5 Packing Tips to Help You Get Started

Packing for a move may seem stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are 5 tips to help you get started with your packing.

  1. Purge & Remove: Get rid of or sell anything you don’t want anymore. The less you have to pack, the easier it will be.
  2. Gather Supplies: You’ll need more than just boxes – bubble wrap, tissue paper, packing paper, box cutters, packing tape, colored markers, and scissors are some of the additional items you will need for packing.
  3. Work Room By Room: Pack things from same room together. When you start to mix and match rooms, unpacking becomes a lot more difficult.
  4. Label Everything: Label your boxes once with what is inside of them and then a second time with your contact information. This will make it easier for you to keep track of what is in each box, and if your box gets lost in transit, whoever finds your box will have a way to contact you.
  5. Things to Take Yourself: Certain things should not be moved by your mover, such as important documents (passport), valuables (diamond necklace), and medications (prescription drugs). Keep these items out of your moving boxes and move them yourself.

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