Stack books, small pictures and photos vertically. Avoid unnecessary empty space. Use stuffers to make contents tight. Put magazines on top horizontally to fill the box up to the top. In this case the box will not collapse, and its content will not be damaged. Triple tape the bottom of the box.
It is not recommended to put any heavy items in this box. Try to put light bulky items in it. Remember the bigger the box, the lighter the items should be! Fill up the box to the very top. Avoid any empty spaces. Use stuffers. Triple tape the bottom of the box.
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Moving Materials and Packing tips | Toronto Relocation Specialists | Your Action Movers
Your Action Movers & Storage provides you with helpful moving tips. Please use our moving tips below to help make your move less stressful.
Packing Materials Packing Supplies Packing Tips
- Markers and labels for easy identification.
- Tissue or paper for delicate packing jobs.
- Corrugated paper rolls for figurines and fragile items.
- Gummed tape (1 1/2 to 2 inches wide)
- Notebook and pencil for carton identification log.
4.0 Cube Box (18 “ x 18" x 21")
This box is perfect for toys, pots & pans, small appliances, electronics, computer peripherals and shoes. Nearly anything you have in drawers or on shelves in closets can end up in this box. Linens, clothes and drapes. Larger Lampshades should fit in this size box.
6.0 Cube Box (20" x 20” x 26")
This box is perfect for large, bulky items such as pillows, comforters, coats, towels, sofa cushions and larger Lampshades. Smaller boxes that become time consuming in carrying individually can be grouped in one box to save time and money when carrying from and to your residence and also during the packing of the Moving Truck.
Packing Tips: It is not recommended to put any heavy items in this box. Try to put light bulky items in it. Remember the bigger the box, the lighter each item should be. Fill up the box to the very top and avoid any empty spaces. Triple tape the bottom of the box.
China Box (18" x 18" x 28")
This box is approximately 1½ times thicker than a regular cardboard box. It is designed for china, dishes, crystal, glassware and fragile items. The extra heavy duty construction provides superior protection.
Packing Tips: Cushion the bottom and top of the box with towels, bubble wrap or blankets. Wrapping the sides in the same manner is also recommended. Put heavy items on the bottom of the box. Wrap every item individually with packing paper. Put dishes vertically snuggled tight to each other. Make one layer of bubble wrap between each tier. Put wine glasses vertically. Wrap each in packing paper or thin bubble wrap. Extra care must be given when packing. This box will be heavy so insure four strips of tape are used for the bottom of the box.
Picture Boxes Small Mirror Carton 1 piece Box (37"x4.0"x30")
Perfect box for pictures, mirrors, and wall hangings. Each carton measures 4" wide, allowing 2-3 items per box.
Packing Tips: Seal one side of the carton. Put packing paper or bubble wrap on the bottom and top of the box. Put sheets of cardboard between the pictures, 2-3 pictures may fit in each box. For extra protection you should bubble wrap each pictures individually. For extra safety choose similar size pictures when using one box for multiple pictures.
Small Mirror Carton 2 piece Box (37"x3.5"x60
This 2-piece set protects mirrors, paintings, glass shelves & doors. One piece fits into the other and "telescopes" to adjust to just the size you need. For maximum protection wrap each item with bubble wrap and then place in the box .
Packing Tips: This is a telescopic 2 pieces mirror carton. You can easily adjust it to the necessary size. Seal one side of the carton and put packing paper or bubble wrap on the bottom and top of the box.
Put sheets of cardboard between the pictures, 2-3 pictures may fit in the box. For extra protection you should bubble wrap each picture individually. For extra safety choose similar size pictures when using one box for multiple pictures. Tape the bottom and top pieces together.
Large Mirror Carton 2 piece Box (42" x 3.5" x 66") Packing tips are same as Small Mirror Carton 2 piece Box
Wardrobe Boxes with bar (24"x21"x48) This is the perfect Box for hanging clothes to avoiding wrinkling. Saves you unnecessary ironing time. Simply move clothes from the closet while still on the hanger! Easy to load, easy to move. Boxes can also be used to store seasonal clothing in your new home. Hats can be packed on the bottom. Wardrobe Boxes with bar come in a smaller size (24"x24"x36") as well.
Packing Paper (24” x 36”) keeps items clean, secure and protected.
Newsprint if used for packing dishes and fine china requires the items to be thoroughly washed before reusing.
Stuffers are defined as cloth, small cushions, tightly crumpled newspaper or anything that is soft and imaginative.
Mattress Bags come in all sizes and are recommended for mattresses and box springs.
Bubble Wrap Bubble wrap is used for wrapping mirror, pictures, glass, vases, ornaments or anything of a fragile nature. Heavy-duty molded polyethylene air filled bubble cells absorb shocks, reduce vibration and overcome abusive handling.
We have been commonly referred to as Toronto Movers, GTA Movers, Scarborough Movers and Etobicoke Movers, Mississaugua Movers.
We sincerely hope these tips are helpful and assist you in making your move more speedier, successful and satisfying.
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2.0 Cube Box (18” x 15”x 12 ½”)
Perfect size to use for all books, files, tools, records and other heavy items. . Use stuffers to make contents tight. Ensure the box is filled to the top to enable proper stacking during transportation thus eliminating crushing of the boxes and possible damage inside the box. They are also good for china and glasses in lieu of using China Barrels. A soft towel should
be used on the top and bottom of the box. Mark them in Red as FRAGILE. Small Lampshades may also fit in this size box. Mark them in Red as FRAGILE
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