Which Packing Materials Will You Likely Need For A Home Removal?
Packing is one of the most difficult tasks of moving from one place to another at least it seems that way for most people and this may very well be true as most of us have a ton of belongings that we will have to pack for a move. Being prepared for the packing process is paramount for a less stressful and quick move and it adds to the effectiveness of packing up the home in a short amount of time. Some of us have no experience and moving and it can be difficult to know what exactly you will need as far as packing materials is concerned.
1) Packing tape is one of the most important materials you will need for packing boxes. Taping your boxes shut is always needed to make sure that the bottom doesn't fall out as the boxes are moved and to keep the contents contain if the boxed tips over. Try to use a light adhesive masking tape that is at least 2inches wide three inches wide is better but two is okay. Tape the top of the box and the bottom as well to the contents contained.
2) Specialty boxes are important to have on hand for a few different applications. Specialty boxes come in many different forms and almost every removal company will have specialty boxes on hand. Some of these boxes include dish packs for glassware and kitchen things, mattress boxes, mirror boxes that are padded and adjustable and wardrobe boxes that allow you to hang your clothes in the box, so you can put them right from the closet and into the box; when unpacking a wardrobe box you can take the clothes right from the box and directly hang them in their new place.
3) Markers are vitally important to have, this way all the boxes that get packed can clearly be marked to make handling and unpacking easy and understandable.
4) Wrapping paper is always needed as much as people do not realize, wrapping paper or "filler" is always needed. Many people are not aware of this technique to keep items safe during handling and while in transit it is best to fill in any empty space with in boxes. This will keep items from shifting while in motion. This is important to make the box stable and to keep contents from clanging together while in motion.
5) Different size boxes are needed as well, heavier things should be packed in smaller sized boxes. There is actually a little saying "the heavier the weight, the smaller the box". For example; a box of books should be packed in a smaller box and stuffed with filler paper to maintain balance of the box.
6) Scissors will likely be needed too to make it easier to cut your tape.
7) Bubble is important for items such as glass knick knacks or porcelain items.
It is best to keep all your packing materials in a central location and easily available, you may want to set up a table in a certain room. Keeping packing materials in one area will keep the materials from being scattered around the home or lost.