Packing Tips

Packing household belongings for a move is probably the most demanding task of all moving preparations – time-consuming, arduous and challenging. Good packing means that your possessions will remain intact during the long haul, while fast packing means you’ll be able to save plenty of time (hours or even days) for other important relocation tasks.
Observe these hand-picked Packing tips for zero damages of your stuff and zero headaches during the unpacking process.

How to move without boxes

What’s one of the first images that will pop up in your head when you hear about the task of packing for a move? Cardboard boxes, right? Right. It’s a well-known fact that cardboard boxes are often associated with the home moving process in general, and there are a number of good reasons for that

How to pack a computer for moving

While you’re getting ready to move out, it’s only normal that you’ll be more worried about how to pack and move your large screen TV than your desktop computer. Due to their bigger sizes and fragile screens, TVs are usually harder to move than a computer. Nevertheless, you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of protecting your

How to pack bedding for moving

When packing for a move, sooner or later you’ll get to the bedroom and when you do, you’ll need to know how to pack your bedding for a move. You’ll be glad to know that packing blankets, towels, sheets, pillows, and comforters is pretty straightforward, and except for a few minor specifics, that packing task

How to pack a vacuum cleaner for moving

Without a doubt, the vacuum cleaner has cemented its reputation as one of the most useful household appliances found in the home. As a general rule, whenever people live and work, there will always be a mess (to a different degree, of course). So, this is where the ultimate cleaning device comes into play, for

How to pack hanging clothes for moving

Packing clothes for a move is an essential stage in any home moving process. Sooner or later, you’ll reach that point in time when you’ll have to pack up your clothes… unless, of course, you’ve hired professional packers to do that for you. We’ve already covered the important topic of how to prepare your clothes

What to keep when moving

One of the best things about the home moving process is that you get the unique chance to declutter your current house or apartment by going through your things, one by one, and getting rid of anything you don’t intend to use in the future. A good opportunity to purge your home may not come

How to pack lamps for moving

Packing lamps for moving is fairly straightforward – you only need to follow a few safety rules when packing those fragile and breakable sources of light and things will be quite alright when you arrive in your new home. In addition to the added fragility, another challenge when packing lamps for a move is that

How to pack heavy items for moving

Packing for moving is well-known to be a task of Herculean proportions – endless hours of laborious, exhausting, backbreaking (quite literally) work. Yet, the statement rings especially true when it comes to packing heavy items. There is little doubt, after all, that packing garage tools and garden equipment requires much greater effort than packing clothes

How to pack a storage unit

Renting a self-storage unit can be an excellent solution during the home-moving process because you get that extra storage space where you can temporarily store some of your stuff until the transitional period is over. If used wisely, a storage unit of the right size can prove to be a smart way to fix your

How to pack a large mirror for moving

Do you remember how many years of bad luck a broken mirror will bring? Well, it doesn’t really matter because thanks to these mirror packing tips, your large mirror will survive any house move perfectly intact. Large mirrors can be rather expensive to replace if the worst happens to them: their frames get damaged in

How to pack handbags for moving

In all likelihood you consider your handbag to be your “survival kit” in everyday life – from your phone and your wallet to your lipstick and your pocket tissues, it contains everything you may need while you’re out of home. Besides, it is a fashionable accessory to your outfit and helps express your personal style

How to pack tools for moving

Moving to a new home can be rather difficult even without any additional complications like having to organize an emergency move (too little time) or being forced to move out with a limited budget (too little money). Not surprisingly, one of the things that can make each household move a real challenge is the task

Does my furniture need furniture movers?

You’re probably not too worried about how to pack up and move your book collection – you just find strong cardboard boxes, arrange the books carefully inside them (no book spines should be facing you), and you make sure those boxes do not become too heavy in the end. You’re probably not overly concerned about

How to pack valuables when moving house

Packing and moving valuable items such as paintings, antique objects, priceless fine china set, jewelry pieces, electronic equipment, family heirlooms, and important or even irreplaceable documents poses a rather different type of relocation challenge compared to packing and moving clothes and books, for example. The thing is that nothing will happen when you drop a

How to pack toiletries for moving

Have you ever looked in wonder at all the different bottles, tubes, vials, palettes, and various other containers that hold your personal care products, beauty products, and other similar essentials you can’t live a day without? Fascinating as they may seem, you can find it hard to believe that you actually own (and use!) so

How to pack trophies when moving

Your residential move has just been confirmed, and you’re about to take the preliminary exploration tour around your home with the purpose of deciding which household items you will take with you to the new residence, and which ones you will leave behind. You’ve read some good moving tips and you know perfectly well that

When to hire a luxury moving company

There will always be this constant struggle for people who are moving house to do what it takes to cut down the moving costs. After all, the moving process is a notoriously expensive affair, so each and every proven cost-saving technique should be used to one’s advantage. Why move for more when you can move

How to move a dining room table

Moving house poses a great number of difficult problems, considerable risks, and big quandaries that need a good solution if the relocation process is to have any chance of success. One of the greatest of these moving house dilemmas is whether to sell your old belongings or take them to your new home. While it

How to pack a chandelier for moving

A chandelier can be a beautiful, radiant and expensive centerpiece in any home, and the last thing you’d want is to see it damaged during a house move. The chandelier you own may even be infused with an overdose of sentimental value, therefore it’s essential that you pay extra attention when you’re packing a chandelier for