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 pack a car when moving

You’re moving house soon and one thing that may have been worrying you is how to pack your car for moving. The thing is that you’ve decided to transport some of your stuff with your car, and you fear that you may not be able to fit all those belongings into your personal vehicle. You

How to move a desk by yourself: step-by-step guide

The process of moving your belongings from one home to another involves hundreds of important decisions which you must make in order to keep things moving forward. One such major decision is which furniture pieces you want to take with you and which ones you’d be better off selling or giving away to friends and

How to pack fishing rods for moving

Fishing is almost always a lot of fun… but packing fishing gear for moving seldom is. Naturally, the major problem when moving fishing equipment from one home to another comes when you have to protect your fishing poles during the house move. But why? It’s fairly simple to guess why – fishing rods 1) are

How to motivate yourself to pack when moving

Packing for a move can be a truly demotivating task – it takes forever to complete and is often viewed as the most boring job in the moving checklist. As a result, you may find the lack of packing motivation disturbing. The no-motivation-to-pack scenario can happen to everyone. Luckily, there are proven ways to combat

How to move a dishwasher by yourself

Moving between two homes is a stressful period where many important decisions need to be made, including what to take with you and what to leave behind. And, should your trusty dishwashing machine is one of the things you just don’t want to part with, then you’re going to need to know the best way

How to pack area rugs for moving

Packing rugs for moving doesn’t seem too complicated – you just roll up your area rug and you’re done, right? Well, not quite. It’s the little things that make a world of difference in the end. Think about this: the tasks of packing books, clothes and shoes for moving also seem like no-brainers until you

How to pack knives for moving

If you have decided to pack up your home by yourself, or maybe pack only the items you know you can handle and leave to professional packers the toughest things to pack and move, then sooner or later you’ll get to the kitchen as well. And then, you’ll quickly realize that the kitchen itself is

7 things people forget to pack when moving

Even though we may wish that our brains were positronic ones, capable of storing infinite bits of information and processing those enormous chunks of data with dazzling robotic speed, we happen to be “gifted” with a type of memory that is both selective and fallible. Simply put, we forget things. And whenever we’re put under

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