Packing for a Move Only

Packing for a Move Only

Household removals - Packing for a move only

Household removals - Packing for a move only

House removals

The Art of Packing for a Move: A Guide by Moving Circle Removals

Moving to a new home is both exciting and daunting. Amidst the flurry of logistics, one crucial aspect often overlooked is packing. Efficient packing can make the transition smoother, ensuring your belongings arrive at your new doorstep unscathed. As experts in household removals, Moving Circle Removals brings you a comprehensive guide on packing delicate items to ease your moving journey.

Packing Glassware: Handle with Care

Glassware is fragile and requires delicate handling to prevent breakage during transit. Follow these steps to pack your glassware securely:

1. Gather Supplies: Start by collecting sturdy boxes of various sizes, packing paper, bubble wrap, and packing tape. Reinforced boxes will provide added protection.

2. Wrap Each Piece Individually: Begin by crumpling up packing paper and placing it inside each glass to provide cushioning. Wrap each glass separately with several layers of packing paper, ensuring all surfaces are covered.

3. Utilize Bubble Wrap: After wrapping in packing paper, further protect your glassware by wrapping them in bubble wrap. Secure the bubble wrap with tape to keep it in place.

4. Pack Strategically: Place heavier items at the bottom of the box and lighter items on top. Fill any gaps with packing paper to prevent shifting during transit. Label the box as “Fragile” and “Glassware” to ensure careful handling.

Packing Picture Frames: Preserve Precious Memories

Picture frames hold cherished memories, making their safe transportation paramount. Follow these steps to pack picture frames securely:

1. Disassemble When Possible: If your picture frames are collapsible or consist of multiple parts, disassemble them to reduce the risk of damage. Wrap each component individually to prevent scratches.

2. Protect the Glass: For frames with glass, use painter’s tape to create an “X” shape across the surface. This will help keep the glass intact in case of breakage.

3. Use Corner Protectors: Place cardboard corner protectors on each corner of the frame to provide additional reinforcement.

4. Wrap and Secure: Wrap each frame with several layers of bubble wrap, ensuring all surfaces are covered. Secure the bubble wrap with packing tape to keep it in place.

5. Pack Vertically: Place the frames vertically inside a sturdy box, ensuring they fit snugly to prevent shifting. Fill any empty spaces with packing paper for added cushioning.

Packing Ornaments: Safeguard Your Treasures

Ornaments come in various shapes and sizes, each requiring special attention during packing. Follow these steps to pack ornaments securely:

1. Sort and Organize: Before packing, sort your ornaments by size, shape, and fragility. This will help streamline the packing process and ensure each item receives the appropriate protection.

2. Wrap with Care: Wrap each ornament individually with bubble wrap or tissue paper, paying extra attention to delicate areas. For ornaments with intricate details, consider using foam padding for added protection.

3. Choose the Right Box: Select boxes of appropriate size for your ornaments, ensuring they fit snugly without being overcrowded. Use dividers or cardboard inserts to keep ornaments separated and prevent them from bumping into each other.

4. Label and Secure: Once packed, label the box as “Fragile” and “Ornaments” to alert movers to handle it with care. Seal the box securely with packing tape to prevent accidental opening.

Ensuring Peace of Mind: Household Removals Insurance

While careful packing can minimize the risk of damage during transit, unforeseen circumstances may still occur. That’s why it’s essential to consider household removals insurance to safeguard your belongings. Here’s what you need to know:

1. Understand Coverage Options: Before selecting insurance, carefully review the coverage options offered by your chosen removals company. Ensure it provides adequate protection for your valuable items.

2. Evaluate Additional Coverage: Depending on the nature of your belongings, you may require additional coverage for high-value items such as antiques or artwork. Discuss these options with your removals company to tailor your insurance policy to your needs.

3. Document Your Belongings: Before the move, create an inventory of your belongings and document their condition through photographs or written descriptions. This will streamline the claims process in case of damage or loss.

4. Review Terms and Conditions: Take the time to read and understand the terms and conditions of your insurance policy, including any exclusions or limitations. Clarify any uncertainties with your removals company to ensure comprehensive coverage.

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Ruth Knott
Ruth Knott
2023-12-19
Amazing service!! Without James and his team, my move probably wouldn't have happened. They got me out of a tight spot at really short notice thanks to solicitors not exchanging contracts until 4 days before my move Extremely professional set up from the minute they arrived, throughout the whole day up until they left. They took great care with my furniture and other possessions and so skilled In getting everything into my brand new build property without causing any damage. I would recommend them in a heartbeat to anyone needed a professional, reliable and caring removals firm at a very reasonable price. For anyone moving in and around Staffordshire Moving Circles are the 👌
Jenny Summerfield
Jenny Summerfield
2023-12-09
James and the team were amazing. Moving house is really stressful but everyone worked really well together and has us packed up, moved in to our new home without a hitch.
Darren Powell
Darren Powell
2023-09-04
Couldn’t fault the service provided by Moving Circle Removals. We couldn’t be happier with the communication and value for money for a move of some distance. Thankyou
Nicola Appaji
Nicola Appaji
2023-09-01
A Professional Company with very friendly staff. They were good value and very responsive throughout the move. They helped us out when we needed a backup removal company quickly on a Bank holiday. I would recommend them to everyone they were amazing helped us feel relaxed on our moving day.
Hannah Grant
Hannah Grant
2023-08-26
Absolutely fantastic service! Had a solicitor nightmare in the morning and the guys just took it in their stride. Amazing professional service from start to finish. Would highly recommend!
Mike Soles
Mike Soles
2023-08-14
James and Tommy helped us from booking , quoting, packing moving and storage . Their service was friendly, professional,& very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble , even down to providing storage for excess items! Moving circles was recommended to us by a friend , and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to others ! Thank you guys !
Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
2023-06-11
Nice team and very accommodating, great job.
Susie Perry
Susie Perry
2023-06-02
I used moving circles removals quite recently and I must say what a pleasure it was, the lads were great , very professional, very helpful. The move was very smooth! I would definitely recommend them to anyone who is moving house soon. Thank you guys for helping me out 😊👍🏻
Kimberley Greenwood
Kimberley Greenwood
2023-05-29
James & team recently helped us move house - we cannot fault the service and would highly recommend. James was really professional from the outset and also very flexible when our completion date kept moving around (unlike many other removal companies). The team that turned up on the day to support the move was also great - efficient and worked really hard throughout the move day. Moving Circles was also highly competitive in their pricing. Thank you Moving Circles - would definitely work with your team again in future!
Angela Jones
Angela Jones
2023-04-06
We used Moving CIrcles for our recent move and I am so glad that we did . From the very first consultation right through to the actual move, I cannot fault the service that we received. The guys that did the move were very friendly and professional throughout, nothing was damaged and everything was put where we asked. I would highly recommend James and the team who certainly went above and beyond to ensure a smooth move. Thank you so much.