Packing Tips
Packing might be the most dreaded aspect of the moving procedure . Through the use of our helpful guide, you’ll feel more safe in knowing that your goods will get to your new address in one piece and into the right room. We’ll be happy to provide entire packing in addition to unpacking per request if you are feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about the best way to finish this job correctly.

General Suggestions and Recommendations

Don’t procrastinate or underestimate how much you possess. Pack a few boxes a day.
Ensure your boxes all have lids or wrapped correctly. Tag each of the cartons – kitchen, bedroom, family room, office etc. – or color coordinate. This makes unloading and unpacking easier and saves time.
Merge smaller items into little cartons and cartons into larger ones. This reduces the amount of excursions we must make.
Pack your books, magazines, and other heavy things in boxes no larger than 1.5 cubic feet. Bigger, more bulky but lighter things go into boxes that are larger. A general rule to remember is the smaller box – heavier the item. Remember that somebody will need to have the ability to lift it. The contents can break and damage if the carton is too heavy.

Packing Materials

Use substances which might be right for the packing. Used cartons from an area shop wo’t shield your properties the manner they should. Rhino Moving LLC. has a complete variety of boxes & packaging materials that you’ll want.

Packaging Place

Create a packaging space. Collect items including 2″ broad packing tape, boxes/cartons, markers or stickers for tagging, paper, unprinted newsprint and scissors. Use the unprinted paper for interior wrap and use newspaper for cushioning or as outer wrap (it will make ink marks).

First things to pack

Out of the ones that are used or season items should be packaged first. Begin in garages, cellars and attics.
Precious Things cash, coins, private papers/records, collectibles, tremendously sentimental things and other precious things shouldn’t be packaged and should stay all the time in your possession.


Start by layering the bottom of a carton with several inches of crumpled paper. Place on the lighter items on top and the base. Between each layer, place of crumpled paper or sheets.

Around packaging

Cartons are overcrowded by do’t. Cartons are packed by professionals so that another will be cushioned by each post. The top of the carton should shut with light pressure.

Under packaging

Package cartons securely and snugly. Wrap items which could be scraped. Use crumpled paper fill cartons and to fill in the empty spaces. Prevent under packing boxes. The contents often change in the carton or get destroyed when piled when a carton is under packaged.


Compose the contents of each carton on the exterior. Be unique. Indicate the short side of each carton with the room the box goes in. The top markings may not be observable since cartons are piled. An easy method to make unpacking simpler and unloading would be to pick a colour for each room. Tag each carton that belongs into a special room with the accompanying color.

Do’t try to move perishables.

Under no condition will these be guaranteed.

Mirrors, Pictures and Paintings

Images and mirrors need specific treatment and cartons designed for them. Tell your move advisor about valuable paintings for special attention. Place large pictures and paintings. Tend not to place newspaper directly against paintings.

Bureau Drawers

Typically, it is possible to leave your clothing in the drawers. As long as they’re never to around or heavy packaged. Damages can be caused by too heavy load. Spillable, anything breakable, or that could damage other things should be emptied from drawers. Constantly empty furniture manufactured from pressboard or particleboard. These things are just too delicate.

Wrap lamp foundations after removing any hardware that may cause damage and the light bulb. Wrapping lampshades in inkless paper or with a pillow case (don’t use newspaper because the print will indicate the protection). Line the underparts of the the box and make two inches of empty space between the sides of the lampshade and the carton. Package lampshades in individual carton boxes. Torchiere lamps and should be disassembled before packaging.

Home Electronics, computers, Sound and Video Components

Otherwise, use strong, corrugated cartons and place protective padding on the underparts of the the carton. Wrap a classic blanket or protective pad around the item and put it in its carton. Place additional padding between the computer or device and the carton. Label to identify usage and place in a plastic bag far from delicate surfaces. Non-detachable cords also needs to be wrapped. Place cords between the carton and the padded apparatus.

The best way to package flat screen tv is determined by how big is it. That’s generally perfect if you’ve got the first box the TV came in. Layers of soft, non-abrasive materials, over the material with cardboard is a common procedure.

Delicate Items

Wrap delicate, breakable arts like china, figurines,crystal using at least three layers of paper per thing. Wrap enough to provide a cushioning effect, although each one steadfastly. On things that are smaller, use coloured wrapping paper if you are unpacking to attract Focus to them. Package all items of antiques and incredible value according to specifications and make sure you tag them DELICATE and make your Moving Company crew conscious of them. Generally it’s a good idea to transfer those thing yourself. Specially, images, all high-priced graphics, mirrors etc.


Use a classic blanket or moving pad as a wrap.

Packaging Dishes and China

Choose a moderate-sized box (or mover provided dish pack) and line the underparts of the the carton with crumpled packing paper.
Stack an additional plate on and, moving clockwise, grasp another corner and pull on sheetsover the second plate.

Turn your wrapped stack of plates upside down.
Set the package of dishware in the carton so your plates are standing on edge.

* Use this procedure.

Packaging Mugs and Cups

With packing paper set up on the worktable, position one cup six to eight inches from among the corners.
Now pull the near corner of the paper over and up the cup.
Fragile mixing bowls may be rolled in precisely the same way.

Corrugated paper rolls or cellular boxes might be used for extra protection.
Heavier things (dishware, pitchers, etc.) should be put toward the underside of the carton.
Fine glassware and stemware should be placed on its side, not in an erect position.

Grandfather clocks should be ready for moving by expert servicemen. Please make your move advisor conscious of these things.
Warning! Please read the next advice regarding things that are dangerous and hazardous substances.

Definitely tend not to package hazardous materials like paint, turpentine, pressurized cans, any liquid that is flammable, explosives or propane tanks. The law prohibits these things to be carried by movers. You might be liable if you package them and they cause a fire.
As moving day approaches, you may discover that you just have’t had to dedicate as you’d expected to packaging. Call your move advisor as far in advance as possible. Moving service San Diego Rhino Moving LLC can organize to give you packaging aid.