General packing tips:

Limit your boxes and cartons to a maximum of 50 pounds.
Use crushed newsprint for cushioning.
Use boxes that can be securely taped shut.
Pack similar weight items together.
Label all boxes with your name, original room, destination room, brief description of contents.                

         Room by room tips for packing:

Drain power tools of oil and gas.
Use old towels to wrap sharp-edged tools
For grills, dispose of charcoal and, if applicable, disconnect propane tank. Propane tanks cannot be transported in the moving truck.
Keep hardware for disassembled items in small, plastic bags.


Dispose of all perishables.
Wrap china and glasses separately in clean paper. Use a large amount of paper padding between items in boxes.
Pack heavier items such as pots and pans in the bottom of boxes.
For large appliances such as refrigerators: clean thoroughly and disconnect all hoses. If necessary, have a licensed technicians disconnect the appliance (in the case of gas ranges).


Hanging clothing can be transported in large wardrobe cartons available from us. If wardrobe boxes are not used, fold and pack clothing in suitcases or boxes lined with clean paper.
Use a large, clean plastic bag for packing linens in boxes. Linens and bedding can be used as cushioning for boxes.
Mattresses should be packed in mattress bags. Pillows make good padding for other items.
Mirrors should be packed in special cartons.
If you like, have your area rugs cleaned before moving. You'll receive them rolled in a form easy for transport.


    Living Room
Pack books of the same size together in a box. Do not overload boxes.
Lamp shades are particularly fragile. Pack with clean paper and place in a box at least two inches large than shade diameter. Label the box "Lamp Shades - Fragile - Top Load Only."
For stereo equipment, secure as appropriate for disc players and turntables. Consult your manual.








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