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Helpful and Basic Tips on Packing for Your Move


The stress of relocating to a new home can be alleviated with a little planning and forethought in packing. You can start by packing books and other stuff a couple of months ahead. Packing early will ensure an organized and smooth move on the actual moving day.
Helpful Tips on Packing
Tip 1: Collect boxes. Boxes are the most essential materials in packing. You can collect boxes in different sizes. Grocery stores are a good source of boxes. You can also find boxes in liquor stores and general merchandise. If you prefer to buy boxes, purchase them in uniform size for easy stacking.
Tip 2: Gather cushions for your fragile items. Bubble wraps, dish packs and shrink wraps will provide a good cushion to your delicate and fragile valuables. Plastic bags are also ideal in a moving vehicle. They can provide protection for mirrors and frames in a moving van.
Tip 3: Label bags and boxes. Label the boxes by room. If you are packing for kitchen utensils such as tea cups, chinaware, and plates, label the box as ‘kitchen' and note the contents as well.
Tip 4: Pack your ‘Essentials Box'. Essential box may contain paper plates, keys, bath accessories, and other essential things, you and your kids might need as soon as you arrive in your destination. 
With these easy tips, unpacking which usually takes more time becomes a breeze. Plus, you will have enough time to concentrate on more important things when you arrive in your new home.