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Packing & Moving Tips

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The 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 (17″x12″x12″) and are used for packing small, heavy weight items, such as books, record albums, canned goods, and small kitchen appliances. Two feet of regular size books on the shelf will usually fit into one book carton.

Medium cartons are 3.0 cubic feet (18″x18″x16″) and are used to pack small appliances, toys, and medium weight items.

Medium large cartons are 4.5 cubic feet (18″x18″x24″) and are used to pack larger, lighter weight items such as pots and pans.

Large cartons are 6.0 cubic feet (22″x22″x21″) and are used to pack bedding, towels, linens, pillows, and large or bulky, lightweight items.

Extra large cartons are 6.5 cubic feet (24″x24″x20″) and are used to pack TVs, microwaves, and other larger, sturdy items.

Dishpacks are 5.0 cubic feet (18″x18″x28″) and are used to pack dishes (1 full set of 12 with gravy boat and platter will fit). Dishpacks are double-wall cartons and  are also great for electronic components such as speakers and lamps.

Pole lamp cartons are 3.33 cubic feet (16″x12″x40″) and are used to pack pole lamps, golf clubs, and other long items.

Wardrobes are 15 cubic feet (20″x24″x48″) and can hold two to three feet of clothing hanging naturally in a closet.

Flat Wardrobes are 3.43 cubic feet (33″x20″x9″) and are used for uniforms, wedding dresses, and other items.

Glasspacks are used for packing large pictures and mirrors; there are three styles or sizes. We can help you choose the proper one for your needs.

Packing Tips
  1. You will need paper for wrapping, tape to close the boxes, and a marking pen to write on the boxes.
  2. You might also consider bubble wrap, paper pads, and other specialized products to pack your possessions safely. You may wish to use towels, linens, and any other soft items to protect more fragile possessions.
  3. Keep an inventory of items packed in each box with a numbering system. On each box, write your last name and the room the box should be placed in when delivered. It will make the delivery smooth and eliminate movers asking you where to put each box.
    • 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