An organized move will be much easier, and less stressful than a hurried, harried effort performed at the last minute. We want to offer you some tips on how to organize for a move to keep you stress free.
- Packing Process
- Posted on 12/17/2018
Picture this: It’s early in the holiday season. You have a cup of steaming hot cocoa or perhaps a bit of sherry. You have the holiday music playing on the radio. You open your boxes of ornaments, and instead of organized, neatly packed treasures, you have before you a mess. Broken ornaments, chipped ceramics, tangled strings of lights, and more confront you.
In Toy Story 3, Andy’s mom insists that he pick which toys to store in the attic and which to give to charity prior to going off to college. When you move with kids, you may be faced with asking them to make similar choices.
Packers are typically very experienced in packing household goods. They work quickly and efficiently, and they are expected to pack carefully while ensuring that each box is not over packed or under packed.
When you partner with a company like Global Van Lines, you know that experienced, professional movers and packers will take care of most of the heavy lifting for you. However, you may have some items that movers will not take on their trucks. These are called non-allowables, and they can create liability issues for the mover. Generally, these personal items are things you would prefer to take with you anyway, such as valuable jewelry.
Use dishpacks to prepare your dishes, stemware, and glassware for moving. A dishpack, which is a box specifically made for packing dishware, is much hardier than they standard box, and you should use one for fragile items such as collectibles and dishes. Stack and wrap plates in bundles of 2 to 4, and bowls in […]