Packaging is boring job – the most boring job one can think of maybe! Well, but there is no other way round when you are moving from one place to another. So in this article, we are here to help you out with some tips and advice on packaging that you should be doing!
- Make a list of all the things that you want to pack and then group them according to their types, usages and if they are breakable or not.
- Get some storage boxes and containers to meet your need.
- Make sure you have some packing materials in hand when you are packing items made up of glass and kitchen dishes, glass.
- Use special storage boxes that you can get from anywhere which you can use to pack electronic items. You might want to set up your laptop and gaming machines right away, but avoid the idea and concentrate on moving and setting up other things first. Electronic gadgets should be stored separately since there are lots of electrical wires and accessories involved which you can take out all together. In this way they are not prone to damage and also make your packing easier.
- Get some large boxes or containers to pack your clothes.
- Get some large boxes, some small ones, and some boxes with compartments.
Labeling of each box with the correct information is very necessary. It might feel unnecessary to you, or you take it as an extra work but labeling the boxes with all the items you have stored in it really helps when you are unpacking the boxes at your destination. Also try to label the boxes with stickers like fragile and “this side up” when you are packing the boxes with fragile items. This will ensure the safety of the items and you or anyone who is associated with the packaging and moving will not carelessly drop the boxes and they can now read it and make the decisions right away.
Guide for Students
If you are a student and moving from one place to another for study purposes, then before moving to the new campus or your hostel dormitories roam around the campus and its surrounding areas to make a note of the things that you will be able to get and how well you will be able to move from one place to another, or what you will get in the new locality. So that you do not have to pack all the things you own at your home and make necessary arrangements.
One such example, a pretty lame, but informative one: if there is a cleaning service available right next door who provide the service day in and day out basis then there is no need for you to carry huge amounts of clothes with you and you can simple dump your clothes for wash regularly and can take them back! So information of the surrounding is necessary. This is also helpful for other people too.
Finding Right Supplies
Finding the right kind of supplies to pack your luggage is necessary. Get some good quality ropes and tapes to tightly pack the boxes so that it does not spill open in the middle of the journey. In case of packaging you should remember that the box you are packing things in is not the most important one, you might prefer to use old boxes for the same, but you should choose good quality tapes and other utilities to pack.