Tips for packing and moving bulky items

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If you are planning a relocation then you know how challenging it is. Packing and moving bulky items is one of the most challenging tasks, and it requires a lot of preparation. It is always easier to search for moving companies Memphis TN that can help you, but you can also try to do it on your own. The only important thing is to prepare everything properly.

What do you need for packing and moving bulky items?

When it comes to packing and relocating bulky items one of the most important things is to get enough of packing materials. You will need a lot of plastic wraps, packing paper, tape, moving blankets, and boxes. Keep in mind that you will have to secure these items, so you might even need rope, plastic bags. Packing bulky items will take time, so make sure to start on time. Especially if you decided to do it on your own, without the help of companies like Spyder Moving Services. Professionals can make this process rather easy, but you can always try to do it on your own.

furniture in plastic wrap
You will need a lot of plastic wraps

Disassemble bulky items that you can

One of the best things that you can do when it comes to relocating and packing bulky items is to take apart everything that you can. If you disassemble big and bulky items, you will get a couple of smaller items that you will pack much easier. There are certain items like a mattress that you can not disassemble, and you really should not move a mattress on your own. It is much easier to ask for help, then to possibly hurt yourself.

Take photos

If you are disassembling a lot of bulky items, we advise you to take pictures before you do that. That way once you move them and start assembling hem you will have pictures where you can clearly see how to do it. Document every step of the way, so you can easily go back and check if you missed anything. This is a simple thing that will make your moving day successful. Even if you do not have professional help, you will still do it like a pro!

sofa in the living room
Make sure to take photos of all of your bulky items such as sofas, closets, etc.

When it comes to packing and moving bulky items – labeling is important

Bulky items tend to be fragile. So, you need to make sure to clearly label them as fragile. No matter if professional movers are doing the heavy lifting or you – label everything accordingly. That way, you will avoid any possible damage. Also, if you disassembled your bulky items for easier relocation, you need to clearly label them together. You need to know which item goes where.

Prepare yourself

One of the most important things that you need to do is to prepare yourself. You need to make sure that you are wearing good and reliable shoes that will keep you stable and safe. Also, wearing appropriate clothes is important. You need to have clothes that won’t upset you if it gets damaged. Also, make sure to get shoes that are not slippery in case there is rain! Your safety is very important when you are packing and moving bulky items.