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Top Ten Packing Tips For Domestic Or Commercial Removals

There are many steps in the removal process and one of them is packing. None of these steps can be missed and you must remember that. If any one is missed, it will create a negative effect in your move. Therefore, to stay safe, it is best to ensure you carry out each step carefully to ensure your move is special and smooth. If you are unsure of how to pack but you can’t afford to pay professionals, you don’t need to be worried. With these top ten steps, you can be a packing pro by the end of it. 1.    Make  a packing checklistWrite down everything you need to pack that will moving with you and create a checklist so that each time an item is packed, you can check it off the list. This is amazing because you will know what has been done and what hasn’t yet so it is so effective. 2.    Get your materials readyOf course, to pack you need materials to do it. You will need boxes, newspaper, tape, labels, cellophane and tissue paper. 3.    Don’t over fill boxesBoxes should not be too full otherwise they might break so when it comes to packing each box, avoid filling it to the very top. If you do that, you will end up with a breakage. The box might split open. 4.    Pack plates verticallyWhen you pack your kitchen appliances, pack your plates vertically so that they do not smash whilst they are in transit. Between each plate ensure there is padding so again they not smash. 5.    Pad out glasses and fragile itemsPacking glasses and fragile things is the hardest because you have to use plenty of padding. There are lots of ways you can do this. You can use clean socks to place in glasses or newspaper, foam, and other forms of wrapping that would sponge out. 6.    Put clothes all togetherIf you have a closet full of clothes that need packing, just pack them all together in a large bag. You can do the same with bedding and table clothes and other materials you have lying about the house. 7.    Heavy to lightAlthough it seems like common sense, many fail to pack heavier items at the bottom and lighter items at the top. Unless you want a box full of squashed goods, make sure you pack from heavy to light. 8.    Wrap toiletriesTo prevent leakages in boxes, cling film all of your toiletries and make sure they are wrapped up well. You don’t want leakages causing damages to other items you have packed up. There is no point in throwing them away. It’s a waste. So wrap them up and take them with you. 9.    Box up food or give awayIf, when you move, you find you have a fridge full of food, don’t waste it. You could take it with you by packing it in a box well or give it away to friends, or even donate it. Either way, do not waste it. If it can come with you, make sure it does. 10.    LabelEvery box, once packed and taped up, should be labelled. This will make your life so much easier when you arrive at your new home or office because you won’t have to open all the boxes at once as you will already know what is in each box if they are labelled.