Sizes of Moving Boxes
Do You Know What Sizes of Moving Boxes You Need?
Our San Diego movers recommend using specific sizes of moving boxes, to pack specific items into. There are industry standard professional moving boxes that were manufactured to be used for packing specific items.
A general rule of thumb when determining sizes of moving boxes and what to place in them is to pack your belongings into the smallest size of moving the box that it will fit into. The biggest danger when packing is putting too many items into a moving box or using too big of a box. It is very easy for a moving box to become too heavy to carry, to become at risk for damage with things knocking together inside the box, and/or breaking the box because the items are too heavy.
If you follow these general guidelines of what to put inside your moving boxes, you will not have any problems packing or moving.
Sizes of Moving Boxes and How to Pack Them
|Type of Moving Box||Description of What Should Be Placed Inside||Specific Items|
|Anything that can fit in the small moving boxes should be put inside of this size of
Books, CDs, DVDs,
Office Supplies, Typing paper.
|Medium moving boxes are the most wonderful size of
||Pots, Pans, Folded Clothes, Plastic Toys,|
Be particularly careful when using this size of moving box. Some movers do not use these at all. If you do use this size, only place items that will not fit in any another size in this moving box. Lightweight bulky, or large items.
Kitchen boxes are actually larger than large boxes, but they are made in a stronger way to support the needs of heavy dishware. These boxes are taller and very, very strong so you can put appliances and dishes which can get very heavy.
|Comforters, Pillows, sofa pillows,|
Wardrobe Moving Boxes are moving boxes with a bar at the top that
As a general
Hanging Clothes in your closet. Don’t forget to pack your coat closet too!
Wardrobe boxes with the bar are also useful for large sculptures, golf clubs, brooms and vacuum cleaners.
Helpful Moving Box Information
Save Money Moving and Save Time Unpacking!
If boxes are labeled, our San Diego movers know what room to put the boxes in at your new home. Oodles of time will be saved unpacking if each box is placed in the room that it belongs in. Also, there will be no delays with your San Diego moving company not knowing where to place boxes which will save you money.
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