moving box tipsBoxes, Boxes, Boxes…

Finally, we’ve got more moving box tips! Double walled dish packs or china boxes are great for anything fragile. Use layers of crushed packing paper to cushion your china, dishes, glasses, mugs, small framed pictures, breakable knick knacks, delicate lamps/lampshades and other fragile items. Be sure to wrap everything in 2-3 pieces of paper before placing items on the crushed paper cushioning. Fill the box this way, laying down a layer of crushed paper between layers of your breakables, and fill up unused space with more crushed packing paper.

Never lay pictures or plates flat in the box, always be sure they are standing on their edge to avoid breakage!…

how many boxesWe’ve got the best practices when it comes to deciding how many boxes you will need when you move.

Below are some guidelines to help you prepare the supplies you need, as well as give you an idea of how many boxes you should have moving companies add to your estimate to give you the most accurate quote possible.

The Best Tips For Getting Moving Boxes

Remember, it is always better to overestimate the number of boxes!

This ensures that the quote you get is truly a high-end estimate. It will also help you when you shop for packing materials.

If you are buying them yourself it is a good idea to take more than you think you need.…

hints for a smooth moveThere are some things that you can do to ensure everything goes well with our hints for a smooth move.

When your friendly Austin movers arrive at your home or office, we’ve got a few hints for a smooth move.  They expect to find everything ready to go. Unless you have arranged for packing services as well, your Austin movers are not planning on packing anything.

Chances are your Austin moving estimate did not account for packing if you did not request it. If your movers need to spend time packing, your move will end up costing more, both in time and packing materials.…

moving particle board furnitureThinking About Moving Particle Board Furniture?

A helpful tip from your friendly Austin movers.

Furniture manufactured from pressboard and particle board furniture are designed to go into a box when it is moved from the manufacturer to the retailer then to the customer unassembled.

Press boards and particle boards are not built to withstand the normal stresses of a move as an assembled unit.

Most are not designed with the extra wood structural pieces to adequately brace the unit for movement out of or into a residence or office, nor the normal moving truck vibration, even in air-ride moving trailers. Usually, chips or dents are not repairable.…

advice for packingMany of our customers choose to have their packing done by their movers. After all, they are professionals!

It’s one less BIG thing to worry about as moving day approaches.

Check out Our Tips, Tricks, and Advice for Packing

Keep in mind that moving companies generally are not liable for the contents of boxes the moving company did not pack.

Even so, some people do prefer to do their own packing. When you choose to pack yourself you should approach the project correctly to avoid costly damages.

It can be a daunting task, but here are some packing tips to help your more fragile items make it to your new home in one piece!…