Published on Thursday, 25 March 2010
Planning is the secret to a successful move. Unfortunately, no matter how well planned your move is, if you use the wrong moving supplies such as boxes and other essential packing supplies it will ruin your well planned move.
Some people use second grade packing supplies like boxes from their local grocery stores. Grocery boxes will never be able to meet the standard quality of the real moving boxes. They could give way when they are already stuffed with heavy things that could give you more problems and stress during your move.
If you have a dresser that you tend to bring along, you do not need to remove your clothes inside. You just have to look for a packing tape or robe to wrap around to prevent its drawers from opening during loading, transit, and unpacking.
There are some alternative packing materials that you can use to save more, these are newspaper, paper towels, clothes, and other used bubble wrap. These items can be used as alternative packing supplies.
There are cheap moving boxes in the market. You can search in the internet for packing and moving suppliers. They have lower prices as compared to your local packing supplier store. You can also look for second hand moving boxes; they are usually being sold half their price.
If you buy moving boxes, make sure to have a list of items that you tend to put there. This way, you will be able to determine the sizes of the boxes that you need. Do not one-size boxes. Heavy items should be put in small boxes like books.
You will save more time, and you will be able to stick on your desired budget if you follow these practical tips when you move.
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