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Things to remember for Packaging of smaller appliances for safe moving and transportation

 

Among the services offered by your company removals , packaging of small appliances such as crockery, ornaments, kitchen utensils, books, toys and others may be optional. If you have not opted for this service, consider starting the packing task at least 10 days in advance of the date of your move.

Evaluate whether to seek packing cases your company Movers.

Consider starting the packaging with those items that you can do without in the next few days before the change. Separate important things and things that you will probably never use again. Moving is a good time to get rid of them.

Consider using cardboard boxes measuring no more than 50 cm. Wide, long and tall. The bigger boxes to these measures, are harmful for the move unless its content is clothes, cushions, bed linen, etc.

Remember that for clothes hung on hooks, your moving company has portable closets that help preserve the ironing of the garments and simplify their transfer.

The smaller and better quality boxes should be oriented to the packaging of earthenware, ornaments and generally fragile items.

The larger boxes should guide them to the packaging of pots toys, plastic kitchenware and in general articles of volume and not weight.

For a better response of order and distribution in the house of destination (redistribution of minor items) consider marking your boxes with the main items they contain and the room they will have in the destination house of the move.

Controls the total number of packages transferred numbering each box in correlative form.

Remember to pack all the smaller items, which will facilitate the order of the move and control of it.

Remember not to pack, but to the end, daily use items such as clothes in use, newspaper ware, toiletries, personal hygiene items, school books and texts, paperwork for paperwork.

Remember to keep handy the safe conduct, which is a document that we discussed below and that you must deliver at the time of initiating the move to the driver of the truck that will move.

 

Tips on How to pack different items carefully for moving

 

  • Clearly label boxes containing fragile items to be handled with care. Indicate the top side of the box so that it is always face up.
  • Fill boxes so objects do not bounce into the interior. First he deposits the heaviest things and on them he places the smallest ones up to the limit of the box.
  • For heavier items, such as books, use small boxes that can be easily moved or moved.
  • The dishes must be packed separately and very carefully. Dishes, glasses and glasses should be wrapped with plastic bubble and placed inside the box vertically, then fill the holes with newspaper. Label the word “fragile” on several of the sides of the box.
  • Never use adhesive tapes directly on the furniture, then it will take a lot of work to remove the glue and can ruin the finish. Electronic devices are best to move them wrapped in blankets.
  • When packing a computer do not forget to back up the information it contains and make sure you do not store it near objects that generate a magnetic field.
  • Do not pack or transport fuel or inflammable objects.
  • Do not forget to assemble a box with the following items to carry in the car and have them on hand: basic tools such as hammer, screwdriver, tweezers, tape, etcetera; Cleaning items such as broom, sponge, cleaners, soap, towels, toilet paper, and so on; Glasses, plates and cutlery.

 

Here is how to ensure that you don’t miss out any valuables during moving

 

Never send valuables such as jewelry, art objects, insurance policies, legal documents, etc., in the move, take them yourself.

If you have valuable furniture or objects, photograph them before moving. In this way, if you suffer any damage during the same you will have evidence to file a complaint and make valid the guarantee.

Ask for support from family or friends to oversee the move. It is advisable that one person is aware of the exit of the furniture, another of the load in the truck and one more that coordinates the reception in the new residence. In this way, all will watch that goods not suffer losses.

During discharge indicates moving personnel where to put things. Some companies offer a complete service that includes unpacking and assembling the furniture again, this work is commonly included in the contract budget.

Do not remove the protective sheaths until the furniture is placed in its proper place. So, if you want to move a couple of things, you’ll charge them more easily and avoid that mistreat.

Please note some costs involved in the move. On that day you will not have food or cooking utensils available, so consider the expense of food at home or in a restaurant. Also consider an extraordinary expense of gasoline, since it is likely you will have to return once or twice to the previous house. In some cases, spotlights may be missing in some rooms or require replacement. Include this expense in your budget.

 

5 Effective Packing tips for your moving

 

As mentioned in previous article, many moving companies include in the service the packing of all objects, although this obviously increases the cost for the work they will do. However, this task of packaging all your properties you can do them yourself, is not so complicated and you will save a good amount of money. Here are some suggestions.

  • Boxes (either cardboard or plastic) and good sized plastic bags are essential for any move. You will also need newsprint, bubble wrap and foam rubber, tape, a marker and labels to mark boxes.
  • When you get the boxes choose the most solid and not too large, so you can easily load them. Reinforce the base of the boxes by crossing two bands of adhesive tape.
  • In large plastic bags you can store clothing and bedding. You can also bag stuffed figures and toys. Avoid sharp or heavy objects, they will probably go better in the boxes.
  • Another option to pack your clothes is your travel bags, it will be easier to carry, but make sure they are strong enough.
  • Make the packaging quarter by quarter, labeling each box with a specific description of its contents and the room to which it is addressed. This way you can indicate to the workers of the company of moving in which stay they must deposit each box.