3 Secrets to Successful Packing for the Move
Packing is inevitable when you move. And you also have to do it properly if you want to ensure all your things remain intact and safe. The first secret really is to start packing early. When you do so, you will have more time to segregate things you need to pack from those you no longer need. You are also more careful so fewer accidents happen. You would also be able to finish packing on time.
Before you start packing you need to buy proper packing materials first. While you save money from secondhand boxes and packing materials, you may also lose some of your things when they get damaged. Instead, you should buy sturdy boxes to ensure that they will be able to hold your things intact. At times, it would even be safer to buy special boxes for kitchenware and chinaware. You would also need bubble wrap and packing paper to provide cushion for delicate items. Furniture also need cushion and cling wrap for protection against scratches.
Remember to seal the boxes well both on top and at the bottom though. Otherwise, your things would fall off when boxes tear open. Tapes would also even be helpful in providing more support for the weight of your things. Once the boxes are sealed, you should label the boxes so you can find things easier later on. The labels would also guide movers where each box should go. This will make unpacking easier for you too in the end.