Packing Tips

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  • PICTURE & MIRRORS

    1.Select a box that, when open, is larger than your picture.
    2.Open the bottom of the carton, then flatten it out. Seal one of the open sides with tape. Lay the picture of mirror face down on several sheets of paper, then fold over the edges of the paper and seal them with tape.Slide the picture or mirror into the unsealed side of your carton and seal the carton’s end with tape.
    3.Mark these boxes and QUOTGLASS” and load them on end.

    LAMP SHADES

    1.Use plain, white wrapping paper (not newspaper) as a protective lining between each shade.
    2.Don’t baggage anything else with lampshades.
    3.Write and "QUOTFRAGILE" on the sides of the carton.

    BOOKS

    1.Small boxes are the perfect size for books.
    2.Baggage books flat so that the spines won’t break, and don’t jam them in tightly.
    3.Never baggage fragile items with books.

  • 1.Clothes on hangers are best moved in a special closet carton.
    2.Never move clothes in garment bags.Garment bags can’t stand up to the stress of moving.
    3.Leave clothes in dressers, but make sure that the drawers are not too heavy if a drawer is too heave, it may be damaged during the trip.

  • CLOTHING and OTHER

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  • Refrigerators, Washing Machines and Freezers

    1.Secure spring-mounted motors.
    2.Brace the tub to prevent damage.
    3.Wedge special tub inserts in the space between the tub and sidewalls.
    4.Disconnect hoses and put them in tightly sealed sandwich bags inside the machine’s tub.
    5.Defrost, dry and load refrigerator in upright position, using it’s inside space for bulky, lightweight goods such as large stuffed toys or pillows.
    6.Before laying refrigerator down for a move, check with its manufacturer.
    7.Most brands can be moved on their sides.

  • Small Kitchen Appliances

    1.Small items such as blenders and coffee makers should be packed together.
    2.Wrap each appliance separately with two or three sheets of wrapping paper and place it in the box.
    3.Fill empty spaces with paper or use the space of other, lighter items.
    4.If you have several tall table lamps, place them in the carton so the base of one lamp is facing the top of the next.
    5.When a box is packed with lamps, fill it up with paper.

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