PACKING GALS FOR RENT
Use only strong, corrugated cartons with covers. We can supply you with specially made cartons for everything from mattresses to clothing and mirrors. The added protection of mover-provided cartons may avoid damage that results from the use of poor-quality packing materials. Your alternative is to collect boxes discarded by your grocery or liquor store. Save old newspapers for use in packing, but remember that ink may rub off and stain clothing or other items. *WARNING: Insect eggs and insects such as roaches can travel in food boxes. Keep this in mind when getting boxes from food stores.
Here's a list of packing supplies that will come in handy:
Before actually packing up, you need to have a game plan. For example:
Use this process on all saucers, bread and butter dishes, and another dishware. When packing smaller dishes, you may choose to stack in greater quantity.
Packing Glasses and Stemware
No matter what you're packing, you should use crumpled packing paper in between each layer to ensure a snug fit wherever there's a gap. All boxes with “fragile” items should be marked accordingly.
Specialized Packing Tips
The list of individual household items is endless. Most can be packed by following our packing pointers. Here are some additional packing tips for major items. If you want a more comprehensive list of how to pack special items, drop us a line.