Box Packing Tips

packingboxYou’ve signed the paperwork, you’ve put up the “sold” sign, and you’ve been handed the shiny new set of keys. Now it’s finally time to move into your new home! 

Albeit exciting, moving is a lengthy task, and often, it’s not until you decide to move that you realise just how much stuff you actually have. The thought of having to pack up everything you own into little boxes can be quite daunting, and leaves you with a long list of questions: Can I move things myself, or should I hire professional movers? Exactly how many boxes will I need? How can I save money on this move? What am I doing? Luckily, we’re here to help you with our tips and tricks which you can find here.

At StoreLocal, we exist to make your self storage experience easy. That’s why, when it comes to your big move and packing boxes, we’re here to help from start to finish. 

Here’s how to make the most of your move: 

Step 1: Choose your boxes wisely. This matters! Visit your nearest StoreLocal Box Shop or check out our online store, where we have all the moving boxes and packing supplies to suit your needs

Step 2: Pack your least used items first, with heavier items at the bottom. Read our list of Packing Tips for more info. 

Step 3: Wrap with care. 

Step 4: Dedicate boxes to specific rooms, and seal your boxes properly. It makes all the difference. 

Step 6: Label label label. We think we’ve said “label” enough now. But do it.

Step 7: Book your removalist! Your nearest StoreLocal facility has a long list of trusted removalists who’ll best help you with your move.