Packing Tips

Approximate number of cartons necessary to move:
1 Bedroom          25 Cartons
2 Bedroom          50 Cartons
3 Bedroom          75 Cartons
4+ Bedroom        100+ Cartons

This list is a small sample of the cartons we have available for sale;

Book Cartons are 1.5 cubic feet (17x12x12) and are used for packing small heavy weight items, such as books, record albums, canned goods, and small kitchen     appliances.  2’ of regular size books on the shelf will usually fit into 1 book carton
Medium Cartons are 3.0 cubic feet (18x18x16) and are used to pack small appliances, toys and medium weight items
Medium Large Cartons are 4.5 cubic feet (18x18x24) and are used to pack Pots & Pans, larger, lighter weight items
Large Cartons are 6.0 cubic feet (22x22x21) and are used to pack Bedding, towels, linens, pillows, and large bulky, light weight items
Extra Large Cartons are 6.5 cubic feet (24x24x20) and are used to pack TV’s and Microwaves, larger sturdy items
Dishpacks are 5.0 cubic feet (18x18x28) and are used to pack dishes (1 full set of 12 with gravy boat & platter will fit)
Dishpacks are double wall cartons and great for electronic components, speakers and lamps
Pole Lamp Cartons are 3.33 cubic feet (16x12x40) and are used to pack pole lamps, golf clubs, and other long items
Wardrobes are 15 cubic feet (20x24048) and 2-3’ of clothing hanging naturally in the closet will fit into 1 wardrobe
Flat Wardrobes are 3.43 cubic feet (33x20x9) and are used for uniforms, wedding dresses and other items
Glasspacks are used for packing large pictures & mirrors, there are 3 styles/sizes – we can help you choose the proper one for you needs.

You will need paper for wrapping, tape to close the boxes and a marking pen to write on the boxes
You might also consider bubble wrap, paper pads and other specialized products to safely pack your possessions

Keep your own inventory of items packed in each box with your own numbering system, mark your last name and room the box should be placed in.
    LVRM; Living Room
    FAMRM; Family Room
    DR; Dining Room
    KIT; Kitchen
    BATH; Main Bath, Mstr Bath (Master), etc…
    BDRM: Bedroom 1, 2, 3,… or Cathy’s room, Tom’s room, etc….
    GAR; Garage
    STG; Storage
This will make the delivery smooth and eliminate movers asking you where to place each box