Packing Tips

There are proper ways to pack your belongings before storing it. These are some of the ways you must know to avoid damage and breakage of your valued things.

  • Get smaller boxes for heavier valuables of yours.
  • Do not put fragile items and heavy items in the same box.
  • Make sure not to overfilled some boxes so it won’t be too heavy for you to lift. This will prevent accident and injuries in your part.
  • To avoid breakage of the items especially those that made of glass, fill a gaps inside boxes with papers.
  • Dishes and glassware must be handled with care by wrapping them with packing paper. As much as possible, wrapped glasses must be placed at the top of the box.
  • For holiday decorations, carefully wrap them to avoid tangled or if the original packaging is still there, you can put it there.
  • Make sure to pack books on flat to avoid damaging the pages.
  • For framed arts, items made of glass, mirrors, put them in a mirror box and do not forget to mark the box as fragile so anyone can handle it with extra care. Store them in a vertical position and never in flats.
  • Store electronics in their original packaging if it is still available. Other option, pad electronics with bubble wrap, blankets or packing paper before storing it.
  • Do not forget to seal you valuables and belongings with packing tape. This is to ensure that you can keep them off from dust and avoid damaging.
  • Fragile items must be mark with “FRAGILE” so they’ll give an extra care for it.
  • For easy identification of all your items, mark each boxes with its content on all sides.

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