process packing tips

Packing Tips

  • Create a moving checklist and budget.
  • Weigh the pros and cons of hiring professional movers.
  • Send out notices before you’re stressed.
  • Declutter so you can pack less.
  • Invest in quality moving boxes.
  • Set a timer and pack for an hour a day.
  • Pack a moving essentials tote.
  • Give each room a different color packing label.
  • Don’t overpack a moving box.
  • Use the right size boxes.

Other items to pack separately:

  1. Fire Extinguishers
  2. Ammonia
  3. Chlorine granules
  4. Heating agents like Sterno
  5. Paints and varnishes
  6. Auto batteries
  • Don’t leave empty spaces in boxes.
  • Bundle the breakables.
  • Repurpose household items for packing.
  • Stock up on packing material for the kitchen.
  • straws to keep jewelry from knotting.