One of the questions we’re often asked is: “What’s the best way to store breakable items?” This is a great question. We know that something like your grandmother’s fine China or your wedding champagne flutes are very special to you. If they broke, it would actually hurt you. So, how do you protect something important to you that is so breakable?
Here are some steps we recommend taking if you’re going to be packing up delicate, easily breakable, items:
• Wrap your vulnerable item with a LOT of bubble wrap. (We’re not kidding about this part. The more wrap, the better. We recommend wrapping them with enough bubble wrap that you can’t see your item through the wrapping.) Read the rest »
In all the planning and effort of packing, you may not realize that the most important supplies you’ll need is also one of the smallest: a marker. A Sharpie that fits in your pocket can be just as important as all the boxes, bubble wrap, and masking tape in the world. Why is that? Because boxes usually aren’t transparent and people don’t have X-ray vision. Labeling your boxes can save you a lot of time, effort, and even tears. Marking your box will mean that you don’t have to tear it open to find out what’s inside. Read the rest »
One part of the moving process people often forget about is choosing the right storage location for your important personal belongings. Having the peace of mind in knowing that all your household goods, furniture, antiques, and other valuables are safely protected will help your move so much. After choosing the proper self storage location, you’ll need to ensure that your items are packaged correctly. This means choosing high-quality packing boxes. Read the rest »
Moving is always a big deal. If you’re going off to college, relocating for a new job, or finally found that dream house, anytime you have to pack up your belongings is an exciting time. But, it can also be one of the most stressful things you have to deal with. Trying to decide what to take and how to get it to your new location can be difficult. The moving professionals at STORBOX can help you limit the stress many people encounter during a move. Here are some tips we give to customers: Read the rest »