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as much or as little as you prefer. Biedenharn Moving and Storage is willing to do the
whole job, or any part of the packing job. Whatever you
decide, we want your part of the move process to go as
smoothly as possible. These packing tips will help.
your home by donating, selling or throwing out unwanted
items, and then packing items that you use infrequently.
a plan and start packing as soon as you know that a move
the bottom and top of boxes containing fragile items
with generous amounts of packing paper, and of course
wrap each fragile item individually.
contents and room on the outside of each box.
'Open First' on boxes containing essential items such as
toiletries or the coffee maker.
breakables and non-breakables.
all cartons tightly.
professional packing tape so boxes will not open
your silver together and then cushion them in the silver
chest. Then wrap
the chest in clean paper and place in
protective paper to wrap and stuff each goblet.
Cushion each piece in
a thick wrap and place them stem up in
a specially tiered Dishpak.
cartons are good for pillows and bedding. Separate
each with a
clean layer of paper.
shoes in their original shoebox, if possible, and place in a
If shoeboxes are not available, individually wrap
them to prevent
abrasive damage. Clothes
are left on hangers and hung in special wardrobe cartons.
Shades and Bases
possible, pack electronics in their original cartons.
If the original carton
lampshades by their wire frames only and place each in a
carton. Put protective paper around the shade. Shades
separated by paper can be nested inside each other. Biedenharn Moving
and Storage has
cartons specially designed for packing lamp bases.
cartons are also good for golf clubs, floor lamps and garden
and Other Electronics
is not available, bubble wrap,
newsprint, foam sheeting, comforters/blankets, pillows,
etc., can be used to safely pack your electronics in a
the bottom of the carton with lots of packing material.
electronics with paper and place in carton.
tightly around all sides of the unit.
seal the carton.
the carton as “Fragile – Top Load.”
When you unpack your electronics, bring them to room
temperature before plugging them in.
books flat in the carton, alternating the spine and open
side of the book. A piece of paper between books will prevent them sticking together.
small book cartons to lighten the load.
statuary and figurines with bubble wrap, then snuggly wrap
with clean paper. Use clean
paper to wrap the article until it is adequately cushioned
if bubble wrap is not available.
bottles shut and wrap them in clean newsprint. For extra
security, place bottles in a resealable, watertight bag
before wrapping and placing in carton.
Wrap in a generous cushion of clean paper. Use flattened
telescoping carton. Carefully tape and seal the
carton. You should
always stand glass, pictures and mirrors on their
edge. Do not lay flat.
in their original cartons if possible. As with other
electronics, computers can be safely
packed in adequate materials can
be packed in sturdy boxes.
Pad the bottom of the carton with a generous
amount of packing material.
computer parts generously with paper and place in
pack padding around and on top of the unit to prevent
seal the carton.
Label the carton as “Fragile – Top Load.”
We CANNOT Ship
Please review your household items and ensure these are
given other moving means
Hazardous Materials –
items that are flammable, corrosive or explosive. Examples
||Nail Polish Remover
|Paints (latex &
– Food, plants or living things that may
die or spoil in transit.*
||Open/used foods or
If you are shipping
less than 150 miles and delivering within
24 hours of pickup,
we may be able to transport perishables that are properly
packed and require
no servicing in
transit. Check first.
Note: Empty food appliances and keep their
doors open 24 hours before loading.
appliances need to dry out. This helps prevent
of Personal Importance/Sentimental Value
Irreplaceable items and\or sentimental
items be carried with you instead of
packed with your shipment.
These are real problem items.
||Certificates of Deposit
||Personal Video Tapes
|VCRs & Stereos
|Remote Controls for
|Keys to Furniture,
|Documents Pertaining to
Your New Home