Moving Supplies Needed For A Comfortable Move

One of the best things about hiring a moving company is their source of all the moving supplies you will need. Not only do you need boxes of every size imaginable, moving companies have the supplies to pack any type of special handling needs, fragile antiques, oversize paintings and valuables and collections of tiny little pieces.

Their boxes are biodegradable, environmentally friendly and come in the tiniest 6 by 6 by 6 inches up to large wardrobe boxes. For special rooms like kitchen, garage or bathroom, they have moving kits designed with all the right sizes and additions like pouches, bubble wrap, tape and packing paper for an average size room.

There is a packing item that is right for every item that needs moving. You can stop worrying about how to pack a cabinet full of Depression glass, or some scientific equipment or a closet full of full length formals and tuxedos. However, if you do want to purchase supplies from other sources you can check out sites like U-Haul, Uboxes, or even Amazon to find the best deal.

The most time-consuming part of a move is the packing. If you don’t have the right size boxes, or enough boxes or you run out of tape, packing materials or even markers for identification, everything is put on hold. Everything stops until supplies are replenished and packing can resume. A moving company never runs out. Your packing, whether you choose to do it yourself, or hire packers, is one long continuous process until done. It is very efficient use of time and energy.

Moving companies store the following moving aids, supplies and items for your moving needs:

  • Boxes
    • 6 x 6 x 6
      • Good for small heavy objects
    • 8 x 8 x 8
      • Good for Accessories
    • 10 x 12 x 15
      • Good for documents
    • 12 x 12 x 12
      • Good for small items, accessories, misc.
    • 14 x 14 x 14
      • Good for small heavy objects
    • 16 x 12 x 12
      • Good clothing box
    • 16 x 12 x 8
      • Good clothing box
    • 16 x 16 x 16
      • Good for towels, linens, clothing, kitchen
    • 16 ¾ x 12 ½ x 12 ½
      • Good for books, CDs, canned goods, tools, videos, small appliances
      • Good for toiletries, Kitchen items, garage and storage areas
    • 18 x 18 x 16
      • Good for clothing, lamps, kitchen
    • 18 x 18 x 18
      • Good for fragile lamps, A/V equipment
      • Good for large bulky items
    • 18 x 18 x 24
      • Good for lamps, bulky items, clothing
    • 22 x 22 x 22
      • Good for comforters, blankets, clothes, lamps, pillows
    • 24 x 12 x 12
      • Good for large items
    • 24 x 24 x 24
      • Good for large items. Kitchen, clothing
    • 24 x 18 x 18
      • Good for any room in the house
  • Blankets
    • 72 by 80 inches
  • Hand Trucks
  • Biodegradable stretch film
  • Wardrobe boxes with hanging bars
    • 24 x 24 x 36
      • 1 wardrobe box needed for every 2 feet of closet space
    • 24 x 24 x 34
      • This size is good for shirts, blouses, pants and suits
    • 24 x 24 x 46
      • This size is good for street length dresses
    • 24 x 24 x 60
      • This is tallest size for longest clothes on hangers
  • Bubble wrap
    • 3/16 ” by 12″ by 100 feet rolls
  • Furniture dollies
    • Good for up to 1000 pounds
  • Tape
    • Scotch tape pistol for 2 4/9″ by 1 8/9″ by 163 feet
    • Tartan Tape
    • Scotch Tape 2 by 67 feet
  • Plant dollies – various sizes
  • Packing peanuts
    • Filler for boxes of odd and bulky items to keep from jostling around
  • Packing paper
    • 24 by 24 inches
  • Bathroom Moving Kit
    • Already pre-determined assortment of boxes and pouches for average
      bathroom
  • Garage Moving Kit
    • Already pre-determined assortment of boxes for average garage, with
      tape and wrap
  • Hi Lift Pallet Jack
  • Mailers
  • Utility Pads
  • Mattress Bags
  • Foam Pouches
    • 8 by 10 inches
      • Great for dishes, plates and small framed pictures
  • Electric Stacker
  • Hovercraft lift
    • 120 volt capable of lifting 750 lbs.
    • Great for heavy commercial, industrial equipment
    • Good for appliances
  • Specialty Boxes
    • Golf Clubs
    • TV flat screens
    • Guitars and Musical instruments
    • Bikes
    • Art/Mirrors

With supplies like this list at your fingertips, your packing will be so much more organized and stress-free. By having the right amount of boxes, as to not over-pack, and the right size box for protection, you can mark each box easily with exactly what is in it, what room the movers should deliver it to and unpacking at the other end will be faster and simpler also.

Hire a trusted a reliable mover to do everything: prepare an estimate of all expenses, supply your packing materials, load up the moving fan with even the most heavies of items and unload at the other end, will allow you to arrive safely and happily at your new destination.

Trusted movers will move your piano, your bikes, and your precious antiques and pack your fragile items with care. They will use shrink wrap films to secure moveable parts and keep drawers and doors on big pieces of furniture from coming open in the move. They can handle any tools, sports equipment large bulky items. The huge selection of moving supplies ranges from the tiniest of boxes and rolls of tape to the most sophisticated of high lift pallet Jacks, worth thousands of dollars.