General Packing Tips
Limit your boxes and cartons to a maximum of 50 pounds.
Wrap items carefully.
Use crushed newsprint or bubble wrap for cushioning.
Use quality boxes that can be securely taped shut.
Pack similar weight items together.
Label all boxes with your description of contents.
Garage or Storage Shed
Drain power tools of oil and gas.
Use old towels to wrap sharp-edged tools.
For grills, dispose of charcoal and, if applicable, disconnect propane tank. Propane tanks cannot be transported in the moving truck.
Keep hardware for disassembled items in small, plastic bags.
Dispose of all perishables.
Wrap china and glasses separately in clean paper. Use a large amount of paper padding between items in boxes.
Pack heavier items such as pots and pans in the bottom of boxes.
For large appliances such as refrigerators, clean thoroughly and disconnect all hoses. If necessary, have licensed technicians disconnect the appliance (in the case of gas ranges).
We can provide wardrobe boxes for hanging clothes. If wardrobe boxes are not used, fold and pack clothing in suitcases or boxes lined with clean paper.
Use a large, clean plastic bags for packing linens in boxes. Linens and bedding can also be used as cushioning for boxes.
Mattresses should be packed in mattress cartons.
Pillows make good padding for other items.
Mirrors should be packed in special cartons.
Consider having your area rugs cleaned before moving. You’ll receive them rolled in a form easy for transport.
Pack books of the same size together in a box. Do not overload boxes.
Lamp shades are particularly fragile. Pack with clean paper and place in a box at least two inches large than shade diameter. Label the box “Lamp Shades – Fragile – Top Load Only.”
We will shrink wrap large items such as sofas. Talk to us beforehand about leather items.
Couch pillows can be packed in large boxes.
For large items such as pianos or pool tables, a qualified professional should assist you with moving preparations.
Experienced foremen will direct our highly trained, efficient, and courteous crews as they implement your move plan.
State-of-the-art moving vans and trailers are equipped with air ride, ramps, and lift gates to expedite the moving process.
We are fully insured! Ask for our certificate of insurance.