Pack like a pro.
Come up with a packing system so all of your boxes end up in the right rooms when they get to your new home. One option is to buy a box of magic markers or colored labels to create a “color code” system for your movers — red-labeled boxes for the living room, blue for the kitchen, etc. On moving day, draw a floor plan of your home with each room labeled and hang it somewhere the movers can easily see it. Review Packing Guide &Packing Tips
Don’t have time to pack, most moving companies offer packing services as well as appliance hook-ups.
we recommend you start with professional materials, including:
- Tissue paper
- Packing paper (plain newsprint)
- 2″ packing tape
- Masking tape
- A utility knife
- Permanent markers
- Professional quality boxes
Don’t pack everything! Don’t throw everyday essentials in with your other belongings, only to have to dig through boxes later searching for your ID or your medications. Instead, pack a “last-to-go” box with all of the necessities — toiletries, snacks, important documents and the like — and keep it with you rather than on the moving truck