Our packing services ensure a full-service move experience for our valued residential and commercial moving customers. By letting the experts at Valet Movers pack your valuables, you can rest assured your goods will be transported securely and arrive at your new location damage-free. Our expert staff will pack your goods in the safest way with the best protective measures and highest-quality packing materials.
While Valet Movers offers a full service pack and carries a full line of packing materials, if you plan on doing your own packing, here are some helpful hints to insure your valuables the safest trip possible.
Start early. Packing takes time. Pack carefully. You do not want to be rushed.
Use lots of protective wrapping materials. This is the least expensive part of the move and can save your valuables from damage.
Be sure each box is packed full. Boxes half packed can smash and damage items during transit.
Close carton tops securely. Use packing tape or heavy masking tape.
Mark each carton clearly. Note contents and room designation.
Fold and pack clothes in boxes, cartons, chests, or dresser drawers. Using Space bags can also save a considerable amount of space which in turn will save you money!
DISHES AND GLASSWARE
Place well wrapped, heavy items on the bottom.
Plates, platters, and bowls should be placed on their edge. Add more cushioning paper and place fragile, smaller items on the top then seal the carton.
Wrap glasses and stemware individually. Place them bottoms up and use plenty of protective paper to cushion their move.
KITCHEN ITEMS & FOOD
First clean your appliances. Wrap them and put them in boxes with other utensils, pots, and pans.
Put canned goods in small, sturdy cartons. Tape shut all food containers (cereal, sugar, flour, etc.)
DO NOT PACK PERISHABLES, FLAMMABLES, OR AEROSOLS.
PAINTINGS & MIRRORS
Small items ones can be crated or packed with bedding, blankets, and towels. Let Valet Movers crate your large items.
BOOKS & RECORDS
Pack in small cartons or boxes. Limit each carton to 50 lbs.
Lamp Shades – Wrap each in clean paper (avoid newsprint which can rub off and soil). Do not stuff several into one box. Box each separately.
Refrigerators – Defrost and dry thoroughly. Wrap glass trays and containers like any other breakable.
TV and Stereos – Some require servicing by professionals.
Jewelry and Valuables – Do not pack them, keep them with you.