Must Know Packing Tips from Moving Services Professionals
Pack One Room at a Time
You should focus on one area of a room at a time and don’t mix various items from more than one room into a box. This will help you prevent miniature items from being thrown away mistakenly or lost during the packing and moving process. You can also use brightly colored packing paper to make sure nothing is forgotten about.
Label Everything Clearly
When you are moving from one home to another, things can get misplaced, this is simply a fact. However, if you take the time to label your boxes carefully, you will discover that it will be easy to get everything sorted out upon arrival. If you are still unsure of where you are going to move, then you may want to work with moving pros. They can provide insightful information to help you get ready for a move and help you find a new home.
Hire Professional Toronto Movers and Packers
If you simply don’t want to handle the move and pack on your own, then consider using Toronto moving services. These services can handle the entire move, offer packing services and provide supplies for moving, or just provide logistical advice on what to do. All of these can be quite helpful for a move.
If you Haven’t Used something in Years, Chances are You Don’t Really Need It
If you have items in your garage, closets or anywhere else that have not been used, touched or moved in years, then chances are you don’t really need these items. Have a garage sale or just donate the items to charity prior to the move. This will reduce the stress and hassle associated with the move, making it easier on everyone involved.
Don’t Box Up Everything You Own
There are likely some items you own that are to large or bulky to pack in a box, while other items are too valuable. If you have expensive family heirlooms, legal documents, important papers, jewelry or anything else with actual or intrinsic value, then it is a good idea to transport these yourself. Don’t pack them away in boxes and take the chance of them becoming lost or damaged.
Moving does not have to be difficult or challenging. Using the tips here, and taking the time to contact the professional movers Toronto, will help you with every step of the process.
Tips for packing glassware for transport
Choices of packing glassware for transport you have
Your options are vast and even greater if you are willing to invest a bit more in the safety of your fragile items. Packing glassware for transport requires a gentle hand and a proper packing material. The goal here is to make it as safe as possible. So, let us mention that you should use higher quality packing materials. Those can be plastic bins, Styrofoam, packing peanuts, bubble wrap, etc. Also, there are containers designed for protecting bigger pieces such as old fashioned mirrors, and sizeable picture frames. Check up on those online, there are thousands of options for you to choose from.
The moving box is your best friend
The absolute winner when it comes to packing is the moving cardboard boxes. Therefore, stock up nicely, to be sure that you have enough can pack everything. You’ll probably need up to 30 boxes, or even more, depending on the size of your relocation. Be sure that you take enough of small-sized ones, as well as the medium-sized. Big ones are ok for transporting lighter items and are not used for fragile items. For this occasion, you should focus on small and medium-size due to stability and they are easier to carry around.
Sort your items
You can’t start packing without figuring out first how much is there to pack. It will give you insight into how many packing materials you need and where to pay special attention. Inspect everything and figure out how many fragile items you possess. Therefore, you need a moving checklist, along with the inventory list. You should not forget to include those into your relocation plan, it will be twice easier to follow a step by step list as a guide. Not only to serve as a guide, but you will know if all your items are still there, once you start unpacking and inspecting the delivery.
Moving Saving Tips by Packing Services
DO NOT USE COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE ESTIMATES:
Many moving service companies will try to give you the lowest “estimate” and this is how the low-ball moving scams begin. They will fight to book your job for the lowest price, you’ll like the estimate, but when you book the job and get going on the moving date, you will find out that whatever they sold you over the phone is completely untrue. Always get a guaranteed flat rate quote from a moving services company directly. Remember, estimates are only an estimation of the final price and are seldom accurate, if ever! Ask for a flat rate quote for the entire job.
When you move, be your own boss:
Never allow a moving company to be in charge! When you hire a moving company, they will tell you how the move will go and how much you are going to pay. With Packing Services, Inc. YOU are the boss, we do what you want us to do. With other moving companies they will TELL you that nothing can go onto their truck unless everything is packed, then the moving scams begin. With Packing Services, Inc. we do not force you to do anything. Whatever will pack whatever you require us to pack, we work for you! Remember you are the boss, so please be smart and make an informed decision. Tell us exactly what you want us to do and let us work hard for you.
Don’t Waste Your Time, think smart:
Let Packing Services, Inc. do all the heavy lifting, we are professionals with over ten years experience. We will accomplish in a just a few short hours what could possibly take you a small lifetime to complete. Why spend time stressing over your move. You do what you do for a living and let us lift the burden and put your mind at ease. The time it takes the average person to pack their own belongings can be quite extensive and will wind up paying much more than going with our services.
At New Beginnings we can take the stress out of your move by providing packing services that ensure your valued possessions are safe and secure, ready for transit. Our friendly, experienced team can pack and unpack all your belongings, as well as place your furniture exactly where you want in your new home.
Dismantling/reassembling of furniture
Safe packing of household goods
Extra safe packing of fragile and special items
Get in touch with us to find out more.
DIY packing – Packing list checklist
We understand that you might want to do your own packing. We’ve provided a helpful packing list checklist (PDF guide to DIY packing) with tips, recommendations and packing advice. Here you’ll find the dimensions of our four types of packing boxes and suggestions as to what is best to pack in each. You’ll also find useful tips you may not think of yourself and that we will find very useful when we come to move you.
We can supply you with packing boxes, tape and paper suitable for household and business items. The packaging materials we provide are good quality and tried and trusted by us. You need to be able to trust your boxes 100% when packing and moving so don’t be tempted to use the cheapest alternative you can find. The last thing you need is your belongings spilling out on the pavement outside your new home before you even start unpacking.
Full Packing Service
When you choose our full packing service we will pack up the entire contents of your property, be it a 1 bedroom flat or a 6-bedroom house. This will be done by a team of elite packers who have all the resources and skills necessary to make sure that all your belongings are efficiently and safely packed and organised to your specification. This service will usually be carried out the day before your move so everything runs seamlessly on the day.
Fragile Packing Service
When you choose our fragile packing service, we will pack all the china, glass and breakables in your property and provide boxes for you to pack all your non-breakables.
Do It Yourself Packing Service
Self-pack is the perfect choice for individuals wanting to pack their own items. With the self-pack option, we will supply you with all of the necessary basic packing materials that you will require to safely and efficiently wrap and box up all of belongings prior to your move. Boxes can be provided in numerous sizes – wardrobe boxes and book boxes for example to cover all your packing needs. Please see our packaging page for more information.
Our recommended moving kits will give you a guideline as to what you might need and also our packing tips page to help you with the packing process.
Portable wardrobe boxes will be on our vehicles for your use on the moving day. If you are storing hanging garments we can provide these at an additional cost.