MOVING BOXES - 101
Types of moving boxes and their use
1.5 cubic foot (18”L x 18”W x 12”H or 16”L x 13”W x 13”H) This box is great for books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, kitchen & bathroom items, small appliances, office supplies, dishes, fragile items, hand or power tools and everything small. Can pack up to 65 lbs. capacity, but 50 lbs. is recommended.
2.0 cubic foot (18”L x 15”W x 12 ½” H) This box is the most popular and versatile moving box. It packs items such canned goods, cereal boxes, pots & pans, microwaves, electronics, office supplies etc. Can easily carry up to 65 lbs. Again, keep weight under 50 lbs.
4.0 cubic foot (18”L x 18”W x 21” H) This box is designed to pack light/medium items, such as pots & pans, boxed food, larger lamps, bedding, large blankets, pillows, stuffed animals, toys, children’s clothing etc. can carry up to 65 lbs. capacity. Do not overload as it can become very heavy to carry.
5.0 cubic foot (18”L x 18”W x 27”) This box again is generally used to pack up bedroom and bathroom items such as pillows, blankets, linens towels etc. can carry up to 65 lbs. capacity. Again, do not overload as it can become very heavy to carry.
Dishware Box (18”L x 18”w x 27”) Extra Strong Specifically designed to protect fine china, dishes, bowls, crystal, glassware, flower vases and all fragile items. These items need to be wrapped with clean un-printed packing paper, along with clear bubble wrap sheets.
Picture/Mirror Boxes (Various Sizes-telescopic)) All picture/mirror boxes are designed to pack up framed pictures, artwork, glass mirrors, glass shelves and glass table-tops. A large picture/mirror box is telescopic (up to 65” in length) can also pack up flat screen televisions. To provide extra protection, always use bubble wrap, to insure items from breaking or shattering.
Wardrobe Boxes (Small 36”H & Tall 45”H) Extra Strong Wardrobe boxes are an essential item to contemplate when moving. All wardrobe boxes come with a 24” steel hanging bar that have a potential to hold 50-60 hangers, and has convenient die-cut handles to make it easy to carry it. They act as a mini-closet when transporting shirts, pants, suits, dresses and seasonal coats. These boxes also provide protection from the elements, such as dust and dirt. When the move is over, wardrobe boxes can be used to store seasonal clothes and or coats. This box can also be used to carry chandeliers.
Lay-Down Wardrobe Box (36”L x 18”W x 9 ½”H) Extra Strong This model option acts as a dressing drawer for clothes that are already pre-folded and is an excellent choice for stacking and saving space. Can also be used for moving or storing seasonal decorations such as Christmas, Easter and Halloween.