Embarking on a move involves careful consideration, especially when it comes to packing specific and unique items. Whether dealing with large appliances, cherished electronics, or valuable possessions, a well-thought-out approach is essential to ensure their safe transition. Certain items, due to their size, shape, or unique nature, require special care to ensure a secure journey. Employ these suggestions for packing TVs, appliances, and other specific items to safeguard them during the moving process.
Small appliances and utensils: Wrap and place them in sturdy boxes with heavier items at the bottom.
Major appliances (refrigerator, stove, freezer, washer, dryer, etc.):
Packing Specific Items
Wrap grates and briquettes separately in a newspaper (or place briquettes in a grocery bag). Put them in a box and cushion with paper to minimize movement.
Fold and pack pillowcases, sheets, linens, and towels in clean, medium-sized boxes (3 cube). Pack blankets, quilts, and comforters in large boxes (4.5 cube). JW Cole & Sons Inc. furniture movers will disassemble and set up most beds in your new home.
Pack standing on edge in small boxes (1.5 cube) and alternate the direction of the bindings with each layer. Keep the box weight under 50 pounds.
Canned and Non-Perishable Foods
Cars and Motorcycles
Drain fuel to near empty. Disconnect the motorcycle’s battery. Ensure the automobile has sufficient antifreeze.
Remove or secure the pendulum.
Place dress clothes on hangers inside wardrobe boxes. Fold and pack other clothing in clean boxes.
DVD and Blu-Ray Players, Gaming Systems, and CD Players, and Turntables
Drapes and Curtains
Electronic Media (DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, Software Discs, Records, Audio Cassette Tapes, and Videotapes)
Home Theater Systems, TVs, Surround Sound, and Entertainment System Components
Lamps and Lampshades
Mirrors, Paintings, and Pictures
Personal Computers (PCs, Scanners, Printers, Etc.)
Allow your JW Cole & Sons Inc. Professional Van Operator and crew to handle the rolling of large rugs.
Tools and Lawn Equipment
FOR ADVICE ON PACKING SPECIFIC ITEMS OR TO HAVE THEM PACKED, YOU CAN ALWAYS CALL YOUR LOCAL ATLAS MOVER.
As you prepare for the journey ahead, remember that the key to a successful move lies in the details, especially when handling specific and unique items. JW Cole & Sons Inc. of Florida is committed to making your transition as smooth as possible, and by following the guidelines outlined in this guide, you can ensure the safety of your possessions. From delicate artwork to high-tech electronics, this comprehensive approach ensures that every item reaches its destination securely.
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Based in Fort Myers, Florida, JW Cole & Sons Inc. of Florida is a dedicated family-operated business with extensive experience. Since 1985, we’ve provided top-tier and cost-effective services to families in Southwest Florida, proudly serving Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Lehigh Acres, and Estero. Our partnership with Atlas Van Lines ensures that your local moving needs are handled with utmost professionalism and attention to detail.