to move your plants with you, spray your plants and put them in black plastic bag just before you actually moving. Do not forget to leave them an open space for fresh air.

Q: How to pack lamps?
A: Cover the lamps with bubble, tape them and put them in a box. In between the spaces in the box put white paper. Close the box and mark fragile, your name and destination.

Q: How to pack my dishes?
A: You need to wrap each one of them separately. You need to pack your dishes with a bubble and to tape them. After you finish packing them put them one by one in the box and fill the spaces that in between them with white paper. Mark kitchen/dishes - fragile, your name and destination.

Q: How to pack china, glass or crystal articles?
A: Pack them in the same way like dishes.

Q: How to pack furniture?
A: If your Furniture contain glass - you will need to cover the glass with bubble and to put a flat box on the glass for additional protection. The last step to wrap Furniture is to cover them with moving blanket or some other pad and to tape them.

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