Packing Tips

Proper packing techniques go a long way towards keeping your valuables from getting damaged – and helps make unpack simple and easy. Check out these guides for expert help in packing up your new home.

  • imove: How to Pack and Move Your House imove.com takes you through an interactive tour of your home, providing everything you need to know about how to move some of the more unusual, bulky, and unique items you may have.
  • Atlas Vans: How to Pack for A MoveA stellar list of what materials you’ll need for the move. This guide breaks down the best way to pack a number of items: bedding, grills, appliances, and perishable foods to name a few.
  • Allied Van Lines: Packing Guide Allied Van Lines knows moving, and they know what it takes to pack up anything and everything, including the nursery, hobby room, appliances, and even what to do with items you can’t transport.
  • Public Storage: Tips for Packing eBook [PDF] Public Storage ® put together this creative and funny eBook in PDF format, full of their top twenty packing tips.
  • U-Haul: Packing Tips Video SeriesTired of reading articles and checklists? Check out U-Haul’s video series about packing. They have videos on topics like how to move dishes or flat screen TVs and how to properly use a forearm forklift.
  • RealSimple.com: Nine Tips To Safely Pack Your Valuables Real Simple shares their best ideas on how to best pack boxes like the moving pros. What makes this list unique are the sections on how to move fine art and the materials list.
  • CreatingReallyAwesomeFreeThings.com: Packing 101: Tips about Packing for FreeThis article is perfect for the DIY mover. There are three main sections about finding free boxes, acquiring free packing and moving materials, and not wasting space when you pack all your stuff up.
  • U-Pack’s Top Loading Tips U-Pack delivers a complete guide to loading your belongings for safe and secure travel. Included are tips for preparing to load, loading your belongings, and protecting yourself in the process.
  • Moving.com: Comparing Top 8 Container CompaniesThis article provides you with information to compare and contrast the top moving container companies. This is a great place to start if you?re interested in all the packing and none of the driving