Moving? The Essential Packing Supplies

Moving? The Essential Packing Supplies When you move it is important to ensure your belongings arrive at your new destination in perfect condition, while organized in a way that you can find what you need where you need it.

To do this, you need to begin with an appropriate packing list so that you purchase the right packing and moving supplies. It is important that you purchase quality moving supplies, often people cut costs by going by purchasing lower quality packing supplies at cheaper cost, however, this can result in box breakages and broken belongings.

The things that you need to buy quality include your boxes, tape, and bubble wrap. Going with cheaper boxes, tape, and wrap can ultimately lead to expenses much higher than high quality packing supplies. Other items such as markers and tags can be purchased at low cost, newspaper can be free. Some companies have the essentials in packages for you, this can ultimately save you money while providing you with quality supplies. Weather you need packing supplies for your 1 room flat, 2 bedroom flat, or for a larger family home, there are companies that have options for you. Here is a list of essentials and other recommended supplies are needed for your move: The essentials:

  1. Large boxes
  2. Medium boxes
  3. Rolls of cello tape
  4. Bubble wrap

Other necessary moving supplies:

  1. Book boxes (with a strong bottom to prevent box breakage)
  2. Paper wrapping - Paper wrapping material works best and can usually be found for free is best newspaper, but unprinted packing paper is available as well. Use it with bubble wrap to wrap fragile items or to stuff the empty spaces in boxes. If you pack tightly, you will minimize movement of your stuff while in boxes thus minimize the possibility of breakage.
  3. Colored Stickers – will essentially help you identify colour code your boxes so you and movers can identify what the box contains and where it should go.
  4. Permanent Markers –are needed so that you can label the boxes, for some, this task is the best part of moving!
  5. Box Cutter – You will need a way to open up the boxes that you packed so well.

On May 2, 2018