Moving tips

Packing Hints

Pack on a room-by-room basis and do one area of the room at a time. Start packing several cartons each day a few weeks before your move. Take an inventory of what you pack. Note where packed boxes are to go, especially those that need to go to storage.

Protect it inside with cushioning materials. It’s important to properly cushion the contents of each carton. Protect it inside with cushioning materials. It’s important to properly cushion the contents of each carton.

Wrap each item separately. Proper cushioning material, combined with a strong outer container, will help protect your belongings. Use enough cushioning material to ensure that the contents cannot move easily when you shake the box.

Items that Should not be Shipped

When you are planning your move, some common household items should not be included in your shipment (as a general rule, if the item is flammable, combustible or explosive it should not be included):

House paints

Open containers of liquid

Propane tanks or cans,Gas or oils

Butane, Ammunition

Open alcohol containers, Open non-sealed food containers

Aerosols,Fire extinguishers

Welding gas, Antifreeze, Bleach

Moving Day

Be on hand when the movers arrive

Discuss the delivery arrangements fully with your driver

Have beds stripped and ready to be packed

Save your energy — let the moving crew disassemble
items like pool tables or swing sets

Tell your driver how to reach you at your destination and en route

Keep in contact with the mover’s agent at your destination while you are in transit

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