Tips on How to Pack for A DIY (Do-it-Yourself) Move

If you are planning for do it yourself move, you are probably overwhelmed with the thought of packing and hiring the rental truck for moving the goods in your new house.  People mostly hire packers and movers services that do packing and shifting the goods with maximum perfection and make the move safe and hassle free. Well hiring packers and movers is the best way to get rid of the hassles and worries which you face during moving and shifting the goods. Moving and shifting is not only a hectic and tedious task but also a time consuming and expensive task. But hiring packers and movers can be a little bit expensive then DIY process.  So, many people prefer doing it by themselves. If you have already planned to do it yourself, then here are some tips that will help you to make your move easy and damage less:

Plan Early: make your plan at least a month before the moving day to avoid any last moment rush. Make pre-planning of your move that with what goods and how will you move.

plan your move
plan your move

Make inventory list: making of inventory list gives great help. You can make the list of the goods that you are moving with and need to pack. Sell off the goods that will not use anymore in future. The list will also help you to check what has been loaded in the truck and what is left.

 

Item inventory list
Item inventory list

Use high quality packaging materials: it is very important to use the right and quality packaging materials so that goods will be able to bear the jerks and bumps during transportation.

packaging materials
packaging materials

What packaging materials do I use?

The safety of your artwork depends greatly upon the type and quality of your packaging materials.

      DO use the following:

             *Bubble wrap

             * High quality packing tape

             * Acid-Free Archival Paper (Glassine)

             * Foam Board

             * Cardboard corner protectors

             * PVC pipe or heavy duty mailing tube

Use bubble wrap: there are many goods that are expensive and delicate too that is easily breakable. So use bubble wraps paper for wrapping the fragile goods that will prevent them from breaking.

bubble-wrap
bubble-wrap

Use Towels/small blankets for fragile goods: for the big fragile goods like television, microwave, crockery etc. so for that use your small blankets or towels to make a comfortable beds for the goods in the box. This will keep the goods safe from damages and breakage.

towels-small-blankets
towels-small-blankets

Hire right Transportation : Hiring a big vehicle is not important choosing the right vehicle for transporting your goods is more important. If the quantity of your goods is more than you should hire a truck to move your goods or you can hire a small tempo to transport the goods to your new house.

truk-or-small-tampo
truk-or-small-tampo

So with these tips you can make your move safe and hassle free going through DIY process. Use these easy and simple techniques to make your DIY move safe and hassle free.

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