Packing Storage Containers

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How shoud I pack a storage container?

Packing Storage Containers

Storage containers are a wonderful option if you're moving somewhere and you don't need to bring all of your possessions into your new home. Here are a few tips about how to pack a storage container efficiently so that you avoid unpacking hassles later.

  • Choose boxes that are approximately the same size. This makes stacking easier.
  • Clearly mark all boxes on each side so that they can be quickly identified-- regardless of how they are packed in the container.
  • If your items are going directly into storage (and not into your new home), try to keep "archived" possessions such as family photos, and other items that won't be needed in the immediate future, toward the back of the container.
  • Always stack heavy items at the bottom, and lighter boxes on top.



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