Packing is a complicated procedure and it gets tedious with every successive shifting. It is not uncommon to find a few broken and damaged things as an after effect of moving properties for rent. The more things you have to move and the more distance you cover with your valuables, the more will be the damage caused. Here are 5 great tips that will help you in systematically and safely moving things from one place to another.
Cardboard boxes are the single most recyclable solution to move your goods safely and easily. It has been trusted by tenants to large packing companies worldwide as a major packing material since decades. It is cheap, durable, and are available in a variety of different sizes and shapes. The main advantage is that once you’ve moved all your things, they can be folded and stored without taking up much space. And when you don’t use them anymore, just sell them to other tenants or scrap dealers.
You have cardboard boxes. That’s fine. But simply dumping every object inside them is not a very good idea if you want to be a careful mover. For example, your glass and ceramic possessions always demand some special treatment. These are items that easily break during transport.
But there is absolutely no need to panic as technology has blessed us with bubble wraps to take care of all your handle with care belongings. Plus, it’s reusable too.
Wrapping and Tying them Tight
Once you have arranged all the items that should go inside a box, it is time to seal them properly with a strong wrapping tape or duct tape. Otherwise, chances are high that things may fall out from below or the cardboard box itself may tear to pieces due to the pressure from the items inside. Remember to use a box cutter to avoid damaging delicate items when you open the boxes after transportation.
Alternatively, you can use strong cables and ropes to tie them like a bundle if you are good at making knots. For a heavier load, it is advised that you use a combination of both techniques to ensure safe handling and transport.
Labeling the Boxes
This is an often forgotten and disregarded tip, but one of the most essential ones. You should always label boxes, especially the ones where fragile objects are kept. Labeling also helps you to know where things are and reduces the stress associated with unpacking to a great deal.